Best Places Near Snowball

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 and today we are looking at the Best Places near Snowball.

Snowball is part of the Tangent Group,  an award winning integrated marketing agency based in the heart of London’s W1 area. It employs around 100 talented people and works across a broad range of clients from Citroen and The National Trust, to Bang & Olufsen and Dunhill.

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We asked Helen McCall, the Senior Account Manager at Snowball / Tangent One, for her favourite places near Snowball.

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

Kaffeine on Great Titchfield Street. Award-winning baristas, great coffee, chilled-out atmosphere, unusual snacks.

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

Villandry, Great Portland Street for a treat! The Marquis of Granby, Charlotte Street for a vino and a chat – great crowd gathers on week nights for after-work gossip under the trees.

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

Roka, Charlotte Street.

And the Best Place to have a sandwich/wrap?

The Ship’s Galley sandwich bar and Back to Basics  – next door to each other ,and deserve equal billing for amazing, great value down-to-earth service at lunch time.

Top places to shop?

Oxford St/Carnaby St are right on the doorstep along with lots of little wholesale brand boutiques throughout Fitzrovia, which sometimes have retail sales.

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

Chill out?! I have forgotten what that means!

What’s the best kept secret near Snowball?

The Italian deli, H T Harris on Great Titchfield Street – amazing quality Italian ingredients.

Can you recommend something a bit different?

Check out the Bikram Yoga studio up the street.

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

Two Floors on Carnaby St.

Thanks Helen! For more insider information on the Best Places in the UK, make sure you follow the series!


If you would like to add to this list, please do so in the comments box. Or if you want to tell us about the Best Places near your agency or in your neighbourhood, please get in touch with us.