Make the most of the Marathon

Where to watch, what to eat

The Wharf - - Front Page - 11 West­ferry Cir­cus, E14 4HD, 020 3011 1555, tom­skitchen.co.uk 16-19 Canada Square, Ca­nary Wharf 020 7970 0920, the­p­ear­son­room.co.uk

Plan­ning to join the hoards of spec­ta­tors in Ca­nary Wharf for the Vir­gin Money Lon­don Marathon? We’ve put to­gether a list of venues on the es­tate where you can watch the ac­tion in com­fort with food and a drink. Just make sure you book early, it’s go­ing to be a busy day on Sun­day, April 24.

Tom’s Kitchen

Founder Tom Aikens, above, will be run­ning the marathon him­self this year and has de­signed a se­ries of nour­ish­ing spe­cials to help keep run­ners and spec­ta­tors go­ing dur­ing the event. Pop into the deli and grab an en­ergy boost­ing smoothie or salad for a taste of the ef­fort.

Plateau Restau­rant, Bar & Grill

Will be open­ing its doors es­pe­cially to cater for the Marathon crowds from noon-4pm. En­joy a three-course meal for £30 with un­lim­ited Prosecco or non-al­co­holic cock­tails for an ex­tra £10. Up­per Level 4, 16-19 Canada Square, Ca­nary Wharf, E14 5EQ, 020 7715 7100, plateau-restau­rant.co.uk

Boisdale Of Ca­nary Wharf

Tuck into a Lon­don Marathon Brunch from 10am and en­joy amaz­ing views over Cabot Square and the run­ners go­ing past from the ter­races. The cost is £30, which in­cludes a wel­come drink. Avail­able un­til noon, but well worth it just to sink your feet into the tar­tan car­pet and feel the re­lax­ation. Cabot Place, Ca­nary Wharf, E14 4QT, 020 7715 5818, boisdale.co.uk En­joy a spe­cial edi­tion of the restau­rant’s bot­tom­less brunch cost­ing £20 for two cour­ses or £25 for three. Pay £20 on top and re­ceive an un­lim­ited sup­ply of Prosecco, Bloody Marys, Mi­mosas or house wine. One Canada Square, Ca­nary Wharf, E14 5AB, 020 7559 5199, onecanadasquar­erestau­rant

Iber­ica

No spe­cials, but sip on some San­gria or Span­ish wine while the run­ners do the hard work. 12 Cabot Square, Ca­nary Wharf, E14 4QQ, 020 7148 1565, iber­ica restau­rants.com

The Par­lour Bar

If the weather’s good you can have a cocktail on the ter­race. The Park Pav­il­ion, 40 Canada Square Park, E14 5FW, 0845 468 0100, thep­ar­lour­bar.co.uk

The Pear­son Room

Treat your­self to a cocktail or a healthy smoothie.

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