Coffee Shops in Cardiff you can work from

If you are staying at Propertri’s serviced apartments in Cardiff on business or need to spend an hour or two working on your laptop a coffee shop is a great option.

If you are looking for a hot desk to park yourself for the day we covered co-working spaces in this previous post.

Corner Coffee

The minute you walk into Corner Coffee, the white walls and minimal decor are enough to make your heart sing. Nothing says “I need some peace in my life” like a good cup of coffee or tea with colleagues at one of these cosy tables. There are also smaller tables for digital nomads and wandering workers. 

Address: 13 High St, Cardiff CF10 1AX

Corner Coffee Cardiff

Uncommon Ground

When you need a break from your busy schedule, Uncommon Ground in the Royal Arcade is what comes to mind. Not only does their coffee taste great but it’s also affordable and welcoming – not too loud or stressful so as not to overwhelm anyone who might be looking for some peace and quiet.

Address: 10-12 Royal Arcade, St Mary St, Cardiff CF10 1AB

Uncommon Ground Coffee Co Cardiff

The Castle Emporium

The Castle Emporium is a hub of independent businesses in a converted 20s cinema on Womanby Street. It’s an ideal place to take some time out during your day with its relaxed atmosphere that is usually filled with tunes from excellent playlists.

Address: Womanby Street, Cardiff CF10 1BS

Park House Restaurant and Wine Bar

Park House is one of the best restaurants in Cardiff, but it’s also an excellent place to work during the day. The WiFi connection there never fails. Plus staff members are always friendly when you come to visit during business hours. They serve delicious food that won’t break the bank either; which makes them perfect as client meeting spots or just lunch dates between friends

Address: 20 Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3DQ

Fine Dining Cardiff - Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar

Waterloo Tea

Waterloo Tea is getting better all of the time, and now has three locations in the heart of Cardiff. The menu boasts an excellent range of teas alongside fast WiFi access for your convenience! Although it can get pretty busy during peak times (especially on weekends), you’re guaranteed great service with attentive staff always available whenever needed.

Address: 5 Waterloo Gardens, Penylan, Cardiff, CF23 5AA

Waterloo Tea: a quirky tearoom at the heart of Cardiff - InterCardiff


The Little Man Coffee Company

Little Man Coffee Company is the perfect place to meet up with workmates, grab some coffee and get on with your work. Imagine a place where you can get delicious unlimited coffee served all day. Whether you are visiting Cardiff on business or need to mix up working from home, the Little Man Coffee Company is sure to inspire you. This isn’t just about business though; if creativity needs feeding then head down into The Gallery where 30-inch sandwiches will keep everyone content until dinner time rolls around again.

Address: Ivor House, Bridge Street, Cardiff, CF10 2EE


Milk & Sugar

Milk and sugar is a wonderful place to visit for both brunches, breakfasts or even just after-work snacks. The space can get fairly busy at times but if you’re looking to shorten your workday then this location might be perfect as they offer remote working periods where there’s no waiting time required!

Address: One Central Square – Ground Floor, Wood St, Cardiff CF10 1FS

Milk and Sugar

Best Co-Working Spaces In Cardiff

If you are coming to Cardiff for business coworking spaces offer superb facilities. You can rent a desk or private office for anything from an hour to a day, a week or longer. All of these co-working spaces are within easy reach of our serviced apartments in Cardiff.

Tramshed Tech

Tramshed Tech is the home to tech startups in Wales specialising in supporting tech, digital and creative industries. It is the fastest growing business incubator in Wales and home to over 50 startups.

Address: Unit D, Pendyris St, Cardiff CF11 6BH

Coworking space on Tramshed Tech, Cardiff

Regus Cardiff Bay

Regus Cardiff Bay is set in Europe’s largest waterfront development, this office space offers stunning views across the bay which you can enjoy from the terrace. Mermaid Quay is on your doorstep with plenty of restaurants, bars and shops.

Address: Regus House, Falcon Dr, Cardiff CF10 4RU

office space in cardiff bay

The Arcade Vaults

The Arcade Vaults offers people the chance to play and learn about retro video games in around various venues in Cardiff. The co-working and events space is tailored for anyone interested in making games but open to everyone to experience.

Address: 27-31 High Street Arcade, Cardiff CF10 1BB

The Arcade Vaults in Cardiff


Space2B at The Maltings is a business hub in Cardiff city centre; offering state-of-the-art serviced offices, steeped in heritage.

Address: The Maltings, East Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF24 5EA

Space2B Cardiff

Welsh ICE

Welsh ICE (Innovation Centre for Enterprise) provides co-working spaces, office space and meeting room hire aimed at businesses that recognise the value of an inspiring environment.

