The Best Cafes to Study in Peace in Madrid 


Have you ever told yourself you are going to head home and study instead of staying in the library to be more ‘productive’? The good old excuse we make every single time. Perhaps, the solution is to find your perfect study place instead of locking yourself up in the grim library or procrastinating in the comfort of your room. Below you will find a list of the best coffee shops for studying and working on a project while chilling with a coffee in hand.


Monkee Koffee is a sweet coffee shop and a bakery offering a variety of delicious pastries, from cupcakes to waffles, and different kinds of coffee – making you beg for more. Take some time to savor the chocolate delicacies and hot coffee while catching up with your work. Be free to invite your friends for group work –  the café’s vast area accommodates anyone willing to work any day of the week.

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Location: Calle de Vallehermoso, 112. Metro Canal

Open: from 9:00-8:00 pm



La Ciudad Invisible is an open space café, featuring a bar and even a little library of its own – a mixture of work ethic and a relaxed atmosphere all in one location! The place is filled with long and broad tables, accommodating groups of people working away on a project together, but also soft and cozy armchairs for those taking some time off alone. If you wish to take a break from textbooks and coursework, grab a book in the library and enjoy one of the best homemade pies in Madrid.

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Location: Costanilla de los Ángeles, 7. Metro Opera

Open: 1:00pm – 11:30 pm (Mon-Wed), 1:00pm – 1:00am (Fri-Sun)



Chueca is the neighborhood where you can find all kinds of funky and classy cafes. La Bicicleta is the perfect place for night owls who prefer some quiet time and a spacious workspace. It is a safe haven for professionals and students with free unlimited WiFi, tasty food and most importantly, your own individual study space with a charger for your devices. Besides the essentials, La Bicicleta owns up to its name, featuring a groovy interior with real-size bicycles hanging over the visitors’ heads. That’s a yes for a hipster!

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Location: Plaza de San Ildefonso, 9. Chueca

Open: 10 am – 12:30 am(Mon-Fri)



Rebel Café is a small-sized café with great brunches and menu offers. Located in the light atmosphere of Chamberi, Rebel Café is perfect for combining work and some fun time in one place. The café is hidden on the corner of one of the tiny streets away from the crowds of the hip Malasana or the high-end Salamanca, making you feel just at home.

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Location: Calle de Ponzano, 90

Open: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm (Tue-Sun)



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The venue offers luscious vegan food and is divided into two floors. If you prefer sunlight to work in and observe the passers-by outside, find a table on the upper floor. For your personal space, away from the noise, there is a lot of space downstairs, including desks with lamps – perfect for writing and reading. A great variety of choices for brunch menus, especially on the weekends.


Location: Calle Francisco de Rojas, 9. Metro Bilbao

Open: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm (Mon-Fri), 10:00 am – 8:00 pm (Sat- Sun). 



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From the moment you walk in, you are transferred into your grandma’s living room. Cozy, warm, with a country-side interior design, Café de la Luz is genuinely one of the most welcoming cafés in a busy city like Madrid. The place is filled with cute vintage décor, soft and colorful armchairs and to top it off, a fireplace that exudes a peaceful charm of a rural hideaway.


Location: Calle de la Puebla, 8. Metro Chueca / Gran Vía

Open: 10:00 am – 2:00 am (Mon-Thur), 10:00 am – 2:30 am (Fri-Sat)

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