Whether you’re learning a new language or finishing that essay, a productive study session often requires the perfect blend of ambience, comfort and of course, caffeine. Luckily South Korea’s rich coffee and cafe culture provide no shortage of options to choose from. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with so many choices, so we’ve narrowed down the list to some of the best laptop friendly cafes for studying in Seoul below.

* Cafe hours of operation are subject to change.

1. Gong Myoung

Warm atmosphere, plenty of outlets for your computer and delicious coffee make this spacious cafe ideal for any study session or solo project.

Address: 11 Yeonhui-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Subway: Hongik Univ. Station Exit 3

Hours: 10am – 10pm Daily

Must Try Menu: Gongmyoung Latte, Biscuit Choux

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2. Jakup Space


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Hongdae’s artsy spirit meets a calm atmosphere at the Jakup Space, ideal for working on long essays and writing assignments or when you need a little extra spark. 

Address: 27-17 Hongik-ro 2-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul

Subway: Hongik Univ. Station Exit 9

Hours: 12pm – 10:30pm

Must Try Menu: Creme Brulee Latte, Salted Caramel Latte

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3. Something About Coffee

The three floors of seating, covered outdoor space and cozy vibes of Something About Coffee make it a must-visit study cafe in Gangnam during the warm spring months.

Address: 30 Gangnam-daero 102, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Subway: Sinnonhyeon Station Exit 6

Hours: 11am – 10:30pm Daily

Must Try Menu: Vanilla Latte, Caramel Butter Scone

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4. Rare Groove

The 2nd floor window seating and tasty lunch options at Rare Groove are a must for your next afternoon study session.

Address: 2 Myeongseong Tower Hill, Yeongdeungpo-ro 62-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

Subway: Singil Station Exit 1

Hours: 9am – 10pm Daily

Must Try Menu: Salted Americano, Matcha Cream Latte, Ham & Cheese Sandwich

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Only a few minutes from the bustling Seoul Station, this study cafe has built a strong community through the cozy atmosphere and regular events. 

Address: 2nd floor, 544-1 Bongcheon-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul

Subway: Nakseongdae Station Exit 4

Hours: 12pm – 9pm, Friday – Sunday

Must Try Menu: Condensed Milk Coffee, Oreo Cake

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