London Kitchen & Grill
With a stunning outdoor terrace looking out over London's Docklands, Docksider at Aloft London Excel is a great value, contemporary eatery with a custom-built live grill and a mouth-watering menu to suit all tastes. From bites to burgers and salads to soups, there’s something for every palate at the premier Docklands restaurant.
Whether you fancy a hearty breakfast, a lazy lunch or a relaxed and informal dinner, our fresh new menu is simply bursting with choice and features light salads, fun sharing platters and sizzling meat and seafood straight from the grill. Plus, if you’re staying at Aloft and you fancy a cosy night in, simply order room service with Dockside Delivers and we’ll deliver your food straight to your door!
Docksider Kitchen & Bar
From succulent grills and burgers to delicious desserts, the Docksider menu has something for everyone. A popular destination for people visiting London ExCeL and the Royal Victoria Docks, Docksider restaurant offers quality food and terrific value for money. With our regular special offers, Starwood Preferred Guest Program (SGP) discounts and complimentary meals for kids, eating out doesn’t have to break the bank!
Whether you’re in the mood for a full English breakfast or a leisurely evening meal, Docksider is the obvious choice. On the menu there are generous sharing platters of cured Italian meats, as well as mixed seafood including smoked salmon, mackerel pate and cod fritters served with grilled ciabatta. Diners can build their own burgers, choosing between brioche or pretzel buns, a beef or chicken filling and a host of sauces and toppings. The awesome live grill, custom built for Docksider, is used to cook seafood and steaks to perfection.
The contemporary bar at Docksider London boasts a range of bottled beers, including pale ales, and a concise wine list, with a fantastic cocktail selection too. Classic desserts including Eton Mess and warm chocolate fudge brownie are on the menu, and there’s a whole host of tantalising side dishes including creamy chive mashed potato, buttered spinach and homemade French fries just waiting to be experienced.
• Roasted plum tomato and basil soup (V)
• Warm goat’s cheese salad, served with grilled vegetables, red pepper coulis, roasted garlic and rocket pesto (V)
• Surrey Farm beef carpaccio
• Bavette steak, served with peppercorn sauce and French fries
• Scottish salmon fillet, served with tomato reduction and crushed potato
• Mushroom risotto, served with rocket salad, parmesan and truffle oil (V)
• Mixed seasonal berry Eton mess
• Warm chocolate fudge brownie with chantilly cream
• Raspberry crème brûlée
2 or 3 Course Dinner Menu for Groups, from £25.50
The more the merrier at Aloft ExCeL! With our special group dinner menu discount, groups of 10 diners or more can enjoy a delicious two course meal for just £25.50, or a three course meal for only £29.50. You can also add a side dish to complete your meal for just £3.
2 Course Express Lunch, from £16.50
If you’re looking for lunch destinations near the ExCeL centre, there’s no better place to grab a bite to eat than Docksider restaurant. Pop in during lunch opening hours and enjoy a leek and potato soup starter, followed by salmon pomodoro with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella, basil spinach and crushed potatoes for just £16.60 with our two course express lunch offer.
Kids under 5 eat for free!
On a day out with the family and looking for somewhere to eat? Pop along to Docksider, the London ExCeL restaurant where kids under five eat for free! Our children’s menu features a range of delicious meals and healthy options designed for young diners, and kids of five and under enjoy a complimentary meal from the children's menu when a main dish is purchased from the á la carte menu.
Quality & Sustainability
Our chefs are committed to serving delicious food inspired by our British heritage. We focus on preferred catching and rearing techniques for all fish and meat; feel free to ask to speak to one of the chefs if you have any questions about the provenance of your food.
Food allergies & intolerences
Our products are made with ingredients that contain allergens. Please speak to our staff about your requirements before ordering.
There are some vegetarian options on the a la carte menu, including caprese salad, goats cheese salad and tomato soup and wild mushroom risotto. Please also note that the grilled lemon and thyme marinated chicken is halal certified. If you would like to know more about what options are available, please let us know.
With our Docksider Delivery service, we can deliver your order directly to your room at Aloft ExCeL for just £2.50 per order. All food is delivered in a takeaway box, and all of the dishes that appear on our ordering app can be delivered to your room. To browse our menus and order for delivery, please visit our app by clicking here.