With more and more restaurants now paying attention to their morning menu, it’s now extremely common for city-bound workers to meet for breakfast to kick start the working day. Whether you’re looking to impress a client, secure an important deal or simply in need of a out-of-office team bonding session, here are some of London’s best locations to talk business over breakfast.
1. Landmark London
London plays host to some of the most exclusive fine dining locations nationwide, offering an array of impressive locations for power breakfasts. If you’re looking for pure indulgence, why not opt for a unique breakfast location in one the capital’s leading luxury hotels, The Landmark London.
Set in a stunning Winter Garden, the Landmark’s breakfast serves everything from Danish pastries to traditional English breakfasts. With an eclectic mix of delicious options coupled with impeccable service, taking a seat in this prestigious hotel is guaranteed to deliver the wow factor – perfect if you’re looking to impress a prospective client or delve into some serious strategising.
2. Beigel Bake
Perfect for food on-the-go, Beigel Bake is one of the city’s most popular breakfast takeaway hotspots. Located down the fashionable Brick Lane, this is a great stop off if you don’t have time for a sit down meal but want to grab a quick bite with a colleague before work. With prompt, around the clock service, this is the perfect place to pick up breakfast during the morning rush hour, where you can take your pick from a range of delicious breakfast bagels at affordable prices.
3. The Riding House Cafe
For a more informal business breakfast, try the Riding House Cafe. With a relaxed, intimate atmosphere and an ideal central location on Oxford Street, there’s no wonder this cafe is always jam-packed full of breakfast-lovers. Offering a unique menu, including their famous bacon and avocado sandwiches, this is a top spot for a stylish business meeting, whilst still remaining relatively casual.
4. The Wolseley
The Wolseley is one of London’s most established breakfast locations, where city-dwellers come to sample the well-loved menu of this 1930’s style brasserie. Serving everything from a bowl of muesli to eggs benedict, even if you’re not a morning person, you’ll be sure to find a nutritious dish to help you feel prepared for the day ahead. There’s no denying that The Wolseley offers an impressive location for a business meet and greet, but you may have to book in advance if you want to guarantee a seat in this elegant dinery.
5. Freestate Coffee
It’s impossible to call yourself a true city-dweller until you’ve sampled the capital’s famous coffee culture. Freestate Coffee is an independent coffee shop with rustic, second-hand fittings – ideal for a relaxed morning chat with colleagues whilst getting your morning caffeine fix. This stylish cafe offers an interesting and exciting range of espresso and brewed coffees from around the world, and if you find yourself feeling peckish, there’s also a selection of homemade pastries for an early morning snack.