Top 5 Meeting Spots for Business and Working Lunches

We all like a beautifully designed restaurant that serves delicious, insta-worthy food. But when you’re hosting an important business lunch, which restaurants really deliver on the menu, drinks, service and atmosphere?

We’ve put together our top 5 restaurants that are some of the best places in London to host a business meeting or working lunch to make a great impression.




Located in London’s business hub and under a five minute walk away from Liverpool Street station, Devonshire Terrace is a fantastic spot for a business meeting. Nestled in the peaceful Devonshire Square, it’s an escape from the hustle and bustle of the streets outside.

The striking, relaxed interiors with faux fur rugs draped across chairs, softer sofa areas and plenty of green foliage allows you to feel comfortable and at ease.

With a delicious food and drinks menu, including lighter bar snacks, Devonshire Terrace is perfect spot for a working lunch and business chats.

They provide free wi-fi too with easy access.


Image: Drake & Morgan, Devonshire Terrace

Image: Drake & Morgan, Devonshire Terrace




Hidden off the main road and overlooking regent street, with it’s luxurious, art deco inspired interiors and ambient lighting, Hawksmoor Air Street just oozes class and sophistication. Which is what you’ll also find in the mouth-watering menu.

If you are entertaining a lover of steak, then Hawksmoor is simply an unbeatable lunch spot! However, it also does some amazing seafood for those who don’t fancy beef.

Image: Hawksmoor

Image: Hawksmoor




With an industrial, contemporary feel with highlights of traditional aesthetics, the Chiltern Firehouse has a relaxed, luxurious comfortable edge that also makes you feel at home.

Lunch and brunch are options for your business dining here. And you and your guest can be a little ‘extra’, with the choice of caviar in your scrambled eggs and a side of foie gras for your burger! It’s an impressive entertaining space that everyone needs to experience!

Image: Chiltern Firehouse

Image: Chiltern Firehouse




For an exclusive experience, Library Club provides eclectic and innovative design and interiors. Providing both light and airy or ambient and cosier surroundings, Library is a great place for a working lunch, day of coworking, formal business meeting or an informal chat with light bar snacks and drinks.

With a strong focus on literature, events, theatre and performance, Library is the ideal setting for a more creative business meeting that is bound to be both productive and inspiring.

Merit Club members can purchase membership at a highly reduced rate (80% off!)

Image: Library Club

Image: Library Club




If you’re looking for somewhere quirky yet comfortable, that provides delicious, warming and un-fussy food, then the Balham Bowls Club could be just the place.

Situated just off Balham High Road, this is a public house with a difference (when did you last go into a pub with bunting?!).

It has retained many of it’s original features and sporting memorabilia as well as some quirky little trinkets.

The kitchen serves a sit-down lunch menu or some bar snacks to keep you satisfied. They also welcome dogs, should you want to bring your pooch along for the meeting!

Image: Balham Bowls Club

Image: Balham Bowls Club


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