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The Best Canary Wharf Restaurants for London Business Travellers

Written by on 15th October 2020
Category: City guides

Staying in Canary Wharf on business and in need of a venue to take your corporate associates? Look no further than our rundown of the best restaurants Canary Wharf has to offer. Covering a range of different cuisine types, there is a variety of flavours for you to sample during your stay. There’s no need to travel outside the district; Canary Wharf restaurants are so numerous you can find a different eatery nearby every night of the week.

Plateau

This modern restaurant specializes in delectable French cuisine. The bar and grill is situated in a stunning glass-fronted building which overlooks the city skyline, painting a mesmerizing view. It truly is a glamorous haven away from the hustle and bustle of Canary Wharf below. The food offerings are plentiful, with the option of a tasting menu favourable, allowing you to experience a fantastic range of flavours.

The opportunity to dine al fresco is what really sets Plateau apart from other Canary Wharf restaurants. A unique setting for meeting with business clients, you are sure to impress your corporate associates with the surrounding views and contemporary outdoor furnishings. Additionally, weather conditions will not hinder your meal as the outdoor terraces are fully weather proof, ensuring you can treat your business connections to an unmatched dining experience whatever the time of the year.

ROKA

Canary Wharf food is incredibly diverse, and ROKA is a brilliant example; with its Japanese Robatayaki cuisine highlighting the variety of cooking offered by Canary Wharf restaurants. Award winning and well known for explosive and dynamic flavours, when visiting ROKA it is guaranteed you will experience the true taste of Japanese culture. The attention to detail is commendable as each dish is carefully crafted and brimming with flavor. With a selection of menus offering sushi and sashimi, robata and a han setto brunch, to name a few, you are spoilt for choice with what to choose.

Canary Wharf restaurants are well known for their stylish interiors, and the striking surroundings of ROKA are no exception. Filled with elegant furnishings and neutral colours which create a relaxed ambiance, the restaurant itself is a fantastic setting for business outings. ROKA is also home to the ‘lounge’, which can accommodate up to 18 guests on a grand banquet table and serves food from either a sharing or tasting menu; a great space which is sure to impress attendees for those larger business lunches. 

Iberica

It is true that the very best Canary Wharf restaurants possess a Michelin star, such as Iberica. Specialising in Spanish cuisine, Iberica’s dishes comprise of modern classics with a twist, alongside more innovative dishes aimed at introducing diners to the vibrant flavours of contemporary Spain. Canary Wharf food does not get much better than the marvellous taste of Iberica; with Michelin-starred Executive Chef, Nacho Manzano pioneering new flavours for his dishes, you will not be left disappointed after sampling the delicious food on offer.

The Iberica also offers group dining – a brilliant option if you are hosting a number of clients or work associates. With two open mezzanine areas, you are provided with partially-private dining spaces, supplying you with stunning views of the main room’s interior. It is the ideal setting for any event; from intimate sit down meals to celebratory occasions, Iberica can cater for a range of booking sizes.

Gaucho

If you are dining to impress, Gaucho’s is the perfect upmarket Argentine steakhouse to dazzle clients. Serving up extremely tender, melt-in-the-mouth steaks, this is the place to dine if you want to treat your corporate associates to a truly exquisite business lunch. Offering riverside views, you are provided with breath-taking sunsets that create a perfect background while you indulge and converse.

Their a la carte menu has an extensive list of different cuts of steak, which can be cutomised all the way down to size and sauce choice. Additional extras include toppings and sides which vary in price from a fried egg at £1.50, to half lobster, garlic and herb butter at £20, for those who enjoy the finer things in life. In addition, there is a range of other mains to try if you are looking for an alternative to steak, including two vegetarian options.

The best restaurants Canary Wharf has are also home to some fantastic wine menus; while Gaucho provides this, it surpasses its competitors with its own vineyard which produces an exclusive range of wines crafted to specifically compliment Gaucho’s food. If you are a creature of habit and know exactly what wine you like, take advantage of their ‘BYOB Monday’s’ where you can bring your own wine or Champagne; the perfect way to save money and enjoy a bottle that you’re familiar with.

Pizza Pilgrims

Not all meals in Canary Wharf have to be in a formal dinner setting. Sometimes, all you need on a business trip is a staple food spot to visit on your lunch break or after work where you know that you’re guaranteed some fantastic food. Pizza Pilgrim on the outskirts of Canary Wharf is the perfect example of this, serving Neapolitan pizza in a casual dining setting. There is also the option for takeaway or delivery within a certain radius, allowing you to enjoy your food in the comfort of your serviced apartment. Pizza Pilgrim’s philosophy is providing the best possible pizza base, as the slogan states: “it’s all about the crust”.

The name comes from the journey the founders took to educate themselves on the Italian secrets of creating a great pizza. It is clear that they learned a lot, as their menu now specialises in the true pizza connoisseur’s choices of margherita and marinara which are crafted to perfection, alongside more adventurous pizza toppings such as chestnut, mushroom and truffle. Know exactly what topping’s you desire for your favourite pizza? Don’t worry, they also offer a ‘design your own’ option so you can truly enjoy the best pizza suited to you.

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