Restaurants, Contemporary European Canary Wharf
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This review is from 2013, please note that Jeremy Trehout is now head chef at Plateau – Time Out Food & Drink team, 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.

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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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Venue name: Plateau
Address: Canada Place
E14 5ER
Opening hours: Bar & grill Meals served noon-10.30pm Mon-Sat. Main courses £12-£22. Set meal £15 2 courses, £18 3 courses.Restaurant Lunch served noon-3pm Mon-Fri. Dinner served 6-10pm Mon-Sat
Transport: Tube: Canary Wharf
Price: Main courses £14-£29.50. Set meal £22 2 courses, £25 3 courses
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I often meet and entertain clients at Plateau, for me it is one of the iconic restaurants of Canary Wharf, with it's glass facade and steel contemporary structure, so emblematic of Wharf style and living. Fabulous views of Canary wharf itself and the surrounding Skyline. Try the whole seabass, fennel and salsa verde £18.00. Staff are always welcoming and pleasant with a varied seasonal menu. 

As far as I'm concerned, Timeout couldn't have got it more wrong. Dinner there last night was a five star experience. The staff were wonderfully attentive without ever being over bearing or over familiar. The food was amazing. We had wine with every course and give what we paid all up, consider it to be good value. Very happy.

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