The Ultimate Business Brunch in Southwark
Business brunches have become a widespread work activity in recent years, with colleagues, clients and business partners relishing the opportunity to socialise and network outside of the traditional office space.
With its growing list of local businesses, the London borough of Southwark in particular has become synonymous with brunch café culture, with a host of establishments serving up a dedicated brunch menu in accommodating spaces well-suited to local professionals.
Choosing to grow your business in the SE1 postcode means unparalleled access to some of the best Southwark brunch spots, not to mention fantastic transport links for colleagues and clients across the country.
We have curated a portfolio of smart office buildings in Southwark that address our clients’ unique business needs, placing them in the heart of this lively London district.
We’re always happy to advise on your next office space, and below you’ll find our suggestions for some of the best business brunches in Southwark.
Where to Base Your Upcoming Southwark Brunch
Open from - 11:30 am
It’s fair to say that Bobo Social has won over the local Southwark weekday brunch crowd, as well as its weekend brunchers.
Located nearby in Elephant and Castle, this restaurant has a sleek and airy interior with a menu consisting of delicious sweet and savoury brunch dishes. Choose a lighter breakfast from all-butter croissants to smashed avocado, or opt for a more substantial full Bobo breakfast to fuel the rest of the working day. Their range of cold-pressed juices also offers a healthy way to refresh after a morning meeting at the office.
If you and your clients want to sample the delights of Bobo Social outside of the traditional nine-to-five, the restaurant also offers a weekend brunch menu served every Saturday and Sunday until 3:30 pm. During this time, the menu extends to additional tempting options such as ribeye steaks and bacon cheeseburgers to carry diners through into the afternoon hours.
Open from - 8 am
With its relaxed atmosphere and central location just a stone’s throw from Borough Market, Terry’s Café is the ideal setting for a casual brunch with colleagues. First opened in 1982, Terry’s Café champions home cooking throughout its delicious brunch menu, as well as café classics, award-winning sandwiches and dishes from the grill. The brunch menu is served between 12 and 3 pm, offering several full English breakfasts with vegan brunch options also available.
The wholesome food served across the brunch menu at Terry’s Café provides an unbeatable solution for fueling hungry post-meeting colleagues. With the generous portion sizes enjoyed by all those who dine there, none of the team will be going hungry. Boasting such an enduring service to the local Southwark community, this is the ideal spot to visit time and again for years to come.
Open from - 7 am
Housed in The Hoxton Hotel in Southwark, Albie is an all-day restaurant with the added appeal of a stunning outdoor terrace for client brunches taking place in warmer months. An enticing brunch menu is on offer from 7 am until 2:45 pm, allowing you and your guests to start the day with Hoxton-style eggs benedict, scrambled eggs or smoked salmon on rye, through to more lunch-based options such as vegan jackfruit gyros or nduja and taleggio croquette small plates.
Albie is the ideal location to entertain clients; with a sophisticated and stylish interior, impeccable service staff and a central Southwark location, the hotel restaurant is at the forefront of London’s brunch scene. It’s a must for visiting clients who want to experience the best London has to offer.
Open from - 7 am
This popular London coffee house is minimalist and reserved in its design, but offers an appealing and comforting brunch menu including poached egg on toast, vegan stem ginger pancakes and smaller bakery bites such as espresso brownies and roast fig frangipane tarts. Suitable for a quick between-meeting brunch or an office delivery to refuel the team, Watch House is the answer to your business brunch needs and the perfect destination for your local office caffeine boost.
With four locations across south and west London, WatchHouse has established a foothold in London's coffee shop scene, and is the ideal setting for a relaxed interlude to the working day. The limited space at WatchHouse can mean it gets particularly busy, so it’s a good idea to plan ahead and expect a little wait.
Open from - 7 am
Residing in the grand Dixon Hotel, Provisioners serves Italian-inspired food made with the highest-quality seasonal British ingredients. The quirky and stylish décor inside makes for a fantastic spot for dining with clients and colleagues, and with a small but tempting menu served from 7 am until 11 am, a leisurely brunch before returning to the office is always an option here.
Choose from an enticing selection including shakshuka with poached eggs and toast, eggs Florentine with two muffins, poached eggs, spinach and hollandaise or a lighter selection of pastries and coffees. Once you and your guests have got a taste for the weekday menu, a bottomless brunch menu is also available on weekends with an enticing three-course menu encompassing pancakes, pizzas and doughnuts to finish.
Open from - 8 am
A chic and spacious eatery located just round the corner from Borough Market, Lantana is an Australian-style café and bakery and the perfect space for an informal weekday brunch with colleagues or clients.
The breakfast and brunch menu is served from 8 am until 12 pm and boasts a variety of Australian-inspired options which you might not find elsewhere. As well as the typical indulgent French toast with coffee and cream or wild mushrooms on toasted sourdough, other tempting dishes include an avocado poke bowl or sweetcorn fritters with halloumi or bacon.
For an office coffee run or a caffeine boost after a productive morning meeting, Lantana’s house blend coffee has fuelled many Southwark professionals and has an excellent local reputation. With a varied menu and laidback, cheerful atmosphere inside, Lantana in London Bridge is the perfect spot to impress clients with London’s variety.
Open from - 8 am
With a coveted spot in the iconic London foodie destination Flat Iron Square, Where The Pancakes Are is a shining example of doing one thing brilliantly well. As the name suggests, sweet and savoury pancakes are the order of the day at this contemporary all-day pancake house, making it an unbeatable spot for a casual business brunch. Particularly peckish clients or colleagues can sample an indulgent English breakfast pancake complete with streaky bacon, homemade baked beans and a fried egg. For a sweeter celebratory brunch, options such as pear and caramel or forest berries provide a tempting alternative to the heavier savoury choices.
Open from 8 am until 5 pm, Where The Pancakes Are offers a relaxed setting for a leisurely brunch which can start as late as necessary, and an excellent way to treat happy clients and high-flyers in the office.
Refresh Your Business Brunch in Southwark With a Halkin Workspace
With an array of businesses and industries choosing SE1 for their office address, the local professional scene is only set to improve further. When you choose a luxury Halkin office space, many of these brunch places in Southwark will become your local go-to for client entertainment, team-building events and casual business meetings.
Our flexible workspace leases are designed to provide you and your team with a professional and productive office space that works to suit your bespoke needs. From adaptable memberships for co-working and virtual office spaces to fully-managed offices designed to reflect your unique business character, our Southwark offices at 1-2 Paris Gardens offer the best in cutting-edge technology and modern workplace design.
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