Here’s presenting a list of some of the most happening work from cafes in Delhi/NCR. The relatively new concept of work from cafes is soon catching up in the metro cities. What fun would it be if your neighbourhood cafe turned into a workspace? If you had the option of working from a chic and urbane cafe instead of the drab and boring cubicle at the office, would you give it a try? Check out this list of cafes that let you Plug, Play and Unwind!
Of course! Social Offline emerged on the “work-cafe” scene with a bang! An urban hangout designed for the go-getters, it is a collaborative workspace that combines work and play. A boardroom with an attached bar — how’s that for an “office”?! With cafes in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, you can actually find a Social near you!
Kunzum Cafe seems to top all our lists about cool cafes in the city! Apart from being a popular travel cafe in India, Kunzum also lets you work and collaborate. Such is the beauty of this unassuming corner shop in Hauz Khas Village that it fits perfectly into everyone’s schedules. Whether you are a traveller, a bookworm or a fuelled up start-up, the cafe serves all your needs with ease and simplicity. Make ample use of the free Wi-Fi and pay what you wish!
Where: T-49, Ground Floor, Hauz Khas Village
Say Hello: +91-9650702777
Ivy and Bean
A great ambience, courteous staff and efficient service mean that you can work in peace at Ivy and Bean. The cafe has Wi-Fi and does not serve alcohol, which means you are absolutely in a “Do Not Disturb” environment. The food is scrumptious, and if you intend to work, we suggest you order the lighter meals with strong coffee!
Where: 119, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat
Say Hello: +91-8800665972
One of the best places in Gurgaon to unwind and get work done, Cafe Wanderlust has a very lively vibe. There are hammocks strewn about the place and comfortable furniture where you can sit back and get work done. The coffee is good — something you will need to stay energised!
Where: SF 53 and 54, 1st Floor, DLF Galleria, DLF City Phase IV, Gurgaon
Say Hello: +91-8447944345
Cafe Di Ghent
Spacious, cosy and contemporary, Di Ghent is an upscale cafe in Gurgaon. The relaxed atmosphere coupled with a delicious European spread makes for a great time. Popular with food connoisseurs, the place is ideal for corporates as well. The cafe remains closed on Tuesdays.
Where: 208, Level 2, Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon
Say Hello: +91-124-4227444
Free internet connection and unobtrusive service — that’s how things work at Market Cafe. Loaded with an international menu serving Italian and Mexican cuisine, the cafe is popular with expats. Come here to work if you are looking for some quiet time.
Where: 8, 2nd Floor, Khan Market
Say Hello: +91-120-3843125
What best describes the life of a corporate employee? Chai and Sutta! Well, Chaayos can’t promise the latter, but it sure can fuel your ambitions with a kadak cup of chai. With innovative recipes for that perfect cup to tasty savouries, this cafe satisfies your appetite — both for food and work. So plug in and make work your playfield! They have plenty of outlets in Delhi/NCR and Bengaluru.
With outlets in Delhi and NCR, Turquoise Cottage is a champion in advancing the concept of work from cafes. Need proof? Head to their Gurgaon outlet on a weekday and you will find many blue-tie workers chilling with a beer and discussing the next presentation! The first TC (as it is fondly called) opened near Adhchini, and today, has multiple outlets.
A lot of start-up ideas were brainstormed over one beer too many. Head to a Beer Cafe near you to get inspired and turn the tide of time. Bright and spacious interiors, a gaming arcade for stress-busting and freshly brewed beer to fuel that fire — these are the perfect ingredients for a fruitful workday.
With a new cafe mushrooming in the city every other day, the day is not far when work from cafes in Delhi/NCR will become the new norm. Go, reserve your seat before it’s taken!
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A wordologist, Etti Bali loves playing around with words, creating a world of absurd. In an ideal world, she would never wake up as she thinks slumber is the answer to all world problems.