At Giant Robot, the people behind Dinerama have done a great job of bringing Shoreditch cool to the Docklands. There’s a short but sweet list of vendors, like fried chicken crew Thunderbird and bao specialists Yum Bun, as well as solid drinks and a big bar area. It’s an excellent spot to visit for a casual post-work dinner and drinks, especially if you work nearby.
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Burger And Beyond
Burger and Beyond in Camden, Shoreditch and Canary Wharf do some of the best double patties in London.
Bokan is a chilled bar you’d be happy to stumble upon anywhere, except it happens to be 37 floors up a skyscraper in the Docklands.
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Duck & Waffle Local
Duck and Waffle’s second location doesn’t have spectacular views, nor is it open 24 hours, but it’s a solid low risk option in Piccadilly.
Dirty Bones Carnaby
Dirty Bones is a New York influenced restaurant serving mostly mediocre American dishes, but the lamb topped fries are its saving grace.
Chick ‘n’ Sours
The newer Covent Garden location of fried chicken specialists Chick ‘n’ Sours comes complete with a cool basement and plenty of space.
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Gunpowder is a simply designed little restaurant off Commercial Street serving extremely inventive takes on Indian food that will blow your mind.
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