Canary Wharf accessibility

its a walkway flanked by tall buildings on both sides with people sitting out at tables. 'Sticks and Sushi' is one of the signs
Step free access most of the way with accessible loos

Canary Wharf is not an obvious place to go to for a Sunday brunch. After all it’s the business heartland of East London. However, if it is accessible restaurants with good transport links that you are aiming for – where you do not have to worry about getting in or asking about accessible loos, then it is a good place to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Firstly Canary Wharf is on the Jubilee Line, an accessible tube station. You can also go there by boat/ferry Thames Clippers. It might be a change usingĀ  water transport instead of bus or the tube. The only annoying thing about using this service is that the staff always ask if I have a mobility scooter recognition card, they cannot seem to be able to differentiate between a scooter and a wheelchair. But you get 50% off the fare with a Freedom Pass as does your companion. (remember to ask for it, they won’t tell you.) My bugbear with Canary Wharf is that the signage is not brilliant. I always get lost.

Thanes Clipper at the end of the pier with London Eye in the foreground and Big Ben and Houses of Parliament in the backgroud.
you can take the boat from the Southbank for a ride up the river.

There are many types of restaurants with cuisines from all over the world, American (Big Easy) to Chinese Dim Sum (Royal China), Indian (Chai Ki), Japanese (Roka), Italian (Carluccios), Carribean ( Boisdale) breakfast (Breakfast Club). These are just a few that have been personally tried. I have not found any independent restaurants yet, these are all chains.

After brunch or lunch, you can always visit the Crossway Place Roof Garden or visit the Museum of London Docklands. (warning that there is cobbled streets outside the museum) If you have a need for retail therapy, there are many many shops that you can find on the high street and some more exclusive shops. There is also the urban landscape that is quite spectacular in its own right, worth having a stroll.

 

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