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An Ultimate Guide To The Best Book Cafes In Delhi

Looking for a place to chill with your nerdy friends, where you eat, drink, read and repeat? Here's the ultimate guide to the best book cafes in Delhi.

No dream is bigger for nerds and bookworms than to sit in a quiet place to read a book, listening to favourite music while sipping onto the favourite beverage and making notes. Well! Yes, there might be times when our homes do that but nope! We are not talking about it. Books Cafes are a place where we go to and read, eat and make more nerdy friends.

The concept of Book cafes is not new anymore, but we got to admit that it has some reviving power to it. If you are looking for a place to chill and hang out with your book lover friends, where you can also eat, drink, read and repeat, then read further and find out the best places you can visit in the capital city.

Here's the ultimate guide to the best book cafes in Delhi; one should definitely try visiting.

1. The Tea Room

Located at Hauz Khas Village, The Tea Room is a place if you are looking for a small, cute and quiet place to hang out and read with your book lover friends. The white painted walls and curtains with cosy and compact seating and books surrounding you make up for a perfect book date ambience. As the Cafe's name suggests, their menu is overloaded with a wide variety of teas and beverages. Make sure you satisfy the inner tea and coffee lover on your visits to the Tea Room, and to couple your drinks; try ordering the pancakes, pies, tarts and sandwiches. A table filled with book talks and delicious food sounds like a wholesome experience.

₹650 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Tea Room

2. Too Mikkii Tapas

The Cafe is located at Chanakyapuri and offers an al-fresco setting. Reading a book with your favourite dishes on the table, lush greenery and sunrays accompanying your read; sounds like an experience and makes up for a perfect setup for clicking pictures for your Instagram too. The food at Too Mikkii Tapas will just take your entire reading experience to a whole another level; try their Tender Chicken Strip, Chicken Picatta, Chocolate Orange, Cake Rusk on your visits to the Cafe.

₹700 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Too Mikkii Tapas

3. The Grammar Room

Casual dining where you can take your bookworm partner for a surprise date. Located at Mehrauli, The Grammar Room offers an al-fresco setting. The white, elegant and classy decor create an ambience to enjoy a good time with your date and maybe read some chapters of your current read. The Grammar Room serves Continental dishes; Mushroom Melt, Spicy Fries, French Toast, absolutely belong in your must-try dishes list. You can also go for a brunch-accompanied-by-your-favourite-wine date.

₹1,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

The Grammar Room

4. Cafe Wanderlust

The quirky, dreamy Cafe you have been looking for with bean bags, hammock and swings all around to read and talk about books in the capital city is; Cafe Wanderlust. The white-walled Cafe with decent lighting and interesting furniture calls for an amazing foodie and bookish experience. You would want to go there with your friends and maybe talk about your favourite reads. Don't forget to add food and drinks to your tables amidst your interesting book talks; try their Mushroom Crepe, Mumbai Sandwich, Nutella Crepe. You can also enjoy your visit by playing some board games at Cafe Wanderlust.

₹700 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Cafe Wanderlust

5. The Reader's Cafe

Does the smell of books and coffee drive you crazy? The Reader's Cafe is that abode where you can smell books and coffee throughout your entire visit. Surrounded by books, The Reader's Cafe is the place you go to read in the silence and to have a good bookish conversation with your pals. Located at Indirapuram, The Reader's Cafe offers a big fat menu. You sure would want to begin with their bests on your visit; you can go with Chicken Souvlaki, Tex Mex Pizza, Ham Sandwich, Chocolate Fudge Cake with your eyes closed and you'll not be disappointed.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Reader’s Cafe

6. Fig and Maple

The romantic dine-in located at Greater Kailash 2 looks like a good and peaceful place to enjoy reading your favourite book with your significant other. Textured walls and big windows with a view of trees and simple wooden interiors create the right vibe to enjoy reading with some delicious, lip-smacking food accompanying the read. The view and setting of the restaurants make it instagrammable, or should I say bookstagrammable! Don't forget to try these sumptuous dishes when at Fig and Maple- Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Veg Sandwich, Hot Chocolate, Bacon. Make sure you add a glass of wine to the table.

