Book cafes are plain romantic. Think of spending a sultry, summer evening at a quaint café with a travelogue in your hand. Also, some cakes and snacks to go along with it. Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? Thus, we have curated a list of top trending book cafés in Delhi NCR that will sail you through summer amorously. Are you ready to explore? Keep scrolling down.
1. Sakley’s the Mountain Café
Right in the middle of hip-and-happening Greater Kailash 1, M-Block market, Sakley’s is known for its vintage vibe. From the décor to the upholstery, and from the food selection to the books that they house – this café is where perfect Sunday evenings are made. Thus, visit this place when you need some alone time. Take a quaint corner, order some cold coffee and pick an old classic novel from their little library. Moreover, the view from this café is gorgeous too. It’s all green outside.
Where is it? M-23, M-Block market, Greater Kailash I, New Delhi
Cost for 2: Rs.1400 approximately
2. T’Pot Café
This little café in the middle of Shivalik Road serves the best tea in the area. However, the collection of books and indoor games are quite fab too. Don’t feel like socializing on a Monday evening, yet you want an eating-out experience? Well, this is your place then. A casual spot that locks out hustle-bustle of city life, T’Pot Café is perfect for quite evenings. Pick up a novel from their collection of books and order some ginger tea with thin-crust margarita pizzas.
Where is it? Plot no 7, Opposite Kotak Mahindra Bank, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi
Cost for 2: Rs. 700 plus taxes approximately
3. Café Wanderlust
Right in the center of Galleria market in Gurgaon, Café Wanderlust is famous for their quirky shakes, hammocks, bohemian vibe and great finger food. Want to read a magazine or a travel book while having breakfast? Well, this is where you should head to. There is something very soothing and calm about this café. P.S- you will love their breakfast platters!
Where is it? SF 53-54, First Floor, DLF Galleria, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon
Cost for 2: Rs. 900 plus taxes approximately
4. Cha Bar
This is where you will find all the intellectual readers of the city flocking together. This is not a regular café. In fact, Cha Bar stands tall right in the middle of Oxford Bookstore in CP. A retreat away from the chaos of Delhi – this café is meant for people who like to spend their afternoons reading peacefully while sipping some traditional Darjeeling tea. Thus, if you are a literature buff, you know where to head to.
Where is it? N 81, Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Cost for 2: Rs. 500 plus taxes approximately
5. May Day Bookstore & Café
Also, known as Delhi’s only left-wing café and bookstore, May Day Bookstore and Café has been attracting groups of patrons for the longest time. Situated at New Ranjit Nagar, this café is unique because it’s a great place to grab scholarly books and dissertation papers. Moreover, you can always socialize with erudite academicians here because they keep hosting events that celebrate literature.
Where is it? 2254/2A, Shadi Khampur, New Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi
Cost for 2: Rs 200 approximately