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 to make for an unforgettable experience.
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 clutch of 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.
Located right on the Isle of Dogs, 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.
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.
One Canada Square has an elegant bar area for leisurely drinking which is the ideal place to unwind after work. The wine menu has an exceptional selection of vintage tipples to choose from alongside the cocktail trolley which has a vast amount of rare and premium spirits, including William Laure Weller bourbon of which only 1200 bottles a year enter the UK!
Canary Wharf's cool and collected cocktail cavern is a mighty magnet for any liquor lover as barflies flock from their desk direct to this bubbling bar. Mixologists whip up a variety of treats, from classic catchers and contemporary whirls to wicked, all-time favourites. Hosting Happy Hour from 6pm 'til 8pm all week and all day Saturday this saloon is a popular professional drinkery.
Taking up a spot in the heart of Jubilee Park, Radio Alice's Canary Wharf venue is bringing the same edible delights as its sister sites, alongside a simple bar menu of beers, box wine and a few basic cocktails to help wash down all that sourdough pizza.
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 renowned team at Pizza Pilgrims are looking East, serving great pizzas coupled with 16-person foosball, plasma screen TVs and vintage video games. The famous pizza maestros will, of course, serve all the same Neapolitan pizzas that made them famous in the first place, topped with only the finest ingredients they can get their hands on. Grab a craft beer at the bar, grab a slice and sink into one of their cosy chesterfield sofas.
A jack-of-all-trades, the Breakfast Club in Canary Wharf is always abuzz with energy and life. Decorated as a retro working men's club, expect to find intriguing furniture, hilarious antiques and a huge disco ball hovering over the entire venue. Alongside a brunch menu full of traditional British treats, the bar is stocked full of craft beers, real ales, potent spirits, and most importantly, a selection of delicate cocktails.
The Sipping Room is a sleek restaurant in East London that serves delicious seasonal dishes throughout the day to Canary Wharf's hungry revellers. As the latest addition to the renowned Drake and Morgan family of venues, this new restaurant has incredibly high standards, making use of only the freshest ingredients and serving only the most inventive cocktails.
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.
Taking up residency in the chic, stylish nature of Canary Wharf, Terrace Bar is a hub of Mexican culture bringing a rainbow of Latino aestheic. 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.
TwoRuba offers a space for all needs, with a variety of bar snacks and an extensive range of drinks, making it perfect for a quick afternoon coffee or a swanky hangout for cocktails once the sun goes down.
28West overlooks the Thames in all its splendour in the Canary Riverside development. Come if you like Modern British cuisine, the kitchen serves lovely fare in an open restaurant with stunning views to match. Drinks-wise, the wine list is particularly impressive, and time your visit tactfully to take advantage of some fantastic offers (like unlimited Prosecco for £15 at the weekends).
Easily Canary Wharf's most impressive drinking and dining space, this unique, 700-capacity venue offers a three individual bars within its window-ed walls where you can enjoy everything from craft beers to quirky cocktails.
Davy's is one fine looking wine bar on Fisherman's Walk. With a history for delivering the finest wines dating way back to 1870, the Canary Wharf outpost of this prestigious wine bar chain serves a unique, hand-picked list of wines from all over. Interiors are classy yet comfy, and there's a large seated area right next to the water for al fresco drinking in the warmer months.
Looking something a little unusual for your next afterwork 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 food menu featuring classics such as slow roasted pork knuckle and dumplings.
It's not just about BBQ and fresh seafood at the Canary Wharf branch of the Big Easy. These guys have their own Rum Lounge, where guests can enjoy live music and lashings of cocktails and rum in a cool environment.
With views over the North Dock, The Merchant is a fun lil' Fuller's spot in the heart of Canary Wharf, perfect for the craft brew fans among you thanks to their extensive selection of beer and cider.
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.
Up on the 48th floor with beautiful panoramic views of London is Capeesh Sky Bar, offering up hand-blended drinks created from high-end liquors and delicious Italian canapes.
Combing swanky and homely, The Pearson Room in Canary Wharf is a unique bar. Created by Sunaina Sethi, of Michelin Starred Trishna restaurant in Marylebone, the bar has an amazing selection of wine, as well as serving delicious bar snacks.
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.
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.