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The Clink Restaurant

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High Down Lane, Sutton SM2 5PJ, England
+44 20 7147 6724
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Today
8:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We had a lovely meal at The Clink. Food and service was good. Strange to have no wine - but it is run as a charity and a very worthy cause to support.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a lovely meal at The Clink. Food and service was good. Strange to have no wine - but it is run as a charity and a very worthy cause to support.

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SE England
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138 reviews 138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went to The Clink with some friends who had been before and we expected this to be a one off visit to satisfy our curiosity. The food we had ranged from very good to exceptional. Particularly impressive were the game terrine starter and the poached pear dessert - the best desert I have had anywhere for a long time.... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You would not have believed Norman Stanley had it in him. if you have not yet been to one of the clink restaurants, then go. You are missing out on a dinning delight. The standard of food is anything to rival the top London chefs, but at a fraction of the price. The presentation was first class and the service... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A visit to the Clink is a sobering and at the same time uplifting experience. Fully sustainable dining in a beautiful room with attentive, charming staff - the menu changes regularly to reflect the seasonality of the delicious fresh produce grown on site, and in three visits we have always been more than happy with the number of selections available,... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The quality of the food and its presentation was excellent; the only negatives concern the inevitable security arrangements and the somewhat edgy service, which makes for a less than totally relaxing experience.

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Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our third visit and as good as ever. Super food, well served and well presented - in a fascinating environment. The food alone merits a visit but to go out to lunch in a prison is a different experience. But, perhaps surprisingly on a first visit, with an upmarket bistro's decor and lighting. Be prepared for it to take a... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Wasn't too sure what to expect, but was very pleasantly surprised to find a nicely decorated venue with mood lighting, really good food nicely presented on the plate and very good value for money. Some of the waiting staff appeared a little nervous, but it was explained afterwards that some of them were new to the establishment, but despite this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I absolutely loved my meal here today! What a great lunch! I love the idea of it! And I received better service and food than I do in top restaurants in London. It's a fantastic charity idea which should only grow! The food was good the restaurant is lovely with a nice atmosphere. Staff are really friendly and on the... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Our company team of Engineers goes out every month for a lunchtime meal. we normally go to a restaurant within walking distance , but decided to take a short drive to the Clink. Boy was that a good choice ! We had to book in advance and provide the names of the group for security reasons. We also had to... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Down Lane, Sutton SM2 5PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Sutton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7147 6724

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British
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

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