5 Café’s To Work from in Cape Town

So you’ve got your Cape Town self-catering accommodation booked and you’re ready to enjoy all that the Mother City has to offer All you need now is somewhere to complete that last minute project that’s just come in.

Fear not, Cape Town has a wealth of options when it comes to places where you can work in awesome surroundings. The coffee’s great and the Wi-Fi’s cheap and easy.  Let’s see where you can tackle those projects in peace and get on with your Cape Town holiday as soon as possible.

Field Office

There are two branches of this freelancer-friendly hangout in Woodstock, a third in Barrack Street and a fourth at the Gear Exchange in Mowbray. You can pop in for breakfast, enjoy a coffee and stick around for a working lunch while you tap away at the keyboard.

Fresh, contemporary décor (most of it for sale) gives your mind plenty of space to roam, and the unlimited free Wi-Fi is perfect for research, editing and submitting your work on time.


A new location in Green Point and Kenilworth’s branch of this trendy coffee shop both have oodles of room to spread out and get down to some work and pleasant outdoor spaces for a bit of peace and quiet. Free Wi-Fi, ample plug points and great breakfasts and lunches add to the appeal at Bootlegger.

Caffé Neo

With stunning views over the Mouille Point promenade, there’s no shortage of inspiration when you work from Caffé Neo. Fast reliable Wi-Fi, an abundance of plug points, great coffee and light meals all add up to make this one of the best café’s to work from during your Cape Town stay.


Superette in the Woodstock Exchange is where local designers, artists, and entrepreneurs do their stuff. It’s the free Wi-Fi, masses of natural light, top-notch coffee, yummy food and energetic vibe that draw them in, plus the chance of a craft beer on tap when the work is done.


If all day breakfast is your thing, head for Origin in the heart of the city to get down to work. You can choose a table with all the space you need, hook up to the free Wi-Fi and spend some time catching up on those emails.

Plan Your Stay

Don’t let nagging deadlines spoil your holiday fun. You can still book your Cape Town self-catering accommodation and plan your days around these awesome café’s to work from.

Image Credit: Photo by Dai KE on Unsplash

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