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.

Shaky Isles

Shaky Isles | 22 Customs St

Organic Fair trade coffee really does taste better. Make Shaky Isles your new go to spot and enjoy knowing the true origins of the coffee you’re drinking. If coffee isn’t really your thing Shaky Isles also has a great selection of smoothies and teas available alongside a refreshing menu of acai bowls and the classic breakfast items. Computer friendly, doing a little bit of work here is a breeze.


Heavenscent Food Co. | St Patrick's Square  

Backing on to St Patricks Square and getting the afternoon sun, HeavenScent is every bit as warming as the homemade Heavenly Pies they serve. Take a seat at one of their tables or get comfy on their couches set in their home-inspired setting, grab a coffee, a sweet treat and settle in with your device. 


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. 

The Botanist

The Botanist | City Works Depot

Full of foliage and drenched in sunlight this City Works Depot favorite is a hotspot for business meetings and casual catch ups. Jump on the wifi and browse away as meal is quickly prepared. This award winning restaurant offers great food at a great price. Here you’ll find yourself chasing the sun, moving from outside to inside and back again. A day spent here is a delight.


Misters | 12 Wyndham St

Misters is the dietary conscious patrons dream. Offering a huge selection of food and beverages made with high quality organic wholefoods and traditionally farmed protein, along with great vegan and vegetarian options Misters has something for everyone. Everything made in store is entirely gluten and dairy free 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: 21 October 2019