A Quick Guide To The Best Restaurants In Canary Wharf


Canary Wharf is a bustling financial district, with a huge number of people living or working there. As a result, there are a great many options when it comes to places to eat, and you can find cuisine from all different cultures and for all sorts of different price points.

Whether you work in Canary Wharf or you’re just looking for some new places to eat out, we thought we’d throw together a quick guide to some of the best of the best that the area has to offer.

Read on to find out a few of the best available spots to grab a bite to eat, from Japanese to Italian!

The Ivy in the Park

The Ivy in the Park is a sophisticated spot to head to for all your favourite modern British classic dishes, and they cater to just about everything including brunch, afternoon tea, light snacks and cocktails as well as breakfast lunch and dinner.

They have resident DJs spinning a soundtrack to your night on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, and the decor and greenery makes it a really nice place to hang out.

Bella Cosa

Your top choice for Italian food, Bella Cosa is a fabulous restaurant to visit whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch, meeting up for after work drinks, or throwing a party.

They serve a variety of pizza and pasta dishes as you would expect, but the menu also features special regional Italian dishes using authentic high-quality Italian ingredients.


If you love Japanese food, then Uoichi is a great place to head to. The relaxed and casual atmosphere is perfect for a casual lunch with friends or coworkers, and they also serve a variety of drinks from plum wine to sake.

Whether you like teppanyaki, sashimi, or fancy trying the set menu, there is a great variety of dishes available.

Chai Ki

Chai Ki is a restaurant and toddy shop bar that serves modern Indian soul food that combines traditional ingredients and techniques from across India with some contemporary touches.

You can head to the restaurant for lunch and dinner, or the Toddy Shop Bar for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and of course, a few drinks.


Plateu offers contemporary French food, as well as stunning views over Canary Wharf. It boasts a terrace for al fresco dining and menus that cater to all occasions and various budgets.

They offer a £80 truffle tasting menu, which features black leg chicken supreme “Demi Deuil”, and an a la carte menu featuring dishes such as roasted halibut with glazed root vegetables with mussels and shellfish sauce.


Boisdale is a wonderful and unique place to head for a bite to eat and some live music and is a haven for lovers of jazz, blues and soul.

They have a few different menus, from an a la carte menu, an express menu, a Sunday lunch menu and even a takeaway menu so there is something for just about any occasion, and there is even a cigar menu.

Jools Holland is their patron of music, and so curates the music that will accompany your evening at Boisdale. You’re sure to be in for a treat!