5 best work-friendly cafes in Singapore for freelancers and digital nomads

5 best work-friendly cafes in Singapore for freelancers and digital nomads
August 04 07:40 2017 Print This Article

Freelancers, mobile workers, and all the digital nomads, here are 5 awesome work-friendly cafes in Singapore where you can stay to do your work, with free wifi, power plugs and toilets!


1. Work-friendly cafes in Singapore: The Book Cafe

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Image credit: The Book Cafe Facebook

More conducive than your regular Starbucks and without the pin-drop silence of a library, The Book Cafe is a chill spot to hang out, read, or to get some work done. And if you want to take a break from work, recline on their sofas and browse through their wide range of newspapers and magazines. Digital nomads will love that there are power sockets both inside and outside, and the friendly staff will supply you with extension cables if needed. The menu includes all-day breakfast, the classic bangers & mash, decadent shibuya toast, coffee and more.

Address: #01-02, 20 Martin Rd, Seng Kee Building, 239070

Opening hours:

8.30am-10.30pm daily

2. Work-friendly cafes in Singapore: Working Title

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Image credit: Working Title Facebook

Working Title is one of the few cafes that is halal certified. This burger bar doubles as an excellent place to work from, with an eclectic decor that is equal parts industrial and nostalgic. For those who love natural light, head to the seats at the outdoor area where you can work away while being bathed in sunlight. If you’re hungry, check out their menu of indulgent burgers, as well as small bites like the truffle tater tots, and a range of desserts.

Address: 48 Arab St, Singapore 199745

Opening hours:

Mon to Thurs 11am-10pm

Fri 11am-11pm

Sat & Sun 10am-11pm

3. Work-friendly cafes in Singapore: Cups N Canvas

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Image credit: Cups N Canvas Facebook

Surrounded by multiple schools of arts, Cups N Canvas is an interesting cafe-and-art-studio hybrid, where you can have art jamming sessions too. For the digital nomad, it’s a cosy and artsy cafe to get some work done with a smoothie or some coffee (alternatively, try their special sweet potato latte for a non-caffeinated treat). Highlights on the menu include their tuna steak, eggs benedict, and spicy pumpkin soup.

Address: 139 Selegie Rd, Singapore 188309

Opening hours:

Mon to Fri 11am-10pm

Sat & Sun 10am-10pm


4. Work-friendly cafes in Singapore: Jewel Coffee

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Image credit: Jewel Coffee Facebook

Tucked away in Claymore Connect at the end of Orchard Road, Jewel Coffee is a surprisingly quiet spot to do work despite being located along the popular shopping belt. Aside from their amazing cup of joe, highlights on their menu include their fluffy pancakes topped with fruit and syrup, the spicy Kurobuta pasta, the addictive salt and pepper squid, and the gula melaka danish filled with sweet kaya.

Address: 1 Shenton Way, #01-07, 068803

Opening hours:

Mon to Fri 7am-7pm

Sat & Sun 8am-5pm

5. Work-friendly cafes in Singapore: The Muffinry

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The Muffinry is located within one of the quaint-looking shophouses along Telok Ayer, which stand in contrast to the skyscrapers of the nearby Central Business District area. This homely cafe offers a peaceful place to work, whether you’re seated at the al fresco area with plenty of sunlight, or making yourself comfortable at one of the sofas upstairs. Must-tries on the menu are definitely their gourmet muffins, like the signature spiced carrot and the double crumble chocolate, but they also have a range of sandwiches, salads, quiches and more.

Address: 112 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068581

Opening hours:

Mon to Fri 8am-9pm

Sat & Sun 9am-6pm

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