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8 Book Cafes In South Delhi That'll Make You Wanna Curl Up With A Good Book & Coffee

Vrinda Bagadia 15 June 2018


Will you jump in joy if we say the words books and coffee? If yes, then you’re definitely a bibliophile who loves to surround themselves with the rustic smell of old books and escape into fictional lands ‘cause there’s no better combination than a book and a cup of coffee, right? And these super cool and cosy book cafes in South Delhi will give you the me-time that you haven’t been able to find in the noisy metros. Check them out!

1. Cafe Turtle

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Cafe Turtle is undoubtedly one of the most charming cafes in Delhi which was set up with the vision of providing an ambience to all ya bookworms wherein you can sit, eat and enjoy your me time while reading books from their Full Circle Bookstore. With two outlets in South Delhi - Khan Market and GK I, this place is perf for those coffee-mug Insta pictures you so love clicking!

Where | Cafe Turtle - N Block, GK I & Khan Market
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Timings | 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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2. The Grammar Room

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Board games plus tons of books, add to that some cozy blankets and loads of scrummy dishes and that’s exactly how we like to define this awesome sauce book cafe that goes by the name of The Grammar Room. Tucked away in Mehrauli, this oh-so-beautiful cafe is all things that a book lover craves for. Just head here and enjoy your peaceful reading time while sipping on their Citrus & Mint Sangrias, not to mention their DIVINE Vietnamese Cold Brew! 

Where | The Grammar Room - One Style Mile, Mehrauli
Meal For Two | Rs 1,850 
Timings | 10 AM - 12 Midnight
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3. Bahrisons

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If you’ve been living in South Delhi for a while, then you’ve surely come across Bahrisons Booksellers ‘cause it’s one of the oldest and most iconic bookstores standing tall on the streets of Khan Market. And now, these guys have opened up their own book cafe in Saket that has plenty of great novels to choose from and read them in the solitude that we know you oh-so cherish!

Where | Bahrisons Booksellers - Unit 1, 2 Rectangle One, District Centre, Saket
Timings | 10:30 AM - 9:20 PM
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4. Music & Mountains

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If you’re one of those who enjoy some quiet time over the dhoom dhadaka of nightclubs and lounges, then Music & Mountains is the perf place for you to just curl up in their comfy chairs with your fave book and sip your cuppa coffee while flipping through the pages!

Where | Music & Mountain - M-23, M Block Market, GK I
Meal For Two | Rs 1,900 
Timings |
11 - 12:30 AM
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5. Cafe Green 

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This place is bound to become your absolute favourite if you’re a foodie who loves to read, and read and read some more ‘cause these peeps have an awesome menu as well as an excellent collection of books. So, once you settle down with your read, you can sample their Chicken Momos and Fruit Beer, they are totes delicious!

Where | Cafe Green - Shop 145, 1st Floor, Market 2, C. R. Park
Meal For Two | Rs 400
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
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6. Kunzum Travel Cafe

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Travel junkies in Delhi truly love this place and are often found perched in this beautiful cafe sharing their travel stories with their fellas. In addition to holding regular travel blogging and photography workshops, these peeps have a HUGE collection of travel books that are super fun and interesting to flip through! 

Where | Kunzum Travel Cafe - T-49, HKV
Meal For Two | Pay As You Like
Timings | 11 AM - 7:30 PM
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7. Ivy & Bean

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If your idea of relaxing is to sit with your favourite book and a cuppa joe, then these guys at Ivy & Bean will make sure that you’re rightly served. With those Insta-worthy interiors and will-make-ya-tummy-growl kinda dishes, this place is ideal to spend your lazy evenings at!

Where | Ivy & Bean - 119, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
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8. Cafe Red

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Picture Credits: Rajnish Kashyap

Last but not the least, Cafe Red is another great book cafe in Shahpur Jat that has stunningly painted walls and a great collection of books to choose from. So, scamper over and do order their Triple Egg Stuffed Omelette and Masala Fries to spice up your reading sesh!

Where | Cafe Red - 5G, Dada Jungi House, Khel Gaon, New, Shahpur Jat
Meal For Two | Rs 1,100
Timings | 11 AM - 8:30 PM
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So, all ya bookworms, it’s time to lose yourself in books at these fun and cool book cafes!