15 Best Cafes in Bangkok (Laptop Friendly!)

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If you’re living the digital nomad life and are curious about where to go next – I highly recommend considering Bangkok. It’s vibrant, it’s fun, it has an almost endless list of things to do, and it’s a haven for online workers. What’s more, they have the best cafes in Bangkok for you to open up that laptop while enjoying some seriously great coffee.


Bangkok is a city unlike any other I’ve ever been to, and I’m not lying when I say it changed my life. Not only was everyday life exciting, but working in this massive city was comfortable and easy. No matter what area you base yourself in, you’re sure to find a cool cafe with fast WiFi to get your work done.

SEE ALSO: Bangkok, Thailand: A Digital Nomad Guide

Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Bangkok

Bangkok city view

After living in Bangkok for a few months, the 15 cafes below are my favorite picks when it comes to places to work from. My top spots are based on location, coffee, food, service, and overall vibe. Some are also based on high-rated reviews, which are noted below. Happy online working!

SEE ALSO: 15 Best Coworking Spaces in Bangkok

1. Starbucks at ICONSIAM (Best Cafe for Working in Bangkok)

Starbucks Bangkok

I know, I know, Starbucks? Out of all the cafes and coffee shops in Bangkok? But, hear me out on this one. We all know that Starbucks is known for being a reliable WiFi spot with consistently yummy drinks and treats, but this one, located in ICONSIAM mall just feels special.

What makes this Starbucks location so perfect for working is that it’s the largest Starbucks store in Thailand, meaning there’s plenty of room and outlets, and the view is incredible, so you’ll have plenty of inspiration. It’s also decorated beautifully which is an added bonus.

Starbucks at ICONSIAM Information

Address: ชั้นที่ 7 299 ICONSIAM, Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Phone: +66632237735
Operating Hours: 10 am-10 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Pink drink, churro frappuccino, crispy grilled cheese sandwich
Average Cost: $3-$6 per latte, $4-$6 per food item
Website: Starbucks at ICONSIAM

2. Sarnies Bangkok (Best for Chill Atmosphere)

coffee grinder

Sarnies Bangkok is a cool coffee shop in Bangkok where digital nomads flock for strong WiFi and even stronger coffee. Even though it’s located in the bustling Charoen Krung neighborhood, this spot is a quaint escape amidst the chaos.

It’s known as the go-to place in Bangkok for those looking for a laid-back atmosphere paired with a productive workday. With ample seating options, power outlets, and a menu full of delicious eats, Sarnies has everything you could want in your office for the day.

Sarnies Bangkok Information

Address: 101, 103 Charoen Krung 44 Alley, Khwaeng Bang Rak, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone: +66658161655
Operating Hours: 8 am-10 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Housemade granola, tuna melt, iced coconut long black
Average Cost: $4-$6 per latte, $4-$18 per main, $4-$8 for desserts
Website: Sarnies Bangkok

3. Luka Cafe (Best Pet-Friendly Cafe)

pet friendly cafe bangkok

A haven for digital nomads and pet lovers alike, Luka Cafe is located in the trendy area of Silom. Thanks to its pet-friendly policy, it’s the perfect spot to work beside your favorite furry buddy.

Their food menu features creative dishes like smoked salmon on sourdough and the ever-popular avocado toast, paired perfectly with specialty coffee or a refreshing matcha latte. Plus, the high-speed WiFi and ample charging stations make it an awesome workspace and one of the best dog-friendly cafes in Bangkok.

Luka Cafe Information

Address: 64 3 Pan Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone: +66918868717
Operating Hours: 8 am-6 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Sweet potato nachos, acai bowl, salted caramel green tea latte
Average Cost: $3-$5 per latte, $5-$12 per main, $2-$5 for desserts
Website: Luka Cafe

4. Rocket Coffeebar S.12 (Best for Creative Drinks)

iced brew coffee

I found Rocket Coffeebar to have some of the best coffee in Bangkok, especially when talking about their specialty drinks. I loved to work here when I was looking for a little caffeinated treat to help me through a project.

