About Romy

Chef Romy Gill MBE is a British/Indian chef, food/travel writer and broadcaster based in south west England. She was the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen, the restaurant which opened in September 2013 on Castle Street, Thornbury. In 2016 she was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list. 

 Romy is joining the new series of Ready Steady Cook on BBC One and has previously appeared on Celebrity MasterChef, The Hairy Bikers’ Comfort Food, James Martin’s Saturday Morning and James Martin’s Great British Adventure. 

She often contributes to national and international newspapers and  magazines.  She is a regular on the BBC Radio 4 food program.


Before opening another restaurant, Romy for now is focusing on bringing her cooking to a wider audience through demonstrations, speaking events, writing and TV appearances.

Romy released her debut cookbook in September, 2019

ZAIKA – Vegan recipes from India

is available from bookshops and online retailers.


For pop-up restaurants, cooking demos, restaurant consultancy etc

Contact   Romy


For media work,