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The Clink Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton opened in February 2014 as the third restaurant operated by The Clink Charity in the UK and offers up to 30 prisoners full-time work within the restaurant and kitchen. Prisoners train towards gaining nationally recognised City & Guilds NVQs before returning to their cells at the end of the working day. Upon their release, The Clink Charity helps graduates find employment within the catering and hospitality industry. The restaurant is a flagship example of a unique charitable project that is committed to reducing reoffending rates, in partnership with HMPS. The restaurant positively promotes the rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners and also champions
US$26 - US$39
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
European, British, Contemporary
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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All reviews three course meal cheese board lamb soup pudding sunday roast brixton prison our waiter prison walls security procedures working prison second chance an excellent lunch christmas lunch delicious meal front of house dining experience
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Reviewed yesterday

The food was 11/10, genuinely the best roast to be had in London, along with the other courses (plus great value). We were served by Jim & Kieran, both of whom were great; very attentive and easy to converse with which was real nice and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Connector445963
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic Sunday lunch with friendly and attentive service ( many thanks to Paul for helping to make this a memorable day ) Great value and helps to support the important work of the Clink charity . Many thanks to all involved

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Adrian P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for a lovely family meal at the Clink Restaurant in Brixton. It was all very well organised, and the restaurant is set out really nicely! You would not think you are inside a prison! The food was delicious! Three amazing course, including a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hannahrose880
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend took me here for lunch on Sunday and we absolutely loved it! The food was super posh but at a reasonable price. My so-called vegetarian boyfriend couldn’t resist the delicious pork! Kol, who served us, was really efficient and smiley. We also chatted...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Amy D
Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I visited the Clink as a belated birthday treat for him. We went to the Thursday night gourmet night. Security was simple enough to go through, and something wonderful is no phones rule- it meant people actually talk to each other! The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Victoria I
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Clink on Valentine’s Day. What an amazing experience and a fantastic atmosphere, I think the Clink project is so impressive and I feel so fortunate that we were able to experience what we did. It was absolutely fantastic to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sazb1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my dad and brother on Friday afternoon for lunch, it was an amazing experience. So nice to do something different and the food, service and atmosphere was great! The food is good value and really great tasting! I’m already planning my...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank char100290
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this for my inlaws as a christmas present, as it had been highly recommended by friends. I was not sure what to expect, but once we were in the resteraunt every one was welcoming and really friendly. It was a great atmosphere. We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Chayward21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s such a wonderful venue and I support the cause wholeheartedly. The food was wonderful, served with really professionalism and was quick as well. Jim and Keiran looked after us very well and I wish them well on their release.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sarahelg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service, amazing food. Kieran and Jim were so friendly, professional, enthusiastic. Such a great programme. Wishing them all the best of luck. Will try Thursday evening next time

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Hannah P
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25 October 2018|
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Response from Alisha S | Reviewed this property |
It depends which restaurant you book. Some are inside the prison and therefore require a security check. For this reason the age is 18+. For the others that are outside the prison under 18s are allowed. Taken from the... More
10 April 2018|
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Response from discoverer186338 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay in replying. I think you could arrive early but you'll be held in the waiting area as everyone is escorted inside the prison as a group. Same applies when you want to leave, there has to be a group... More
10 April 2018|
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Response from LadyDollis | Reviewed this property |
need about 30 mins as there's a lot of paperwork and putting stuff in lockers etc. do go it's great
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