3 Cafes To Get Work Done From In Tokyo

Finding a good place to settle down and take out your laptop to start working can be a daunting task in a different country. You’ll need to find somewhere that’s easy to access (near public transportation stops), has stable Wi-Fi, safe, and probably not too noisy as well.

If you’re in Tokyo and looking for a good place for work, Yasmine Awwad of has some good suggestions:

(Pic credit: Peeking Duck)

La Kagu

La Kagu was our go-to spot when we stayed in Iidabashi. The big communal tables were never too busy and there was always a mix of people working and catching up with friends. It’s bright and airy, the food is great (you’ll want to try the brownie, trust me) and there are nice touches like the illustrated menu.

Official site:

Facebook:ラカグ la kagu

Address: 67, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan 162-0805

Opening hours: 11AM – 8PM, daily

Coordinates: 35.7041382,139.7349122

(Pic credit: Peeking Duck)


Lattest is a trendy coffee shop set slightly back form the main street in Omotesandō, a nice area for a stroll that’s filled with cute restaurants and boutiques. There’s plenty of seating and it’s a quiet place that’s good if you don’t want to be disturbed.

Official site:

Facebook:Lattest-Omotesando Espresso Bar

Address: 3-5-2 1F, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001

Opening hours: 10AM – 7PM (Mon – Fri), NOON - 7PM (Sat & Sun)

Coordinates: 35.6689128,139.7123913

(Pic credit: Fuglen/Facebook)


This cute coffee shop is on a quiet side street in Shibuya. It was kind of busy when we were there, but that was during Golden Week (when everyone in Japan gets the week off) and everywhere was busy. Fuglen has outside tables and a good selection of cakes and coffees.

Official site:

Facebook:Fuglen Tokyo

Address:1-16-11 Tomigaya, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0063

Opening hours: 8AM – 10PM (Mon & Tue), 8AM – 1AM (Wed & Thu), 8AM – 2AM (Fri), 9AM – 2AM (Sat), 9AM – Midnight (Sun)

Coordinates: 35.6666375,139.6924404

To see what other cafés in Tokyo made Yasmine’s list, go here.


Read full article:

The Best Cafés to Work in Tokyo

Reposted from: Peeking Duck

Picture credits: Peeking Duck, Fuglen


More from Zafigo:

Tips to save money while travelling in Japan

7 tips to make travelling in a country when language is a problem easier


Get all the latest travel updates from Zafigo. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Stay up-to-date by subscribing to our weekly newsletter.

Maggie De souza
As a homebody, Maggie likes spending her week-nights and weekends curled up on the couch with her furbabies, catching up on her favourite TV shows, all while sipping on a nice warm cup of green tea.

What Do You Think?

You May Also Like

"There's no place like Tokyo for street photography."

Becoming A Better Photographer With Brendan Ó Sé

Some singers go into acting. Some actors go into directing. But some photographers become better photographers… with t...
Petronas Twin Towers by day (Photo Credit: Flcikr / Sarah Ackerman)

7 More Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur Once You’ve Seen The Twin Towers

As the capital of the hot, humid, melting pot of culture that is Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is a popular destination for the...

Japan’s Wild Side: Walk Japan Tours You Can Take

In addition to visiting Tokyo’s robot-themed restaurants and fashion districts, have a look at these Walk Japan tours ...