Canary Wharf – One of London’s Best Kept Tourist Secrets

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When you think of Canary Wharf it might just be the tall structures, the business orientated environment and not much else. The thing is, There’s an abundance of things to do and see in this part of London. Yes its known as a business hub but there’s so much more. Let’s find out what’s going on down in Canary Wharf.

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Located under the giant skyscrapers of Canary Wharf is a land of opportunity, a place to experience and a place to enjoy. Canary Wharf isn’t just there for banks and other organisations, it’s a place for locals and tourists to have fun, kick back and less the stress seep away. There are many bars, restaurants and other interesting parts of this busy part of London for everyone to discover.

One of the most contemporary eateries to visit while in town is called Plateau. Situated in the Canada Place building with unrivalled views of the city and Canary Wharf in general.  If you’re after modern design and a fresh feel, the interior definitely captures the mind. The decor doesn’t just capture the mind. Inspired by Allan Pickett the head chef, you’ll be left satisfied with a number of dishes available. Since the head chef took over the restaurant in late 2010, it has transformed into one of the best restaurants in the area so it’s worth stopping by while in town.

Another great restaurant to visit while in this part of London is the Iberica. This is the place to go if you fancy proper Spanish Tapas. The layout and feel of the restaurant fits in well with the towers of Canary Wharf. Tapas, wines and sherries are all here in abundance.

Built over 200 years ago to house a number of products like coffee rum, the museum of London Docks conveys the life of the Thames. the port and how it became a thriving hub for the people that stayed there. Trace the history of this area from Roman times all the way through to the modern day of Canary Wharf.

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Think that Canary Wharf is just skyscrapers and not much else? Well venture over to the Crossrail Place Roof Garden. Here you’ll find an indoor variety of plants and well-kept gardens. This attraction also has a performance base where you can take in music, drama or even political talks.

While in town, there are a number of places to stay in Canary Wharf. We suggest serviced apartments where you have the opportunity to live like a Londoner during your time here.