Address: Britannia House, Caerphilly Business Park, Van Rd, Caerphilly CF83 3GG

Welsh ICE Innovation Centre for Startups in South Wales

Tec Marina

Tec Marina is located in Penarth Marina (just outside of Cardiff) and offers private fully-furnished offices of various sizes. Rent office space and meeting rooms in one of Wales’ coolest innovation hubs.

Address: Terra Nova Way, Penarth CF64 1SA,

Tec Marina Office Space Cardiff


IndyCube is a community-owned network for independent workers, supporting freelancers, contractors, home-workers and the self-employed. Providing a place for Cardiff’s creatives to get out of the house and into a working environment. 

Address: 4 Trade Street Lane, Cardiff, CF10 5DR

IndyCube in Cardiff


GloWorks is located in the heart of Porth Teigr in Cardiff Bay, overlooking the water and adjacent to the BBC studios.

Address: Porth Teigr Way, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 4GA

Gloworks in Cardiff Bay

Rabble Studio

Rabble Studio is a community-focused coworking space in Cardiff Bay. Offering shared workspaces & studios for freelancers, small businesses and remote workers.

Address: 103 Bute St, Cardiff CF10 5AD

Rabble Studio Coworking spaces in Cardiff

Best Places to Stay in Cardiff

Cardiff, the capital of Wales, is one of the most popular places to visit in the UK. The city is bustling with exciting new events and attractions suitable for all ages and budgets, it’s known for its historic castles, sports, art, entertainment, buzzing nightlife, amazing culture, and rich local cuisine. In a nutshell, there is a lot to do and enjoy in Cardiff, and you will not regret spending your time here. Besides, there are plenty of places to stay, and you can make your choice depending on your needs, budget, and interests. Below is a rundown of some top places to stay in Cardiff.

Cardiff City Center

Cardiff city centre is located south of Cooper’s Field and Cardiff University. The compact city centre is known for great international cuisine, international designer stores, international rugby, and the historic Cardiff Castle. In a nutshell, by choosing to stay in the Cardiff city centre, you can get to get to visit Principality Stadium (known for hosting international rugby games), enjoy a world-class shopping experience, and visit some historical sites to learn the history and culture of Wales in general and Cardiff in particular.

Cardiff castle


Newtown is a thriving business centre with a lot of international hotels, pubs, shops, and restaurants. It is known for having many family-friendly hotels and leisure facilities for kids, making it an excellent place for families to stay.

Cardiff shopping


If you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the Cardiff city centre, you can choose to stay in Riverside. This historic suburb located on the west bank of River Taff is known for the Riverside Farmers Market, which attracts people from around the city every Sunday. Staying in Riverside will give you a better feel of the city’s culture as compared to the city centre, and you will still be able to access the city centre easily, even by foot.

cardiff bay sculpture

Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay is one of the United Kingdom’s premium waterside leisure and business centres. It is also an excellent destination for families. While there, you can try water sports such as paddle-boarding, white-water rafting, kayaking, and canoeing. If you do not want to get yourself wet, you can try wall climbing.

cardiff bay


Ely is a community located about 5 miles to the west of Cardiff city centre. Its appeal is being located away from the busier tourist areas while having easy access to everything Cardiff has to offer. Ely has several shopping parades with big supermarkets, small shops, and local businesses. It also has many high-quality serviced apartments, including the spacious Affinity Apartments, which are perfect for business travellers and contractors as well as a family city break. Ely is located close to the A48 which makes it ideal for travelling the short distance into Cardiff city centre or out to Canton and the rest of South Wales via the M4.


Butetown is tucked between Lloyd George Avenue and River Taff, to the south of Cardiff’s main train station. It is a multi-ethnic neighbourhood, and its diversity makes it an exciting destination. Other attractions in Butetown include the Pierhead Building, a variety of cuisines, and beautiful music and style you will hear and see on the streets.

Atlantic Wharf

Atlantic Wharf is surrounded by Butetown and Newtown. It is also an excellent destination for families. Its main attractions include the Red Dragon Centre, the Craiglee Drive Children’s Playground, and the Taff Trail, among others. Besides, Atlantic Wharf is just a ten-minute walk from the city centre and only a twenty-minute walk to the Cardiff Bay waterfront.


The Bottom Line

If you are planning to visit Cardiff, there are many amazing places you can choose to stay, depending on your interests and budget. Feel free to contact Propertri today for more information on our Cardiff serviced apartments. Whether you are visiting Cardiff for leisure or business, you can count on us to find you an excellent place for you to enjoy your stay.