Checkered floors, dark lighting and WiFi – if you love hipster ‘dens’, then Atomica’s vibe is perfect. You can choose to be as private or as close to the Brunswick bustle as you wish. The coffee is roasted on-site so its quality is guaranteed.
Atomica, 268 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9486 3008
It is clear Mr Tulk makes for a great study cave with its librarian roots. The name pays homage to Melbourne’s first chief librarian, Augustus Henry Tulk. The wooden-glazed tables complement the contemporary dining space. Enjoy quality coffee in a peaceful atmosphere from early in the morning until after dark.
Mr Tulk, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, +61 3 8660 5700
Chapel Street plays host to some of the best cafes, bars and shops. Tusk Cafe has a relaxing outdoor area and cozy inside dining so there is plenty of space to set up camp for hours of study. WiFi is available, and friendly staff serve some of the best coffee and hot chocolate. Enjoy their vast breakfast menu if you are feeling peckish.
Tusk Cafe, 133 Chapel Street, Windsor, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9529 1198
Penny Farthing Espresso
Penny Farthing Espresso has decided to make coffee their ultimate focus to stand out from the rest of the cafe competition. It is a lively venue and the bicycle decor and open plan design is peaceful enough to study. There’s free WiFi, the best and locally sourced ingredients serving modern Australian cuisine, and amazing coffee.
Penny Farthing Espresso, 206 High Street, Northcote, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9482 2246
The Queensberry Pour House
Plan on studying for hours on end? The staff at Queensberry Pour House ensures your over consumption of coffee with their famous bottomless cups of filter coffee. The refilling of coffee cups (which are handmade by the owners themselves) invites customers to hang around and have a chat with the friendly staff. With WiFi and healthy bites, Queensberry Pour House has your study needs covered.
You’ll feel at ease getting out your laptop to study here. The open space and single tables make the ideal setting for a solid study session. El Mirage serves tasty, mainstream food and drinks.
El Mirage, 349 Lygon Street, Brunswick East, VIC, Australia, +61 4 9388 0966
1000 £ Bend
The mismatched op-shop decor of 1000 £ Bend can act as study inspiration for young university students. It is a great place for a low-key hang out with friends or to hide among the couches and tables for peace and quiet. Hot food and good coffee, 1000 £ Bend has all the vibrancy and mayhem of a teenager’s bedroom but maintains a classy vibe for single workers and students.
Journal is a humble library with a branching cafe. This open and wooden-styled coffee shop is renown for its famous, deconstructed chai lattes. With ample table space and plenty of students hiding behind their laptops, Journal is the perfect space for great coffee and quiet study with their fast WiFi connection.
Journal, 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, +61 3 9650 4399