If you are visiting Canary Wharf, there are many places to go for food in this bustling East London business district on the Docklands, to the point where you may be a little overwhelmed by the sheer amount of choice.
So where is best to go? We’ve rounded up the best of the best to bring you our five top picks to give you some inspiration for the next time you’re in the area!
Whether you want hearty British classics or Italian fine dining, you’ll find the perfect place to eat in Canary Wharf.
BELLA COSA – ITALIAN FINE DINING RESTAURANT
If it’s Italian you’re after, look no further than Bella Cosa. With two floors serving fine dining in a warm atmosphere on the upper level and a Chef’s Isle on the ground floor where you can take a seat and watch chef Kentaro prepare a delicious selection of Italian antipasti, raw fish, and cold cuts and more.
Whether you want a light lunch, to sample the tasting menu or a relaxed and interactive meal, you’ll be impressed with the exquisite dishes.
This Japanese restaurant serves robatayaki cuisine and overlooks Canada Square. The robata grill which the food is cooked on is more than just functional and is actually an integral part of the design of the restaurant.
There is a brilliant tasting menu, which is updated seasonally and you can also enjoy a collection of shochu infusions, a distilled Japanese spirit.
There is a chef’s table which seats up to 14 diners, next to the robata grill so that you can enjoy watching the chefs preparing your food, as well as a bar a lounge and a terrace.
Fancy brunch with unlimited prosecco? Then pop along to Plateau on a Saturday, where you can enjoy just that. Aside from brunch, you can enjoy contemporary French dining from the a la carte or set menus, as well as food from the grill in a more informal setting.
Plateau offers a great view of London and you can dine al fresco on the terraces and enjoy the outdoors, perhaps with a cocktail in hand.
THE ROYAL CHINA
If you’re partial to a spot of Asian cuisine, fear not, for Canary Wharf has you covered. For great Chinese food with a fantastic view, head to the Royal China. Perfect for lunch, dinner, or even a romantic date night.
Tom’s Kitchen serves up British classics and express deli offerings only a five-minute walk from Canary Wharf tube station.
Whether you want food on the go or you would like to relax for some comfort food in a relaxed environment, Tom’s Kitchen is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
There’s even a bar, perfect for a few drinks before your meal, or after you finish a long day at work!
We hope this has given you some insight into the great choice of food in the Canary Wharf area, as there really is something for everybody.