How to Stay Focused: Top Study and Work Spots in Barcelona

Interior de una cafetería.

Sometimes it’s impossible to focus within the walls of our home or workplace. A neighboring renovation, a noisy neighbor or the chaos of our office can be major obstacles to productivity. But don’t worry, the city of Barcelona, known for its magnificent cultural offerings and its abundant culinary scene, has numerous alternatives for working or studying in peace. Here’s a list of cafés, bookstores, coworking spaces, and other inspiring locations where you’ll feel right at home. And yes, they all have wifi, so take note!”

Cafetería-Librería Laie

Laie is a 300 m2 bookstore situated right in the center of Barcelona, with two floors and an adjoining café and restaurant. It’s one of the best places in the Catalan capital for group work or meetings.


Source: Web Librería La Laie

Coco Office Barcelona 

Looking for a coworking space that’s also a great coffee spot? Check out Coco Office, located in the Sant Antoni neighborhood. It’s a peaceful and welcoming space with flexible rates for hourly, daily, or even monthly reservations that include drinks. Ideal for digital nomads or freelancers looking for a comfy spot to work and fuel up with coffee.


Source: Web Coco Office

Federal Café Gotic 

There’s something special about this place that makes it a top pick for working. The Federal Café in the Gothic Quarter is super spacious, with plenty of tables and its chic Nordic decor offers a refreshing alternative to a stuffy office. Plus, their menu is packed with loads of healthy options and their coffee is sure to please even the most discriminating coffee lovers.


Source: Web Federal Café

Espai Joliu 

Espai Joliu is a place where anything goes. Art, music, plants, planters and a coffee shop all come together in perfect harmony within the same space. It’s located in Poblenou, an area with a rich industrial history and plenty of tech companies in the surrounding area. If you need a peaceful spot to concentrate, the peaceful silence of this concept store, enveloped by greenery, is sure to captivate you.


Source: Facebook Joliu Studio

Archivo del Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona 

The Archive is a unique space within the CCCB that houses an enormous collection of debates, exhibitions, festivals, concerts, and publications – all available to the public. This multicultural enclave also features a cozy bookstore, complete with tables and chairs, making it the perfect spot to spend hours working on a laptop or hitting the books.


Source: Web Archivo CCCB

Biblioteca Francesca Bonnemaison 

This building on Sant Pere Més Baix street holds centuries of history within its walls. Built in the 16th century as a grand manor house, it’s been classified as a heritage site of the city. The library inside was the first public space exclusively for women’s use in all of Europe and it features two floors for studying and working in peace and quiet, surrounded by manuals that are over 150 years old.


Source: Web Ayuntamiento de Barcelona

Espai Born 

Nestled in the heart of the charming and bohemian Born neighborhood is another fantastic multidisciplinary coworking space. It’s called Espai Born, a space created by interior designers with a great eye for aesthetics, aimed at fostering brainstorming and creativity. You’ll need to make a reservation in advance and it’s a top choice for team meetings and work sessions.


Source: Facebook Espai Born

Little Fern 

If you’re the type of person who needs a hearty breakfast before diving into work, then you’ll love Little Fern. This small café, specializing in brunch, is situated on a sunny corner in the Poble Nou neighborhood. With its laid-back and relaxed atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot to get some work done in peace, without any distractions or commotion.


Source: Web Little Fern

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