The best of hotel dining
Here are a selection of eateries located within hotels locally if you wish to dine then sleep it off..
Quadrato Restaurant Canary Riverside Plaza, Westferry The only hotel on the Canary Wharf estate boasts Quadrato, a restaurant, bar and terrace offering dining it claims matches its five-star chops. Undoubtedly good value if you’re going for the set menu options, there’s some suggestion its loss of the finer touches following the departure of the Four Seasons brand is reflected in the food.
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Bokan Novotel Canary Wharf, Marsh Wall The undoubted rising star of the hotel dining (and arguably the whole local restaurant scene) is spread over the 37th, 38th and 39th floors of this landmark tower just south of Canary Wharf. It delivers a heady mix of heights, views and carefully curated dishes designed to please fine diners and those looking for a snack with their Docklands-inspired cocktails alike. Cinnamon Hilton London Canary Wharf Almost unavoidable for those walking regularly over the South Quay Bridge from the estate, this restaurant is known for good service but an underpowered menu and average afternoon tea. Perhaps in need of a refit.
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Manhattan Grill Marriott West India Quay Promising some of the best steaks in the area, Manhattan is really all about the meat and the view across the dock to Canary Wharf. Decent cuts and well cooked, but diners should be prepared to pay a premium.
Peninsula Restaurant London Intercontinental – The O2 Cracking service and pretty dishes combine with artful cooking in this hotel’s flagship dining room. But don’t expect it to be cheap. Budget for the tasting menu at £72 per head.
Docklands Bar And Grill Crowne Plaza London Docklands Everything about this contemporary spot located close to the Excel centre is designed to give visitors a flavour of the historic area. Expect European and British classics including fish and chips, oxtail tortellini and the usual steaks and burgers.
Rustic presentation at Bokan