Mark Hix
Food (4.4/5)
Vibe (4/5)
Contact (4.4/5)
Value (4/5)




5 recommendations


About Me

I'm in my 60s
I am happiest
Making food for my family and friends.
Dietary requirements

Celebrated chef, restaurateur and food writer Mark Hix is known for his original take on British gastronomy. After 17 years as Chef Director at Caprice Holdings, he opened his first restaurant in 2008 - the distinguished HIX Oyster & Chop House in Smithfield, followed by HIX Mayfair at Browns Hotel (2008-2017), HIX Selfridges (2010 – 2015), Hixter City (2013 – 2016) HIX Soho, and the chicken and steak concept restaurants 'Tramshed' in Shoreditch, and Hixter Bankside. Located in the basement of HIX Soho and Hixter Bankside is Mark’s Bar with a cocktail list full of historical curiosities, and in October 2015, Mark opened his first stand-alone Mark’s Bar at The Old Vic (2015-2019). In February 2016, Mark partnered with Damien Hirst to open Pharmacy 2 at Newport Street Gallery in Vauxhall (2016 – 2018). Outside of London in Mark’s native Dorset, is HIX Oyster & Fish House and a boutique guest house, HIX Townhouse, both in Lyme Regis. Mark is frequently lauded as one of London’s most eminent restaurateurs with an unrivalled knowledge of ingredients with provenance. He is the author of a number of cookbooks on British cuisine, including Mark Hix on Baking, Hix Oyster & Chop House, British Regional Food, which received a Guild of Food Writers’ Award and the Simon the André Simon Book Award – Special Commendation, British Seasonal Food, which was named The Guild of Food Writers’ Cookery Book of the Year in 2009, and his latest book Mark Hix The Collection. Most recently Mark received an MBE for services to hospitality, appointed within the New Year’s Honours 2017 list. Mark’s new book HOOKED is out May 30th 2019

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Latest Reviews

Penny Glaister | 3 years

Mark Hix at Waitrose Leckford Estate

Oh so good! probably the best food since the birth of WeFiFo. Met some lovely people. Enjoyed the discussions and chat about Marks book All in all a most enjoyable evening and fantastic value for money

Mike Sutcliffe | 3 years

Mark Hix at Waitrose Leckford Estate

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was delicious, wine was plentiful and a lovely, lively atmosphere. It was good to meet new people too. I nearly choked on my dessert when I heard the first question Mark was asked but recovered!

Jan Dobrowolski | 3 years

Mark Hix at Waitrose Leckford Estate

Very engaging. Enjoyed the company of other attendees.

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