Roka - Canary Wharf

Roka - Canary Wharf

| East London

International Japanese restaurant Roka’s first London opening in Charlotte Street was a huge hit, and this second London restaurant is at the Churchill Place Mall. It includes a Sochu lounge and is the first Roka to feature a Robata chef’s table. According to owner Rainer Becker, the new Roka's design is 'like a baby Zuma'. Yoshi Muranka is head chef.

Restaurant details

4 Park Pavilion, 40 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5FW
Nearest station: Canary Wharf
Telephone number: 020 7636 5228
More info: 
  • Bar area
  • Chef's table


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4 Park Pavilion, 40 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5FW


Critic reviews - total score 7 out of 10

Critics' score: 8.5
Timothy Barber City AM
Reviewed on January 26, 2010
"Our opening dish – sea bass sashimi, thin strips curled on top of a row of miniscule baby asparagus and drizzled in a gentle citrus sauce – was so good I wanted to stand up and hug the person at the next table." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Giles Coren Times
Reviewed by January 02, 2010
"The Japanory food was very well executed, the fish impeccable, the presentation faultless and the pricing pretty keen." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6
Charmaine Mok Time Out
Reviewed on November 26, 2009
"While service was stoic (we patiently listened to the ‘can I talk you through the Roka concept?’ spiel), we had few quibbles about our dishes – all were competently prepared, and outstanding in presentation." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 4
David Sexton Evening Standard
Reviewed on November 26, 2009
"At Roka, the food is better quality, more adventurous and authentic, and prepared from much more expensive ingredients. You get fair value for money from the entertainment experience as a whole too. Still, I’d just as soon go to [Wagamama]. READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Lisa Ellwood View London
Reviewed on November 09, 2009
"From the superlative service to the impeccable cuisine, Roka’s famed attention to detail certainly hasn’t been compromised at its second location in the capital." READ REVIEW