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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Plateau is an upscale fine dining restaurant in Canada Place with a nice view over the main square and flawless modern French cuisine.
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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You go to Meat Mission when you want a strong drink and something filthy, delicious and burger-related to eat in Shoreditch.
The Colony Grill Room
The Colony Grill Room in Mayfair is a brasserie inside The Beaumont Hotel, serving everything from hot dogs to whole lobsters.
Two Lights is the Shoreditch restaurant an algorithm might design. It doesn’t quite add up, but, if you use it in the right way, it’s a good bet.
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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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