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Plateau

Restaurants, Contemporary European Canary Wharf
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Thomas Alexander
Thomas Alexander

Time Out says

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Please note that since this review was published, Jeremy Trehout has become head chef at Plateau. Time Out Food editors, December 2017

The aptly named Plateau sits on the fourth floor of Canada Place, with sensational views of Canary Wharf from its huge glass and metal façade. The interior aims to impress with iconic contemporary furniture – marble-topped white Eero Saarinen Tulip tables, matching chairs, and Arco floor lamps – but the restaurant isn’t just a designer showroom for the moneyed classes.

The beautifully presented cuisine is testament to the fact that head chef Allan Pickett takes his job very seriously, producing inspired dishes that pay more than lip service to the principle of seasonal eating. Pickett took on the role in 2010, seven years after Plateau first opened, and has maintained its high standards with the help of a very professional team – our waitress was charming and knowledgeable.

From the nicely priced menu du jour, we enjoyed a dazzlingly fresh starter of heritage tomatoes with basil cress and baby mozzarella. Fish mains saw wonderful sea trout paired with peas, broad beans and asparagus velouté, and equally tasty sea bream served on creamy mash with razor clams and roasted garlic cloves. A pastry-perfect peach tarte tatin with lavender ice-cream proved that lavender can taste as good as it smells.

Plateau says
Plateau sits atop Canada Place opposite One Canada Square tower in Canary Wharf and offers a view like no other in London. Enjoy contemporary French food or an informal grill in the elegant restaurant, try our seasonal cocktails in the bar or relax on one of the two outdoor terraces.

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Address: Canada Place
London
E14 5ER
Transport: Tube: Canary Wharf
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