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"London's top 16 fresh faces to look out for this year"


One of the most exciting young Chefs in London


Sebastian Holmes


May 25-26,2016. 19:00


Leroy Bistro,

MOM Park

1123 Budapest, Alkotás u. 53.




Thai aubergine salad, soft boiled egg


Sticky Pork with squash and Chinese chives


Deep Fried whole seabass with green Nham jim and sour fruit salad


Gola satay chicken, cooked in banana leaves with Asian herbs

served with steamed jasmin rice and Thai Pickles


Black rice pudding with seasonal fruits and black sesame




"The latter is sublime – I'm not overly keen on aubergine, but its natural smokiness is elevated by the grill and the perfect cooking means it holds its texture, while flecks of chilli and red onion and strands of mint and coriander add explosions of flavour."


Price is 15900 HUF per person, served drinks included.






At just 25 years of age, Seb knows how to have fun in the kitchen, Cooking for as long as he can remember, by the time he was 13 he was working in professional kitchens learning and honing his trade. He has continued to perfect this trade ever since, breaking from full time only to travel to Thailand and also get a degree in Journalism as recipes and food writing have always been an aspiration of his. At 20 Seb was working his way up to sous chef level at the renowned Thai street food restaurant ‘The Begging Bowl’, in London’s Peckham. By 24, he was head hunted for the head chef position to launch The Smoking Goat, a widely loved and heavily reviewed Thai street food barbecue restaurant in London’s Soho. Here he continued to build a loyal following of Thai food lovers and it quickly became one of London’s hottest new restaurants.


In 2014. Seb came second in the ‘Young British Foodies Awards’, which was judged by Nuno Mendez and Margaret Henderson. He was also labelled one of London’s top 16 fresh faces to look out for this year by Rosamund Urwin, in the London Evening Standard .


Seb also regularly gets asked to do cooking demonstrations all around the country proving that his name is well on the way to being known by many outside of the capital. He regularly demonstrates at Taste of London festival, Universal Cookery and Food festival and he is a member of the Craft Guild of Chefs. Seb is also well known by the Thai embassy and works with them regularly in their colours of Thailand events, most recently he demonstrated how to cook one of his dishes at the Westfield centre in London’s Shepheard’s Bush to hundreds of people.


Seb is about to open his new restaurant Farang London at Borogh Market in July 2016. 

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