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Fig And Maple

7. Another Fine Day

Another Fine Day is located at Golf Course Road in Gurgaon. The Cafe serves everything Mediterranean and Continental and is famously known among readers. You might find and meet readers having their gala time in the Cafe every other day. The interiors of the Cafe are simple and subtle but still add a vibe to the whole reading and food experience. One must try their Pancake Stack, Avocado Salad, Eggs Benedict. For beverages, try Yogurt Pot and Hazelnut Coffee. And...if you are a beer person, then maybe add a pint or two of your favourite beer.

₹800 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Another Fine Day

8. Cha Bar

The only Cha Bar that is famous and most loved among the readers is the one at Connaught Place near the Oxford Bookstore with the in-house library. The Cha Bar creates the perfect ambience to enjoy reading, chit-chatting about books and fictional characters while sipping onto your favourite beverage and munching. If you are looking for some beverages recommendations then Passion Fruit Iced Tea, Cardamom Tea, Rose Tea, Earl Grey Tea, Hot Chocolate Coffee are some that you must try. A perfect abode to go and hang out with friends and discuss a book over a cup of coffee or tea.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Cha Bar

9. Jug Mug Thela

Are you also fascinated by the idea of European cafes? Well, Jug Mug Thela is that Cafe in New Delhi where you dine, read, talk and enjoy a good time with your partner and friends. The outdoor seating with colourful curtains and hangings over your head, quirky walls and furniture sound like an outing everyone should experience. Located at Saket, Jug Mug Thela serves one of the best Double Decker Sandwich, Banana Walnut Cake, Veg Club Sandwich, Mushroom Sandwich, Paneer Tikka Sandwich. With pocket-friendly services and offers, Jug Mug Thela will sure end up becoming your regular spot.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Jug Mug Thela

10. The Nerdy Indian

A book cafe you go to when you are eagerly looking for a quiet spot to read and finish the chapter or book you've been dying to read! The Nerdy Indian cafe, located at Saket in South Delhi is a beautiful, spacious cafe to go and read. Try to accompany your good read with good food- Peri Fries, Vada Pav are their famous dishes. The Nerdy Indian Cafe is a perfect place to go if you wish you enjoy reading alone while binge-eating your favourite food.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Nerdy Indian

11. Music and Mountain Cafe

Want to enjoy reading with your friends on the hillside while sitting in Delhi? Music and Mountains is that abode you are looking for. A hillside cafe that serves Continental and Italian food, to name a few cuisines. Located at Greater Kailash, a book date here is going to give you chills like mountains, perfect nerdy vibes to enjoy a good read and the food that will leave you in wonder. This place is also great if you want to read and eat early in the morning. The rocky bricked walls with wide windows and a view of lush green trees, wooden block tables and a fireplace will be enough to add a dreamy and hilly edge to the whole visit. The soft music playing in the background will keep you accompanied. Make sure you try Mushroom Ravioli, Salami Pizza, Apple Crumble, Stuffed Chicken, Cottage Cheese Sandwich on your visit there.

₹2,100 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Music and Mountains

12. Cafe Turtle

A vegetarian cafe-restaurant located at Khan Market is absolutely suitable for a fun-filled, bookish lunch date with friends. The cafe is cute and cosy with bright coloured walls around you. The big windows invite you to have a city view. Cafe Turtle creates a perfect ambience for bookworms to have a good time; it serves Italian, Lebanese and healthy food too. If you are a fruit lover then we'd recommend you to try Superfood Mixed Fruit Bowl, but the extensive menu sure is going to leave you all confused and wanting to try everything there. Channa Salad, Pasta, Sandwiches are a must-try whenever you visit Cafe Turtle.

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Cafe Turtle

13. Bahrisons Cafe

Are books and coffee your thing? The famous and one of the oldest bookstores in Delhi has opened their first Cafe, which is exactly like the abode bibliophiles look for when it comes to spending some quality time with books. The interior of the cafe is very spacious yet cosy. The smell of books and coffee, a whole load of books to choose from or to read the one you currently reading and your best friends, sounds like a perfect bookish, nerdy date. Next time you are looking for a place to cherish this feeling, you know where to go! The menu full of coffees and beverages will sure make you drool.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

14. Olly

Want to give your favourite book a read while sitting under Delhi's blue sky and sun rays accompanying your exciting read while sipping your favourite coffee with bae? Then Olly, at Gurgaon, is just the right choice. The cool and cosy interiors of the dine-in make it perfect to have a romantic nerdy date. The plants and yellow decor surrounding you give ample space to click some good, memorable pictures too. If you ever feel confused with your order, then going with Chermoula Chicken, Sweet Potato Salad, Chicken Quesadilla, French Toast, Banoffee Pie, Risotto would be the best choice.

