Hawksmoor have had a ‘good’ lockdown, lauded for their DIY boxes and generally muddling through despite having their six restaurants shuttered for the best part of a year. That success is set to pay dividends now with the opening of their seventh incarnation; Hawksmoor Wood Wharf. Floaty Hawksmoor.
The new opening is a little different; it’ll be bobbing in a dock in Canary Wharf and only sea legs and a few months stand between you and a slap-up meal onboard this floating extravaganza.
The brand new Hawksmoor will also be one of London’s most eco-friendly restaurants, made from sustainably sourced timber decking and aluminium ‘extracted from hydro sources’.
The floating pavilion will also have a roof garden, literally, as the entire top will be planted with wildflowers and grasses, which is hoped will encourage loca insects and bees.
The floating pavilion will also have a roof garden, literally...
Energy for the venue will come from Canary Wharf’s Combined Heat and Power network, which should reduce the environmental impact of the meat heavy restaurant.
The space will be Hawksmoor’s biggest yet, spread over three levels, the ambitious 150 cover restaurant will also feature a 120 cover bar and, a first for Hawksmoor, outdoor space for eating and drinking.
All we can say is, count us in! We'll fetch the sou'westers...
According to Hawksmoor themselves “We are putting the pandemic and all that came with it behind us, and looking forward to a better future for our restaurants, the people who work in them, our suppliers and for London.
“We are dreaming up new dishes for the menu, hatching plans for a big bustling bar with a brand new cocktail list, and thinking about outdoor dining for the first time ever. We will soon be talking to the wonderful people who work here about promotions and opportunities. We’re thinking about how to throw the best, most exciting soft launch yet…”
All we can say is, count us in! We’ll fetch the sou’westers…