Hawksmoor to Blacklock: Canary Wharf's five of the best Sunday roasts

We’ve rounded up some of the best spots around Canary Wharf for a cracking Sunday feast.
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Who doesn’t love a Sunday roast? A heaving plate of juicy meat (or veg, for those who are so inclined) drowned in gravy and accompanied by perfectly crispy roast potatoes, a giant Yorkshire pudding, and a glass of red wine or two.

Most people have their favourite local spot to tuck into a delicious meal with family and friends.

But for those looking for some new inspiration we’ve rounded up some of the best spots around Canary Wharf for a cracking Sunday feast.

Sunday lunch at HawksmoorSunday lunch at Hawksmoor
Sunday lunch at Hawksmoor

Hawksmoor

1 Water St, London E14 5GX

Housed in an eco-friendly floating pavilion in the riverside neighbourhood of Wood Wharf, you’ll find Hawksmoor.

Large joints of meat are roasted over an open fire before being finished in the oven in a technique inspired by historic roasting practices. They’re then served up alongside beef dripping roast potatoes, all the trimmings and Hawksmoor’s legendary bone marrow gravy. Heaven. 

It's not as expensive as you think with slow roast rump beef, with vegetables and all the trimmings priced at £27. Make sure to book early.

No35 MacKenzie Walk

29-35 Mackenzie Walk, Canary Wharf, E14 4PH

No35 Mackenzie Walk is a lively spot renowned for its seasonal serves and sustainable plates.

Its Sunday lunch menu includes free-range chicken and 28-day aged topside of beef, it also serves lamb steak and a sweet potato roast too.

Enjoy the views of the south-facing spacious waterside terrace while spending quality time with family and friends.

Sunday lunch at Pergola on the WharfSunday lunch at Pergola on the Wharf
Sunday lunch at Pergola on the Wharf

Pergola on the Wharf

Upper Level 1, Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf, E14 5AR

Amble through the roof gardens of Crossrail Place and you will discover Pergola on the Wharf; a botanical haven for fine food with a sunny interior and walls adorned with real ferns, flowers and vines.

On the Sunday lunch menu there are four options: cornfed Norfolk chicken, dry aged rump beef, Cumbrian pork belly and a nut roast, served alongside delicious sides including rosemary roast potatoes, pigs in blankets and baked cauliflower cheese.

Blacklock

5 Frobisher Passage, London, E14 4EE

Nestled in a standalone warehouse under the railway tracks in the North Dock, you’ll find the chic steakhouse Blacklock.

For Sunday lunch you can choose from the 55 day aged beef rump, 28 day aged lamb leg, the 21 day aged pork loin and for vegetarians the celeriac roast.

Served with Yorkshire pudding, duck fat-roast potatoes, a selection of seasonal vegetables and an unsparing amount of Blacklock Gravy for under £25 it’s a good bargain.

The Henry Addington

22-28 Mackenzie Walk, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4PH

Where better to go for a Sunday roast than to a typical British pub? Located in the heart of London’s Docklands, The Henry Addington serves up classic pub food alongside the finest cask ales. 

Here you can take your pick from its selection of perfectly cooked meats including the 21-day aged roast beef, tender roast chicken, succulent slow-cooked pork belly, and not forgetting the plant-based goodness of its vegetarian walnut and almond nut roast. You can book here.