₹1,800 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Olly

15. Cafe Green

Apart from the smell of books and coffee, what do you think which smell works the best while reading? The smell of fresh and cool air! The name of the Cafe says it all, Cafe Green is a spot that is covered with lush greens. Apart from the greenery, the decor of the restaurants is very simple and regular, but the food and bibliophilic experience here is going to be one of the best. A suitable place to go with your family and have a great time discussing and reading books. They serve everything North-Indian to Chinese. Want to know their popular dishes? Chicken Club Sandwiches, Fried Rice Chicken, Chicken Momo, Drums of Heaven, Sandwiches are a few. Don't forget to add your favourite beverage on the side.

₹500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

16. Cafe Red

The red-bricked Cafe with a bright, light and subtle decor is everything you need to enjoy a good lunch date with your bibliophile friends. The spacious and cosy cafe coupled with a good book talk and delicious food will make this visit memorable and delightful. Must try these delicacies on your visits there, they are one of their bests; Mushroom Ragout, Stroganoff, Hummus, Salads, Pizzas, Pasta.

₹900 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

17. Hamoni

Another mention of a cafe by the greens, Hamoni is a pet-friendly Cafe located at Gurgaon. If you ever feel like going to a cafe to read a book with your friends, Hamoni creates that perfect vibe and ambience for you to enjoy a good lunch date. The decor of the dine-in is very spacious and bright, which makes up for a perfect read date. Do try Cheese Balls, waffles and brownies while you binge-read. Also, don't forget to order your favourite beverage, as what good read is a good read without a good beverage?

₹1,200 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Hamoni

18. Coast Cafe

Are you a Continental or Kerala food lover and enjoy reading? Then Coast Cafe should be your next stop. Located at Hauz Khas Village, Coast Cafe is waiting to drive you crazy with its services. A work-friendly peaceful cafe is what you need to enjoy a good read alone or with your partner. The bright decor with comfortable seating and creative hangings on the wall is another thing to appreciate, apart from their brilliant food services. Visiting Coast Cafe during the golden hours might give you some good pictures for your social media and book blogs too. Do try these delicious delicacies on your visit there; you'll be left completely mesmerized- Garam Curry Chicken, Aubergine Curry, Masala Fish Curry, Kerala Fish Fry, Kokum Curry, Avial.

₹1,400 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Coast Cafe

19. AMA cafe

Located at the famous Majnu Ka Tilla, AMA cafe is another reason why MKT is famous. One of Delhi's favourite book cafe, AMA Cafe has a very different, peaceful and relaxing vibe. Going here for a lunch date or maybe an evening snack by your self would be a great experience. The great services, even greater books, and the greatest menu at AMA are all there to please you. The cosy, warm and unique interiors of the Cafe would be the first thing you'd fall in love with, let alone the food. AMA Cafe will make your entire visit a memorable one. Pancakes and Maple Syrup, Choco Walnut Brownie, Apple Cinnamon Cake, Banana Muffin are a few dish recommendations you should definitely try.

₹550 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

AMA Cafe

20. C'est La Vie Cafe

Looking for a place to go on a date with yourself? To read a book and eat good food? C'est La Vie Cafe is the one that you are looking for. The interiors and decor of the cafe are very modern and classroom-like, which will surely remind you of your school days. Located at Gurgaon, C'est la Vie cafe also serve a breakfast menu. The peaceful and quiet environment will help you enjoy better and read more. Omelette, Pancakes, Bacon, Eggs Benedict are a few delicacies that you must try at C'est la Vie Cafe.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

C'est La Vie Cafe

Are all the bibliophiles and bookworms ready to find a new abode, where they can go to read, eat, talk and make endless memories?

Happy reading and dining!

Eats

An Ultimate Guide To The Best Book Cafes In Delhi

Looking for a place to chill with your nerdy friends, where you eat, drink, read and repeat? Here's the ultimate guide to the best book cafes in Delhi.

