The new head chef of Michelin-starred Number One has been announced: Mathew Sherry

Michelin-starred restaurant Number One, located inside Edinburgh’s The Balmoral hotel, has appointed Mathew Sherry as its new head chef. Working with Gary Robinson, The Balmoral’s executive chef, Sherry has developed a new 3-court menu and a 7-court seasonal menu for Number One.

Commenting on the new appointment, Robinson, said: “Excellence is at the heart of everything we do at The Balmoral and Mathew brings this ethos in abundance. His flair and classical training, coupled with his passion for incredible Scottish produce, makes for an exciting chapter ahead for Number One.”

Mathew Sherry, head chef of Number One added: “I am honoured to return to my home city to head up the kitchen at such an iconic restaurant and work with the many seasoned professionals already here at The Balmoral. I am thoroughly enjoying working closely with Restaurant Manager, Emma Lonie and her established front of house team.”