Wherever we are today staying connected online is a must. Finding a place to relax and grab a coffee is all the more enjoyable when we can do a little bit of work or chat with friends via wifi. We’ve discovered some of the best cafes in Auckland - right here in the city centre - which will happily give you access to their wifi while you take in the atmosphere and make the most of your time out and about in the city.

Williams Eatery

Williams Eatery | G03/85 Daldy Street 

Step into one of Wynyard quarters most exciting dining experiences and enjoy the smart, laid back vibes of Williams. Here you can set up your laptop while you grab a delicious dish from their menu which uses only free range and organic produce. With specialty coffee at the ready you can be sure you’ll be fueled for a busy or leisurely time spent working away on your next big project.


Scarecrow | 33 Victoria St E

Sit amongst beautiful homeware, flowers and fresh bread as you relax at Scarecrow, the corner store eatery which feels like a home away from home. This cool cafe offers an eclectic selection of goods suitable for a range of occasions, so as you’re sipping away at your coffee chatting away to your friends online the perfect gift may just present itself to you.


Remedy Coffee | 1 Wellesley St

Remedy is an Auckland community favorite, providing great coffee and service since ages ago. The shop has a New York feel to, get in early and kick back and look over the hustle and bustle of Queen street. This is a great spot to read an ebook or browse the latest news headlines.

The Shelf

The Shelf | 50 High St

This cute little cafe has everything you want from a modern, casual inner city cafe. With a fast internet connection and modern furniture this spot is the perfect place for a long study session. With a diverse menu you could easily spend most of your day here enjoying everything from Iced coffee to a bowl of chicken fettuccine.


Fond(ou) Café | 157 Hobson Street 

Fond(ou), short for "fond of you"; is a lovely hidden gem located at the lobby of the Auckland City Hotel on Hobson Street. With a handy street-facing coffee window, Fond(ou) is the ideal spot to work from, with a great menu and coffee, with a cosy seating and decor that feels homey but modern.  which make it the perfect spot for a healthy lunch or snack. Here you’ll encounter an easy going atmosphere where you can feel comfortable to whip out a laptop and start typing away.

Last updated: 09 June 2023