Nothing quite ruins a day of productive studying like being unable to find a table in school. Thankfully, we’re spoilt for choice these days when we need quiet places to study in Singapore. Many conducive locations offer free wi-fi, air conditioning and scenic views to ensure you fend off procrastination. When it comes to quiet places to study in Singapore, here are some of the best! Also, do observe some etiquette when heading to the cafes. This includes not hogging the tables and ordering more than a tiny cuppa.
Best Quiet Places To Study In Singapore
Say goodbye to watered-down beverages with Jewel Coffee! Popular for serving exotic beans from countries like Ethiopia and Colombia, it’s rare to find a similar place that has expert baristas who’re passionate about serving sublime coffee. The outlet at Claymore Connect is the perfect quiet place to study in Singapore with their spacious seating arrangement and power plugs available around the cafe. Dehydrated from excessive coffee? Help yourself to free iced water so you can continue studying!
More of a Starbucks person when it comes to quiet places to study in Singapore? Check out our guide to the best Starbucks outlets in Singapore perfect for studying.
Address: 442 Orchard Road, Claymore Connect Mall, #01-01, S(238879)
Sunday – Thursday: 7am – 9pm
Friday – Saturday: 7am – 10pm
Mellower Coffee’s flagship outlet blows us away with aesthetically pleasing drinks and spacious interior design! Many social media feeds have been flooded with their signature cotton candy coffee, Sweet Little Rain. Much like your primary school distillation experiment, sit back and watch the magic happen as the Americano’s steam causes the cotton candy to condense, creating a drizzle of sugar into the cup. Instagram-worthy menu aside, Mellower Coffee has free Wi-Fi and is littered with power sockets so your laptops don’t run out of power!
Check out how the Sweet Little Rain is put together below!
Address: 108 Middle Road, The Prospex, #01-01, S(188967)
Opening Hours: Daily, 8am – 9.30pm
Featured in popular Korean dramas, Descendants Of The Sun and Goblin, Dal.Komm Coffeeproudly wears its K-Drama influences on its sleeves, with the iconic dolls displayed prominently in the cafe. The cafe qualifies for our list of quiet places to study in Singapore with its 120 seats, multiple power plugs and 3000 square foot area. Dal.Komm’s premium drinks and food are also great for keeping pesky hunger pangs at bay, even if you’re not a coffee drinker. We recommend checking out their famous Honey Grapefruit ($8.50 Hot, $8.90 Cold) to give yourself a zesty boost!
Address: 176 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint, #01-01 to #01-06, #01-102/103, S(238843)
Opening Hours: Daily, 9.30am – 10pm
Sometimes, the best quiet places to study in Singapore can be right in our schools! Lowercaselies in LASALLE College and is famous for their physics-bending Gravity Waffle and in-house gelato. Ambience-wise, Lowercase is a terrific spot to spend the day studying because of the ample tables, multiple power plugs and free Wi-Fi. You’ll often see students using said tables for project meetings and discussions. After a long productive day, hang around as Lowercase transforms into a bustling bar at night, complete with live music.
Address: 1 McNally Street, Lasalle Block D, #01-01, S(187940)
Monday – Friday: 9am – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 9pm
Sunday: 10am – 3pm
Tucked away in Robertson Quay, Toby’s Estate is an obvious choice when it comes to great quiet places to study in Singapore with its breathtaking view of the Singapore River! While you can’t stay there till the wee hours, the popular Australian cafe opens at 7.30am daily for all you early birds. Start the day right with their well-received Gibraltar Latte that’s specially processed dry and enjoy the warm ambience that has charmed many Melbourne cafe goers for years.
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Address: 8 Rodyk Street, Singapore 238216
Sunday – Thursday: 7.30am – 5pm
Friday – Saturday: 7.30am – 6pm
Surprisingly, the world famous Changi Airport is also one of the best quiet places to study in Singapore! The airport has everything you need: from free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and to toilets every 50 metres and hundreds of food outlets with power plugs. If you ever get bored of studying, explore the terminals! Most places are open overnight (fast food outlets, cafes) and will be more than happy to serve you as you continue to burn the midnight oil.
Address: 65 Airport Boulevard, S(819663)
Opening Hours: Daily, 24 Hours
Library @ Orchard
If you’re a design student, you’re in for a treat! Pegged as a design haven, Library @ Orchard is arguably one of the best free quiet places to study in Singapore. Decked out with an innovative magazine wall, more than 45000 design-related books and branded furniture, you’ll be amazed by the radical lengths NLB has gone to revamp the library. Simply grab a magazine or book and slip away to the individual Cocoon nooks that allow you to read in peace. Still not convinced? Check out the library tour below!
Address: 277 Orchard Road, Orchard Gateway, #03-12 / #04-11, S(238858)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11am – 9pm
The National Library
If you prefer more traditional quiet places to study in Singapore, head over to The National Library! Being the largest library in Singapore, you’ll have plenty of options. Enjoy the enforced library silence and numerous facilities from levels 7 to 11 or engage in discussions at the Study Lounge. Unfortunately, the place can get rather crowded, especially in the late afternoon so do head over early to chope a seat to avoid disappointment!
Address: 100 Victoria Street, S(188064)
Opening Hours: Daily, 10am – 9pm
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Studying is tough and you’ll need a break once you’re done with the major projects and exams! Why not check out our guide to islands near Singapore to satisfy that inner wanderlust?
This article originally appeared on Shopee Singapore.
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