If you’re looking to get work done in the top nomadic hotspot in Africa, then read on! The city of Cape Town is known for its incredible coworking ecosystem that attracts people from all over the world.
We’ve compiled the ten best coworking spaces in Cape Town that range from classic workspaces to creatively wacky and unique!
Find your working tribe, a relaxed office vibe and a desirable business location near the mountains, oceans, world-class attractions!
Put simply, Roamwork is a coworking space where things happen. What do we mean by this? In this beautiful, vibey and modern workspace, local Cape Tonians and digital nomads are inspired to put their heads down and get to work.
If you love unique spaces with a contemporary, industrial-chic feel, then you'll find it easy to settle in at the covetable business address. Set along Harrington Street, one of the Mother City's trendiest hangout spots, this coworking space successfully emanates the outdoors.
The office interiors take inspiration from the surrounding cityscapes. They're styled with great attention to detail and an arty aesthetic. Curated art pieces and office plants cover the walls and spaces, creating a warm and inviting work environment.
Beyond beautiful spaces, the office houses everything you need to be successful - whether you work in finance or the creative industry. Work quietly in a private office, book a meeting room and catch up with valuable clients, use the fully equipped production studio for creative projects, or grab a hot desk and work uninterrupted for a couple of hours.
Take breaks from work with a cuppa joe at the members' cafe, where freshly roasted barista coffee will satisfy your caffeine cravings. During a hectic workday, step onto the balcony for fresh air and panoramic views of the famous Table Mountain and other iconic hotspots.
This lovely coworking space in Rondebosch lies at the heart of the tranquil southern suburb between the slopes of Devil’s Peak, the M5 freeway and the Liesbeek River. Due to its convenient location, most of Cape Town is accessible from here, with buzzing, commercial districts like City Bowl and Century City within driving distance.
The white-walled offices are clean, cluttered and classic, equipped with must-haves to get you started. Offices up for grabs range from lively coworking spaces to private offices of different sizes and configurations. An array of impressive boardrooms and meeting space house four to 16 people comfortably for various business functions and events.
Spend your lunch breaks at Gardeners Cottage and take a break from greasy takeout or leftovers that don’t taste as nice the second time around for fresh, healthy and wholesome cuisine. Head over to the Creamery for a sweet treat or grab a coffee and a muffin at the Cube Cafe.
A signature building takes up residence at 35 Lower Long Street, offering several floors of prime office space for businesses who want their slice of luxury in the Mother City.
You’ll find several Flexi suites across the levels as well as luxurious business suites if you’re looking to impress visitors and boost morale among employees. As these spaces are unfurnished, office occupiers can personalise their new office to their liking and working style.
Whichever flex space you settle on, you’ll find it well-sized, filled with ambient lighting and fitted with large windows looking out onto Cape Town’s finest views.
This business location is perfect for professionals in the legal system or part of the financial sector because it’s positioned on the Foreshore. You will find many prominent businesses in this buzzing hub, plus Cape Town Magistrate’s Courts are set nearby.
The Neighbourgood has branches exclusively based in different parts of Cape Town. This Neighbourgood location can be found in the historic De Waterkant district at the Cape Quarter, an upscale, lifestyle shopping centre.
The motivation of Neighbourgood creators is to build uplifting spaces where locals can do their best work. They’re also big believers in merging business with collaboration, including communal zones and pause areas in the office centre from where different companies and industries can mix, bounce ideas off each other, gain different outlooks to old problems and launch new business ventures.
The wide array of membership options gives individuals and companies suitable work hubs to derive inspiration and creativity. These flex spaces range from vibrant coworking areas to thoughtfully furnished, quiet private offices.
A comprehensive list of amenities, including high-speed WIFI and technology-enabled platforms, help tenants graft more productively. At the same time, discounts on coffee and other merchandise at nearby shops provide employees respite from stress and taxing workdays, and the energy to drive them forward.
Are you looking for an office space that doesn’t just inspire but allows you to grow with your business? Ideas Cartel on Loop Street does just that.
Extending multiple floors inside a prominent 11-story building on Loop Street, this Ideas Cartel branch is state-of-the-art, providing carefully styled private workspaces and communal areas that spark innovation and encourage meaningful business-enhancing connections.
