Although the term ‘getting some work done’ has a very different meaning in Chelsea, Beaufort House is still an excellent place to settle in with your laptop. This being SW3, it’s more of a sloaney bar than an indie coffee shop, but it’s relatively quiet during the day, it’s very comfy, and the drinks are good. If you’re really serious about this freelance lark, they also offer a membership option for around £30 a month to use a dedicated members’ area that’s open until 3am.
More spots in ChelseaSee more
Kurobuta in Chelsea is part dive bar, part izakaya spot, serving Japanese small plates with a twist.
Bandol is slightly glitzy restaurant off Fulham Road specialising in food from the south of France.
Rabbit is an experimental British restaurant on the King’s Road, focusing on wild game and vegetables in unique and interesting combinations.
More British spotsSee more
Roganic in Marylebone is a ‘let me take a moment to explain the menu’ kind of place featuring foraged ingredients. That said, it’s really very good.
Blixen isn’t the best food in Spitalfields, but it’s where you go for a simple, crowd-pleasing group dinner or brunch.
Sweetings is a classic spot in the City serving seafood lunch and dollops of nostalgia to suited business types.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more