No dream is bigger for nerds and bookworms than to sit in a quiet place to read a book, listening to favourite music while sipping onto the favourite beverage and making notes. Well! Yes, there might be times when our homes do that but nope! We are not talking about it. Books Cafes are a place where we go to and read, eat and make more nerdy friends.

The concept of Book cafes is not new anymore, but we got to admit that it has some reviving power to it. If you are looking for a place to chill and hang out with your book lover friends, where you can also eat, drink, read and repeat, then read further and find out the best places you can visit in the capital city.

Here's the ultimate guide to the best book cafes in Delhi; one should definitely try visiting.

1. The Tea Room

Located at Hauz Khas Village, The Tea Room is a place if you are looking for a small, cute and quiet place to hang out and read with your book lover friends. The white painted walls and curtains with cosy and compact seating and books surrounding you make up for a perfect book date ambience. As the Cafe's name suggests, their menu is overloaded with a wide variety of teas and beverages. Make sure you satisfy the inner tea and coffee lover on your visits to the Tea Room, and to couple your drinks; try ordering the pancakes, pies, tarts and sandwiches. A table filled with book talks and delicious food sounds like a wholesome experience.

₹650 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Tea Room

2. Too Mikkii Tapas

The Cafe is located at Chanakyapuri and offers an al-fresco setting. Reading a book with your favourite dishes on the table, lush greenery and sunrays accompanying your read; sounds like an experience and makes up for a perfect setup for clicking pictures for your Instagram too. The food at Too Mikkii Tapas will just take your entire reading experience to a whole another level; try their Tender Chicken Strip, Chicken Picatta, Chocolate Orange, Cake Rusk on your visits to the Cafe.

₹700 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Too Mikkii Tapas

3. The Grammar Room

Casual dining where you can take your bookworm partner for a surprise date. Located at Mehrauli, The Grammar Room offers an al-fresco setting. The white, elegant and classy decor create an ambience to enjoy a good time with your date and maybe read some chapters of your current read. The Grammar Room serves Continental dishes; Mushroom Melt, Spicy Fries, French Toast, absolutely belong in your must-try dishes list. You can also go for a brunch-accompanied-by-your-favourite-wine date.

₹1,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

The Grammar Room

4. Cafe Wanderlust

The quirky, dreamy Cafe you have been looking for with bean bags, hammock and swings all around to read and talk about books in the capital city is; Cafe Wanderlust. The white-walled Cafe with decent lighting and interesting furniture calls for an amazing foodie and bookish experience. You would want to go there with your friends and maybe talk about your favourite reads. Don't forget to add food and drinks to your tables amidst your interesting book talks; try their Mushroom Crepe, Mumbai Sandwich, Nutella Crepe. You can also enjoy your visit by playing some board games at Cafe Wanderlust.

₹700 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Cafe Wanderlust

5. The Reader's Cafe

Does the smell of books and coffee drive you crazy? The Reader's Cafe is that abode where you can smell books and coffee throughout your entire visit. Surrounded by books, The Reader's Cafe is the place you go to read in the silence and to have a good bookish conversation with your pals. Located at Indirapuram, The Reader's Cafe offers a big fat menu. You sure would want to begin with their bests on your visit; you can go with Chicken Souvlaki, Tex Mex Pizza, Ham Sandwich, Chocolate Fudge Cake with your eyes closed and you'll not be disappointed.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Reader’s Cafe

6. Fig and Maple

The romantic dine-in located at Greater Kailash 2 looks like a good and peaceful place to enjoy reading your favourite book with your significant other. Textured walls and big windows with a view of trees and simple wooden interiors create the right vibe to enjoy reading with some delicious, lip-smacking food accompanying the read. The view and setting of the restaurants make it instagrammable, or should I say bookstagrammable! Don't forget to try these sumptuous dishes when at Fig and Maple- Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Veg Sandwich, Hot Chocolate, Bacon. Make sure you add a glass of wine to the table.

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Fig And Maple

7. Another Fine Day

Another Fine Day is located at Golf Course Road in Gurgaon. The Cafe serves everything Mediterranean and Continental and is famously known among readers. You might find and meet readers having their gala time in the Cafe every other day. The interiors of the Cafe are simple and subtle but still add a vibe to the whole reading and food experience. One must try their Pancake Stack, Avocado Salad, Eggs Benedict. For beverages, try Yogurt Pot and Hazelnut Coffee. And...if you are a beer person, then maybe add a pint or two of your favourite beer.

