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Cafe or Coffee shop with decent wifi?!

Post by zzm9980 » Wed, 16 May 2012 9:06 pm

Hi,

First world problems here... I'm having a real pain finding any coffee shop or cafe on this island that I can do work from. The only requirements? Indoor tables and wifi that works for more than five minutes. Does anyone have any suggestions, preferably in the East or Central area?

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Re: Cafe or Coffee shop with decent wifi?!

Post by nakatago » Wed, 16 May 2012 9:21 pm

zzm9980 wrote:Hi,

First world problems here... I'm having a real pain finding any coffee shop or cafe on this island that I can do work from. The only requirements? Indoor tables and wifi that works for more than five minutes. Does anyone have any suggestions, preferably in the East or Central area?
Orchard Central but that's Wireless@SG. Not too many people go there so you can connect easily with decent-ish speed. Pick a cafe within the mall.
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Post by NorrinRadd » Wed, 16 May 2012 10:13 pm

Book Cafe on Martin Road / Mohamed Sultan. Nice place, ok food, nice people.

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Post by zzm9980 » Fri, 25 May 2012 3:25 pm

So my only additions are to say "I hate Wireless@sg". I was going to Big Splash Starbucks, and thought it actually had decent wifi, but then it decided to completely die on my about an hour in. Useless. :(

I've noticed Wheelock Place Starbucks actually has their own "Starbucks Wifi". I used this for about 90 minutes yesterday. It was rock solid and fast. Not a bad option when I have a taste for a crappy Kebab at Shirraz :)

Norin, I'll put that place on my list to try. But is the coffee any good? Or their French Toast? :) (priorities!)

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Post by aster » Fri, 25 May 2012 3:38 pm

Haato ice-cream place at Clarke Quay has it's own wifi connection. They serve all sorts of coffees too.

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Post by zzm9980 » Fri, 25 May 2012 5:56 pm

aster wrote:Haato ice-cream place at Clarke Quay has it's own wifi connection. They serve all sorts of coffees too.
Is it actually a decent enough environment to sit and work at though?

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Post by NorrinRadd » Fri, 25 May 2012 10:53 pm

I think Haato is outside only, not sure, but Book Cafe is indoor / outdoor, and they have sofas and tables.

http://www.thebookcafe.com.sg/food-menu

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