A good internet connection is almost as important as a good flat white these days. With flexitime, freelances and coffices becoming the norm, finding the perfect spot to eat while you catch up on your emails is vital. To make your search a little easier, here are five great eateries in Pretoria that offer WiFi.
Situated in the heart of Hatfield, within walking distance of the Gautrain station, this café is an arty escape from the stuffy office. WiFi here is free, perfect for those power breakfasts before heading to the office or class. Plug points are also available near the counter seating for those wanting to recharge. To keep the munchies at bay, enjoy one of their delicious burgers, sandwiches, or wholesome salads. (Also check out our story about +27 Café’s strong Instagram account.)
With its green trees on the deck, this is a place you’ll want to linger to make use of the WiFi hotspot. Enjoy breakfasts of omelettes, eggs Benedicts, French toast and fry-ups, or opt for a sharing platter with colleagues before getting down to work. If you’re in the mood for some drinks, plug in and tend to your mails at the Zeppelin Bunker Bar downstairs.
Plug points, WiFi and good coffee – what more could you ask for? This quirky little coffee shop on Tuks campus is perfect for hip freelancers and students looking for a caffeine buzz. On the food front there are paninis with ham and emmenthal, cheese-and-salami croissants, quiches with bacon and basil, and warming soups in winter.
This buzzing cafe is a WiFi hotspot, making it very appealing as a coffice. The menu features thirst-quenching fresh juices and smoothies, wholesome breakfasts, and hearty lunches of sandwiches, wraps, salads and comforting pastas. There’s also a puttanesca platter that’s perfect for nibbling on.
Set in a very trendy spot, this cool coffee hub is packed with daily browsing coffee-lovers. Sip on hip pour-overs while reclining on the couch and take advantage of the free WiFi. Fill up on tasty morsels like muffins, cupcakes and gluten-free brownies. The café is a non-profit organisation that generously donates its monthly profits to a charity chosen by customers.