Upstairs by Tom Shepherd

A Michelin starred dining experience in a craftsman's workshop

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About US

Upstairs by Tom Shepherd is Staffordshire’s first, and only One Michelin starred restaurant, located in the heart of the beautiful, traditional city of Lichfield. The stunning restaurant sits above Tom's father’s jewellery shop; City Jewellers, boasting a beautiful apex style ceiling and open kitchen, which is the perfect setting for any occasion.


Born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Tom’s previous experience has seen him work in some of the best kitchens in the country, which include most recently being Head Chef of 1 Michelin Star Adams in Birmingham, Restaurant Sat Bains as Development Chef and Sous Chef to Michael Wignall at The Latymer. Tom, also won a prestigious Acorn Award in 2018.

About Tom
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Tom & his team create flavour led, produce driven menus inspired by the seasons and surroundings. The 24 cover dining room serves a 7 Course Tasting Menu and a 4 Course Lunch Menu. The Kitchen Table is available for up to 4 guests, which will see you enjoy a unique experience overseeing the brigade create, cook, and serve their dishes.