Best Remote Work Cafes and Co-working Spaces in Tokyo

Shoin Wolfe has been investigating the best workspaces that you can find in Tokyo to work remotely. In his blog post he is offering us a regularly updated list of the best places you can find all over Tokyo.

Shibuya

Trunk Hotel

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~100 / Electric outlets: 30+

A cafe in an hotel with a nice outdoor area opened from early in the morning to late at night.

Hand’s Cafe

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~60 / Electric outlets: ~14

A creative cafe surrounded by a relaxed atmosphere.

Living Room Cafe

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~100 / Electric outlets: 30+

A little expensive place that make it up with its fanciness.

Nakameguro/Ebisu

TimeOut Tokyo Cafe

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~40 / Electric outlets: ~20

A place for jazz music lovers who likes creative and artistic vibes.

Anjin

(inside Tsutaya Daikanyama) Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~60 / Electric outlets: ~14

A cafe with no free wifi but in a beautiful piece of modern architecture.

Nagatacho/Akasaka Mitsuke

Yahoo Lodge

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~250 / Electric outlets: 200+

A big brand name’s co-working space, free of charge where social interactions are encouraged.

Nagatacho GRID

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~100 / Electric outlets: ~30

A three floor space including a basement and a rooftop area to get contrasting ideas.

Roppongi

Starbucks (Roppongi hills)

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~70 / Electric outlets: ~15

A Starbucks a little less crowded than the others thanks to an additional basement, to enjoy the usual Starbucks in a calmer atmosphere.

Harajuku

Deus Ex Machina

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~40 / Electric outlets: ?

A minimalist cafe separated in small rooms which sell great sandwiches.

Nothing Better Cafe

(New Balance building 4F) Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~40 / Electric outlets: ~10

An almost empty cafe during the week in a great location in between Harajuku and its back-side.

Shinjuku

Unfortunately no place for the moment.

Ikebukuro

Coffee Valley

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~40 / Electric outlets: ~15

A calm coffee place in this busy area with a lot of coffee flavors to try.

Other Areas

1F~2F of Toranomon Hills

Website / Google Maps link / Seats: ~120 / Electric outlets: ~20

A path in between two floors full of coffee shops with seats right by the window to enjoy a piece of nature in the city.

Honorable mentions

McDonald’s

A fast food chain with good spaces and facilities but a little noisy for working.

Surely you will find the best place for you to work remotely in this list. To keep up to date with his latest information, read the whole post here and bookmark it for checking back later!


Hi, I’m @shoinwolfe. I’m the co-founder of Hatch and the maker of the Donald Trump Simulator. I’m also known in Japan as DJ Sicks By Proxy. Watch my Tedx talk here. 日本語のブログは こちら.

For the last 4 years. I’ve worked out of maybe a hundred cafes and co-working spaces all over Tokyo. Here’s a regularly updated list of my favorite remote work cafes and co-working spaces.