Clipstone

4.6
482 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Modern European
Top tags:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
As we are a very small restaurant, we will need your table back after 1 hour and 30 minutes at lunch and 1 hour 45 minutes in the evening, which will be ample time to enjoy what we offer. Should you require a little longer or it’s a special occasion, may we cheekily suggest Portland (!) just around the corner…

Larger Parties
Please note: for bookings of more than 8 guests, we offer a 3 course reduced menu. This is £26 at lunchtime or £45 at dinner.

Seating Types
We offer three different seating options: our tables, stools at our window counter or - weather permitting - bench seats at our larger outdoor communal tables.
Please be aware: Outdoor tables are available only if the weather permits. We may not have an alternative table available inside in some instances.

Clipstone is a new neighbourhood restaurant located on the corner of Clipstone Street in Fitzrovia.

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HK
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place! Great value, great menu, great service!

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CD
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 1ambience 5

The food here is exceptional & this is possibly my most favourite restaurant in London - however we had an unfriendly, unsmiling waiter & it clouded what should have been a happy birthday reunion for 3 women. I would think twice before returning because of this one man. It doesn’t cost anything to smile & he might even cheer up in the process!

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J
London
22 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my parents here mid week and the food was exceptional. Really great ambience too.

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m
London
4 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I’ve been to this great West End restaurant several times and it NEVER disappoints!!

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MV
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely lunch. The food was outstanding, we really enjoyed it. Very friendly staff, perfect food.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing neighborhood spot. Great cocktails. Great wine menu. And incredible food. Highly recommend!

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g
London
4 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A wonderful dining experience in every respect. The food is creatively conceived and expertly executed. The wine list is full of undiscovered gems. And the atmosphere is a great mix of casual and intimate. One of our favourite restaurants in London.

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D
London
6 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Despite being short of time we had the three course lunch menu
Food was lovely and service was good. It was busy but it wasn’t hurried at all.
Looking forward to come back soon
Highly recommended.

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K
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Niven place for lunch. Busy before Xmas and maybe tables a bit close, but hey got to make your money. Food was very nice and reasonable price for london.

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HB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place and brought a friend who also loved it.
Wonderful food and wine served by lovely people.
Could have stayed all afternoon.
Did.

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AC
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved the well-sourced and deliciously cooked food, i went Cornish with cod and potatoes all from that neck of the woods! Great flavour combinations. Knowledgeable and friendly staff and a mean cocktail!

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OT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food, top quality and reasonable. Amazing friendly service.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 1

The food is good and I liked to eat to this restaurant. We were a table for 6 people. I think it is unacceptable for a restaurant with a such reputation to do Hoover at 11 pm in order you leave.

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RS
London
9 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Although we sat at the counter which is limited in space with a casual vibe, the food, wine, service and overall experience was superb. I would recommend to anyone looking for a food focused meal.

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JJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A great little restaurant with fantastic staff and even better food. Would highly recommend for small groups and couples. Went for a birthday and they gave us a birthday card signed by the staff and a drink after the meal. Nice touches that haven’t gone unnoticed. We will be back!

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RH
London
3 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This is a reliable high quality restaurant which I enjoy. But the acoustics are terrible. It is always so noisy. The noise level tends to put me off. The quality of food persuades me to book again and again

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TR
London
6 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food at Clipstone was the best that I have had for ages. Wonderful handmade ravioli with literally the best brocoli side dish I have ever eaten. Will definitely come back.

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VA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

My first time and I ‘ll come back for sure. Original dishes and really good.
A little bit noisy

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MG
London
5 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went on the back of a favourable Time Out review. We had been to another restaurant highly recommended by Time Out the night before which had been a disaster. Clipstone was a complete contrast. The food was delicious, the staff were friendly and efficient and there was a cosy buzzy atmosphere. My only criticism was that there wasn't quite enough time between courses. However they were very busy and I guess they were working to a very tight schedule. Try it out!

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EA
London
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and great service. Eye-level approach - one of the best value for money deal in town.

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s
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great as always

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Starters a

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BB
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals we've had here. The roasted pumpkin was soft and delicious...the sea bream perfectly cooked and OMG the poached pear dessert!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food, great service

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ML
London
3 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent cooking, friendly and well informed service, popular (hence all tables taken, though it's the run up to Christmas), but as a result over lunch it was noisy and difficult to hear my lunch companion (and vice versa).

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r
London
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such good food--such a fun environment--such attentive staff--and a really good win list--could not have asked for more!!

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JM
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

My friend and I had an absolutely first-class lunch at Clipstone earlier this week. I’d spotted the restaurant a while ago, just walking past, and somehow felt it would be a good choice. I was right! The professional, welcoming staff make sure we were comfortable and, throughout the meal, displayed just the right amount of attention to make the experience a relaxed and happy one. The food was fantastic – innovative, honest, beautifully executed and balanced. Or, to put it another way, yummy! I don’t feel that anyone could have other than a great time at this restaurant. My friend felt the same and I will certainly be recommending it to others. Thank you, Clipstone.

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DL
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic value and quality cooking. The perfect option for a relaxed lunch

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LM
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

A tasty restaurant close to Oxford Circus, where the food is inventive and where we spent a very good moment. Wine prices are reasonable and the selection is good.

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DI
London
3 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

A restaurant that is over-hyped, at every level. Though possibly there service and food during the dinner service may prove a deal better and it would need to be.

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MH
London
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second visit. Exceptional food and great value. Recommended to several friends all of whom loved it.

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VB
London
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Clipstone is an adorable local spot. Great atmosphere with open kitchen. The Menu is creative and the food is delicious.

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FS
Cambridge
3 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very reasonable set lunch, very tasty and beautifully presented, service was friendly but professional, very interesting wine list which was also delicious. We are keen to go again.

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TR
London
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nice food. Superb main and well priced wine list. Relaxed and not too formal

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LY
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious, inventive, seasonal menu with friendly service

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d
London
10 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went here with parents and partner for birthday. Really really great choice! The staff brought a birthday card signed by everyone and a nice birthday desert. The food was excellent. Every person at the table was happy with both starter and main. Personally loved my BBQ glazed mallard duck main, full of interesting gamey flavours. Nice ambiance in the restaurant too, totally full on a Friday night. Will go back!

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AF
London
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently very good food. Classic flavours with just enough of a twist to be interesting but not wacky. Good freindly service. Some great unusual wines.

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NM
London
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thrilled with Clipstone. Great food, lovely atmosphere as soon as you enter, it certainly got our vote. WOUld that we could have stayed endlessly and eaten our way through the entire menu!

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DT
London
8 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Very good food, as you'd expect given the relationship with the Portland, but a bit noisy for conversation on a Wednesday evening at 8.00pm.

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MP
London
30 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love coming here when we're in the west end, it's our no.1 choice

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