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 now 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, Lambeth and Bromley catering colleges and Centrepoint students in training...

Recipe of the Month: National Ice Cream Month

July is hotting up and this month, it’s National Ice Cream Month. Relax during these summer days with some fresh homemade ice cream. The two recipes below, Easy Salted Caramel Ice Cream and Rose Water Ice Cream, are from The Clink Desserts Cookbook. To purchase...

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets now 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, Lambeth and Bromley catering colleges and Centrepoint students in training...

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets now 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, Lambeth and Bromley catering colleges and Centrepoint students in training...

The Clink Charity Ball 2019 – tickets now 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, Lambeth and Bromley catering colleges and Centrepoint students in training...

Recipe of the month: Heritage tomato salad

Introducing this month’s featured recipe from our seasonal spring menu: heritage tomato salad, bulgur wheat and cous cous, tomato ceviche, slow roast cherry tomatoes, basil and lime jelly Bulgur wheat and cous cous 250g cous cous 250g bulgar wheat Fresh mint Fresh...

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