17 Remote Work Spots in South End
Tired of working from home? Change up your routine and bring your laptop or a good book to these neighborhood spots that are perfect for remote work:
Resident Culture's South End location doesn't just provide great beer - they also have a Killer Coffee Bar offering seasonal drinks, Latin treats, and breakfast and lunch tacos, all available to enjoy in the huge space full of natural light and open-air seating options. The best part? You can reward yourself with a brew once your work day is done.
Get the best of both worlds at Stable Hand. Stop by for a morning coffee, stay for an afternoon treat, and then enjoy a glass of natural wine in the evenings. The space is airy and inviting, and local mural adorn the walls, making for a beautiful zoom background that will make everyone else jealous.
This 21st century country store has it all, from coffee to homemade pastries to sandwiches made with fresh bread. Spend the day in the eclectic shop with plenty of space for you and your laptop. Relax on the plush couches underneath the giant (and oddly sexy) portrait of a hipster Abe Lincoln, or find a space on one of the vintage tables of all sizes.
Sip a coffee while supporting a good cause at Bitty & Beau's, a local shop that employs people with disabilities. The space is made complete with a roll up window, bringing in fresh air and the sweet smell of doughnuts coming from the Krispy Kreme headquarters, just a few blocks away.
Salted Melon is a favorite all-day spot, offering healthy food choices, gourmet coffee, pastries, and cocktails at night. With a large dining area, lounge space, and outdoor patio, it is the perfect place to camp out for the day.
The Wooden Robot coffee bar, located directly next to their current taproom, has seasonal lattes, teas, and kombucha available all day. Hang out inside and watch the Wooden Robot brewers work their magic, or get some work done on their outdoor patio, then head next door for a post-work beer.
Known for some of the best seafood in the Queen City, the Waterman has lunch specials every day of the week. Served up in their dining room or on the rooftop patio, you can enjoy a fresh catch while catching up on your work.
Not Just Coffee is a Charlotte staple for a reason. Their location at Atherton Mill serves up fresh coffees with homemade flavorings, gourmet bites, and a cozy space with plenty of outlets. Or, grab a book from their free library and get lost in a great story while enjoying your time in South End.
This bodega style spot is slinging out some of the city's best breakfast burritos on the daily, in addition to thoughtfully crafted sandwiches, soups, and other lunch specials. Located inside the RailYard, Rhino Market has plenty of work-friendly space and, importantly, they offer parking validation in the RailYard garage.
Take in views of the Charlotte skyline from Bluebird Coffee at the Vantage Building, complete with large meeting spaces, weekly food truck rotations, and permanent retail and food options, like the Goodwurst Co. Be sure to check out the "Aurum" sculpture on your way in!
Niche Coworking at Atherton Mill
Atherton Mill's Niche co-working space is the perfect remote work location for those nicer days. Located in the heart of Atherton Mill, Niche offers several tables and free wifi. Simply scan the code on each table and follow the directions for internet access. The best part? Atherton has tons of food, drink, and retail options to enjoy while at Niche.
From coffee to beer to all day dining, Suffolk Punch is innovative and experimental in its style while still honoring tradition. Hang out in the dining room or find your place outside, and don't forget to grab a growler of your favorite brew to enjoy after your work day is complete.
Find seasonal lattes, wine, and plenty of natural light at Queen City Grounds, a coffee shop known for unique flavor combinations and great skyline views.
Find your focus time at Craft Tasting Room, a warm and inviting space offering flatbreads, charcuterie, and some of the best beer and wine after work hours.
Everything at Eight + Sand is made from scratch with local ingredients and house milled flour. The space has tons of natural light, indoor and outdoor seating, and a menu that will keep you coming back for more.
The Common Market is an uncommon convenience store, deli, and bar in South End. They are your local spot for an uncommonly good time, which means that you'll have a smile on your face no matter how hard you're working.
Spend the day in one of South End's most historic buildings, now home to Trolley Barn. Follow the old rail line directly into the brewery and restaurant, which has three food stalls and plenty of seating between their two floors and deck where you can enjoy skyline views and watch the light rail pass by.