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The Clink Restaurant at HMP Cardiff opened to the general public in September 2012 and offers over 30 category D prisoners from HMP Prescoed and HMP Cardiff full-time work within the 96 cover restaurant and kitchen. Prisoners train towards gaining nationally recognised City & Guilds NVQ qualifications before returning to their retrospective prisons at the end of the working day. Upon their release, The Clink Charity helps graduates find employment within the Welsh catering and hospitality industry. The restaurant is a flagship example of a unique charitable project that is committed to reducing reoffending rates throughout Wales in partnership with HMPS. The restaurant positively promotes the
PRICE RANGE
US$26 - US$54
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
European, British, Welsh, Contemporary
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 October 2020

This was a real treat. Excellent food and an opportunity at the same time to help the rehabilitation of prisoners in HMP Cardiff who were clearly making the most of their opportunity to upskill themselves in the catering and hospitality trade before being released at...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2020

Had a booking cancelled the day before the lockdown which is totally fair enough, however I paid a £60.00 booking fee for me, my boyfriend and my parents and have still not heard anything back from them in the form of rebooking (again fine due...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 13 April 2020

We wanted to try The Clink as it was mentioned as a unique place to eat. We decided to have afternoon tea. The portions were satisfying, but the service was outstanding. The waiters are very attentive and are more than happy to help you. We...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 26 March 2020

Our visit was a Christmas present from my boyfriend and I wasn't disappointed at all - we had Sunday dinner. The setting was great, the food was extremely well cooked and excellent value for money considering the size of the portions. In my opinion, this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 17 March 2020

Really good food and we were served by Ian who was attentive and efficient. I had the duck starter followed by tortellini with radiccio, then a delicious chocolate mille feuille. My husband started with creamed spinach soup, then venison pie and orange and ginger sponge...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

I have wanted to visit The Clink for some time, but booking isn’t easy when they are usually so full - Always a good sign ! The visit today for Sunday lunch didn’t disappoint one bit. We all had 3 courses and the Mocktail of...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

This was our second visit to The Clink and from the moment we arrived Glen looked after us. The food was exceptional. Good quality, good portion size and fine dining at its best. The idea of the restaurant is to help learn skills in the...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020

Excellent service and a beautiful atmosphere. I had the crab beignets to start which we’re very well seasoned; the shellfish bisque was full of flavour. My partner had the tea cured duck, which again was perfectly seasoned - however I think the dish would have...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020

Delicious and beautifully presented food, fantastic flavour combinations, very attentive service. Recommended.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 14 March 2020

Very good food and service, if you are in Cardiff, u must come to visit the restaurant. Very good. If u like eating u should also come here

Date of visit: March 2020
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Response from WYBMAPIITY | Reviewed this property |
There was no deposit to be paid, but out of courtesy you should always call
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Pay and display car park is just over the road.
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