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Opening in spring in Canary Wharf (next door to the floating Hawksmoor in Wood Wharf), a new ultra-sustainable restaurant from the team behind Fallow in St James's. Expect nose-to-tail eating, including a mixed grill of venison (it is named after a native breed of deer) along with vegetables grown on-site using an 'aeroponic' green wall.

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Five Park Drive, Wood Wharf, London, E14 9GG

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Paul F
Arrived early and moved my reservation. Sat...
Reviewed 1 months, 2 days ago

"Arrived early and moved my reservation. Sat at the chefs counter so I could watch them work. I placed myself on mains and desserts side of the counter. Staff were very welcoming and the front of house staff genuinely interested in chatting to me as I was a single diner. The options are snacks, small plates and large dishes. I decided on one snack and four small plates as they interested me more than the larger plates, plus I could try more. Drink was a home made quite gentle ginger beer. I had the breaded mushrooms followed by octopus skewer, cuttlefish toast, snail vindaloo and sea bass credo. All the individual dishes were beautifully presented and exceptional flavours For dessert I had two (naturally) one amazing caramelised Banana parfait then their sensational take on a lemon verbena fruit Eton mess. Hard to pick a favourite as all were frankly superb! Well worth the trip. I can see michelin being interested soon! Exceptionally clean unisex toilets and great interactive staff Only minor criticism If you are going to have a chefs counter, talk to the customers even a little."

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What the Newspaper Critics are saying

Evening Standard

Jimi Famurewa delivered the first verdict on the “unfathomably huge” Canary Wharf follow-up to St James’s Market hit Fallow, and it’s a certified thumbs-up: “Roe is both big and clever,” he declared, “one of the defining, gravity-defying openings of the year.”

The sheer size of the place, he says, is “difficult to overstate” – officially 500 covers plus an outdoor terrace – while the fit-out is “the confirmatory Ferrari on the driveway” that fuels hospitality industry speculation about
the business’s accounts.

Triumphant dishes include a “polyphonic riot of pork scratching-strewn cuttlefish toast”; “mint sauce-doused lamb ribs so succulent and yielding they practically fell off the bone under nothing but a hard stare”; and “the deranged brilliance of a flavoursome, puffed flatbread heaped in barrelling, richly spiced pork and snail vindaloo.”

While the Fallow/Roe founders Jack Croft and Will Murray emphasise the sustainability of their cooking, Jimi is more impressed by their “high-low, quintessentially British approach that is classical in sensibility but irreverent in spirit”.

Jimi Famurewa - 2024-05-19

The Guardian

Grace Dent was won over by this new 500-cover operation in Canary Wharf that “is bigger than some former Soviet-era Russian states”, she said, but still manages to hit the gastronomic high notes with a menu that “dances rather daintily and deftly between ‘pub grub’, ‘fever dream’ and ‘Noma’”. 

A “marginally less edgy version of Fallow”, its Mayfair parent, Roe specialises in “massive, assertive flavours” that suit its “football pitch” scale, prepared with “geeky precision” in a “heavily populated open kitchen”.

The menu of “crowdpleasers cooked as you’ve never seen them before” ranges from 35-day dry-aged steak with XO mushroom sauce and burger containing both beef and venison, to pillowy flatbreads with various toppings, “rather terrifying-sounding snail vindaloo with mint yoghurt” and a baked potato dish that Grace vowed to eat every time she returns. 

Grace Dent - 2024-06-02
Five Park Drive, Wood Wharf, London, E14 9GG
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10:30 pm

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