The Best Watford Cafés to Fuel Your Working Day

As the modern-day workplace expands outside the four walls of the traditional office, businesses are taking advantage of local cafés, restaurants and bars to conduct informal meetings and celebrate successes in a relaxed setting. For business owners continuing to invest in a physical office space, a central location with a bustling local cultural scene is now a must.

Watford’s café scene offers a variety of options for a mid-morning caffeine boost, office breakfast or post-meeting lunch. From locally-roasted artisanal coffee on the central St Alban’s Road to delicious pastries and cakes near Watford North station, Watford is a fantastic place to entertain clients and socialise with colleagues.

At Halkin, we understand that businesses want the whole package when it comes to leasing an office space. Our portfolio of premium workspaces is centred around prime London locations, giving our tenants access to some of the best local food and drink establishments in the UK. 

Read our selection of some of the best cafés in Watford, and enquire about leasing your Halkin workspace near Watford Junction today.

Our Selection of the Top Watford Cafés for Business Occasions

Ocean Bells Coffee

A local favourite, Ocean Bells Coffee in Watford is a welcoming independent café serving up delicious artisanal coffee as well as some unique alternatives such as beetroot lattes and loose leaf teas. Centrally located at 133 High Street, they also serve an extensive menu of tempting breakfast and lunch dishes, including a variety of gluten-free and vegan options. Ocean Bells Coffee is an excellent choice for a relaxed and informal catch up with clients or colleagues, and is a sublime location demonstrating Watford’s thriving local community feel.

Flourish Craft Bakery

Perfect for showing visiting clients what Watford has to offer, Flourish Craft Bakery is one of Watford’s leading café establishments, counting Michelin-starred restaurants amongst its customers. Located in north Watford, the family-run Watford café is highly-regarded locally, and known for its amiable service, excellent coffee and delicious takeaway baked goods for an office treat.

The LP Café

For businesses seeking something a little different for their team catch-up, The LP Café in Watford offers a vibrant, informal setting centrally located right on the high street. A record seller merged with a café, it is one of Watford’s most unique coffee shops, serving up delicious, locally-sourced coffee as well as a range of homemade light bites. The LP Café is a superb option for encouraging some creative thinking and strategising from the team whilst enjoying a background soundtrack of pop, rock and jazz.

The Rhubarb Café

Centrally located in Cassiobury, just a stone’s throw from the stunning Cassiobury Park, The Rhubarb Café is a comfortable and welcoming café in Watford. Serving up a range of delicious café classics including sandwiches, salads and pasta dishes, the relaxed atmosphere makes it a sublime spot for a sociable team catch-up. With click and collect options also available, The Rhubarb Café is also an excellent choice for breaking up office meetings with a spot of lunch in the breakout area.

Simba Bru Coffee Shop & Roastery

One of many local hidden gems, Simba Bru Coffee Shop & Roastery is a spectacular option amongst the variety of cafés in Watford. Recently opened, it has established itself as a neighbourhood café serving authentic, hand-roasted coffee. Although space inside is limited, it’s an ideal location for a casual one-to-one with an employee, or a relaxed catch up with a client. Of course, takeaway options also make this a fantastic option for a quick coffee dash during the working day.

Enjoy the Watford Café Scene with a Halkin Workspace

The Watford café and restaurant scene is brimming with spaces ideal for a range of business occasions. Relaxing coffee shops provide a productive atmosphere for catch ups, whilst informal board game cafés are ideal for post-work socialising. With new cafés in Watford town centre emerging every year, and impeccable transport links to central London, it has become a prime location for businesses of all sizes to ensure a fantastic working environment for employees.

Halkin is at the forefront of the office rental industry, providing businesses with premium solutions to their office space needs. Choosing a Halkin workspace means benefitting from the latest workplace technology and superior office design, allowing you to attract and retain the best talent for your business. To enquire with our team about your options for a Halkin workspace, contact us online today.