₹800 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Another Fine Day

8. Cha Bar

The only Cha Bar that is famous and most loved among the readers is the one at Connaught Place near the Oxford Bookstore with the in-house library. The Cha Bar creates the perfect ambience to enjoy reading, chit-chatting about books and fictional characters while sipping onto your favourite beverage and munching. If you are looking for some beverages recommendations then Passion Fruit Iced Tea, Cardamom Tea, Rose Tea, Earl Grey Tea, Hot Chocolate Coffee are some that you must try. A perfect abode to go and hang out with friends and discuss a book over a cup of coffee or tea.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Cha Bar

9. Jug Mug Thela

Are you also fascinated by the idea of European cafes? Well, Jug Mug Thela is that Cafe in New Delhi where you dine, read, talk and enjoy a good time with your partner and friends. The outdoor seating with colourful curtains and hangings over your head, quirky walls and furniture sound like an outing everyone should experience. Located at Saket, Jug Mug Thela serves one of the best Double Decker Sandwich, Banana Walnut Cake, Veg Club Sandwich, Mushroom Sandwich, Paneer Tikka Sandwich. With pocket-friendly services and offers, Jug Mug Thela will sure end up becoming your regular spot.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Jug Mug Thela

10. The Nerdy Indian

A book cafe you go to when you are eagerly looking for a quiet spot to read and finish the chapter or book you've been dying to read! The Nerdy Indian cafe, located at Saket in South Delhi is a beautiful, spacious cafe to go and read. Try to accompany your good read with good food- Peri Fries, Vada Pav are their famous dishes. The Nerdy Indian Cafe is a perfect place to go if you wish you enjoy reading alone while binge-eating your favourite food.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Nerdy Indian

11. Music and Mountain Cafe

Want to enjoy reading with your friends on the hillside while sitting in Delhi? Music and Mountains is that abode you are looking for. A hillside cafe that serves Continental and Italian food, to name a few cuisines. Located at Greater Kailash, a book date here is going to give you chills like mountains, perfect nerdy vibes to enjoy a good read and the food that will leave you in wonder. This place is also great if you want to read and eat early in the morning. The rocky bricked walls with wide windows and a view of lush green trees, wooden block tables and a fireplace will be enough to add a dreamy and hilly edge to the whole visit. The soft music playing in the background will keep you accompanied. Make sure you try Mushroom Ravioli, Salami Pizza, Apple Crumble, Stuffed Chicken, Cottage Cheese Sandwich on your visit there.

₹2,100 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Music and Mountains

12. Cafe Turtle

A vegetarian cafe-restaurant located at Khan Market is absolutely suitable for a fun-filled, bookish lunch date with friends. The cafe is cute and cosy with bright coloured walls around you. The big windows invite you to have a city view. Cafe Turtle creates a perfect ambience for bookworms to have a good time; it serves Italian, Lebanese and healthy food too. If you are a fruit lover then we'd recommend you to try Superfood Mixed Fruit Bowl, but the extensive menu sure is going to leave you all confused and wanting to try everything there. Channa Salad, Pasta, Sandwiches are a must-try whenever you visit Cafe Turtle.

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Cafe Turtle

13. Bahrisons Cafe

Are books and coffee your thing? The famous and one of the oldest bookstores in Delhi has opened their first Cafe, which is exactly like the abode bibliophiles look for when it comes to spending some quality time with books. The interior of the cafe is very spacious yet cosy. The smell of books and coffee, a whole load of books to choose from or to read the one you currently reading and your best friends, sounds like a perfect bookish, nerdy date. Next time you are looking for a place to cherish this feeling, you know where to go! The menu full of coffees and beverages will sure make you drool.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

14. Olly

Want to give your favourite book a read while sitting under Delhi's blue sky and sun rays accompanying your exciting read while sipping your favourite coffee with bae? Then Olly, at Gurgaon, is just the right choice. The cool and cosy interiors of the dine-in make it perfect to have a romantic nerdy date. The plants and yellow decor surrounding you give ample space to click some good, memorable pictures too. If you ever feel confused with your order, then going with Chermoula Chicken, Sweet Potato Salad, Chicken Quesadilla, French Toast, Banoffee Pie, Risotto would be the best choice.

