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
We've been coming to Clissold Park for over 20 years and my how it has changed - very beautiful. The cafe is in a great location, but alas the service is still not up to scratch and the prices are definitely inflated for what you get. We received a lukewarm soup and it took the staff 15 minutes to heat it (to slightly above lukewarm) by which time our kids had all finished their meals -...more
At first glance this place looks great. On a small mound in Clissold park with pretty views and lovely columns what could go wrong. Well, the service mainly, our server didn't really speak English and couldn't explain to us what was in certain dishes. I just went for the toastie. It was fine but the place has the feel of a museum cafe which isn't really very good considering we were not...more
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
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