About Us

Mark & Marion Gilfoyle took on the Brookside Hotel in 2003 having previously operated at the Abbotsford Court Hotel, Chester. In 2007 Mark & Marion invited Richard Mansel-Edwards, who was an officer onboard the Cunard flag ships Queen Elizabeth 2 & latterly the Queen Mary 2, to join them and he took on the role as General Manager.

Ian: Has been with the Hotel since 1996, and looks forward to welcoming back previous guests & trusts new guests will enjoy the unique home from home experience the Brookside Hotel offers. Madeleine: Has been here for 9 years and her charismatic and friendly nature has endeared her to many of our regular guests, and is, this year, looking forward to celebrating a couple of very special occasions. Katarina: In her four years, has kept the team running smoothly with her highly efficient demeanour and personable character.

Our Chef Sal: who previously worked in Marbella, Spain and latterly the Mediterranean restaurant in Chester, looks forward to creating a meal from his vast repertoire that you will truly enjoy.