Try a simple Rocket Espresso or opt for a more unique option like a lychee cold brew tonic or “Bee Coffee” with espresso, lemon juice, and real honeycomb. They also have yummy food options to help keep you fueled and focused during your stay.

Rocket Coffeebar S.12 Information

Address: 149 Sathon Soi 12 Alley, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Phone: +66967913192
Operating Hours: 7 am-5 pm, Every day
Must-Try Items: Bee Coffee, Dirty Espresso, Egg Drowning
Average Cost: $4-$5 per latte, $8-$18 per main, $1.50-$4 for desserts
Website: Rocket Coffee Bar

5. The Asia Cafe (Best for Quiet)

laptop coffee cafe remote work

I love The Asia Cafe because, from the moment you walk through the door, it really feels like you’ve stepped away from all of the craziness happening in the streets of Bangkok. It’s quiet, it’s serene, and it’s the perfect place to concentrate.

With reliable WiFi and plenty of comfortable seating to choose from, you can post up with your laptop while sipping and dining on delicious authentic Asian cuisine. Their fresh coconut coffee is to die for, and the spicy Thai basil salad is sure to perk you right up.

The Asia Cafe Information

Address: 159/15 Soi Thong Lor 9, Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Tan, Watthana Bangkok, Thailand 10110
Phone: +66 2 391 7828
Operating Hours: 7:30 am-10 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Coconut coffee, spicy Thai basil salad, chocolate cake
Average Cost: $2-$4 per latte, $6-$10 per main, $2-$4 for desserts
Website: The Asia Cafe

6. Counting Sheep Corner (Best for Late Night)

sausage roll cafe

A huge perk to working online is that you usually get to create your own hours. And for those who like to work into the later hours, Counting Sheep Corner has you covered. They’re open until midnight every day and have fast and reliable WiFi.

Stay caffeinated with a strong espresso or Thai Iced Tea, and if you’re hungry, make sure you try their Midnight Waffles or homemade sausage rolls – both are insanely moreish. There are also some cozy little corners to tuck into that offer some privacy.

Counting Sheep Corner Information

Address: 26/1 Sukhumvit 61, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Phone: +66810217545
Operating Hours: 10 am-12 am, every day
Must-Try Items: Midnight waffles, mocha, burrata salad
Average Cost: $4-$6 per latte, $8-$20 per main, $3-$6 for desserts
Website: Counting Sheep Corner

7. Timo and Tintin (Best for House Roasted Coffee)

coffee, cafe

Situated right in the heart of the city, Timo and Tintin is seriously one of the most unique cafes in Bangkok – and their house-roasted coffee is spot-on. The welcoming space features multiple stories, including a rooftop terrace, so there are plenty of tables to set up shop from, and the WiFi is great.

They’re best known for their house-roasted coffee, but they also have some pretty fantastic pastries. In fact, you don’t want to miss out on their “brookie.” Half brownie, half cookie. Need I say more?

Timo and Tintin Information

Address: 674 Soi Wanit 2, Talat Noi, Khet Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Phone: +66625053546
Operating Hours: 9 am-5 pm, Tues-Fri, 9 am-6 pm Sat & Sun, closed Monday
Must-Try Items: Iced oat milk nutty latte, straight coffee, brookie
Website: Timo and Tintin

8. Floral Café at Napasorn (Best Hidden Gem)

lavender latte

If there’s one word I could use to describe the Floral Cafe at Napasorn, it would be “enchanting.” This hidden gem is tucked away off the main drag, and not only is it incredibly peaceful, but it’s truly Instagram-worthy.

Open your laptop while sipping on a lavender latte amongst stunning and lush floral arrangements. And make sure to get an order of their rose petal cake – it’s heavenly. It’s a great spot when you’re looking for some tranquility.

