Hawksmoor’s never been a place to go for ground beef.
And now, they’re one-upping that by opening a floating restaurant.
It’s going to be in Canary Wharf – or rather, it’s going to be in the water next to the docks at Wood Wharf. And it’s going to be huge. This will be Hawksmoor’s biggest venue yet (and there are half a dozen others in London alone) so it’s something of a big deal.
The floating, beefy palace will be three stories tall, and will be scratch-made from sustainably sourced timber decking & aluminium extracted from hydro-electric sources (it requires a lot of power to make). The green stuff doesn’t end there, either – the roof is going to be covered in grass and wildflowers specifically for their carbon capture value, and it’s going to draw all of its power from the Canary Wharf’s Combined Heat and Power network, (which is basically a crazily efficient contained grid).
Sitting alongside the gargantuan venue there’s also going to be riverside seating, making this the first Hawksmoor venue to have outdoor dining. All told, there will be space for a colossal 150 diners, and the cocktail bar will be almost as big, seating 120 steak-addled punters. The menu’s being worked on right now, but they’re promising a whole lot of all-new dishes & drinks.
Kicking it all off, they’re also promising the “best, most exciting soft launch yet”, which sounds extremely tempting. In fact, there’ll probably be boatloads of people lining up for it…
NOTE: Want to be one of those people? Hawksmoor Canary Wharf is set to open sometime this winter, and you can sign up for info on the soft launch right HERE.
Hawksmoor Canary Wharf | 1 Water Street, E14 5GX
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