Nicolas Mori General Manager

Since arriving in London after completion of his formal hospitality training Nicolas has worked in a number of recognisable establishments. From the fine dining, Michelin starred restaurants of Rhodes W1 and Gordon Ramsay to being part of the opening team of Chiswell Street Dining Rooms within the Montcalm 5*. Nicolas has worked his way through the ranks and brings a wealth of experience to The Pearson Room.

Tim Tolley Head Chef

Head Chef Tim Tolley is inspired by fresh and local produce, creating initiatives flavours through simple cooking. His focus is to create a well balance menu that is full of flavours. Tim trained in the US and has worked as head chef at Vong by Jean Georges in New York and London, and Plateau (D&D Restaurants), and has most recently been consulting on new openings across Central London.

We love hearing about people's experiences at the Pearson Room, below are a few customer & press reviews we've received over the last year.

City AM
15th July 2013

'[The chef]... brings his talents to bear in creating delicious libations including the lychee and honey cress martini and chilli vanilla bubbles'

Canary Wharf Magazine
30th May 2013

'The eclectic menu is wonderful - fresh, vibrant and unpretentious.'

Your Docklands & City
17th June 2013

'The Pearson Room offers a proposition that is difficult not to love.'

Mr Hyde
9th August 2013

'Pleasing aesthetics, an impressive range of cocktails…served alongside ann equally impressive set of dishes'

Hot Dinners
11th June 2013

'The Pearson Room was impressive, and we thought that it had the perfect balance of informality, intimacy, vibrancy and playfulness.'

Square Meal Lifestyle
26th June 2013

'The team behind this stylish newcomer have a stellar collective CV and it shows.'

Bon Vivant
19th July 2013

'The Pearson Room offers a solid and dependable choice with enough style and flair to ensure that it’s not just a good restaurant and bar for Canary Wharf, but a great new addition to London'
17th June 2013

'Boasting an eclectic menu and an extensive cocktail list designed to impress classic as well as creative tastes, The Pearson Room will wine and dine you in style.'

26th June 2013

'The Pearson Room has a big-hitting, amazingly good value wine list…The space is eclectic…the service is the perfect mix of chatty and informative.'

Cherie City
1st July 2013

'A fabulous new addition to Canary Wharf’s Canada Square…Not only are the food and cocktails exceptionally good, but the relaxed atmosphere and wonderful staff make it perfect for a sociable night out.'

NOV 2013

'Named for Canadian Nobel Prize winner Lester B, the restaurant and bar's cocktail menu documents his life in drinks... The history might be lost on me, but the cocktails weren't - they are excellent.'

The Wharf
April 2014

'The new brooms of chef Tim Tolley and manager Nicolas Mori have brought a touch of daintiness, faultless service and a preference for quality over quantity. 5 stars.'

Square Meal
April 2014

'Swift and friendly service and a menu of  burgers, salt beef sandwiches, wings and steaks is downtown cool which make this smart-casual financial district restaurant one to bank on.'

My London Lifestyle
March 2014

'The staff are friendly, warm and professional and this no fuss dining is perfect for those venturing in to the city wanting large friendly get togethers with drinks and food choices to please all any night of the week.'

Blue Tomato
November 2013

'The Pearson Room is absolutely Canary Wharf’s hidden gem. It’s casual, yet sophisticated with a relaxing vibe and a cocktail list that would rock any businessperson’s world. The Pearson Room is ideal for those long lunches or the after-work cocktails with the added bonus of an amazing view.'