Who would have thought that right in the middle of chaotic Canary Wharf, you could find a peaceful and relaxing place to eat? Well, that was the challenge set by the team at Plateau, and they have achieved it. Located on the fourth floor, with stunning views over Canada Place, the large glass walls create an immediate sensation of space and calm.
Plateau has two dining rooms – the relaxed atmosphere of the bar and grill and the restaurant with its elegant designer furniture. On both sides, the service is very professional and tables are well spaced-out to insure that your conversation remains private.
So what about the food? In the bar and grill, you will be served classics like a ham and pea soup with fresh goats curd, Billingsgate fish pie, aged beef burgers and granny-smith apple crumble. All well done, tasty, fresh and at a reasonable price.
In the restaurant, seasonal recipes are more elaborate, with a much greater focus on flavour and ingredients. The English asparagus velouté and confit Berkshire pork belly are particularly good. Portion sizes are balanced and the food tastes as good as it looks. The desserts, like the organic lemon posset are very good too. Sometimes there is even a trolley service which will make you wish you could have a taste of everything.
If the occasion allows for it, have a look at the wine list. The sommelier will help you find your way through the selection of over 250 wines. Though, suggestions are also given on the menus to help you pair wines with meals.