Clipstone

What they say

“We aim to be everything a modern bistro should be, with a focus on high-quality cooking, wine, and service in an informal setting. Our food is seasonal, imaginative, familiar, and nourishing. Our menu is focused on English produce as much as possible – suppliers such as Flying Fish Seafoods, who fish in the Cornish waters and buy only from dayboats run by responsible fishermen. We ferment, pickle, and make vinegar from produce that might ordinarily go to waste. Historically, a well-run bistro kitchen would waste very little. Zero waste is not a new principle but in fact a very old one, and one that we subscribe to passionately.”

Signature Dishes

Crudo of sea trout with sorrel, buttermilk, celery, and dulse; grilled green asparagus with hazelnut miso and egg yolk; and fermented mushroom ravioli with wild garlic pistou and Parmesan.

What we say

There is street corner hustle and bustle at Clipstone – a real urgency from the open kitchen, and dazzling excitement in the slick list of sharing plates. Best of all, serving a lot of wine on tap instead of in bottles reduces emissions, energy, and waste – so we can booze our way to a healthier planet.

What others say

“This is the most compelling menu I’ve seen for a long time.” –A. A. Gill, The Sunday Times

What

All-day neighbourhood restaurant

Who

Stuart Andrew, head chef

When

Lunch & dinner, Monday to Saturday

Address

5 Clipstone Street, London, W1W 6BB

Telephone

+44 (0)20 7637 0871

Website

Bookings

Phone, website, or email

Price guide


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