Cafe located in Clissold House in the centre of Clissold Park. Following a recent refurbishment, this much-loved Georgian house is now reopened, with many of its original features preserved.
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Clissold Park Cafe
Clissold Park Mansions
Stoke Newington Church StreetLondonN16 9HJ
- +44 20 7254 3506
I visited on a sunny day, but instead of a people-friendly community orientated cafe I found myself facing a counter of regimented clinical cakes....and not much else. When I asked they said the there was "pizza" etc but I would have thought it more usual to display the food you are selling! Otherwise you don't know what you're getting,. It all seemed a bit too minimal and mysterious, only the...more
I think some people are a bit too harsh with the new management, the don't even give the time to get up to speed.
The place is big and very busy, any type of business like that would require a bit of time to work smoothly.
Last Sunday I went to have a lunch in this place and I can say that the food was well prepared and presented.
It tasted delicious and despite some waiters being a bit...more
It can be a bit of a Stroller Demolition Derby with a chorus of squailing babies there, but when it's quiet it's sublime, friendly staff , good service, decent coffee and food.more
The new cafe, company of cooks managed, is proving to be somewhat controversial and I can understand why in many respects.
Its very carefully finished and fits in with their other outlets (like Greenwich Observatory and Kenwood House) and certainly adds something to the choices available in the area, which isnt really known for mainstream chains.
The food wasn't as good as I had hoped,...more
I'm no expert on park cafes but I can safely say that Clissold Park cafe is oen of the best in London. I'm not talking about the food- it's the standard coffee, tea, pastries, sandwiches etc. The location is great, set in an manor house in the middle of the park it's easy to forget you're in inner city Stokey. I'm a mummy- I like to think more yummy than slummy and I'm yet to go to the cafe...more