8 Cool and Cozy Cafes around Manila Perfect for Study or Work Sessions


Studying or working at home can be comfy. But not for people (like you) who are easily distracted even with little things. Seeing that inviting comfy bed, phone, social media – how can you focus? You might just end up procrastinating all day. Aren’t you good at that?

A change of environment, perhaps? How about a hushed ambiance with a good cup of coffee? Get up, lazy bug. We’re gonna try these cafes around Manila that are best for studying, or can be your work spots!

P.S.: These picture-perfect cafes will tempt you to pull out your phone and take pictures, but remember that you’re here to study or work. *winks*

1. Coffee Project

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With its exquisite interiors – flower chandeliers, wood panels, and caged lights – Coffee Project will definitely catch your attention. This quiet and cozy place is a best working or studying spot complete with power outlets at every table in case you need to charge your laptop. Not to mention their tasty good coffee and delightful desserts.

Location: G/F Will Tower, Eugenio Lopez Drive, South Triangle, Tomas Morato, Quezon City

2. Commune Cafe

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Commune’s bright and welcoming space will let you focus on your work or study. You can treat yourself with their great Pinoy coffy and succulent Pinoy dishes along with desserts after you’re done reviewing or with that report.

Location: 36 Polaris Street, Poblacion, Makati

3. The Sweet Spot

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You need to submit a report but haven’t started it yet? Ugh. Get your lazy butt out of the house, you need a chill place to finish your work. The Sweet Spot got you covered! With their chill playlist, chill and quiet spot, and great coffee, you can definitely submit that report on time!

Location: Unit 6 G/F, #189 Maginhawa St. cor. Makadios St., Sikatuna Village Quezon City, Philippines

4. Cool Beans Cafe

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If you’re worried about the noise in cafes, then Cool Beans Cafe is perfect for you. The place quiet, no one would dare to make loud noises. It’s like a mini library that offers great food, refreshing drinks, and shelves full of books and cozy couches that will make you feel comfortable while studying.

Location: 67-B Maginhawa Street, UP Village Quezon City, Philippines

5. Theo’s Baked + Brewed

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Theo’s Cafe provides comfortable tables and chairs, cozy laptop nook, banquette seating for groups, cheerful place, good food and refreshing drinks – perfect for working or studying!

Location: 106-C Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village Quezon City, Philippines

6. Third Cup Cafe

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Third Cup Cafe is another perfect spot for your study sesh with your friends. Aside from being some of the major schools like Ateneo and UP, they offer comfy place excellent coffee that will help you stay awake and keep you focused. They offer books too, that you can borrow if you’re done studying and want to take a break.

P.S.: Don’t forget to reward yourself a toothsome dessert when you are done studying!

Location: 91 Rosa Alvero St. Quezon City, Philippines

7. Restock Curiosities

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Where food meets art. This cool and charming gallery slash coffee shop is truly an inspiring place that lets you enjoy great coffee and luscious desserts while studying or working.

Location: 7635 Guijo Street, Makati Manila, Philippines

8. Books and Borders Cafe

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This cafe is indeed a nice place to read, sip, and dine. Their colorful and comfortable chairs and good books can absolutely brighten up your day!

Location: 281 Tomas Morato Street, Diliman Quezon City, Philippines


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