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The Clink Restaurant

High Down Lane, London SM2 5PJ, England
+44 20 7147 6724
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Ranked #434 of 18,163 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: European, British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was our second visit to High Down, booking the second time was simpler and quicker than the first so more visits are on the agenda. The menu is a mouth watering delight, something for everyone. It was the Christmas menu that we had, three of us had the pate and one the tomato soup, and the Gloucester Old Spot... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was a first visit for us, but it won't be the last. The food was superb - a true fine-dining experience. The beef was reared at another prison and was some of the most tender I have tasted. Most of the vegetables come from the prison garden. It is a bit grim (obviously) going through security to get in,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My first visit here and the food was brilliant! The Goats Cheese and Red Onion tart for starter was the best starter I have ever had. Main course fantastic, topped off with a delicious desert. Nice atmospere and the staff were attentive but not intrusive. Highly recommend a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The Clink is really worth a visit. Cleaning security is a bit of a bind, but once you are in the restaurant it's fantastic. Service is impeccable and the food is wonderful. Amazed by the high standard and professionalism. Will definitely book again.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Is this a restaurant or is it a classroom project half finished? I expected to be pampered by lots of attention from our waiter and or a head waiter. Not so. And SUCH SLOW service too. Place was almost empty but eg. our starters took aeons to come. Portions SO small it was ridiculous. Dessert sounded fab on the menu... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Go for the food, go for the service, go because you are helping people change their lives. What an adventure this turned out to be, from the security to get in, to the shop and what fantastic food. This is way above average restaurant quality, all prepared in house, and the service was exemplary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

& their Smoked apple & blue cheese mousse starter was outstanding. The tea smoked duck, wiv watercress salad was a taste sensation! My dessert which was peach melba (with a twist) was awesome. I expected to go to the clink & eat a 'Gastro-Hearty-type meal' & i was jaw droppingly suprised to find the exact opposite! I will defo enquire... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Having recently moved to the area we checked out the best rated local restaurants and found this. Having done a bit more research on it we were very keen to try it out. The soup was up there with the nicest I have had, lamb excellent and the homemade ice cream melted in the mouth. We will definitely be visiting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a great afternoon. It's not every day you can have a fine dining experience in a prison and it's a birthday I won't forget in a while. We were greeted by a number of very friendly staff who escorted us through the visitors' section to the restaurant. Once inside you'd have no idea you were in a prison. Our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Menu had something for all tastes. The Butternut Squash soup was delicious. The Dessert I had was stunning to look at and as they knew it my Birthday they piped Happy Birthday on my plate which made my day. As with other reviews the portions are not huge but we were glad of that as it meant we could manage... More 

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Additional Information about The Clink Restaurant

Address: High Down Lane, London SM2 5PJ, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7147 6724
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: European, British

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