The office interiors are appropriately styled to match the diverse Cape Town landscapes, which are wholly unique, gorgeous, and strongly contrasted with traditional offices. Although eclectic and vibrant, the busy decor will evoke creative thought, not distract your workforce.
We’re huge fans of the Ideas Cartel App, which takes excellent service delivery to the next level. The app allows you to reserve meeting rooms, order coffees or even arrange a private limo if you want to make an entrance at your next meeting.
From day passes for hot-desking solutions and dedicated desks used only by you to private offices from which to focus, Ideals Cartels comprehensive memberships are extraordinarily inclusive and accommodating of every business need.
Cape Town Office opened in 2010 when a gap in the market for coworking spaces was discovered. Over a decade later and it’s still a top spot for freelancers and business travellers visiting the magnificent Mother City.
Cape Town Office doesn’t stop at providing spaces but offers incredible perks and limitless possibilities for collaboration and connection with people from across the globe.
Interested parties can choose from open coworking spaces or opt for a private office for extra privacy and space. Whatever you choose, you’ll enjoy the casual and cheery ambience of the office space. Memberships are highly flexible, inclusive and affordable.
Providing people with more work and access to a broader talent pool, Cape Town Office has conveniently set up a job board for people seeking employment or looking to hire professional help from within the four walls of the office centre.
Other offerings include the Cape Town Office annual event called “FUN”, which members are invited to participate in, as well as randomly held social events that help workers strike a balance between work life and lifestyle.
When times get tough, and deadlines loom, destress in the veg patch, where the company of others and Table Mountain is bound to keep you relaxed, and level headed.
Cape Tonians recognise their beloved city for its colourful, multicultural vibrancy, so it would make sense that their workspaces reflect their surroundings.
Office and Co have office spaces dotted around Cape Town and Johannesburg, offering business homes that are far from ordinary.
Office and Co tenants will derive inspiration and unlock their creative potential in themed workspaces. From sophisticated black and warm wood panelling to highly artistic work hubs, multiple offices exist boasting different styles.
The breakout zone situated on the fourth floor offers workers a chance to escape the office hub with downtime and a coffee.
This Office and Co branch, located on Bree Street, has bottomless attractions a stone’s throw from the office doors. Spend your free time exploring the city on foot using the MyCiti transportation system.
Glimpses over Table Mountain provide WeWork members with just the awe-inspiring scenery they need to help them adjust from home mode to work mode.
Assorted flex spaces ranging from coworking areas to private offices cover four floors of a centrally located building. Whether you work better with others or alone, there’s a space for you!
Inviting, art-filled lounges provide stressed-out or demotivated people with somewhere to go when a change of scenery is required. For those times when your team is fresh out of ideas, a dedicated brainstorming room will get them out of a rut and thinking out of the box again.
Looking for somewhere affordable to hold a business function? WeWork has your event needs covered with dedicated spaces for those professional get-togethers.
For things to do in your spare time, add walks around The Company’s Garden, dining out at the V&A Waterfront and theatre-going to your itinerary and keep work blues away!
Ideas Cartel revolutionises how people work and live, offering accommodation and flex spaces to base one’s business and a place to stay for overnight travellers.
Founded in 1876, this Ideas Cartel branch is the earliest recorded foundry that has preserved the old world charm combined with contemporary twists.
Every inch of these elegant workspaces has been designed with great attention to detail, featuring lavish finishings, stunning decor and everything you might need to maintain your team’s interest in their work while increasing productivity and motivation levels.
Guests are welcome to use the excellent amenities, including lightening-speed WIFI, fully equipped meeting rooms to rent, an abundance of collaborative spaces from which to interact, meet guests and work out.
A membership with Ideas Cartel includes exclusive membership perks, such as access to The Cartel Cafe where the coffees are good, and the ambience is even better, a gym if you’re keen to trade up networking for working out, plus access to their fantastic new golf simulator.
Situated along the Foreshore in Cape Town’s CBD district, this Cube Workspace is a highly sought-after work hub for short and long term rentals.
People are drawn to this flex space because it’s the perfect blend of stylish and comfortable. It’s modern without being over-the-top extravagant, aiming to attract people of all persuasions and walks of life.
An abundance of windows, vibrant wallpaper and fun decor cloak the office environments in warmth and positivity, contributing to a happy and more productive workforce.
You’ll find attractions on your doorstep, including cafes from which to grab a latte-to-go or pubs offering happy hour specials and several other places of interest.