The 5 best places for business lunch & dinner in London

London is not only the capital of the UK but also its business and financial hub. The city never sleeps when it comes to business and pleasure, and this makes it a great place to conduct meetings or social events. Sometimes, business and pleasure come together over lunches, dinner or a few drinks. You may be wanting to impress a client or partner for your first in-person meeting since the pandemic, before booking them into a serviced apartment. If you’re looking for a venue to host a business lunch or dinner, consider some of these options.

Orrery, Marylebone

This restaurant specialises in classic French cuisine with modern twists to suit every tongue. The selection of indoor and outdoor seating gives you options depending on the weather and the bright interior makes it suitable for more casual business engagements. Orrery is just a short walk from Marylebone Station if you’re looking for a quick bite to eat before catching a train.

MBER, City of London

If you’re looking for a restaurant and bar with a difference, look no further than MBER. This pan-Asian restaurant offers up a menu inspired by countries all over Asia from the Philippines to Vietnam, Japan and beyond. The setting is vibrant and atmospheric, making it perfect if you’re looking to wow clients in the heart of London.

City Social, City of London

City Social offers a Michelin Star dining experience from the 24th floor of Tower 42 in the City of London. With incredible skyline views, you can enjoy modern-British food created by famous chef Jason Atherton. This is another one to opt for if you want to impress an important client.

45 Jermyn Street, Mayfair

Travel back a few decades for a memorable experience at 45 Jermyn Street. in the lively district of Mayfair. This restaurant offers a great selection of foods, whether you’re having a business breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you want to play it safe in terms of cuisine, this is probably a good option. 

The Ivy, Covent Garden

Another restaurant serving classic British dishes with a contemporary aesthetic and feel is The Ivy near London’s famous West End. Perhaps you could catch a show after some food and settle down in a serviced apartment for the night? The Ivy is a strong choice if you’re looking for a casual atmosphere with a great selection of cocktails and drinks.

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