Free Wi-Fi and power outlets included!
More and more companies are getting ‘inventive’ on how to motivate their employees with an ergonomic, functional and inspiring work place. For those still lacking, people search other places they could focus and be productive; surprisingly, a range of coffee shops have risen in the years providing essentials to keep one going with their job – free Wi-fi connection, several electric sockets, an engaging surrounding plus, good quality coffee and pastries to pair with. Not to mention, a perfect recommendation for students as well, as studying or doing assignments at home might let them doze off, so check out our list below for some of the most awesome coffices we found around Metro Manila.
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Single Origin – multiple branches
Single Origin is a favorite hangout spot in BGC where coffee and alcohol lovers can find a common ground. Read our full feature here.
UCC Clockwork – multiple branches
UCC Clockwork is a third wave coffee shop and UCC’s concept store featuring blends from a variety of local and international single origin coffee. They also have a wide selection of food ranging from appetizer to dessert.
Magnum Opus – BF Homes
Just like the name suggests, at Magnum Opus Fine Coffees you canexperience a masterpiece in each cup. Serving you the finest grinds we’ve all bean wanting, it’s for anyone down for a cup of coffee and conversation at a quaint but cool space featuring a balcony overlooking Aguirre.
Cafe MOH – The 30th
Cafe MOH is a quaint coffee shop near Timezone at Ayala Malls The 30th. While they have a limited selection of beverages, they ensured to perfect each with their Spanish Latte as a must-try.
Tutto Domani – Makati
Avoid the mall goers in Greenbelt and proceed to this hidden café across it, beside New World Renaissance hotel, filled with toys, board games, and other interesting arts and crafts to get your art-attack inspiration game on; if not, perhaps their delightful dishes will do the trick. Plus, they have a really fast internet connection.
Reservations are accepted
New World Renaissance Hotel, Esperanza St, Makati
+63 2 811-6707
Museum Cafe – Makati
Inside Ayala Museum’s compound is where this half café and half restaurant (Kabila) is located, garnering much appreciation for its’ art installations and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the Greenbelt park and art structures situated outside the museum. Enjoy the hushed and calm setting while sipping on their refillable Illy coffee. Best to be here during daylight, as it turns into a posh cocktail scene in the evening.
Caffe da illy – Quezon City
Two reasons for staying – ridiculously good Italian brews and fast wi-fi connection, if there’s anything else, one must see how their cozy café is drenched in warm red light once the sun hits the windows.
Yellow Tree Coffee & Tea – Quezon City
Get busy and comfy with the homey impression of the popular hangout place in Panay Avenue. They just recently had wi-fi and people are welcome to charge their laptops. Do take note of their commendable latte art.
Habitual Coffee – Chino Roces Ave.
Habitual Coffee is a third wave coffee shop operated and owned by World Aeropress champ, Kaye Ong. Their simple menu offers a variety of brunch plates like Baked Eggs, their bestselling Berry Nut Ricotta Waffles, and more.
Need Coffee – BF Homes
Need Coffee is a specialty coffee shop serving coffee, cakes and pastries. Their best sellers include Americano, Batch Brew and Latte. With monochromatic accents indoors and a patio and garden outside, regulars always come back for their reliable WiFi, beautiful interiors, and a better brew.
Fun fact: The owner and barista supreme Dan Roque brings new beans from all over the world after his travels, and sets up a free tasting for everyone when he comes home.
Afters Espresso and Desserts – Quezon City
For the all-nighters, this café is open until 2am daily serving a much needed caffeine kick and unusual, but delicious gelatos, safe to say because the owner studied at the Gelato University in Italy.
Satchmi – Mandaluyong
Besides coffee, music is on point here always, having embraced the classics, and the use of vinyl players (they’re well known to be distributors of Motorino) where you get to listen to several collections of record in their booth. Perhaps good sounds might help with the brainstorming process.
Local Edition – Makati
While away the morning as you observe the quiet streets of Makati in the communal vibe of this café where seats are aplenty and books are free to read and be exchanged – which is definitely good for references. Watch out for Edita, their friendly pet cat who’ve warmly welcome guests.
Spread the ‘Coffice’ movement and start making progress. Don’t let yourself be stuck on the four corners of your office or bedroom, get out and look for your new work area, perhaps the new environment might just stir up your best idea yet. And while you’re at it, download Booky for more information on your favorite Coffice places for free on Google Play and Apple store.