Being a millennial is exciting. The times are unconventional and the dream that you can do whatever you want is finally coming true. One of the most significant ways that work lifestyle in India is shifting is the flexibility to control where you want to work from.

While for freelancers this is a given, more and more formal workspaces are also now evolving to become more employee and ultimately productivity friendly.

The underlining thought is, do whatever it takes to get the work done, and to be happy to work. So, when you can work from anywhere, why work from home? If you are one of the dreamers (in Delhi NCR!), a driven creative, refuelled by creative and unconventional workspace, this is a list of cafes to sit and work in Delhi NCR!

With the “cafe culture” evolving to our advantage, here are some of the very best cafes to sit and work in Delhi NCR:

1. myHQ Work Cafes (Free Day Trial)

With myHQ, you can work from 100+ beautiful and creative cafes, coffee shops and lounges in Delhi NCR. As a myHQ member, you get access to all the work amenities like free 20 Mbps wifi, stationery, comfortable seats with guaranteed plug points and more. And that’s not all. You also get 1+1 free on tea/coffee and a 15% discount on food.

myHQ work plans are affordable and visit based with lifetime validity. With one subscription, you can work out of any myHQ work cafe and these visits get deducted only when you use the space.

Book your free day trial here.


2. Kunzum Travel Café, Hauz Khas Village

cafes to sit and work in Delhi Kunzum
If you are a travel enthusiast, this is the place for you. Started by a traveller and explorer Ajay Jain, this little haven is the perfect space for you to work and meet travellers and swap stories. Hidden away from all the bustle in Hauz Khas village this quiet and minimalist café is all you need for a productive work day. Need a breather? Just stroll into the beautiful Hauz Khas monument adjacent to it and come back to your laptop refuelled.

Tip: This café does not offer food options but there are enough and more options (suited for all budgets) close by. They do serve amazing tea and coffee though, and you pay what you want (so remember to be as generous as they are to you!


3. Café Lota, Pragati Maidan

Imagine basking in the warm winter sun, enjoying makke ki roti and sarso ka saag, a steaming hot cup of filter coffee and getting work done! Seems like the best of both worlds? Well, it is true.

This beautiful café located inside the crafts museum at Pragati Maidan is everything we just said it was. If you’re lucky, you might even get to hear their in-house flautist casually strolling around and humming away on his flute. Sounds ethereal? Check it out for yourself!


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4. Cafe Soul Garden, Gurgaon (Free Day Trial)

cafes to sit and work in Delhi Soul Garden
Folks in Gurgaon, don’t you worry, we’ve got you covered. If you’re afraid of missing out on great options of cafes to sit and work in Delhi because of inaccessibility, you’ve got quite a few options in the hood as well.

This beautiful coffee house has got your covered with internet accessibility, beautiful garden cafe (of course, you work inside too!) and the best coffee you need to do your business! Calm and quiet are quite the USP of this place as you will often spot adorable turtles, dogs and cats wandering around you. You definitely cannot miss this one!

Get a seat reserved for your next work day!


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5. Espress-O-Ville, Greater Kailash

cafes to sit and work in Delhi Espress-O-Ville
Now, this is a rare, hidden gem in Greater Kailash. A tiny little place serving great pizza, breakfasts, and coffee, this is where you go to wrap yourself up with what you need to do, a de-stress simultaneously.

They offer great service (and great espresso!), and you can plug in your laptop and work seamlessly while enjoying the ambience and food (very reasonably priced). Remember though, this place is quite small and great for solo working and not team meetings.


6. Greenr Café, Shahpur Jat

While any list you google looking for “cafes to sit and work in Delhi”, it will most probably feature this café, it is totally worthy of making it to all the lists out there. With so much of green around (yes, they take their name seriously), tastefully done interiors with enough natural light, seamless wifi and conveniently placed charging points takes care of you with a lot of healthy food options and a whole lot of green love while you get cracking on work.


7. Di Ghent Café, Gurgaon

Isn’t it just the dream to be able to work in a café with the fragrance of Belgian waffles and freshly brewed coffee wafting about you? Your dream just came true. De Ghent café in Gurgaon with its beautiful interiors, huge glass windows, wifi access, and a wonderfully casual atmosphere is one of your best bets for a productive work session in Gurgaon.


8. Chaayos, Delhi NCR

And one fine day, someone realized, Indians run on chai. So why not kick-ass chai cafes? Why not Chaayos? Head over to any of the awesomely curated Chaayos across Delhi NCR for a seamless work session with great internet, great music (they have Indian ocean and the erstwhile silk route on their playlists!), and amazing chai to fuel your day of work.


9. Perch Wine and Coffee Bar, Khan Market

cafes to sit and work in Delhi Perch
If it’s one of those days when you want to feel special, and can afford to splurge a bit on yourself, head over to Perch. Plug in your laptop and set yourself up for the day while having a gorgeous view of green, and access to a delectable menu of not just coffee, but also some great food. Even better – just the place to unwind with some great wine after your day is over.


10. Social Offline (Free Day Trial)

Social is perhaps one of the best things to have happened to millennials. Each one of their venues is quirky in a different way, with the familiarity of a great menu.

The social outlets offer you the perfect space and amenities to co-work from and become your playground to unwind soon after work.

Book your Free Day Trial at Social Vasant Kunj and Social Cyber Hub.


11. Ricos, GTB Nagar, Delhi University

If you’re looking for chirpy, vibrant and affordable, head over to Ricos. This café in North Campus, Delhi University area, has been a second home to many students around the area. You can set yourself up here for the day and go on a guilt-free eat-out (because they are so affordable!) as you tick off tasks on your to-do list.

It tends to get a bit noisy around the peak hours, but hey, you asked for chirpy.


12. Another fine day – Reading Room and Café

cafes to sit and work in Delhi Another Fine Day

This one for the bibliophile and dreamer in you. This comfortable café with a great food and coffee menu has been curated for readers. And for anyone looking to use a well-done space as a catalyst to be productive. Head over to jam for the day and have access to an amazing collection of books to flip through when you need to take breaks.


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13. Music and Mountains Hillside Café, Greater Kailash

cafes to sit and work in Delhi Music Mountains
True to its name, it takes care of both things it promises in its name. Beautiful and cosy wooden interiors coupled with one of the best playlists you can be treated to (Bob Dylan, Beatles, Queen, Lumineers – you get the drift), and amazing food, wifi, and convenient charging points make this just the place to get those creative juices flowing.


14. T’Pot Café, Malviya Nagar

Another great find for those who just cannot imagine getting through a day of work (or life) without tea. Cozy up in this cute café with your day’s work while sipping on the extensive choices of chai and nashta they offer. Mellow music, seamless wifi, and power connectivity will enable you in making sure you are as productive as you possibly can be!


15. Blue Tokai Café, Saket

This caffeine pumped, well lit, comfortably furnished with functional desks and chairs make this one of the best cafes to sit and work in Delhi. Meet and network with others like you who frequent this café. And here’s a secret this is located in Champa Galli. When you walk out of Blue Tokai after work, you will be treated to a very pretty and fairy-lit world.

Pick any from these 17 options of amazing cafes to sit and work in Delhi, and you won’t be disappointed. Want a sustainable, co-working plan to access some of these beautiful workspaces?

Check out what myHQ has to offer with access to 80+ cafes in Delhi NCR with added discounts and cash back.

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