As we hammer on with looming freelance deadlines, it can be hard to find time at the weekend to explore the hip cafe's of Shoreditch.
To put the extensive list of latte art insta opportunities into perspective, there has been a 700% surge in independent coffee shops since 2010. Where does the coffee and brunch traveller begin?
Let’s put two and two together. We know that insta-worthy places are likely to showcase elements of colour and creativity. And we also know that a creative workspace can act as a springboard for work inspiration and innovation.
This means you can now kill two birds with one stone by making your pit-stop list your workspace tour - perhaps an insta-addict’s and flexible worker’s dream.
Here are our 5 favourite spots if you’re stuck on where to start.
We’ve also got you covered with maximising those #foodporn opportunities too - celebrating WorkClub venues which have also signed up to the government’s new Eat Out To Help Out scheme, so you can keep your feed fresh and workday free from hunger distractions (and, creative juices instantly replenished).
Serata Hall is located in the busy neighbourhood of Old Street and is seriously satisfying to the eye, with its pops of green amongst its minimalistic and fresh interior scene. Other decor highlights include the dispersed botanicals and spiral staircase, so get snapping whilst you appreciate its tranquil vibe.
Eat Out To Help Out? Yes - another bonus from their advocate nature for hot-desking.
If there’s one coffee house to recommend, Hally’s is a good one. Check out this Californian-inspired hangout modelled like a beach house - complete with reclaimed wood floors, pastel dipped chairs, white clapboarding and neon signage. There are plenty of shelves nik naks to keep the mind and insta-feed loaded!
Eat Out to Help Out? No
100 Queen's Gate is a remarkable spot for its various interiors, shouting for the "Creative Chloe"'s of WorkClub - because it is just so darn' stunning.
The stand out space for its photogenic nature is definitely Botanica; a sweet afternoon spot that’s embellished with cherry blossom and lavish greeneries alongside its unique olfactory experience - if only smell-i-vision was real.
Eat Out To Help Out? Yes
This space brings the outside in with their elegant tree wallpaper and wildfowl artworks. The hanging chandeliers and soft velvet fitted couches and armchairs will definitely create an element of luxury you will just want to show off! Just a short walk from Kings Road, Fulham Road, and Stamford Bridge, it would be rude not to try out this spot.
Eat Out to Help Out? No
They say unusual spaces spark creativity, and random items can act as generators for new ideas. Having said this, nothing else needs to be added apart from the fact there’s a Big Ben as a rocket to catch your eye. Watch your inspiration fire off amongst a playful environment that treats you to neon fixtures, and kitsch in every corner.
Eat Out to Help Out? Yes
Download the WorkClub app today and book yourself into one of these gorgeous workspaces.