7 Locations to Do Work in Tokyo

When visiting Tokyo for business, you're bound to need a few quiet places to get work done before the trip is over. But, if you're not familiar with the capital of Japan, you won't know where to go. Peruse this list to find out where you can grab some coffee, WiFi, and peace and quiet when you're working remotely in Tokyo.


If you want a calm spot where you can spread out and get to work during your business trip, Lattest may be it. This coffee shop has lots of seating, delicious espresso drinks and a fairly quiet atmosphere. This also makes Lattest a good place for a client meeting in Tokyo.

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Niko and…

When you need to plug in your laptop in Tokyo, head to Niko and… to recharge. Not only does Niko and… have coffee, fast WiFi and plenty of light, but it also features a restaurant and a small shop that sells clothes and other items. Plus, every seat in this cafe has an outlet, so there's really not a bad seat in the house when you come here to work remotely in Tokyo.

Connecting the Dots

Sometimes you need a quiet office complete with desks and conference rooms. If that's the case, go to Connecting the Dots, a coworking space that's perfect for business travelers looking for Tokyo office space. When you're ready for a break from working or meeting with clients, you can make use of the social areas, including a bar. Plans range from day passes to monthly options.

Kayabacho Co-Edo

Another quiet coworking space in Tokyo is Kayabacho Co-Edo. This spot is located on the east side of the city, just a couple of minutes from the Kayabacho Station if you take the Tokyo Metro. You can pay a small fee to use the fast WiFi all day, and multiple outlets allow you to charge your laptop and smartphone. You can also rent a meeting room if you need to conduct a client meeting during your business trip. Be sure to bring your own food and drinks, as they are not available here.

Paper Back Café

If you like the idea of working amid a huge collection of books, Paper Back Café may be just the place to do work in Tokyo. It's a large bookstore that has a cafe with free WiFi, plenty of seating, and outlets for charging. Here, you can buy sandwiches, soup, coffee and other treats to fuel your work session, all for reasonable prices.

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Open Office-Copernica

If you're looking for a coworking space that encourages its members to get social, check out Open Office-Copernica. It's a quiet space during the day and a wine bar at night. So, it's the perfect place to get work done in the afternoon and meet other business travelers in the evening.

Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library

Your business trip to Tokyo should include a visit to a local library, where it's quiet enough for you to work without paying any fees to use the WiFi. The Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library has over 1.98 million books in case you feel like researching the old-fashioned way. But, if you prefer to stay seated while you research, you can get the information you need thanks to the wireless LAN and the numerous online databases available.

When you're in Tokyo, what are some of your favorite places to work remotely? Let us know by sharing in the comments below.

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