14 Best Book Cafes In Town With Comfy Couches, Heaps of Books & Good Coffee!
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Hola, fellow nerds and geeks! For all you bibliophiles around town, who love to snuggle up with a cuppa coffee alongside a good book, there are many book cafés in the city providing a private and serene space with of an imposing collection of books to immerse in, at your disposal! So scroll on and check out the best book cafes in town where you can curl up with some good java and books.
1. Cha Bar
Cha Bar is the best place to enjoy the experience of leafing through the books of their choice, over a cup of tea or just simply unwinding with friends over the weekend. This place is filled with all the latest bestsellers and classics, which makes it a must visit.
See you there!
Where | Cha Bar - N 81, N Block, Near Oxford Bookstore, CP
Meal For Two | Rs 500
Call Them | +91 9910 994 865
Timings | 11 AM - 9:30 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChaBarOfficial/
2. Jugmug Thela
This place gives off a rustic charm with its wooden decor of cute little library and seating area. What’s more? This place has a full fledged reading room! So head over to the place to read your favourite books, paired with their famous Vietnamese Cold Coffee and a piece (or two) of their Marble Cake (#BlissedOut).
Where | Jugmug Thela - Shed 4, Khasra 258, Behind Kuldeep House, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Meal For Two | Rs 550
Call Them | +91 9871 470 507
Timings | 11 AM - 8 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/JugmugThela/
3. Cafe Turtle
One of oldest book cafés in the city, this place provides a comfortable space where reading and snacking go hand-in-hand. Make your way through a narrow staircase in the bustling marketplace and you’ll find a well-stocked Full Circle Bookstore give way to this cozy café. One can browse through their store and then enjoy reading with a few nibbles while soaking in the sun or sitting inside!
Where | Cafe Turtle - Khan Market & Nizamuddin
Meal For Two | Rs 1,100
Call Them | +91 11 2465 5641 & +91 11 2465 5642
Timings | 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Browse Through Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/fullcirclebooks/
4. Ivy & Bean
This cafe, when entered, reaffirms our ‘my kind of place’ belief! Ivy & Bean has a cozy little library where you can borrow a book to read and when you’re done, either honestly put it back, or bring it back the next time you visit the cafe. What's more is that the place serves authentic Australian cuisine making it a real gem. Come over for a pleasant afternoon out!
Where | Ivy & Bean - 119, 1st Floor, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
Call Them | +91 11 4109 0119
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Browse Through Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ivyandbeanindia/
5. Another Fine Day - Cafe & Reading Room
The cafe’s bright & charming décor transports you back to simpler times, arranged in the classiest of ways, bolstering an open kitchen in front, white brick walls and bookshelves in one corner! The heart-warming and welcoming ambience meticulously merges with an appetizing menu that comprises of various tapas, mezze platters & many other things, along with showcasing an all-day breakfast!
Where | Another Fine Day - Cafe & Reading Room - MPD Towers, DLF Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Meal For Two | Rs 800
Call Them | +91 1244 386 155
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM
Browse Through Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/anotherfinedaycafe/
6. Cafe Wanderlust
A one-of-a-kind travel cafe in the capital, Cafe Wanderlust brings travel and food together like never before. Stacking its racks with travel books and vibrant interiors punctuated with bright knick knacks & comfy couches, they’ve made sure to pamper you with a home-like comfort here. So go grab your books, and travel through them while sipping their monstrous shakes and delicious food!
Where | Cafe Wanderlust - SF -53&54, Galleria, DLF City Phase IV, Gurgaon
Meal For Two | Rs 850
Call Them | +91 9643 206 207
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM
Browse Through Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cafewanderlust/
7. The Reader’s Cafe
This place is a haven for all the bookworms out there. Replete with a proper library and comfortable seating, the place is quiet and peaceful, perfect for your book reading sessions. They even have their menu designed like a book, with a Foreword, Prologue, Chapters and Conclusion. So, what are you waiting for? Go check this place out!
Where | The Reader’s Cafe - 208-212, Indirapuram Habitat Centre, Ahinsa Khand I, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
Call Them | +91 7291 971 835
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Browse Through Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheReadersCafeOfficial/
8. Chapter 101
Relive the vintage era and indulge in the rarest collections and first edition books, with a warm cuppa and soft music. This place is a ‘No-Mobile Zone’, perfect for unwinding from the monotonous routine and stepping into your book world fantasies. Head over for an exceptional reading experience and comfortable seating.
9. Bahrisons Booksellers
Bahrisons is the one stop destination for all your book needs and their book cafe in Malviya Nagar and Gurgaon are a haven for all the book lovers out there! With an amazing smell of brewing coffee and tons of books around, this place should defo be on your must visit list. So head here with a copy of your fave book, grab a coffee and just sit back and enjoy!
Where | Bahrisons Booksellers - 254, Press Enclave Marg, Malviya Nagar & R1, Galleria Market, DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon
Call Them | +91 1244 562 264
Timings | 11 AM - 9 PM
Check Out The FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/bahrisons.booksellers/
10. Olly Gurgaon
This cozy, pretty cafe in Gurgaon serves the yummiest iced lattes and trust us, it’s just where you need to be, to fall in love with your beloved books all over again. The cafe is airy and smells of their delicious baked goodies that you can hog on here. So grab a seat, pick a book from their amazing collection, order up their Salted Caramel Iced Latte with a Brookie and have a great time!
11. The Grammar Room
Oh, this one is a personal fave! With white, pretty interiors and yummy drinks, this place is an ideal reading spots for all you biblophiles. You can find many books, board games and also a menu full of scrumptious dishes here. So order up their Vietnamese Cold Brew or Citrus Sangria and have a relaxing reading session with all the latest reads!
Where | The Grammar Room - One Style Mile, Mehrauli
Meal For Two | Rs 1,850
Call Them | +91 8130 288 558
Timings | 10 AM - 12 Midnight
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thegrammarroomdelhi
12. Cafe Green
If you love food as much as you love books, then Cafe Green in CR Park is just where you need to stop your wagon at for a food-full, reading time. Their Chicken Momos are quite famous and something you CANNOT miss out on while you’re here. So scamper over this place and have a lovely time reading!
Where | Cafe Green - Shop 145, 1st Floor, Market 2, CR Park
Meal For Two | Rs 400
Call Them | +91 11 2627 3320
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/cafegreendelhi/
13. Kunzum Travel Cafe
Kunzum Travel Cafe in HKV is insanely famous for hosting travel blogging and photography workshops and whipping up yummy frothy coffee! What we love the most about this place, though, is the huge collection of books that they have here. So, check them all out the next time you’re here with your buddies.
14. Book Talk
Book Talk is a small library and book cafe in Dwarka that you need to check out for their kickass collection! There is a wall bookshelf here that is completely filled with some of the best classics and new books. Drop by this place and meet some like minded people who also love books as much as you do.
Given the amount of booklust in us, these amazing book cafes demand & deserve to be visited, right?