₹1,800 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Olly

15. Cafe Green

Apart from the smell of books and coffee, what do you think which smell works the best while reading? The smell of fresh and cool air! The name of the Cafe says it all, Cafe Green is a spot that is covered with lush greens. Apart from the greenery, the decor of the restaurants is very simple and regular, but the food and bibliophilic experience here is going to be one of the best. A suitable place to go with your family and have a great time discussing and reading books. They serve everything North-Indian to Chinese. Want to know their popular dishes? Chicken Club Sandwiches, Fried Rice Chicken, Chicken Momo, Drums of Heaven, Sandwiches are a few. Don't forget to add your favourite beverage on the side.

₹500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

16. Cafe Red

The red-bricked Cafe with a bright, light and subtle decor is everything you need to enjoy a good lunch date with your bibliophile friends. The spacious and cosy cafe coupled with a good book talk and delicious food will make this visit memorable and delightful. Must try these delicacies on your visits there, they are one of their bests; Mushroom Ragout, Stroganoff, Hummus, Salads, Pizzas, Pasta.

₹900 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

17. Hamoni

Another mention of a cafe by the greens, Hamoni is a pet-friendly Cafe located at Gurgaon. If you ever feel like going to a cafe to read a book with your friends, Hamoni creates that perfect vibe and ambience for you to enjoy a good lunch date. The decor of the dine-in is very spacious and bright, which makes up for a perfect read date. Do try Cheese Balls, waffles and brownies while you binge-read. Also, don't forget to order your favourite beverage, as what good read is a good read without a good beverage?

₹1,200 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Hamoni

18. Coast Cafe

Are you a Continental or Kerala food lover and enjoy reading? Then Coast Cafe should be your next stop. Located at Hauz Khas Village, Coast Cafe is waiting to drive you crazy with its services. A work-friendly peaceful cafe is what you need to enjoy a good read alone or with your partner. The bright decor with comfortable seating and creative hangings on the wall is another thing to appreciate, apart from their brilliant food services. Visiting Coast Cafe during the golden hours might give you some good pictures for your social media and book blogs too. Do try these delicious delicacies on your visit there; you'll be left completely mesmerized- Garam Curry Chicken, Aubergine Curry, Masala Fish Curry, Kerala Fish Fry, Kokum Curry, Avial.

₹1,400 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Coast Cafe

19. AMA cafe

Located at the famous Majnu Ka Tilla, AMA cafe is another reason why MKT is famous. One of Delhi's favourite book cafe, AMA Cafe has a very different, peaceful and relaxing vibe. Going here for a lunch date or maybe an evening snack by your self would be a great experience. The great services, even greater books, and the greatest menu at AMA are all there to please you. The cosy, warm and unique interiors of the Cafe would be the first thing you'd fall in love with, let alone the food. AMA Cafe will make your entire visit a memorable one. Pancakes and Maple Syrup, Choco Walnut Brownie, Apple Cinnamon Cake, Banana Muffin are a few dish recommendations you should definitely try.

₹550 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

AMA Cafe

20. C'est La Vie Cafe

Looking for a place to go on a date with yourself? To read a book and eat good food? C'est La Vie Cafe is the one that you are looking for. The interiors and decor of the cafe are very modern and classroom-like, which will surely remind you of your school days. Located at Gurgaon, C'est la Vie cafe also serve a breakfast menu. The peaceful and quiet environment will help you enjoy better and read more. Omelette, Pancakes, Bacon, Eggs Benedict are a few delicacies that you must try at C'est la Vie Cafe.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

C'est La Vie Cafe

Are all the bibliophiles and bookworms ready to find a new abode, where they can go to read, eat, talk and make endless memories?

Happy reading and dining!

Eats

An Ultimate Guide To The Best Book Cafes In Delhi

Looking for a place to chill with your nerdy friends, where you eat, drink, read and repeat? Here's the ultimate guide to the best book cafes in Delhi.

No dream is bigger for nerds and bookworms than to sit in a quiet place to read a book, listening to favourite music while sipping onto the favourite beverage and making notes. Well! Yes, there might be times when our homes do that but nope! We are not talking about it. Books Cafes are a place where we go to and read, eat and make more nerdy friends.

The concept of Book cafes is not new anymore, but we got to admit that it has some reviving power to it. If you are looking for a place to chill and hang out with your book lover friends, where you can also eat, drink, read and repeat, then read further and find out the best places you can visit in the capital city.

