30 July 2014

The Pearson Roomone star

16-19 Canada Square, London E14 5ER

£46.00 International East India Dock, Millwall
Be the first to rate this restaurant Write Your Review
  • Wine: £19.00
  • Champagne: £52.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-12M Sat 10am-12M

Square Meal Review of The Pearson Room ?

Set within a glossy office and sports club complex in the heart of brightly-lit Canary Wharf, The Pearson Room could easily fool you into thinking that you were actually in Manhattan. Bare brick walls, low-hanging lights and stylishly shelved walls evoke loft conversion chic, while a menu of burgers, salt beef sandwiches, wings and steaks is downtown cool. We found veal and beef bone marrow meatballs richly flavoured yet delicately textured, though a seafood ‘chowder’ more of a thin and tasteless soup. The kitchen certainly knows what it’s doing with the burgers, though: a classic cheese and bacon number boasts a juicy, well-seasoned patty, generous toppings and a bun that can stand up to the pressure. A New York-style cheesecake or deep fried apple pie are appropriately American and decidedly decadent end notes. Swift and friendly service and a selection of sturdy cocktails make this smart-casual financial district restaurant one to bank on.

For a luxurious ride home after your meal, click here and save £20 off your first journey.

Click here to read our diners’ reviews, or write your own

Got a blog?

Add your blog review of The Pearson Room to Square Meal

Win fab prizes • Attract traffic to your blog • Add prestige to your blog Find out how

  1. From the creators of Marlyebone favourite, Trishna and the ever popular Bubbledogs, The Pearson Room has burst onto the scene along with several new restaurants hoping to strike it lucky in the wharf. Two visits and I’m afraid I’m not convinced. I was an ardent fan of the Reebok restaurant, it’s predecessor, from my not so long ago working days in the wharf. When I heard it had been replaced and with what, I just had to make a trip back and drag a few equally curious ex-colleagues with me too. However, shoddy service, forgotten drinks orders and a surprisingly under seasoned and over tomatoey Smoked Mozzarella & Purple Aubergine Parmigiana made it clear as day for me. I don’t want the Pearson Room. I want the Reebok back. I’d like my trio of fish with spicy pearl barley cous cous back and I’d like the ever helpful manager Jon Flower back. Old habits die hard I guess, but I won’t let this put me off checking out the group’s latest venture; Gymkhana. A tribute to the old gentlemens clubs in colonial India. The bar is already touted to be a real find...
    More from Mitziesbubble »

Head Chef Tim Tolley

The Pearson Room’s Chef -

Location of The Pearson Room

? Book online and earn 100 points

  • Main Restaurant

Diners at The Pearson Room also recommend...

The Pearson Room is included in the following Square Meal Selections

Please do not change this field Please do not change this field Please do not change this field