The 10 Best Cafes to Study near Alexander College in Vancouver!

The 10 Best Cafes to Study at Near Alexander College in Vancouver!

Written by Alexander College in Latest, Lifestyle on May 16, 2019

When you are new to Vancouver, it takes some time to explore the city. We understand!

In this article, we are sharing our 10 favourite cafes near Alexander College’s Vancouver campus! These cafes are in close proximity to the campus and provide different environments for those of you who are looking for a place to eat and study!

1. Caffé Artigiano Vancouver

Address: 740 West Hastings St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus:  2 minute walk

Caffé Artigiano is one of Vancouver’s largest café chains. You can find delicious sandwiches and coffee. In addition, there are larger tables at the café that make it a good place to meet friends and study.

2. Timbertrain Coffee

Address: 311 West Cordova St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 5 minute walk

Timbertrain Coffee is a cute café that serves delicious pastries and coffee. They also have great Cold Brew on tap! With a mixture of small and medium sized tables, this could be a great choice to do some studying. Take note that the café gets pretty busy during lunch hour.

3. Buro The Espresso Bar

Address: 356 Water St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 3 minute walk

Buro Espresso Bar has more than just Espresso. There is a nice selection of coffee, teas and pastries. The long tables facing the street provide a nice view as you do homework and study.

4. Starbucks Coffee

Address: 433 Seymour St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 1 minute walk

Just around the corner, Starbucks is a name familiar to many. Grab a coffee, have a seat and take a peek at the coloured alley right by Alexander College.

5. Cartems Donuts

Address: 534 West Pender St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 2 minute walk

Are you a fan of donuts? Cartems is a short walk from the Alexander College Vancouver campus and has some of the best donuts in the city! You can find several tables of students studying but if you’re lucky, you’ll get a seat, donut and a cuppa joe.

The 10 Best Cafes to Study near Alexander College in Vancouver!
The 10 Best Cafes to Study near Alexander College in Vancouver!

6. Tim Hortons

Address: Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings St. #6

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 1 minute walk

Tim Hortons is what Canada is all about! Grab an ice cap, some maple donuts and head back to class!

7. Trees Organic Coffee

Address: 450 Granville St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 2 minute walk

Trees Organic Coffee is our favourite place to go for cheesecakes! If you’re lucky, grab one of the outdoor seats, and grab your books to go with some cake.

8. Quantum Coffee

Address: 455 Granville St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 2 minute walk

Quantum Coffee is right across from Trees Organic and serves their own brand of coffee for those of you who want to try something new!

9. Prado Café

Address: 100 West Hastings St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 7 minute walk

If turquoise cups are your thing and you don’t mind walking a tad bit further from campus, check out Prado! It is steps away from the center of Gastown and is a hotspot for studying.

10. Lost and Found Café

Address: 33 West Hastings St.

Distance from Alexander College Vancouver Campus: 8 minute walk

Lost and Found Café is one of our favourite ‘hipster’ cafes. In close proximity to the heart of Gastown, you can find a more comfortable seating arrangement for studying. They also play great music!


We hope you enjoyed reading this article and take some time to explore the various cafes close to AC Vancouver!

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