The Clink Restaurant
At HMP Styal

an innovative approach
to rehabilitation

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Re-offending rates reduced by 87.5%

Visit The Clink Restaurant at HMP Styal – the brand new dining experience in Cheshire that is designed to transform the lives of women prisoners through work-based training and education.

The women working in the restaurant are working towards City & Guilds NVQs in Food Service and Food Preparation and will be mentored following their release, to help them find employment within the UK hospitality industry.

Opened in April 2015, The Clink Restaurant at HMP Styal is an innovative restaurant that delivers change to the community whilst offering a high end dining experience. Awarded The Sustainable Restaurant Association’s 3 Star Award the prisoners in training use quality, fresh and locally sourced produce to create classic dishes with a modern British twist.

We accept cash and credit and debit card payments and those under 18 are welcome in the restaurant, providing they are accompanied by an adult.

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Styal - What to expect

A unique dining experience
  • A unique dining experience, within the grounds of this women’s prison.
  • A delicious meal, cooked using fresh, seasonal ingredients and the latest cookery techniques.
  • You will be cooked for and served by 30 women prisoners from HMP Styal who participate in The Clink Restaurants' training scheme.
  • Two private dining rooms which are available for exclusive hire. Seating between 10 to 20 and offering plasma screens and AV facilities, it is perfect for businesses and groups to hold meetings, lunches and events.
  • An exclusive venue for private events that is available to hire evenings and weekends.

Together we can pave the way to a brighter future for those who want, and deserve, a second chance at life.

Find us



HMP Styal
Cheshire East

Due to essential maintenance, Styal road will be closed between HMP Styal and Manchester road, Wilmslow for 12 weeks, commencing 24th July.

Access to the restaurant can be gained from Styal road, via Finney Lane, Heald Green or Ringway road, Manchester Airport.

Opening Hours:


Tuesday – Sunday (  Mondays by prior arrangement for bookings of 20 or more)

Breakfast: 8.15am – 10am

Lunch: 12pm – 3pm

Afternoon Tea: 2pm – 4pm

Friday & Saturday Gourmet Dinner: 5.30pm – 9.30pm

Sunday Lunch: 12pm – 2.30pm

Christmas lunches will be served from 15 November to 20 December.


Public Transport

A taxi from Manchester Airport costs approximately £12.00

Train: Trains run from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport and Wilmslow.

Bus: Buses run hourly from Machester Airport and Wilmslow. More details about the routes and times can be found by calling 0870 608 2608.

By Car

Exit the M56 at junction 5 and follow the 'brown signs' for Styal Country Park and Quarry Bank Mill - this will take you past the airport and runway. Turn right at the traffic lights and the prison is located 1 mile on the left after Styal Village.

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