Delhi is not just about shopping, gol gappe or Hauz Khas. There is a lot more one can do in Delhi and so many of them love some quiet time in the company of books. Getting lost in words, picturing every word that you read and coming back to reality only when it is time for you take another sip of coffee – this is what every book-lover loves. And if bibliophile and a caffeine addict are words that describe you best, Delhi is the place to be with so many cafes that cater to both. Here are some really fantastic book cafes in Delhi that will quench your thirst for both books and coffee. Also Read - Two Doctors of Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital Assaulted While Buying Grocery, Case Filed
1. Cha Bar
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Part of the Oxford Bookstore, Cha bar is one of the exemplary book cafes in Delhi. Devoid of any city chaos, this place offers you the right mood that every bibliophile looks for. Enjoying a cup of coffee while you read your favorite book at Cha Bar can rejuvenate you. You can select from a variety of books and also attend literature events for upcoming and passionate writers. Also Read - Entertainment News Today April 9, 2020: Zoa Morani Feels Much Better Says She is Responding Well to The Treatment
Where: Cha Bar | N 81, Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01
2. Ivy and Bean
If you love open air places, then Ivy and Bean is an ideal café where you should go. This café is preferred by many, especially those who love taking a small break from the daily-life madness. Apart from buying, you can also rent a book here. They also serve authentic Australian cuisines which just add to their attractions. The perfect combination of food, drinks and good books!
Where: C11/ 2, SDA Market, Opp. IIT Main Gate, New Delhi-16
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3. Another Fine Day
Another Fine Day is a cafe that stands true to its name. With simple yet elegant decor, this cafe will remind you of days when life felt peaceful. With a well-lit reading room, they also serve delicious pastas, pots of yogurt and many other food items. They have an All-day breakfast with an All-day Menu. Food relished in the company of good books just gets tastier.
Where: Ground Floor, MPD Towers, DLF Golf Course Road, Sector 43, Gurgaon-11
4. May Day Bookstore & Cafe
The May Day Bookstore and Cafe has a book shop that has excellent literature books and also an office that is owned by the left-wing publishing house. To cater to the cafe part, they also have a kitchen, which only functions during important events. But for book lovers, this place is a delight since you get books at comparatively cheaper prices.
Where: 2254/2A, Ground Floor, Shadi Khampur, New Ranjit Nagar, Shadipur, New Delhi-08
5. Cafe Turtle
One of the oldest cafes in Delhi, Cafe Turtle is situated on the upper floor of Full Circle Bookstore. Apart from the usual varieties of coffee and tea, you will get a full-fledged menu with delicious dishes. You either purchase books or just a pick one and sit down on the top floor. Life is as simple as this!
Where: 23, 1st & 2nd Floor, Khan Market, New Delhi-03
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6. Serendipity Cafe
Serendipity has a varied collection of books, right from fiction, non fiction to religious. The best part about this cafe is they have scented candles and perfumes. So while you pick a book to read, you can also enjoy a cup of coffee or mouth-watering cakes from their bakery which is called as ‘Ye Old Bakery.’
Where: The Claridges, 12, Aurangzeb Rd, Delhi, Delhi
7. Little Yodakin
Little Yodakin is a small part of the art cafe – Tattva. They have some really good books to choose from and also a section where they display only used books. If this doesn’t excite you enough, they also have many events and workshops held quite often. As far as the cafe part is concerned, they serve delicious organic food.
Where: 2 Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 16
Situated in the chaotic lanes of Hauz Khas village, Kunzum Travel Cafe is a distinct cafe that serves as a stop-over for anybody who is traveling or likes to read and talk about travel. They have a wide sections of books on travel and photography. Along with these books, you can also enjoy their coffees and use their Wi-Fi which shouldn’t be required if you are a hardcore book-lover.
Where: T49, Ground Floor, Hauz Khas Village
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