Bars For Business Meetings In London

Welcome to our comprehensive list of the best bars for business meetings in London. Everybody knows that business isn't just about getting the job done, it's about getting it done in style and you can do that by wowing your clients with a great location. Whether it's corporate cocktails or dazzling views that's going to swing the deal in your favour, you'll find it in one of these top London bars, so all you have to worry about is your pitch for your next business meeting in London.

Last updated on 21st December 2021

The Sipping Room

1207 user reviews 4

Based in West India Quay, The Sipping Room is a welcoming bar and restaurant that serves both seasonal dishes and inventive cocktails. Hoping to cater to whatever needs you might have, it is open throughout the day and serves everything from breakfast through to dinner. Calm and relaxing, this is the perfect spot for an informal business meeting in London.

The Britannia

280 user reviews 5

Dishing out all the cosy pub vibes, The Britannia is a piece of Kensington history dating back to the 1800s. You'll find lashings of traditional charm here with plush leather sofas and armchairs throughout making it feel like a pub lounge. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and settle down for a casual business meeting in London at this beauty of a pub. 


10 user reviews 4

If you're looking for a destination that won't disappoint when it comes to a business luncheon or meeting then Quaglino's is your top destination. With art-deco interiors, swanky decor and a menu doused in exquisite European eats, you'll be inspired by more than the topics of the meetings. For some fine drinking and dining at its best, this is the spot. 

The Cow

819 user reviews 4

Mix business with pleasure to great effect by hiring out The Club Room at The Cow for your next business meeting. There's no need to hold meetings in drab, dreary office rooms; and once you've tried The Cow you'll make so many deals you'll move your whole work there! The Club Room is clean, rustic and sets the perfect atmosphere for a professional yet friendly occasion. 

With a sister venue not too far away, Tank and Paddle Bishopsgate hopes to draw in the city's many busy workers with its comfort food offering, fun games and home brewed pints of beer. While the kitchen staff roll out freshly made stone-baked pizzas, the bar is busy serving home brewed pints of craft beer and real ale, all created in the giant tanks that stand behind the bar.

Chotto Matte

6 user reviews 4

A chic and colourful spot in the West End, Chotto Matte is a great option if you're looking to impress a client. Offering eye-catching interiors and unique plates of Nikkei cuisine, the Frith Spot is making sure you won't just be talking shop during your visit.

Doggett's Coat & Badge

7 user reviews 4

Found a stone's throw from Blackfriars Bridge, Stamford Street and Blackfriars Road, Doggett's Coat & Badge is one of the best bars for a business meeting in Central London. Settle in among the traditional interiors for hearty British grub and long list of real ales.

The Grafton - Hippo Inns

295 user reviews 5

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Cosy, comfortable and welcoming every guest with a huge smile, the Grafton in Kentish Town has become a favourite pub in North London for many real ales and craft beer fans. The bar is constantly stocked full with the best produce of some of London's most prestigious breweries. Better still, spread across 2 floors and with an idyllic roof terrace for the summer months, the Grafton is ideal for informal business meetings in London.

The Bull Westfield

426 user reviews 4

Business meetings can be a rather dry and dull affair. Inject some fun into the proceedings by having it at The Bull. Traditionally styled with a modern finish, this the perfect professional yet comfortable setting in which to make deals! The club room comes complete with a board table and TV for presentations, and is beautifully decorated with a light and airy feel. 

The Crosswall

80 user reviews 4

Set Menu - 2 courses and a cocktail for £17.95 or 3 courses and a cocktails at £22.95 and 3 other offers

A truly relaxed and tranquil wine bar in the heart of the city, The Crosswall is a smart and accessible location for a meeting. Enjoy a casual lunch or impress a client with a few drinks in the evening, the venue serves seasonal daily specials washed down with a superb range of wines from some of the world's finest regions.

Swift Shoreditch

66 user reviews 5

A stylish choice for business meetings in East London, Swift Shoreditch is a gorgeous cocktail bar with comfy banquettes, strong coffees and a laidback atmosphere. They're also got a few light bites and pastire up for grbs if you get peckish.

Diogenes The Dog

138 user reviews 5

Trade in a mundane over-priced cocktail haunt for an evening of delicious and unusual wines at this intimate South London bar. Diogenes The Dog prides itself in serving up unique sips from unconventional regions - including Poland and Texas - alongside seasonal plates, making for a memorable evening.

C&B Exchange Square

13 user reviews 3

When you don't want to miss the precious sun that graces London every so often, but you've got a meeting this is the perfect place to merge the two together. The greenhouse style bar has its best reputation in the summer months where guests can enjoy great drinks, food and even a game of croquet out in the sunshine. The laid back atmosphere suits a meeting perfectly and is sure to impress anyone.

Devonshire Terrace

635 user reviews 4

A favourite haunt for business types near Liverpool Street is Devonshire Terrace. If your clients know their wines they'll love this comfortable London bar because it's owned by famous wine merchants Corney & Barrow. The sophisticated yet welcoming atmosphere at Devonshire Terrace offers the perfect environment for you to relax while you work through your next business meeting in London.


10 user reviews 4

If convenience is what you need, check in at The Vintry. Easily accessible from any one of Monument, Cannon Street and Bank stations, this friendly pub offers table service all day, so you can get down to business while your attentive hosts sort the rest. Known for its fresh and seasonal food, there's also more than 170 wines from right across the globe on offer at this stylish city spot.

The Good Mixer

17 user reviews 4

If you're on the hunt for a cosy boozer to hold your business meeting at, look no further than live music pub The Good Mixer. Known as the epicentre of the Britpop scene in the 90s, the likes of Blur, Oasis and more have played here, which makes for brilliant ice breaking.

Chai Ki

764 user reviews 4

Looking for a slick City joint for dinner and cocktails? Head to Chai Ki, an elegant bar and eatery in the heart of Canary Wharf that acts as an all-day drinking and dining destination. Whether you're sipping cocktails or exploring the menu of Indian cuisine, it's a fantastic place to do business. 


244 user reviews 5

Offering an incredible menu of over 100 wines and 60 cocktails, Bbar is a hub for after-work drinks in Victoria. In addition to this, the South African haunt boasts a selection of fresh fish, succulent burgers and sharing platters to make any business meeting extra special.  

Osteria is a relaxed and sophisticated Italian eatery located within the Barbican Centre. The bar combines elements of the modern with traditional Italian life, while the restaurant has courtyard views; the wine list is full of bottles sourced from across Italy while food focuses on home-style Italian cooking with an elegant twist.