These Michelin-starred chefs are bringing their food to a Birmingham pub

Artisan Street Kitchen

Artisan Street Kitchen has paired up with Birmingham’s oldest pub, the award-winning Old Crown, bringing together five of the country’s best chefs for a brand new weekly street food click and collect service.

Each Saturday from today –  February 27  – onwards, during the hours of 5-9PM, one of five guest chefs will be putting their take on street food dishes in a mobile airstream kitchen at the Old Crown.

Chefs and dates include Gareth Ward of Ynyshir (February 27), Aktar Islam of Opheem (March 6), Tom Shepherd of Sauce Supper Club (March 13), Paul Foster of Salt (March 20) and Glynn Purnell of Purnells (March 27).

Artisan Street Kitchen
Glynn Purnell

Each chef will be cooking a three course set menu available to pre-order over on the website –

Great British Menu chef and co-owner of Artisan Street Kitchen, Andrew Sheridan, said: “We’re delighted that this calibre of chefs are joining us on the Artisan airstream at the Old Crown.

“We’ve been working so hard over the latest lockdown to make Artisan Street Kitchen the best it can be, and hope that it will bring some happiness during these difficult times.”

Artisan Street Kitchen
Aktar Islam

Ciaran Healy, owner of The Old Crown: “It’s exciting to be a part of this project, it’s great to hear something positive happening for the hospitality industry in Birmingham.

“We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to the click and collect service and look forward to the weeks ahead.”

Artisan Street Kitchen
Gareth Ward

Artisan Street Kitchen is a luxury food truck from the team behind restaurants 8 and Craft, two recent revolutionary dining experiences launched in the city.

Artisan was born out of lockdown – it’s Andrews street food take on classic French dishes.

Artisan hosts regular events in Barnt Green, Tanworth in Arden and The Jewellery Quarter.