If youre doing business in Melbourne, theres a good chance youre doing it in the citys Central Business District. Melbournes CBD is a particularly good place to have business meetings because its bursting with cafes that pair great food and coffee with a productive atmosphere. Well save you busy business-people the hassle of finding a good meeting spot with our list of the top five cafes for business meetings in the Melbourne CBD.
Grain Store stands out from some of the more casual cafes in the Melbourne CBD. The dining room is elegant with accents of marble and straw-coloured timber. The design is open-plan with plenty of tables, including a few round ones that are uniquely suited to meetings. As a bonus, the food is beautiful, with a focus on local sourcing and a stance against anything artificial.
517 Flinders Ln, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9972 6993
This is your go-to meeting spot for an informal, fun business meeting. The League of Honest Coffee makes everything a little bit light-hearted, which creates a refreshingly relaxed vibe. The dining room is fairly small, but you should be able to find a spot to set up shop.
8 Exploration Lane, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9654 0169
The Workers Food Room is a gem in the barren wasteland of the block between William and King Streets. This caf prompts city workers to lunch creatively, so youll be in for a treat if you eat while you talk shop. The vibe is cosy and relaxed despite the constant flow of customers popping in for takeaway during their work day.
472 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9602 3220
Always a favourite for meetings, Mr Tulk is centrally-located and spot on with their fare. Located on the side of the State Library, this caf is a good compromise for folks coming from any corner of the city. The tables in the dining room are mostly communal, but youll get some privacy if you snag a spot at one of the outdoor tables.
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 8660 5700
Meetings thrive in this stunning CBD caf. The long, narrow dining room gives guests a sense of privacy thats perfect for business catch-ups. Even if you dont have any pressing business to attend to, we recommend stopping by for a look at their stunning lunch display.
381 Flinders Ln, Melbourne 3000 |(03) 9614 8194