With the changing work culture all over the world, the only things you would need to work from pretty much anywhere will be your laptop, smartphone and a stable internet connection. For those who doesn’t have to commute to work every day especially in a city like Delhi, it is a blessing. However working from home has its disadvantages too. Once in a while taking a walk and working from outside can be just the change you wanted. A cafe with wifi usually serves your purpose but what if they have amazing food as well? Well, that would very well mean you might end up spending your entire working hours in the cafe. So, beware!
Ivy and bean: A hideout in Shahpur Jat
Situated in one of the numerous bylanes of Shahpur Jat, lies this small cafe with a terrace seating. Perfect if you want go on a date, perfect if you want to read a book from their amazing collection, perfect if you want to work on your own laptop, and absolutely perfect for just to sit and watch the world go by!
USP: Cheerful vibe, Fererro Rocher shake and a tranquil ambience
Where: 119, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat
Kunzum Travel Cafe: Where stories are exchanged
Though this place is not for foodie but it serves our purposes completely. Exchanging stories, talking about travel to like minded people is more addictive than food for some. Being a travel enthusiast myself, I had to include this place. It is in fact one of the best place to work. A great ambience, wifi, 8 different flavors of tea, cookies, and some mind boggling discussion – work or play Kunzum travel cafe is amazing.
USP: A place not just for travelers but anyone either seeking solitude or company, pay as you like for beverages
Where: T-49, Ground Floor, Hauz Khas Village
Market Cafe: Good for your tummy, great for your pocket
Great food, a cool roof top seating area, reasonable prices and cool vibe makes Market Cafe stand out in the bustling Khan Market area. It gets very crowded in the evenings and weekends if work is in your mind then try week-days.
USP: Pocket friendly prices, great creative vibe
Where: 8, 2nd Floor, Khan Market
Rose Cafe: Fairytale affair
It has pink interiors and a very romantic vibe. The outdoor seating area is a small garden where you can relax among greenery and flowers. The cafe is well known for its charming decor and comfort food. Food is always fresh and delicious. One word of caution, though, you might end up eating and chilling out here instead of working.
USP: Espresso cake with whipped cream and caramel, mint lemonade, vintage inspired interior decor
Where: 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Cafe Immigrant: Kitschy and happening
As the name suggests, this cafe has a hipster vibe and is often frequented by expats. The interiors will remind you of an industrial warehouse and this place apparently has the tallest bar in Delhi. It is not just a cafe, stick around till evening and have a beer or two or smoke hukkah before you head home. All in a day’s work!
USP: Hippie ambiance, alchohol and hukkah in menu
Where: B-45, 1st Floor, Inner Circle, Connaught Place
AM PM Cafe: From Day to night
Delicious food, intriguing cocktails, outdoor seating on the terrace and the groovy music makes this place a hot spot for youngsters. Morning time on week days are more peaceful and has the perfect setting for work.
USP: Terrace seating, interesting cocktails,
Where: J 2/5, 3rd & 4th Floor, B.K. Dutt Market, Rajouri Garden
Cafe Lota: Quaint but serene
This lovely cafe in National Crafts Museum is a delightful place to be in. The serenity of the place gets to you and gives you a perfect atmosphere for working.
USP: Indian food with a twist, serene ambience
Where: National Crafts Museum, Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan
Coast Cafe: Perfect for intimate conversations
The name says it all, fianlly a cafe to satisfy your coastal flavor cravings! From fish to chicken to vegetarian dishes, the unmistakable hint of hot spices will make you want more! Located in Hauz Khas, this quiet intimate place is perfect to get away from the busy locality and also great for working during the day.
USP: Spicy Keralan food especially appams, quietude in the heart of Hauz Khas
Where: H-2, 2nd & 3rd Floor, Hauz Khas Village