Pearson Room

Restaurants Canary Wharf
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The Pearson Room brings a 120-cover dining room to the Reebok Sports Club at Canary Wharf. Head chef Vagner Matos and general manager Johnny Gonzalez, both formerly of Shoreditch House and Cecconi's, are overseeing a menu of sharing plates and charcoal-grilled dishes. There's also a 70-seat bar (open from lunch until late) offering wine and cocktails, with input from sommelier Sunaina Sethi (from Indian restaurant Trishna) and the team behind the Worship Street Whistling Shop.

The Pearson Room opens on 20 May,.


Venue name: Pearson Room
Address: 16-19 Canada Square
E14 5ER
Opening hours: Open 7am-midnight Mon-Fri; 10am-midnight Sat; Closed Sun
Transport: Tube: Canary Wharf tube/DLR
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4.5 / 5

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First time here and I was pleasantly surprised! Just located above Waitrose on the second floor this is a bar and restaurant. I love the open bar space of the bar, always good for after school drinks. We actually went for dinner and we're seated in the restaurant. Service was friendly and welcoming. The wings, were amazing, one of the best I have ever had. The burger I had for main, was only mediocre. We were on a 25 percent off deal, but think outside this deal, this place is quite pricey. The ambience is nice though and at the money you can overlook the ice skating, which is something a bit different. Top Tip- have the wings, they have an amazing buffalo kick!

The Londonette

The drinks menu is vast but broken down well into easy sections if you know the type of drink you want and the wine list has a good selection from cheap to expensive with a good amount by the glass. The menu is a great mix of Dalson-esque dirty food like their Mac ‘n Cheese with pork cheek and maple bacon while also having some more delicate dishes (not scrimping on flavour though at all!) like the two we had for our starters… Huevos Rojos (broken fried duck egg, pardon peppers, grilled prawns, chorizo, garlic potatoes) and the Asian spiced chicken wings (with toasted sesame, ginger, soy glaze and grilled spring onions). Both were amazing and great for sharing (a concept they encourage at The Pearson Room). For our main courses we chose to share the Burger which came perfectly cooked and packed with flavour with special sauce and tobacco onions not to mention a generous helping of crisp fries and mini onion rings and then of course the Mac ‘n Cheese – being American I sometimes feel it is my duty to taste test such things on a menu! Finally, after a great meal (they also bring a selection of 3 different breads to the table after you order by the way) and some good wine, we decided to see what pudding was on offer. I can’t say much about the rest of the selection as they had a Chocolate fondant with peanut butter ice cream and that was all I seemed to see. It did not disappoint. We were offered the sorbet selection to try on the house (and a steal at just £1.25 per scoop). Should you go? Absolutely.

Colin Griffin

My partner and I decided to try the newly opened 'The Pearson Room' restaurant and cocktail bar, in Canary Wharf. The location was absolutely fantastic, a floor to ceiling view of Canary Wharfs most prestigious towering offices. We were both extremely impressed with the funky yet classy decor of the interior with perfect lighting and ambience. We were warmly greeted on arrival and shown to the slick cocktail bar which was a hive of buzzing activity. Friendly cocktail staff professionally prepared our chosen drinks with style. After our cocktails we were politely escorted to our table where we were introduced to our waitering team who were impeccable and attentive. Nothing went a miss and we were well looked after and provided with detailed descriptions of each course and catch of the day menu choices. I chose the Rib Eye steak as my main and I have to say, it was one of the bast I have ever tasted and cooked exactly how I asked for it. My partner chose Lamb Cutlets which were also cooked perfectly, full of flavour and with a beautiful aroma. We both had starters and deserts and could find no fault in any of the dishes, all were full of perfectly complementing flavours and aromas. The selected wines both red and white were well balanced and gorgeous, as too was the champagne! This is a great new venue for lunch or dinner coupled with a superb and stylish cocktail bar for entertaining. We can't wait to go back and spoil ourselves again! Colin Griffin