The best places to hot desk from in London
Caya is a coffee shop come workspace in Brixton and was made for freelancers. Their workspace offers a pay-as-you-go service with no contract or sign-up fee, which means you can sign up for a day, an hour or as a monthly rolling member. And this place is CHEAP, we're talking £2 an hour, £15 a day or £180 a month and includes bottomless tea and coffee...
344 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8QH, United Kingdom -
Ace Hotel's lobby is the perfect place to get your head down for a few hours. Open 24/7 you can settle into a sofa or park yourself up at their huge communal work table, any time of day, but we guarantee you won't be able to resist those cocktails come 5pm...
100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ, United Kingdom -
Shoreditch High Street Old Street
If you're looking for something a bit more permanent, but don't wanna commit full time you should think about hot desking at the Greenhouse N16. The co-working space offers a £150 membership that lets you hot desk for 20hours a week, book meeting rooms and get discounts in their cafe and in their wellbeing classes - yes they have a yoga space. Perfect if you're looking for a bit more of a community.
49 Green Lanes, London N16 9BU, United Kingdom -
Finding a decent coffee shop to work from can be hard, but Ozone Coffee ticks all the boxes. Not only does it serve up some of the best coffee in town and have a bloody great brekkie menu to power you through the day, but has decent wifi and huge tables to set up all your gear.
11 Leonard St, London EC2A 4AQ, United Kingdom -
Sink into a huge sofa, sip on a cup of coffee and maybe do some work at The Hoxton, Holborn. Their lobby is the perfect place to spend a few hours working, and if you wanna really get your head down, you can plug in at their super long table. It's chilled, free and has damn good wifi.
199-206 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BD, United Kingdom -
If you wanna hot desk with some of the coolest kids in town (that's us!), hire a space at Hackney Cogs. The co-working space offers daily and weekly hot desks, as well as permanent desks at pretty cheap rates - £20 for a 10hr day. But with London Fields just a hop, skip and jump away you might not wanna be sat in the office all day though...
Unit 11 Bayford St Industrial Centre, Bayford Street, Hackney E8 3SE -
Some coffee shops will start giving you the evils after you've spent two hours nursing one coffee, but Timberyard will welcome you with open arms and let you type away all day long. The coffee shop is a big hit among the freelance community, so get there early and grab some toast to get that brain working!
4 Noel St, Soho, London W1F 8GB -
Tottenham Court Road
Why work in an office when you can work on a rooftop? That's right Netil360 open their rooftop during the day for you to get down to business, and if you need a bit of company they even have a rooftop dog! To keep you fed and watered, there's also a bangin' cafe and bar, serving up some of the best cheese toasties in town!
1 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 3RL -
You'll want to get here early if you want a seat, but Google Campus offers FREE hot desking in their basement. The space is always buzzing and is a good space to meet other start-ups, pitch ideas and learn from the best, as well as getting your head down on your own shizz.
4-5 Bonhill St, Shoreditch, London EC2A 4BX -
Old Street Shoreditch High Street
How much work do you reckon you'd get done in a treehouse? Find out at Zieferblat in Old Street. The adults-only treehouse is a place to work, play and relax - there's everything from meeting rooms to pianos, board games to coffee and that means there is a lot to help you inspire creativity here. They charge 5p per minute, so you can stay as little or as long as you like...
388 Old Street, Shoreditch, London, EC1V 9LT -
Old Street Shoreditch High Street