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Meet the chefs - Ready Steady Cook

Meet the culinary stars involved in Rylan Clark-Neal's new BBC reboot - Ready Steady Cook After the ovens were switched off for what many thought would be the final time, Ready Steady Cook is back a decade on, with a new presenter and a revamped lin...

02 March 2020

by Barrie Bros

Ready Steady Cook with Ellis Barrie

With a new restaurant opening at Royal Albert Dock and his debut in a revamped TV favourite hitting our screens, March looks set to be quite a month for Liverpool-born chef, Ellis Barrie. Get to know Ellis and what it was like being on set of the new...

02 March 2020

by Barrie Bros

Stwdio Peninsula Update

Happy New Year, I hope you have had a great festive period and are looking forward to the year ahead.Following on from our hiatus at the end of the year for the new installation, Stwdio Peninsula is now primed and once again ready for action. I am re...

17 January 2020

by Barrie Bros

The name is out - Lerpwl

The Barrie Bros new restaurant in Liverpool’s Albert Docks will be called (drum roll) - Lerpwl, the Welsh name for the city.The name was chosen in recognition of the historical links between Liverpool and North Wales, which are shared by the brothers...

05 November 2019

by Barrie Bros

Summer of Success

The summer of collaborations has been a real success, as summer holidays go the weather has been pretty good too. As we wind down we would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our visitors for getting involved and celebrating Anglesey at its ...

12 September 2019

by Barrie Bros

Ready Steady Cook

Ready Steady Cook is making a return to BBC One Daytime in 2020, with new host, Celebrity MasterChef finalist Rylan Clark-Neal. The new series will offer up fresh challenges to put the next generation of chefs through their culinary paces. Chefs sign...

04 September 2019

by Barrie Bros

Collaboration is key

Collaboration is key to success for improving visitor experiences this summer.The summer holidays are finally here and it looks like the weather might actually be on our side for a change. For everyone at White Lodge Caravan Park and The Marram Grass...

20 July 2019

by Barrie Bros

The Peninsula Studio

We are collaborating with Peninsula Home Improvements who are designing and building a bespoke pod for us, situated here at The Marram Grass, Newborough, Anglesey. The pod will be named 'The Peninsula Studio' and will be the base for running cooking ...

24 September 2018

by Barrie Bros

Return to Great British Menu

Our very own Chef Ellis Barrie will be returning to our screens on BBC 2 later this month for The Great British Menu. He’ll be representing the North West, paying tribute to all the NHS staff after becoming a Dad to Albert last year. Show him some su...

23 June 2018

by Barrie Bros

What it really takes

The Barrie Bros made there way down to the bright lights of London to play dress up with Gant, and to talk to the lovely people at Esquire about what it really takes to create an award-winning restaurant.     ‘Sometimes the best things are on th...

17 July 2018

by Barrie Bros

The Marram Grass Story

How did it all start? Where have we been and where are we going? All questions are answered and more in this open and honest interview with Pete Dreyer for the Great British Chefs.     ‘It’s a bit mad isn’t it!’ laughs chef Ellis Barrie when we ...

18 June 2018

by Barrie Bros

Food with a view

It's always nice to get a good write up, however when you see something you have worked so hard for sat alongside other great restaurants it's remarkable. Take a look at the article by The Observer below.     'There are restaurants on boats, swu...

15 July 2018

by Barrie Bros

Masterclasses at local secondary school

Celebrity chef Ellis Barrie of the Marram Grass in Anglesey, North Wales will be hosting cookery classes at local secondary school, Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern to encourage students to pursue a career in the hospitality industry. Each of the 13 GCSE pupi...

28 September 2018

by Barrie Bros

Meaning behind Great British Menu dishes

"A lot of people give the NHS a lot of stick and can undermine it and sometimes, it is taken advantage of. The staff work their socks off so this is a perfect way to pay tribute to them." Ellis Barrie      'Speaking to the Daily Post ahead of n...

22 September 2018

by Barrie Bros

Get to know Ellis

Get to know Ellis with this straight shooting, quick fire questions from the Caterer interview.     What was your best subject at school? Design and technology. History was my favourite, though   What was your first job? Washing hair and swe...

22 September 2018

by Barrie Bros

Cookery School Crowdfunding

  We're creating a cookery school so that we can share our passion for cooking and our expertise to a new generation of Anglesey chefs.   Ellis has always had a pipe dream to have a cookery school that runs along side the restaurant. When he wa...

08 October 2018

by Barrie Bros