The Clink, Brixton Prison
“A unique dining experience, within the walls of this Category C prison. A delicious meal, cooked using fresh, seasonal ingredients and the latest cookery techniques. You will be served by prisoners who participate in The Clink Restaurants' training scheme.”
This outing has been booked for Friday 8th April 2016. £25 for a 3 course set meal, plus £10 for the return coach journey which will leave the village at 10.30am from the bus stop in the Broadway. We leave Brixton at 3pm. 29 places have been booked and this outing is now closed.
To those going, please ensure you have your Identification with you or you will not be allowed into the prison.
You will need to provide a current passport, picture driving licence or Freedom Pass As part of your visit you may be subject to a routine search or required to use a biometric system which includes your fingerprints and photograph being taken. Guests are permitted one handbag or briefcase per person. No other bags or cases will be allowed and there is no capacity at the prison to store such items. All guests are asked not to give information about their visit to the press or put on Facebook or Twitter. Each visitor is permitted to bring a maximum of £50 cash into the prison and mobile phones, laptops and cameras are not permitted. You can leave your mobile in a locker at the Clink but lockers are limited. Drugs are prohibited excluding prescription medicine with your name on it. Scissors, knives, sharp objects, chewing gum and aerosols are not allowed at any time. On arrival your photo ID is checked and taken from you in return for a prison pass. You will then be escorted to the main gate, which is out in the open so please take umbrella if required. We need to be at security at least 15 mins prior to our allotted time.
Prisoners will be cooking and serving the meal so you will interact with them as part of your dining experience. You are welcome to talk to them and ask questions: some are more forthcoming than others!
The prisoners do use knives and other sharp utensils but please be assured that the prisoners are fully supervised and there are robust internal processes for monitoring equipment.
The restaurant is not licensed. You are not allowed to tip the prisoners.