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Gluten Free Chicken Goodness at Clutch, Hackney

Free-range fried fowl – hold the gluten.

 

Clutch, which we’ve just learnt can refer to a group of female chickens, is a fitting name for this East End restaurant, which serves all things chicken (and sides).

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Of course fried chicken is usually a no-no due to it always being slathered in that ungodly gluten, but at Clutch all is not lost! You can get gluten free chicken tenders (boneless pieces of chicken) in two different flavours.

Gluten free chicken at Clutch

Gluten free chicken at Clutch

If you’re gluten-intolerant and not a coeliac you may be ok with the sweet soy garlic tenders, which contain small amounts of gluten from the soy sauce, but if you’re coeliac your choice is lemon and parmesan – this flavour is totally gluten free and so tasty.

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Clutch uses free-range poultry, each limb is firm and succulent (no bingo wings here). Portions are enormous; there are sides, such as double-cooked fries and a few salads, but you won’t need those!

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This is not refined or subtle cooking, it’s the kind that goes brilliantly with a beverage or three – there’s drinking until 1am at weekends. Try the cocktail specials, and definitely get a Bloody Mary, it’s got to be one of the finest in London.

Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

Tricked out in monochrome, it’s a highly stylised space, all diagonal floor stripes, stark walls and ultra-low lighting – even the communal tables are mirrored. And the music’s loud, just how we like it.

 

Note: Clutch ask that you call ahead and let them know if you need gluten free chicken, so they can get it ready. We’ve done this twice now with no issues.

 

Check out the menu or visit the Clutch website for more information.

 

Clutch
4 Ravenscroft Street,
London
E2 7QG

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