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 Albert.
Albert is a Brand experience agency which sprung into life in late 2010. They have a wealth of experience from established houses like RPM, Sledge and Altitude. Albert’s strength is the creation of brand experiences for clients ranging from Wagamama to Ben Sherman. Their campaigns are immersive, relevant and compelling and encompass advertising, live events, marketing and digital.
We asked Katie Kenny – Client Services Director – for her favourite places near Albert.
Katie, where is the Best Place to grab a coffee and why?
Cafe Consort at The Royal Albert Hall- local and a lovely building
And where is the Best Place to grab a pint/glass of vino? Why?
The Queen’s Arms lively pub, great atmosphere after work
In your opinion, where is the Best Place to have a sit down lunch?
Wagamama High Street Kensington nice food- you can get in and out in an hour
And the Best Place to have a sandwich/wrap?
The Student Union at Imperial College – University of London. Cheap and cheerful!
Top places to shop?
High Street Kensington. Really diverse from all your high street favourites to classy upmarket designers.
Can you recommend the Best Place to chill out (day or night)?
Royal Albert Hall – Immerse yourself in a bit of culture
What’s the best kept secret near Albert?
Hyde Park – great for lunch time walks or a jog around the park if you are feeling keen!
Can you recommend something a bit different?
The Queens Arms local pub the was used in the film Layer Cake!
And lastly, what is the Best Place for a big night out?
Boujis - spot a royal or 3!
Thanks Katie! 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.