Reading a book upon a cup of tea/coffee and snacks is the best date with self. Lose yourself in an altogether different world, by getting engrossed in a book of your choice. Need some perfect place for executing this plan? Here’s a list of some amazing book cafés in Delhi for you to choose from…
- Ivy and Bean
Situated in Shahpur Jat, this café with a quirky ambience, provides WiFi and just the right atmosphere to read books. Together with the common types of coffee and snacks, this place serves authentic Australian dishes to its customers.
- T’Pot Café
As the name goes, T’Pot Café serves a great variety of teas, alongwith books, newspapers and board games. It is located in Malviya Nagar,near Sri Aurobindo College, and is a hot favorite among the localites.
- Barista Lavazza
Barista Lavazza is basically a colab between Barista and Penguin Books. You may either take a book of your own or choose one among the Penguin Books available here. This too is located in Malviya Nagar.
- Fursat Se
A combination of an unconventional setup and “pay what you like” policy is what makes Fursat Se stand apart in the list. Situated in Shahpur Jat, this café organises various live events and workshops, and gives its customers the discretion of ordering anything from other restaurants and cafes.
- Cha Bar
Connected to the Oxford Bookstore in Connaught Place, Cha Bar stands among the most sought after place by the book lovers. Its speciality is that it serves over 100 types of tea to the customers. It also hosts some literary events every now and then.
- May Day Café and Bookstore
This is an off-beat cafe cum bookstore, with ‘pay as you like’ policy. Located in Shadipur, this café has the coolest staff, who are always open for a healthy discussion upon various debate topics.
A lobby with a bakery in the Claridges Hotel, is what makes Serendipity a classy place to visit. The quirky bakery named ‘Ye Old Bakery’ serves some really delicious cakes and coffee. The hotel is located on the Aurangzeb Road.
- Little Yodakin
Famous for organic food, this place in HKV offers the option of barter in books(exchange your book with the one available here), together with borrowing one from its library over a cup of tea or coffee. It also organises various events and workshops on a frequent basis.
- Café Turtle
Situated on the upper level of Full Circle Bookstore in Khan Market, this cute little place serves tea, coffee, snacks and cakes. The peaceful and soothing ambience is what attracts book lovers here the most.
- Sakley’s Mountain Café
This café located in GK-1 has almost everything to give you the feels of a mountain. Some lip smacking food and hot chocolate is the bonus part here. You may either bring your own book or borrow one from the library and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of this place.
Happy reading guys.
Shreya Srivastava | Content Writer | DU Times