Sometimes you just need to get connected.
Whether you’re a digital nomad in search of some human interaction or just function better when matcha tea and turmeric lattes are on tap, cafes can provide the perfect backdrop for productivity.
To help you stay connected no matter where you are on the Coast, here’s our pick of wifi friendly cafes.
Like an extension of your living room with better coffee and a way groovier playlist, Glee at Wyong (and Erina) is popular with digital nomads.
Turning the pews, stools, couches and share tables into ad hoc creative spaces, it’s not uncommon to see laptop users taking advantage of the speedy wifi.
From Aretha Franklin to The Four Seasons, the tunes are rocking – as are the bites.
Fahrenheit is a hip hub for anyone around the Gosford area looking for a connected cafe.
Power your brain with one of their delicious salads while you power through work amongst the geometric cushions or in the middle of the Pacific (the cafe is home to some worldly wall art).
At the right time of day you can even get some fresh air while you plug away on your laptop in one of the outdoor booths.
It’s located on the fringe of East Gosford shops so parking isn’t a problem.
Always abuzz with brunches and lunchers, Bella Natural Food Co in Terrigal is a great spot to get connected if you like a bit of atmosphere.
Refuel with strong and smooth Toby’s Estate coffee or for something more nourishing, try their matcha lattes or house made turmeric blend.
The menu is packed with healthy whole foods which are nothing but good for your brain and the eclectic playlists are sure to get your fingers tapping along with your toes.
Bodyfuel, just across the road, also offers wifi and divine thick juices which make for a healthy refreshment or liquid lunch.
Sitting pretty opposite each other on The Entrance Road, take your pick between Green Tangerine and Glass Onion for a cool connected cafe on the Long Jetty strip.
Both have great coffee and great food, whether you feel like something sweet or savoury.
Get busy at one of the tables inside GT or nestle in for a work session in the retro furniture at GO.
Ettalong has come a long way in the cafe stakes in recent years and we’re thrilled there are also multiple cafes offering high speed wifi.
Enjoy a smooth Campos coffee while you click away at Coast 175, Ettalong.
Or a little further up the road, you’ll find Lords of Pour – home to a menu of diverse coffee from all over the world, and now wifi (just mind the skulls and hands).
Surrounded by shelves laden with books written by and about some of the world’s great minds, it’s easy to be inspired at Ruby’s.
The family-run cafe on West St, Umina Beach, offers a comfortable and casual environment that’s conducive to work (as well as a catch up and a cuppa).
Plus the staff are friendly and the wifi is fast.
Coastal Chic Tip: They’re not as nourishing as a cafe but there are also loads of public spaces where you can get connected such as the Nexus Smart Hub at Wyong