The former Winterbourne Arms Pub has undergone a complete transformation into Damson Restaurant by Henry Kremer-Ireson, formerly of Henry & Joe’s.

Damson is humble, relaxed and refined ingredient led dining, with a focus on flavour & down to earth approach to service.

Their 9 cover experimental Sloe chefs table opening 2024, utilising their kitchen garden and nearby plots.

At Damson they set out create the very best ingredient led dining experience.

Nothing too complicated or extravagant, nothing careless or rushed, humble & refined with a focus on flavour, balanced with relaxed, warm service.

They constantly evolve their dishes to ensure it meets these criteria & enhance your experience each time you step through their doors, offering seasonally changing menus.

Menus coming soon……


The long wait is finally over and Damson will open on the 16th August, after a small couple of training sessions.

Bookings are now being taken.

Visit the website or follow them on Facebook for more up to date information …

They are hiring!

 As they prepare for their opening, they have exciting opportunities for both their front house and kitchen teams.

 Opening August 2023, Damson is the one of the most highly anticipated restaurant openings of the year, following on from the success of previous restaurant Henry & Joe’s.

They have taken a dilapidated pub in the quaint village of Winterbourne and turned it into something TRUELY special.

A Circa 26 cover restaurant downstairs, alongside our immersive chefs table, Sloe for up to 10 covers upstairs.

Simply put, ingredient led, balanced, flavoured focused food, with attentive warm and relaxed service.

They have a passion to create the very best dining experience they are capable of, alongside a working environment that they can be proud of, they are offering more than just a great career opportunity – they’re creating a platform for expression through accountability and responsibility.

Roles we are recruiting for include … General Manager, Front of House, Chef de Partie and. kitchen porter.

If this sounds like something you want to be part of, they want to hear from you.

Experienced or not, they are searching for people who share their ethos and humility for giving amazing hospitality experiences.

Some of the things they offer…

  • Fantastic Work Environment, with structure & support for all.

  • A Highly competitive salary for each role & Bonus scheme + % share of service charge (dependant on experience)

  • Newly renovated, Live in accommodation.

  • A 4.5-day working week – working a mix of split and straight shifts.

  • The same days off every week.

  • Free, healthy Staff meals.

  • 5 weeks’ holiday per annum (including Christmas & NY)

  • Private health care (eligible after probationary period)

  • Opportunities for Development alongside the business & ability to put YOUR mark on their restaurant.

  • A platform for Personal accountability and responsibility day to day.

  • Supplier trips & Visits

Damson Restaurant



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Damson Restaurant

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