A shortlist of independent coffee roasters and coffee shops in Taipei’s Songshan District. Notes are by an amateur coffee enthusiast and shoestring digital nomad. All the places listed I have been to. Usually, coffee comes first and remote-work suitability comes second.

GaBee Coffee Taipei Songshan

Double-shot cappuccino at GaBee — Photo by Athena Lam

How to read this coffee list:

These are independent cafes in Taipei that I have personally visited and liked. Below, you will find a photo of the cafe space, a brief profile of what they offer, and the location on Google Maps.

All of these cafes are within walking distance. The maximum distance is about 30 minutes from another cafe on the list and includes a relaxing walk through the leafy residential streets of Songshan District. For light travellers, you can consider walking directly out of Songshan Airport to try a place like Woolloomooloo or Coffee Essentials.

You will also find a coffee walk map at the bottom of this post that has all the cafes listed and other well-respected places. You can pre-load this map onto your phone and it works offline as long as you don’t restart it. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment! Happy tasting!

The Lobby by Simple Kaffa at Hotel V

Simple Kaffa Hotel V Taipei

Simple Kaffa is at the basement of Hotel V — Photo by Athena Lam

Coffee: Single-origin pour over, espressos; small-batch beans
Remote Work:  Wi-Fi
Hours: Mon-Thurs, Sun: 12:30-21:30
Fri & Sat: 12:30-22:00

Woolloomooloo (Fujin)

Woolloomooloo 富錦店 台北

Woolloomooloo‘s original shop at Fujin — Photo by Athena Lam

Coffee: Espresso-based drinks; Australian beans
Remote Work: Wi-Fi
Hours: Sun-Thur: 7:30-00:00am
Fri-Sat: 7:30-1:00am

All Day Roasting Company

All Day Roasting Company Taipei 台北松山

All Day Roasting Company opened in 2014 with many other cafes in the area — Photo by Athena Lam

Coffee:  Espresso-based drinks, pour-over (didn’t try)
Remote work: Wi-Fi, Outlets
Hours: Weekdays: 10:00-23:00
Weekends: 8:00-23:00

Coffee Essential 民生工寓

Coffee Essential 民生工寓 松山

Coffee Essential takes remote-work friendly to another level — Photo by Athena Lam

Coffee: Pour-over coffee, Espresso-based drinks, Dutch coffee
Remote Work: Wi-Fi, outlets, individual lamps
Hours: Weekdays: 12:00-22:00
Weekends: 10:00-22:00

Gabee Coffee

GaBee Coffee Taipei Songshan

Founded in 2004, GaBee is one of the most established Third-Wave coffee places in Taipei — Photo by Athena Lam

Coffee: Coffee cocktails, Espresso-based drinks
Remote Work: Wi-Fi
Hours: Weekdays: 9:30-22:00
Weekends: 9:00-22:00

Coffeeology (醇咖啡)

Coffeeology 醇咖啡 台北

Coffeeology had one of the most affordable, but yummy, espressos — Photo by Athena Lam

Coffee:  Espresso-based drinks; Pour-over (didn’t try); small-batch beans
Remote Work Wi-Fi (?)
Hours:  Daily: 7:30-20:00
Coffee Essential 民生工寓 松山

Pour-over coffee at Coffee Essential — Photo by Athena Lam

Full Coffee Walk Map

If you liked this post, you can check out my other coffee maps:

Of course, would always appreciate a share! Thanks!


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