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5 Best Book Cafes That'll Make You Wanna Just Curl Up & Escape


Hello, folks! Do y’all love to spend your free-time by curling up with a good book with a steaming hot cuppa coffee in hand? If your answer is yes, then you’re gonna love these cosy cafes where you can spend a lazy afternoon with a book in hand. We guarantee these cafes are defo gonna up your reading experience, so keep readin’!

1. Leaping Windows

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Leaping Windows is a cozy cafe with a warm ambience that also houses comic books. The wide collection of books and comics and the comfy seating makes this cafe a fave amongst the locals. Sip on a cup of Mocha coffee while you read the manga comics, what a perf way to spend a day right?

Where | Leaping Windows - 2 & Amp; 3, Corner View, Ashok Chopra Marg, Opposite Bianca Towers, Versova, Andheri West
Timings | 12 Noon - 1 AM
Call Them | +91 9769 998 972
Meal For Two | Rs 1,200
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2. Bombay To Barcelona Library Cafe

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A rustic cafe with a laid back vibe, the lovely folks at this cafe is known for their friendly customer service. Grab a book or chill with like-minded peeps, devour the scrummy Kanda Bhajia and wash it down with a delectable Cafe Bonbon, you’re in for a good and peaceful time here!

Where | Bombay To Barcelona Library Cafe -  3 & 4, Golden Nest Cooperation Housing Society, Mapkhan Nagar, Marol Naka, Marol
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 7738 446 788
Meal For Two | Rs 500
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3. Mockingbird Cafe Bar

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This modern cafe has its own library and the quiet ambience sets the mood just right. Choose a book from their huge collection and treat yo’ self with the mouth-watering Pork Ribs, Spaghetti Alfredo and the Dark Chocolate Swiss Roll. Wash it down with the authentic Madras Kaapi and you’re good to go!

Where | Mockingbird Cafe Bar - 80, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate
Timings | 9 - 12:30 AM
Call Them | +91 8097 606 010 & +91 9821 063 701
Meal For Two | Rs 1,700
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4. Fable Cafe & Bar

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Tucked away in the bustling bylanes of Juhu, Fable Cafe & Bar is a picturesque cafe that looks prettier in the evenings when it’s adorned with warm lights. We recommend feasting on the Golden Fried Prawns, Penne Pasta and the delish Cold Coffee while you are sitting in a cozy corner with a book in hand!

Where | Fable Cafe & Bar - Shop 3, Ashiyana Apartment, N.S Road 13, Juhu
Timings | 9 - 1:30 AM
Call Them | +91 2261 344 297
Meal For Two | Rs 2,500
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5. Food For Thought 

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A cutesy lil cafe called Food For Thought is known for its homely environment and rustic interiors. They have a huge library, which is a treat for the bibliophiles. Do try their Pink Pasta, Stir-Fried Noodles, Poutine, Cheesecake Cups and the decadent Hot Chocolate for an ultimate gastronomical experience! 

Where | Food For Thought - 45/47, Kitabkhana, Somaiya Bhavan, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Flora Fountain, Fort
Timings | 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Call Them | +91 2222 844 242
Meal For Two | Rs 1,000
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Guys, we’ll see you here, sitting in a peaceful corner with a book in one hand and coffee in another!