About Chef + The Little Lamb

 -Chef James Renew -

James Renew is the Chef /Owner of The Little Lamb Gastropub in Clearwater Florida. James has Spent the last 20 years in the restaurant and hospitality business traveling and training with some of the world’s best chefs from Florida, Las Vegas, Sydney Australia and finally landing in Clearwater Florida.


James and The Little Lamb have been awarded one of the top 50 restaurants in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times in 2019, has been nominated for Best Restaurant Clearwater, and has been awarded the #44 spot on the list for the Top 50 Places to Eat In Tampa Bay via Yelp.

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From the Press and Guests


Tampabay.com - Laura Reiley - Food Critic

"Little Lamb Gastropub in Clearwater impresses with bold flavors, edgy atmosphere and ambitious desserts."


Cltampa.com - Jon Palmer Claridge - Food Critic

"Clearwater's Little Lamb offers delicious, piping hot gastropub fare in a hip, welcoming space."


"This is hands down the best restaurant in Pinellas County. The menu is outstanding and the attention to detail that goes into evey plate is a testament to how much these chefs care about the food they are serving."

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