May 2019: we've checked this list and still think that everywhere on it – from buzzy Indian Chai Ki to expense-account favourite Roka or lunch hotspot Giant Robot – is worthy of inclusion. And we've gone ahead and updated some of our dish suggestions, too.
Canary Wharf is getting glitzier by the day. You can head to E14 for more than just a business meeting – the steakhouses built for buttering-up clients are still there, but now there's a grungy rooftop street food park in among all the skyscrapers, and an urban farm, and a restaurant serving one of the city's best dishes. If you're in the area, or you're about to be – here are 14 restaurants worthy of that long lunch.