Summers arrived, and you know what that means? Stunning alfresco sips aplenty. Head on over to Spritz on the Square, a fabulous French-inspired terrace pop-up, for a lovely day under the sun playing a few rounds of petanque and enjoying many a gulp of delicious cocktails.
Bars in Canary Wharf
It's Canary Wharf's abundance of alfresco terraces, bars with a view and homely pubs that rightly earn it a place on London's social map. Just a few stops from London Bridge's clubbing scene and the nightlife oasis that is Shoreditch, these excellent spots are a great option for after-work drinks or for a few tipples before heading for a night on the tiles. Read on for our hand-picked guide to the best bars in Canary Wharf.
Looking for a lively space in the heart of Canary Wharf? Head to Iberica where you'll find a delicious selection of Mediterranean small plates, delicious wines and a vibrant atmosphere. With a mouthwatering seafood selection, you won't leave hungry.
Pizza Pilgrims have headed East, serving great pizzas coupled with 16-person foosball, plasma screen TVs and vintage video games. The famous pizza maestros serve all the same Neapolitan pizzas that made them famous in the first place, topped with only the finest ingredients.
Spread over three floors at the top of the Novotel Hotel, Bōkan is one of the best rooftop restaurants in Canary Wharf. Boasting stunning views across the city and interiors to die for, it is a gorgeous place to sink many a drink, as it has an exceptional selection of wine on offer.
A jack-of-all-trades, the Breakfast Club in Canary Wharf is always abuzz with energy. Decorated as a retro working men's club, expect to find intriguing furniture along with a brunch menu full of traditional British treats, craft beers, and most importantly, a selection of delicate cocktails.
Looking something a little unusual for your after-work drinks? Then head to Munich Cricket Club, a German Bierkeller, for a bizarrely brilliant night of Bavarian-imported beers, bangers from a weekly Oompah band and a menu of classics such as slow roasted pork knuckle and dumplings.
The team behind Flight Club are bringing Canary Wharf an all-new spin on a great British pastime. Unwind after a busy day with a trip to Electric Shuffle, a technology-infused re-imagining of shuffleboard with additional delicious food and refreshing drinks.
These purveyors of fine craft brews have given a little extra detail to their Canary Wharf location. Rocking cashless tills, accepting cryptocurrency and even pouring 'Hop Exchange' a beer that fluctuate sub price with the FTSE 100, it's the perfect new spot for an after-work drink.
It's not hard to see why No.35 Mackenzie Walk is one of the most popular bars in Canary Wharf. Alongside its beautiful outdoor terrace, waterside views, tasty cocktails and all-day menu of light bites and bigger meals, the spot also as a range of draught beers, bottles and wines.
Located in the heart of the business district, this restaurant is home to a stunning selection of British dishes, cocktail masterclasses and tasting experiences alongside weekly live events where you can catch live tribute acts, talented artists and up and coming musicians.
Head over to Canary Wharf where The Alchemist is bringing you some of the finest tipples in the area. From interactive drinks that fizz, pop and bubble, to a stunning selection of internationally-inspired eats, they're bringing mixology and theatrics in equal measure.
Any venue with a secret, garden-inspired lounge ticks all kinds of boxes for us. This is a refreshingly airy and relaxed hangout, where cocktails are as quirky as they come and the solid choice of wine spoils. Get yourself over during the warmer months, when the alfresco terrace finds its mojo.
For a rooftop bar in Canary Wharf, Pergola is a fantastic shout. This leafy paradise is found tucked away at the top of Crossrail Place, through the gorgeous gardens on the highest floor. Better yet, there's DJs on Friday nights and bottomless brunch parties or Sunday roasts come the weekend.
With locations scattered throughout London, Market Halls Cargo Canary Wharf is a great spot for your drinking needs. Along with food offering such as tacos, sushi and fried chicken, the venue offers plenty of wine, beer and cocktails to keep you and your pals well-watered.
If you're looking for a quick drink in Canary Wharf, then Shutters is your spot. Fronting a sleek bar and mega-friendly bartender, you'll get to enjoy delish espresso martinis and coffee negronis, as well as Southern Californian-inspired seafood dishes if you get peckish.
Swing chairs, table football, bold colours and a living plant wall all adorn the parent to Wahaca's restaurant. Terrace Bar is a wondrous Wharf-dweller offering native Mexican tipples in the form of only the purest and primed tequila and mezcal London has seen.
Located in a Grade-II listed building, The Gun is a quirky spot for a drink near Canary Wharf. As well as having a swish restaurant, the venue has a more informal pub perfect for grabbing a post-work pint or going for a cosy time over the weekend.
Looking for the best bars in Canary Wharf? Look no further because is wine is the name of your game, then Humble Grape is what you need. Think wines on rotation, with over 400 lines available by the bottle. There's even delicious food to soak it all up.
A sister site to Chai Ki, Toddy Shop Bar is an elegant all-day bar and eatery in the heart of the Canary Wharf Crossrail Place. Taking inspiration from coastal drinking dens of India, it serves quality drinks and enticing small plates of fresh seafood and innovative soul food.
The Sipping Room is a sleek restaurant in East London that serves delicious seasonal dishes throughout the day to Canary Wharf's hungry revellers. Part of the Drake and Morgan family, this place upholds high standards with fresh ingredients and quality cocktails.