Eating & Drinking
The Best Restaurants in Canary Wharf for Celebrating Father’s Day
Eating together is the hallmark of a good celebration, whether you fancy a fine dining experience or a hearty burger and fries. Across Canary Wharf there are special offers and experiences to be had when it comes to food and drink. Here are our top picks for Father’s Day celebrations.
Sunday lunch at Humble Grape
For the classic Father’s Day celebration, what could be better than a superb Sunday lunch? The good people at Humble Grape know what they’re doing when it comes to roast potatoes and Yorkshire puds, and for Father’s Day they are adding an extra treat. This waterfront wine bar combines a fabulous view with a feast for the senses, and on this particular occasion they’re giving every table of four or more a complimentary bottle of wine up to the value of £35. Cheers!
Fancy feast at The Ivy in the Park
The Ivy has a global reputation for excellence, and their Canada Square Park location is no exception. These people really know how to put on a show, and this Father’s Day they’re pulling all the stops out to serve up a fancy feast. Their special for the occasion includes an exquisite 8 oz dry-aged sirloin steak with green beans and a flambéed brandy and truffle sauce. It’s accompanied by their signature Double Jus Old Fashioned cocktail, expertly crafted with Maker’s Mark bourbon, 30&40 Double Jus, syrup and a touch of bitters. If you’re not sure you want to tuck in on the 18th itself, why not buy him a gift voucher and choose a date to suit?
Classic roast and whisky toast at M Restaurant
M Restaurants in the iconic Newfoundland building is known for keeping it classy, and boy have they got a treat in store. Think classic roast, whisky tasting and live funk and soul from 1.30pm, courtesy of their Soulful Sundays, all with riverside views. Served from 12pm onwards, you can choose from ethical roast beef sirloin, ‘Blixes Farm’ new season leg of lamb or shio koji marinated half roast chicken, all served with Wagyu fat roast potatoes, cauliflower cheese, carrots, Yorkshire pudding and unlimited gravy.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’re invited to enjoy limited edition whisky cocktails. Choose from:
- Father Figure, made with The Singleton 12 Year Old
- The sweet and sour Rocky Scotty Passion made with Johnnie Walker Black Label
- The extra special Truffle Old Fashioned made with Johnnie Walker Blue Label
Plus, dads will be treated to a miniature bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label to take home with them on the day.
Jazz vibes at Boisdale of Canary Wharf
For something super special, few things beat this two-floor restaurant overlooking Cabot Square. Boisdale of Canary Wharf is the place to go for jazz lunches, enjoying great music and views of the city skyline. For Father’s Day they have a Frank & Dean special, including a three-course Sunday roast with 18-hour slow roast dry-aged rib of beef, Yorkshire pudding, goose fat roast potatoes, heritage vegetables and red wine gravy. Tuck in whilst being serenaded by Stephen Triffitt and Mark Adams, the original cast members of The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas – the fastest-selling West End show of all time.
Brand new to Canary Wharf: Blacklock
Brand new to Canary Wharf, be amongst the first to experience the sumptuous stylings of Blacklock – an ode to the traditional London chophouse. Having started in Soho, the brand is a foodie favourite and their Canary Wharf location promises all-new, never-before-seen dishes. It’s unpretentious and ultra tasty. Tuck in!
Mediterranean mezze at Gallio
Channel the warmth and conviviality of the Med in a family feast at Gallio. Known for their excellent hummus, pizza, and of course, Sangria, they have prepared a set Father’s Day menu including a mezze plate to start followed by your choice of pizza, wrap or their signature bowl food. It’s complete with a refreshing drink of your choice. If you fancy adding dessert, we think you should give the gelato a go!