Plateau Restaurant

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3051 Reviews
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£26 to £40
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Contemporary French
Plateau serves spectacular modern French dishes high about Canary Wharf. This is a place to impress, mixing expertly-crafted show-stopping menus with a contemporary twist. Top tip: Don't miss the desserts.

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Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 3:00PM 6:00PM - 7:00PM

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
8.3

Plateau is an upscale fine dining restaurant in Canada Place with a nice view over the main square and flawless modern French cuisine.

Ratings 8.0-8.5:The best way to think about restaurants in the low to mid 8′s is that these are the places you would absolutely go back to, anytime. These restaurants are ones that you want to bring a friend to, just so they can also experience the duck carnitas, or burger, or whatever dish the place is known for.
What 3051 People Are Saying
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PE
London
80 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Have not been at the restaurant for a few years and were delighted to find the quality of food was at the very high standard we remembered from our last visit. The service was outstanding with very friendly service and also knowledgeable.. Will be returning asap

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BH
London
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 1

Not as good as I remember from previous visits. Limited menu, noisy from gym next door, no staff on front desk or behind bar when we arrived.

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n
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

surprisingly good food. just a bit noisy. more for casual after-work chill out or work meal. not ideal for dating

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SS
London
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Marvellous new chef (I gather he was at Le Pont de la Tour previously). Food delicious and beautifully presented, charming attentive service (The Sommelier is a delight). Well done D & D!!

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L
Brighton
43 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Food is OK but nothing extraordinary... Priority is on the look rather than the taste!
Reasonably priced 3 course set menu for early evening dinner.

Typical atmosphere of a big open room restaurant with a business atmosphere and nice views over Canada Square.

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Nottingham
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A nice romantic dine-in for two.

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CJ
London
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely setting, great staff from reception to the service, and not to mention delicious food .

I’ve actually been before but it was so long ago I had forgotten. I will return soon as the lovely receptionist said on leaving.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Shocking service in this restaurant, ordered two fillet steaks first they are the size of a postage stamp second both cooked in correctly. Asked for medium well came medium rare sent it back after 10 mins came back like a piece of charcoal. Sat for ten minutes with empty glasses had to ask waiter to refill the wine from our bottle, coffee ordered after ten mins had to chase and then to add insult to injury they made me wait 20 mins to pay! And even asking for service to be removed nobody asked if everything was ok!! Will never return appalling!

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KM
London
4 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Restaurant was pretty empty in the lunch time, which was good. Food was ok but had higher expectations for the price. Beautiful presentation. Slow service even though place was empty-ish.
Amazing chocolate cake though!

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MP
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Pleasant Mother’s Day lunch. Beef and lamb was very good just a little on the cool side when served. Fabulous space with spectacular views. Very friendly staff.

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J
London
7 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Very average. Quite expensive

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OT
London
16 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A really great place, although I found it a little hard to find, I think if it says Above Waitrose, it would make it easier to find, apart from that very nice food, presented in a nice way by polite and helpful staff

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b
London
6 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Certainly living on past reputation. This used to be one of my favourite restaurants in London. Nothing special and bland tasting. I never usually need to add salt and pepper. Big disappointment we even skipped dessert.

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JP
London
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

A lovely date night.
Although 2 courses for £25 quickly turned into an £85 bill with a couple of cocktails, bottled water and 2 side dishes. So just be prepared if you’re looking for a meal in a budget.

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FS
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best pork belly dish I've had.

Staff were extremely friendly and importantly they presented a cake for my dad's birthday.

Much appreciated!

Highly recommended

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MK
London
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Last minute booking. Great service, good ambience and good food. Would highly recommend

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NP
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely evening, the food & service were both great.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I like the environment and the food! Service is excellent. I booked the table for our anniversary. It is a casual lunch as we have just celebrated Valentine day yesterday.
We are very impressed when the stuff brought out a cake with the words “happy anniversary”. They really read the detail of my booking as I did my booking this morning never expecting anything from this restaurant.

Thank you for make our day special!!!!!! We will definitely come back again!

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PR
Los Angeles
35 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Nice to have no music. Menu small but well presented and nicely cooked. Expensive relative to other options. Interesting that the Plateau Brazzerie was full whilst the Plateau had plenty of space!

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AB
London
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely time - great service and food / drinks were stunning. Best espresso Martini’s in town!

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E
London
28 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first visit to Plateau, we booked this spontaneously and so pleased we did, the food, service ambience was simply fabulous. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who appreciates exceptional good food and excellent service

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PD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Lovely evening spent at Plateau on Wednesday 30th January, service and food were excellent and as with all good evenings the time just flew and it was almost closing time by the time we left.

Great views out to Canary Wharf, will certainly be back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing venue, great food, excellent view, friendly staff and the total cost wasn’t bad that either, would definitely go back again

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F
London
136 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Located on the fourth floor, Plateau restaurant offers views of the surrounding towers. The food is delicious with smooth service and smart dining room.

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SO
London
107 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great service, tasty food!

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A
London
14 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Decent food and very good value for money Lunch menu.

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v
London
32 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Plateau was on good form and the Evening Standard menu very good value. Pleasant, attentive staff.

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GP
London
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Very reasonable price for food and drinks, and generally a very pleasant atmosphere.

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DA
London
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful staff. Food was served on time and the variety was super

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LS
Essex
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New Years Eve dining.
Food was delicious, couldn’t fault it or the service! Can’t recommend it enough.

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HG
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Expensive as hell but...its better than a mcdonalds

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Aberdeen
3 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Family reunion

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Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice and relaxed yet very professional service

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P
London
12 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

My 3rd visit and unfortunately the service was really poor, hopefully it was just a bad day. The usual ambience of the previous visits was also missing. Possibly just because it was close to Christmas but really it should have been better.

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h
London
20 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Had a lovely experience as usual. The staff here are always amazingly welcome and friendly. Great ambience, great food and amazing views. Love the ever changing vegetarian menu too. The chestnut parfait dessert was like nothing I've tasted before!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was very kind and thoughtful. We got some good advice re food. The ambience is nice, a nice view over Canada Square. Food is simple and delicious. A nice place for evening dining.

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RP
London
6 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Service was excellent but food was too highly priced for what we got ...example 3 small pieces of venison ( over cooked) for £25 ...not happy!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Romantic Night, this Restraunt is one of my favourites. Recommend the set menu, but to be honest all food and wine looks good. Expensive but it very good food and service, so worth it.

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NH
London
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 2ambience 2

Bar staff really did not seem interested in getting on with working. Food was nice but insufficient. The staff could have made a better effort but really were not bothered.

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M
London
13 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My only criticism is the lack of English wines on the wine list and (not the restaurant's fault) some rather annoying children on the next table - surely parents can take them to MacDonald's and not ruin everyone else's evening!

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