Watford’s bustling high street and easily-accessible transport links to central London make it a fantastic destination for socialising. As Watford’s professional scene continues to flourish, many of Watford’s bars provide a professional but relaxed atmosphere suitable for a lunchtime drink with a client or a celebratory post-work tipple with colleagues.
Our premium Halkin workspaces have been designed to fit in seamlessly amongst Watford’s lively local entertainment scene. At The Junction in Watford, you’ll find vibrant, spacious and fully-equipped workstations and meeting rooms; meanwhile, just a short walk from the office is a range of options for client entertainment or colleague networking.
We have selected some of the best bars in Watford for business drinks to give you a flavour of what professional life is like when you choose to work from our luxury Watford office space. For more information on our service, contact our office rental consultants today.
The Florist Bar and Restaurant is an attractively-decorated bar and eatery, serving a variety of cocktails and gins as well as beer and wine. As one of Watford’s premium cocktail bars, the menu offers creative twists on classic cocktails, such as an orange and honey old fashioned, as well as several other citrusy, floral and alcohol-free options.
With such a wide selection of drinks available, this is the perfect spot for hosting a group of clients or colleagues with varying tastes, and the tempting restaurant menu provides an excellent option for continued networking over lunch or dinner.
There are a number of cocktail bars in Watford which are suited to a professional occasion, and Marcel’s Bar and Tapas offers a unique 1920s-inspired answer to business drinks. This modern speakeasy-style bar places a focus on live music and award-winning mixology to create a sophisticated experience in the heart of Watford’s high street, offering an excellent destination for social drinks with colleagues after the working day is done.
As well as a tapas menu serving tempting small plates such as wild mushrooms arancini and smoked salmon, Marcel’s Bar and Tapas has an impressive cocktail menu, as well as a premium selection of reds, whites and rosés available by the glass or bottle.
Located in the five-star retreat The Grove, The Glasshouse Bar is more than worth the short drive from Watford Junction. Housed in a glass conservatory-style building, this bright and airy bar is a distinctly stylish choice for drinks with important clients or celebrating with business partners, and is a fantastic option when searching for wine bars in Watford. With a carefully-curated wine list as well as garden-to-glass cocktails and an extensive selection of premium spirits, The Glasshouse is best for a long lunch or post-meeting dinner drink.
For the full experience, The Glasshouse is also an exceptional restaurant serving globally-inspired food hall dining with a variety of stations including robata grill, sushi and vegan dining.
Steinbeck and Shaw is a modern and lively bar best suited to a relaxed post-work drink with colleagues. A spacious setting with ample indoor seating, the bar in Watford town centre can accommodate larger groups and offers a menu of classic and signature cocktails, such as a long island ice tea or a rhubarb and custard sour, as well as wines and bottled beers.
Pub culture has become a commonplace element of the modern workplace, with teams spending a Friday lunchtime at their local or unwinding with a relaxing drink after a busy working day. The Prince George is one of Watford’s most popular drinking establishments, with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere ideal for socialising with colleagues. The pub provides classic beers on draught, as well as a range of wines, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.
At Halkin, we have built a portfolio of premium workspaces across London, providing businesses of all sizes and industries with exceptional office spaces.
Whilst our modern decor and cutting-edge technology create an efficient and productive space inside, we have also invested in locations, such as Watford, where businesses have a range of local entertainment and networking opportunities and unbeatable transport links.
We offer flexible tenancies on all of our smart office buildings, as well as a variety of membership options from co-working spaces to fully-managed offices. We place our tenant’s interests at the heart of everything we do, from the best customer service to fully-customisable spaces which reflect your business’ ethos.
To explore our luxury office spaces, allowing your business to make the most of the best bars in Watford, contact our office experts today and let us know how we can help.