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What's For Lunch Today? | Clock Jack Oven

First of all, I'd just like to say, look at the amazing quality of the camera on my new phone. I'm a full android convert.

ANYWAY... Yesterday I went to Clock Jack Oven in Soho, just behind Piccadilly Circus for a colleague's leaving lunch, and it was delicious and very very filling.

Clock Jack Oven is a restaurant where about 90 per cent of the menu revolves around roast chicken which is quite a nice, simple idea. Infact the only options that don't involve chicken are the beef burger, which we were advised is HUGE (although no one I was with had it so I cannot confirm on size of said burger) and the vegetarian burger, which in my humble and honest opinion, looks amazing! Those who chose the veggie option were very impressed, and to be honest I'd like to go back to try it.


However, I opted for the Chicken Club Sandwich, which in all honesty sounds a little boring, but with the promise of toasted sourdough bread, fresh roast chicken and a load of greenery, it was what I wanted most from first looking at the menu. I have to say the sandwich didn't disappoint and was so so filling. I didn't have any sides but came out feeling quite stuffed, but not overly stuffed. Stuffed but still functional.

I did order a little pot of ranch sauce to go with my sandwich, just because I wanted to try it and it didn't disappoint. In fact I'd probably like to have seen that on the sandwich instead of the mayo.

My only slight qualm - and trust me, it's a small one - was I would have liked the roast chicken in my sandwich to have been warm, but alas it felt more like 'left over' chicken. Not in a really bad way, I just think the sandwich would have felt more restauranty if it was hot.

Overall, I really rate this place, I'd never heard of it before, but I definitely would like to go back and try out more of the menu - plus they have an 'express salad bar' for weekday lunches. The restaurant itself is quite the pinterest/blogger's dream with soft drinks served in mason jars and the drinks menu presented on a small clipboard, but I like that kinda thing. The vibe was chilled and the staff were friendly and attentive.

I probably wouldn't pick Clock Jack Oven for an evening meal, purely for the limited menu but as an indulgent lunch whilst out shopping or just as a treat, why the hell not.