Welcome to

The Clink

Changing attitudes, transforming lives

and creating second chances.

When you visit a Clink restaurant, you will enjoy a unique experience whilst helping to transform lives.

The delicious, high quality meals at The Clink Restaurants’ are cooked and served by the prisoners in training who are working towards gaining their City & Guild’s NVQs in Food & Beverage Service, Professional Cookery, Horticulture and Hospitality Service.

Our aim is to reduce reoffending rates of ex-offenders. We work in partnership with Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service to run projects that train and give practical skills to prisoners to aid their rehabilitation. The Clink Restaurants allow prisoners to learn, engage with the public and take their first steps towards a new life.

A unique experience that challenges perceptions

Hands on training & qualifications for prisoners

Employment and mentoring scheme forex-offenders

Fantastic, quality food and service

Our projects

“The service was impeccable – the waitress was very knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. It was clear that the staff were extremely proud of their restaurant and I would highly recommend.”

Guest – The Clink, Styal

Our achievements

Getting involved

You can make a difference too

Help to change the lives of ex-offenders and the families.

The Clink projects are proven to reduce reoffending rates in our graduates.

Less crime means less cost to society and fewer victims.

Build your company’s social responsibility
Support the training and rehabilitation of prisoners

Business Donations

Please contact us if you or your business can provide any of the below:

  • Free or discounted kitchen or restaurant equipment
  • Free or discounted produce
  • Training for staff both front-of-house and in the kitchen
  • Employment in your hospitality business
  • Donations to help support the work of The Clink Charity

Latest news

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets on sale

The Clink Charity Ball at the Royal Lancaster London on Friday 11th January 2019 Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine prepared and served by Clink graduates, students from Westminster Kingsway and Centrepoint students in training with Clink Events. The evening will be...

Graduate Reunion at The Clink Cafe

On Friday 12th October, we held the first ‘Graduate Reunion’  for all the women who have been through The Clink programme at HMP Styal, since it opened in April 2015. Graduates, as well as friends and families, attended the event at The Clink Café in Manchester and...

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets on sale

The Clink Charity Ball at the Royal Lancaster London on Friday 11th January 2019 Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine prepared and served by Clink graduates, students from Westminster Kingsway and Centrepoint students in training with Clink Events. The evening will be...

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets on sale

The Clink Charity Ball at the Royal Lancaster London on Friday 11th January 2019 Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine prepared and served by Clink graduates, students from Westminster Kingsway and Centrepoint students in training with Clink Events. The evening will be...

Christmas Carol Services in aid of The Clink

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICES IN AID OF THE CLINK LONDON – MONDAY 3rd DECEMBER Join us for an evening of carols and readings in the spectacular St Luke’s Church in Chelsea. Speakers this year include friend of the Clink Reverend Jonathan Aitken, Clink Trustee...

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets on sale

The Clink Charity Ball at the Royal Lancaster London on Friday 11th January 2019 Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine prepared and served by Clink graduates, students from Westminster Kingsway and Centrepoint students in training with Clink Events. The evening will be...

Chester Male Voice Choir at The Clink Restaurant at HMP Styal

The Clink Restaurant at HMP Styal is thrilled to be welcoming back the Chester Male Voice Choir for a second year for a special performance in aid of The Clink Charity on Saturday 24th November. Enjoy a four-course meal and a non-alcoholic mocktail on arrival...

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