The Merchant


A beautiful bar and restaurant in Canary Wharf, The Merchant brings sophisticated al fresco dining to London’s financial heart. Celebrating the area’s rich history, offering an elegant space to enjoy excellent food and drink, with outdoor seating overlooking the North Dock.

With the amount of offices in the area, there can never be too many pubs in Canary Wharf and The Merchant is a very good new addition to the scene. Its wide, open and eclectic spaces are the perfect setting to enjoy meals throughout the day and it also has 80 heated seats outside, overlooking the North Dock. 

The first floor private dining room, the Cabin, seats up to 20 or holds up to 30 standing and is available for hire from breakfast through to dinner, with full AV facilities for corporate meetings and events, while The Snug located on the ground floor hosts drinks parties up to 25.


Offer Availability
Get up to 20% off our Festive Food Menu's on selected dates when you pre-order
Monday 12:00 – 22:00
Get up to 20% off our Festive Food Menu's on selected dates when you pre-order
Tuesday 12:00 – 22:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 22:00
Thursday 12:00 – 22:00
Friday 12:00 – 22:00
Saturday 12:00 – 22:00
Christmas drinks 2019
see menu for details


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No Door Charge
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 23:00
Saturday 12:00 23:00
Sunday 12:00 20:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Wednesday 25th December 2019 - -
Thursday 26th December 2019 - -



The Merchant, 25-27, Fisherman's Walk, E14 4DH


Canary Wharf

Nearest Station

Canary Wharf (Tube)

Getting there

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  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Bar Snacks, Roast Dinner and Pub Food food.

  • A word from the chef:

    The new, open kitchen at The Merchant is open to satisfy diners at all times of day. The bespoke menu features fresh, local ingredients that are crafted into unique dishes by the Head Chef and an expert kitchen team. Passionate about provenance, our chefs know exactly where all our ingredients come from - right down to the names of the farms that deliver our steaks and vegetables, and the number of the boat that caught every fish. With all-day dining, you can enjoy a meal with us any time, whether that’s a champagne breakfast, lunch with colleagues, or a Sunday roast to write home about. Our talented chefs are always creating new signature dishes to guarantee there’s always something new to try.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Container Private Room 20 30 - - -

If you would like somewhere that is quirky and intimate, the container will be perfect. Built to resemble a shipping container, this private space hovering above the main dining gives a great bird eyes view of the goings on below. With seating for up to 20 people, all around one large table, it is ideal for meetings with a HDMI compatible TV screen. Or why not book it for a celebratory private dinner. In the evening the room is transformed, get in the beers and throw a party that will really impress your guests.

The Snug 12 30 - - -

Tucked in the corner of our main bar, The Snug is perfect for casual parties. Perfect for up to 30 people it is an ideal place for parties. We can provide a wide array of canapes and snacks, and also pre-ordered drinks which will save you having to queue at the bar.

The Craft Cabinet 30 80 - - -

Our most flexible nook in The Merchant, this area is great for casual after work drinks and can be extended to host larger canape parties.

The Hang Out 0 40 - - -

A lively space at the heart of The Merchant. If you are looking for a relaxed space for drinks, the mix of high booth seating and standing in this casual area will be ideal.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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