5 Best Work-Friendly Cafes In PJ And KL For Digital Nomads

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Petaling Jaya, or PJ, is a bustling city in Malaysia that’s home to a diverse range of cafes and coffee shops.

Whether you’re a student, freelancer, or remote worker, finding the perfect cafe to work in can be a great way to boost your productivity and creativity. I especially like to work in a cafe, and often saw many students like to work on their projects or assignments in the cafes as well so I thought it would be great if I put together all my favourite work-friendly cafes in PJ and KL to do work at for recommendation.

From cozy and welcoming spaces to trendy and modern cafes, there’s no shortage of work-friendly cafes in PJ and KL area. Every month, there are multiple cool and trendy cafes popping up in every corner of the city. However, not all the cafes are suitable for work and study. 

In this blog post, I’ve put together a list of some of the best work-friendly cafes in PJ, so you can find the perfect spot to get your work done. So, grab your laptop and head over to one of these cafes for a productive and inspiring work session!

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Common Man Coffee Roasters

Located in the heart of TTDI, Common Man Coffee Roasters offers a spacious and quiet environment, perfect for getting work done.

With its high ceilings, minimalist decor and plenty of natural light, the cafe exudes a relaxed and inviting atmosphere that’s conducive to productivity. They also offer a variety of coffee and food options, including their popular brunch menu.

Opening Hours : Daily 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contact : 03-7731 7095


Yellow Brick Road

Located at Damansara, Yellow Brick Road is a whimsical and quirky cafe that offers a fun and creative space to work in. The cafe is designed to resemble a vintage bookstore, with its bookshelves, cozy nooks, and eclectic decor. They also serve delicious brunch and coffee options, including their famous baked eggs.

Opening Hours : Daily 8:30 am – 9:30 pm

Contact : 03-2011 7690


Bean Brothers PJ

Bean Brothers is a popular coffee roaster in Malaysia and their PJ branch, located in Sunway Damansara, offers a spacious and modern space for work.

This is one of my favourite cafes to complete my work at. The spacious industrial design creates an environment that fits my working style. 

The cafe has a minimalist interior design, with high ceilings and plenty of natural light, making it a comfortable and inviting space to work in.

They serve a range of specialty coffee and tea options, as well as light bites and pastries to keep you fuelled throughout the day. Bean Brothers also offers high-speed internet and power outlets, making it an ideal workspace for digital nomads and remote workers.

Opening Hours : Daily 8:30 am – 8:00 pm

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GreyskyMorning Cafe

Greyskymorning is a unique cafe that sits beside an event area located in Sunway area. The cafe has a warm and rustic interior design, with wooden tables, exposed brick walls, and soft lighting.

Many times that I came here and encountered special events and weddings being held at the event hall next to the cafe. What I like about this cafe is that it has a large parking lot, which saved me time looking for a parking spot. Of course, the cafe also provides power outlets, WiFi connections and amazing dessert! One thing to note about is that this cafe is relatively small compared to other cafes in the list so do come early to get yourself a great spot to complete your work.

Opening Hours : Daily 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contact : 016-577 7596

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Coffea Coffee SS2

Coffea Coffee is a well-known coffee chain in Malaysia, and their SS2 branch is a great place to work in Petaling Jaya. The cafe has a spacious and modern interior design, with high ceilings, comfortable seating, and plenty of natural light.

They serve a range of coffee and tea options, as well as light bites and pastries. Coffea Coffee SS2 also offers free Wi-Fi and power outlets, making it an ideal workspace for remote workers, freelancers, and students. With its welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff, Coffea Coffee SS2 is a great spot to work, catch up with friends, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee.

Opening Hours : Daily 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Contact : 03-7865 8195

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And that’s it! KL is home to many work-friendly cafes that cater to the needs of digital nomads. From cozy and intimate spots to trendy and spacious cafes, there’s something for everyone in KL and PJ. 

So whether you’re a digital nomad looking for a place to work or a local looking for a cozy spot to relax, these cafes are worth checking out.