Romy Gill

Romy Gill is the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen, Restaurant which opened in September 2013 on Castle Street, Thornbury.

The first ever female Indian chef-owner in the UK, Romy is passionate about health and natural, local ingredients. She uses rapeseed oil in the place of ghee where possible, and avoids the use of unnatural food colourings. Her dishes combine spices and flavours that she grew up with in India with ingredients that she was only introduced to when she moved to the UK: a blend of authentic Indian flavours and ingredients produced locally to her Thornbury restaurant.

Romy also demonstrates her cooking at festivals both in the More



To celebrate and make Grillstock’s fifth year even bigger, we are working hard to collaborate with other regional and national brands, which can all add some spice to this year’s festival. This year we have partnered with Nottingham based ticket agent Gigantic, who have been helping us get our festival tickets into your BBQ loving hands. They have also run a couple of competitions for us via their ‘Win Tickets’ page, which is one of their awesome features that we highly recommend you check out. Who doesn’t like winning free things!?

Gigantic have been running successfully for just over 7 years More


Grillstock announces Meaty Mayhem for Manchester 2014

We have announced our full line up f foot stomping tunes for Grillstock Manchester, which takes place in Manchester’s Albert Square on 28th and 29th June!

Grillstock’s music areas will this year be sponsored by Nokia MixRadio, bringing some extra pizzazz to the stage to supplement Vintage Trouble and Hayseed Dixie as the festivals’ headliners. Suzanne Ducat, Community Relations and Event Manager at Nokia explains, “We are really excited to be supporting Grillstock this year. As the festival partners with local emerging talent, this fits perfectly with the passion of music discovery at Nokia MixRadio.”

Saturday 28th June

Saturday at Grillstock will be headlined More


Grillstock announces Meaty Muisc Mayhem for Bristol 2014

We have announced our full line up of foot stomping tunes for Grillstock Bristol, which is taking place in Bristol’s Amphitheatre on 7th and 8th June!

Grillstock’s music areas will this year be sponsored by the epic Nokia MixRadio, bringing some extra pizzazz to the stage with fire stunts and a few local surprises to supplement the Fun Lovin’ Criminals and Hayseed Dixie as the festivals’ headliners

The festival will also feature as a playlist on Nokia MixRadio, created by its Bristol based team to provide the perfect soundtrack to the summer BBQ season. Bristol based Nokia MixRadio, will work with Grillstock to help provide work experience for young people currently More


Low and slow is the way to go

Smoking is 2014’s hottest cooking trend, allowing you to slow-cook food on a low heat to produce awesome flavour and finger licking good meat.  It is a perfect way to cook cheaper cuts of meat such as brisket and pork shoulders and cooks up ribs a treat.


The distinctive Smokey Mountain® Cooker™ from Weber® offers an opportunity to try out different smoking techniques and get your creative juices flowing.  And it really is so easy that anyone can prepare something amazing.


Once the Smokey Mountain® is up to temperature you can pretty much leave it to work its magic.  Place hot coals More