Clink Chef Ambassador Cyrus Todiwala coming to Clink Brixton

Celebrated chef Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL is hosting a special evening at The Clink Restaurant at Brixton Prison to raise vital funds to support The Clink’s ongoing commitment to prisoner rehabilitation and reducing reoffending rates.

Todiwala, who is a chef ambassador for The Clink charity, will invite guests to ‘explore the culinary flavours of India’ with a five-course menu. The evening will begin with drinks and canapés, before serving coconut wrapped fish and curried mince lamb. Other dishes on the menu include Indian-style apricot chicken and caramelised onion rice, sprinkled with spice dust. To finish, guests can indulge in Cyrus’s famous baked custard, flavoured with cardamon, nutmeg and rose scent.

Tickets are £49.50 per person. Places are limited and must be booked in advance in order to attend. Please email for more information and to book your table.

Brixton Prison’s new restaurant opens for public bookings

brixton_2684674bBrixton Hill’s newest restaurant opens its doors next week – The Clink in Brixton Prison!

The restaurant will be situated in the three-storey octagonal  ‘Regency Roundhouse’, the 1819 former Governor’s home, which is Grade II listed. The 100-seat restaurant is on the ground floor with meeting rooms above. As well as an opportunity to eat fine food in the prison – already home to the Bad Boys’ Bakery – this is a chance for residents to understand the work of the prison in the rehabilitation of offenders and to see the otherwise hidden old buildings.

The Clink Restaurant is now taking online table reservations for lunchtime bookings and meeting room hire available from Thursday 27 February 2014 onwards at will follow the same strict approval process as operated at The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down in Surrey due to the restaurant being located in the heart of the prison. Continue reading