At Giant Robot, the people behind Dinerama have done a great job of bringing Shoreditch cool to the Docklands. There’s a short but sweet list of vendors, like fried chicken crew Thunderbird and bao specialists Yum Bun, as well as solid drinks and a big bar area. It’s an excellent spot to visit for a casual post-work dinner and drinks, especially if you work nearby.
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Bokan is a chilled bar you’d be happy to stumble upon anywhere, except it happens to be 37 floors up a skyscraper in the Docklands.
Plateau is an upscale fine dining restaurant in Canada Place with a nice view over the main square and flawless modern French cuisine.
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Dirty Bones Carnaby
Dirty Bones is a New York influenced restaurant serving mostly mediocre American dishes, but the lamb topped fries are its saving grace.
The Colony Grill Room
The Colony Grill Room in Mayfair is a brasserie inside The Beaumont Hotel, serving everything from hot dogs to whole lobsters.
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck and Waffle’s second location doesn’t have spectacular views, nor is it open 24 hours, but it’s a solid low risk option in Piccadilly.
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Gunpowder is a simply designed little restaurant off Commercial Street serving extremely inventive takes on Indian food that will blow your mind.
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