City7: Cafes Open Late
When you need to study or work, getting kicked out at a 5pm closing time can be a bit of a drag. Here are seven great workspaces that stay open late – and even a couple where you can stay all night!
1. Wake Up
Open 24 hours. Big, beautifully designed, brand new space with a Subway sandwich shop attached inside to ensure that you never have to leave.
Nimmanhaemin, Soi 10
2. The Barn
Open until 1am. This lovely, spacious place is hidden away off Suthep Road near Wat Suan Dok. Built from repurposed materials and decorated with an eye for the eclectic, they serve up tasty coffee drinks, pasta dishes and beer in the evenings.
Sriwichai Road, off Suthep, just behind Wat Suan Dok
084 222 8937
3. Marble Arch
Open until 10pm. This British-themed cafe serves a selection of tea, smoothies, toast and cake in addition to their coffee, with Union Jack items displayed all over the shop.
Nimmanhaemin, Soi 9
053 212 323
4. Focus Gallery
Open until midnight. A great place to enjoy freshly roasted coffee, healthy food and local art. Turns into more of a bar in the evenings with Language Exchange meetings every Wednesday and Saturday night and Couchsurfing Meet-ups on Fridays.
213 Huay Kaew Road
053 213 201
5. Play Cafe
Open until midnight. An excellent place to work with spacious, desk-like tables perfect for laptops. Give yourself study breaks with the Play Station 3 on hand…
Nimmanhaemin, Soi 13
Tel: 087 100 9771
Open 24 hours. A library cafe that is often used as a workspace, complete with small, private meeting rooms for those who need them. You are welcome to stay as long as you please (as long as you make a purchase every two hours), and no one will judge you if you catch a few ZZZs.
MAYA Shopping Centre, 5th floor
052 081 555
7. 9th Street Cafe and Bar
Open until 11pm. A modern cafe and bar known for its delicious frappes and dim lighting that sets a mellow atmosphere.
Nimmanhaemin, Soi 9
086 188 7779