Floral Café at Napasorn Information

Address: 67 Chakkraphet Rd, Wang Burapha Phirom, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phone: +66994684899
Operating Hours: 9 am-7 pm, Mon-Sat, (closed Tuesday), 10 am -7 pm, Sun
Must-Try Items: Lavender latte, mango smoothie, rose petal cake
Website: Floral Cafe at Napasorn

9. The Coffee Club – River City (Best for Food)

eggs Benedict

Located in the cultural hub of The Coffee Club – River City offers gorgeous river views, a spacious seating area, and reliable WiFi. Plus, lots and lots of delicious food for those times when you want to pair a work meeting with a great meal.

Known as “Australia’s Favorite All Day Cafe,” this chain’s Bangkok branch has menu items like eggs Benedict, garlic butter roasted salmon, truffle mushroom pasta, burgers, and so much more. And, of course, great coffee drinks as well.

The Coffee Club – River City Information

Address: 23 Soi Chareonkrung 22, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Phone: +66657273542
Operating Hours: 6 am-9 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Truffle mushroom pasta, Thai tea latte, strawberry waffle
Average Cost: $2-$5 per latte, $4-$10 per main, $3 for desserts
Website: The Coffee Club – River City

10. GROUND Coffee (Best for Great Service)

cold brew and laptop

GROUND Coffee is quickly making a name for itself among the best cafes in Bangkok, and is quickly becoming a favorite amongst digital nomads for its strong WiFi and peaceful vibes. They also have some of the friendliest staff I’ve ever experienced.

Beat the heat while working with a tasty cold brew, and fill your belly with some classic avocado toast. This cafe takes pride in everything they do, from the coffee to the service, and you can really feel that.

GROUND Coffee Information

Address: 22 ซอย สาทร 11 Yan Nawa, Sathon, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Phone: +66991785386
Operating Hours: 8 am-5 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Flat white, “Magic” coffee, smoked salmon bagel
Average Cost: $3-$6 per latte, $6-$12 per main, $4-$6 for desserts
Website: GROUND Coffee

11. host x AMBER (Best for Design Lovers)

chocolate pastry

Walking into the collab project, host x AMBER for the first time, you’ll notice the gorgeous, sleek design of the entire coffee shop. It’s minimalist, it’s stylish, and it’s modern. Just being there begins to spark your creativity.

Pair your work experience with their signature Amber Latte, chocolate croissant, or honey yogurt slushy. Everything they seem to be doing is elegant, so it’s a great place to think and be productive for the day.

host x AMBER Information

Address: 1F Central Department Store at Central World 4, 4/5 Rajdamri Road Pathumwan, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone: +66808378878
Operating Hours: 9 am-6:30 pm, Mon-Fri, 10 am-7:30 pm Sat & Sun
Must-Try Items: Ice House Black cold brew, apple crumble tart, honey yogurt slushy
Average Cost: $2-$4 per latte, $6-$10 per main, $3 for desserts (example)
Website: host x AMBER

12. Y’EST WORKS Coffee Bar – Best for Coffee Selection

espresso coffee machine

With over 100 types of coffee beans, Y’EST WORKS Coffee Bar is definitely an impressive spot in Bangkok. They have high-speed internet, an impressive menu, and a welcoming environment that feels open and airy.

I like to keep it simple with a single-origin pour-over, tasting different kinds of beans and roasts. And I also like to indulge in their Thai Tea Cake. It’s a great, spacious cafe option for the coffee connoisseur.

Y’EST WORKS Coffee Bar Information

Address: 732 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Phone: +66623542527
Operating Hours: 8 am-5 pm, every day
Must-Try Items: Hand drip coffee, orange espresso, honey milk latte
Average Cost: $2-$4 per latte
Website: YESTWORKS

13. Brave Roasters (Best Local Chain)

banana bread

Carving out its own niche in Bangkok’s coffee scene, Brave Roasters is a favorite spot for locals and digital nomads alike. You can tell that they have a serious commitment to quality, as well as community, making it a great spot to network and make new friends.

Their iced mocha is so refreshing when you’re escaping that Bangkok heat, and they also have tasty treats like banana bread, if you need a little snack. Each location has plenty of workspaces, lots of outlets, and fast internet.

