As the world embraces remote working as the new norm, cafés have become a go-to spot.

With Riyadh constantly opening up new eateries, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with numerous options and we’re here to help.

Whether you need a tranquil space to fuel up on caffeine and get creative or you’re simply wanting to change your desk for the day, the Kingdom’s capital has enough and more places for you to work from.

Ensuring you have plenty of options to choose from, Emirates Woman has curated a guide for all the remote working inspiration.

Elixir Bunn Coffee Roasters

With speciality coffee beans and a perfect haven for caffeine enthusiasts, this quaint spot is exactly where you need to be. With aesthetic interiors and high-quality offerings, this brand has many branches in Riyadh, allowing guests to choose one that best fits their needs. Located in Turki Square branch, Al Hamra Branch and Palm Branch, it’s definitely a place to add to your list.

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Five Elephants

Known for its impeccable service and multiple roasters concept, this coffee shop is the perfect place to focus at. Regarded as one of the most popular cafés in Riyadh, this bustling hotspot is often flooded with young ambitious individuals making it an inspiring place to work from. It’s located on King Abdul Aziz Road, Alyasmin and is open on Friday from 8am to 1am, Saturday to Wednesday 6:30am to 12am and Thursday 6:30am to 1am.

Namq Café

To keep you going all day this rustic café serves an array of mouth-watering dishes and desserts, that is quite irresistible. This easygoing destination is airy and offers the perfect combination of style and taste. It’s designed as an elevated co-working space that’s created with a subtle hint of greenery. It’s located on Anas Ibn Malik Rd, Al-Malqa and is open 24 hours.

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This 24-hour quaint eatery has a variety of dishes to choose from. By coming art with food, this popular spot is cosy place for people to work and catch up with friends and family. If you’re in the need of some creative inspiration this beautifully designed space is ideal to sit down and work from for hours. It’s located on Ath Thumarah Rd, Qurtubah and it’s open 24 hours while the Tahliyah location is open on Thursday from 7am to 2am and Friday 4pm to 2am.

Inner Circle


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For something a bit more contemporary and to go back in time, this archival café, sheds light on the country’s long-standing history. To dig into the Kingdom’s history, this space was born as it’s inspired by the world’s masterpiece, AlUlaa. From white mochas to flat whites, each dish was created to cater to everyone’s palate. Located in Al Takhassoussi, An Nakheel, it’s open on Thursday and Friday from 12pm to 2am and Saturday to Wednesday 7am to 1am.


By incorporating bohemian elements this stylish eatery is the ideal place for a delicious coffee and some delectable bites. Whether a group study session or if you need to catch up on some reading, this luxe spot gives you all the inspiration you need. From their signature lattes to refreshing mojitos, there’s something for everyone who visits. Located on Al-Malqa, it’s open on Friday from 1pm to 1:30pm, Saturday to Wednesday 7am to 12:30am and on Thursday from 7am to 1:30am.

Andarena Café

Whether you’re writing your next book or seeing inspiration for a new business idea, this cosy space is all about creating a positive ambience to stay productive in. If you need a break and wish to play a game of chess, that’s possible too. Designed to replicate an intimate home, this welcoming space is designed to make everyone feel at ease. From freshly brewed coffees to grilled sandwiches, you could stay here all day. It’s located on Abi Jafar Al Mansour St, Ghirnateh and is open on Friday 1pm to 1am, Thursday and Saturday 7am to 1am and Sunday to Wednesday 7am to 11pm.

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