Best Places Near RPM

For anyone working in a new agency or starting a freelance role, getting lunch, meeting people and grabbing something from a cool shop nearby can be tricky. That’s where our ‘Best Places’ series comes in. We have interviewed staff from agencies across the country to provide you with insider knowledge. Today we are looking at the Best Places near RPM.

RPM was born in 1993, and is a full service creative agency which specialises in experiential marketing. RPM’s biggest clients are Diageo, Sky, GSK, Eon and Strongbow with many more to add to the list. Their most recent celebrated campaigns have been ‘Smirnoff BE THERE’, ‘Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange’ and ‘Sky @ The o2’. RPM have recently celebrated success as Marketing named them ‘Experiential Agency of the Year’. They have also celebrated the last 5 years in the Top 50 of the Sunday Times Best Small Companies To Work For.

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We asked Dan Hatton (Studio Manager) and Claire Newell (Project Manager) for their favourite places near RPM.

Dan and Claire, where is the Best Place to grab a coffee and why?

Ca Puccino, reason being it is great Italian coffee with table service.

And where is the Best Place to grab a pint/glass of vino? 

The Eagle

In your opinion, where is the Best Place to have a sit down lunch?

The Queen Adelaide & Crown & Sceptre because it’s across the road and everyone loves Thai!

And the Best Place to have a sandwich/wrap?

Bridge That Gap – great salads and sandwiches.

Top places to shop?

Westfield – need we say more!

Can you recommend the Best Place to chill out (day or night)?

It doesn’t sound much but the tiny park behind the pub opposite – just for a bit of peace and quiet!

What’s the best kept secret near RPM?

K West Hotel bar – we have all ended up in this bar at some point in time!

And lastly, what is the Best Place for a big night out?

The Defectors Weld for music and cocktails and The Bull if you are hitting Westfield after work!

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