Brave Roasters Information

Address: Various Locations
Phone: Various
Operating Hours: Varying hours per location
Must-Try Items: Iced brulee latte, orange vanilla latte, banana bread
Average Cost: $2-$4 per latte, $2-$5 for desserts
Website: Brave Roasters

14. AROON cafe (Best for Espresso)

espresso

If sweet or complicated coffee drinks aren’t your thing, head to AROON Cafe with your laptop for a delicious espresso. They have all of the other coffee drinks as well, but their espresso really stands out on its own.

Spend your workday in the industrial-chic environment and enjoy their impeccable service. While enjoying your coffee beverage of choice, you can also nibble on a fresh pastry cooked that morning.

AROON cafe Information

Address: 714/6 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Phone: +66629429699
Operating Hours: 7:30 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-5:30 pm Sat & Sun
Must-Try Items: Any espresso drink, Tiramisu cafe latte, churro cupcake
Website: AROON Cafe

15. The Pastry & Co. (Best for Pastries)

choix cream pastry

The Pastry & Co. is quickly becoming a hotspot for digital nomads, thanks to its serene atmosphere and reputation for serving some of the best treats in Bangkok. Not only that, but their space has a vibrant and fun energy to it.

Offering comfortable seating and reliable WiFi, you can be productive while eating some of the most mouthwatering treats in the city. Not only are they delicious, but each one is like a little work of art.

The Pastry & Co. Information

Address: 463 Phra Sumen Rd, Wat Bowon Niwet, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phone: +66845539993
Operating Hours: Closed Monday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm Tues-Fri, 9 am-5 pm Sat & Sun
Must-Try Items: Sweet cheese pie, choix cream pastry, almond milk latte
Website: The Pastry & Co.

Bangkok Cafes and Coffee Shops: FAQs

Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions about the best cafes and coffee shops in Bangkok.

What are the best cafes in Bangkok?

The best cafes in Bangkok are Luka, Sarnie’s, Starbucks, and Timo & Tintin. However, many others are popular as well.

Do you tip in Bangkok?

Yes, tipping is appreciated in Bangkok, although not required. In cafes, look for a service charge on your receipt. If one has been added, no tipping is required.

What neighborhood has the best cafes in Bangkok?

There are many neighborhoods with great cafes in Bangkok. The trendiest area is Thonglor, while other popular areas include Ekkamai, Ari, and Siam.

Does Bangkok have good coffee?

Yes! Bangkok has fantastic coffee and the coffee scene is only growing in popularity, with new local coffee roasters popping up all the time.

How much is an average coffee in Bangkok?

The average coffee in Bangkok can range from $1.75 to $6, depending on the cafe you visit and the type of specialty drink you may order.

Is coffee popular in Bangkok?

Yes! Coffee is very popular in Bangkok and is becoming even more so due to its growing coffee scene.

Are laptops allowed at the coffee shops and cafes in Bangkok?

Absolutely! Bangkok is a very digital nomad-friendly city and welcomes you to bring your laptop into coffee shops and cafes.

Where can I cafe-hop in Bangkok?

You can easily cafe-hop in neighborhoods including Thonglor and Ekkamai.

What’s the best cafe for digital nomads in Bangkok?

The best cafe for digital nomads is subjective, however, popular choices amongst remote workers are Luka Cafe, Sarnies Bangkok, Starbucks, and Timo and Tintin.

In Conclusion

Being a digital nomad in Bangkok is such an adventure. You can explore a new cafe every day, each with its own charming environment, and WiFi is easy to find throughout the city.

The best coffee shops in Bangkok are, of course, subjective, but I hope my guide helps you find your favorite!

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Ashley Fike is a travel writer and local of Jacksonville, Florida where she travels around the entire state of Florida on her own, and with friends and family. Having lived in the state her entire life and showing people around for much of it, she has a unique perspective of things to do and places to visit in Florida.

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