Everyone’s favourite celebrity chef and good food advocate has left parents shocked following his recent decision to ban prams from his Cornwall restaurant, Fifteen. Especially so, since Jamie himself is a father, having recently welcomed the fifth baby Oliver into the brood.
Jamie recently welcomed his fifth baby, a boy. Image: Jamie Oliver
One mother told The Sun that she was made aware of the new rule after carting her pram down the stairs with her sleeping child inside. She said "Despite our child being asleep and there being empty tables with lots of space around them, we were told this was the policy."
"Considering Jamie has five kids we were very shocked," she added.
The decision was made following discussions between management and staff which aimed to address space issues within the seaside restaurant.
"We don't have room for pushchairs in the restaurant," representatives confirmed in a statement.
Fifteen say that they don't have room for prams and strollers in the restaurant. Image: istock
Management says that the ban is not one on children but rather asks parents to make use of capsules or the restaurants own highchairs if dining with kids.
"The baby would need to be included in the number of people booked for the table so we have enough room to pop a chair there for the carseat to sit on, or for a highchair if they are awake."