Here's the ultimate guide to the best book cafes in Delhi; one should definitely try visiting.

1. The Tea Room

Located at Hauz Khas Village, The Tea Room is a place if you are looking for a small, cute and quiet place to hang out and read with your book lover friends. The white painted walls and curtains with cosy and compact seating and books surrounding you make up for a perfect book date ambience. As the Cafe's name suggests, their menu is overloaded with a wide variety of teas and beverages. Make sure you satisfy the inner tea and coffee lover on your visits to the Tea Room, and to couple your drinks; try ordering the pancakes, pies, tarts and sandwiches. A table filled with book talks and delicious food sounds like a wholesome experience.

₹650 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Tea Room

2. Too Mikkii Tapas

The Cafe is located at Chanakyapuri and offers an al-fresco setting. Reading a book with your favourite dishes on the table, lush greenery and sunrays accompanying your read; sounds like an experience and makes up for a perfect setup for clicking pictures for your Instagram too. The food at Too Mikkii Tapas will just take your entire reading experience to a whole another level; try their Tender Chicken Strip, Chicken Picatta, Chocolate Orange, Cake Rusk on your visits to the Cafe.

₹700 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Too Mikkii Tapas

3. The Grammar Room

Casual dining where you can take your bookworm partner for a surprise date. Located at Mehrauli, The Grammar Room offers an al-fresco setting. The white, elegant and classy decor create an ambience to enjoy a good time with your date and maybe read some chapters of your current read. The Grammar Room serves Continental dishes; Mushroom Melt, Spicy Fries, French Toast, absolutely belong in your must-try dishes list. You can also go for a brunch-accompanied-by-your-favourite-wine date.

₹1,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

The Grammar Room

4. Cafe Wanderlust

The quirky, dreamy Cafe you have been looking for with bean bags, hammock and swings all around to read and talk about books in the capital city is; Cafe Wanderlust. The white-walled Cafe with decent lighting and interesting furniture calls for an amazing foodie and bookish experience. You would want to go there with your friends and maybe talk about your favourite reads. Don't forget to add food and drinks to your tables amidst your interesting book talks; try their Mushroom Crepe, Mumbai Sandwich, Nutella Crepe. You can also enjoy your visit by playing some board games at Cafe Wanderlust.

₹700 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Cafe Wanderlust

5. The Reader's Cafe

Does the smell of books and coffee drive you crazy? The Reader's Cafe is that abode where you can smell books and coffee throughout your entire visit. Surrounded by books, The Reader's Cafe is the place you go to read in the silence and to have a good bookish conversation with your pals. Located at Indirapuram, The Reader's Cafe offers a big fat menu. You sure would want to begin with their bests on your visit; you can go with Chicken Souvlaki, Tex Mex Pizza, Ham Sandwich, Chocolate Fudge Cake with your eyes closed and you'll not be disappointed.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Reader’s Cafe

6. Fig and Maple

The romantic dine-in located at Greater Kailash 2 looks like a good and peaceful place to enjoy reading your favourite book with your significant other. Textured walls and big windows with a view of trees and simple wooden interiors create the right vibe to enjoy reading with some delicious, lip-smacking food accompanying the read. The view and setting of the restaurants make it instagrammable, or should I say bookstagrammable! Don't forget to try these sumptuous dishes when at Fig and Maple- Eggs Benedict, Pancakes, Veg Sandwich, Hot Chocolate, Bacon. Make sure you add a glass of wine to the table.

₹2,600 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Fig And Maple

7. Another Fine Day

Another Fine Day is located at Golf Course Road in Gurgaon. The Cafe serves everything Mediterranean and Continental and is famously known among readers. You might find and meet readers having their gala time in the Cafe every other day. The interiors of the Cafe are simple and subtle but still add a vibe to the whole reading and food experience. One must try their Pancake Stack, Avocado Salad, Eggs Benedict. For beverages, try Yogurt Pot and Hazelnut Coffee. And...if you are a beer person, then maybe add a pint or two of your favourite beer.

₹800 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Another Fine Day

8. Cha Bar

The only Cha Bar that is famous and most loved among the readers is the one at Connaught Place near the Oxford Bookstore with the in-house library. The Cha Bar creates the perfect ambience to enjoy reading, chit-chatting about books and fictional characters while sipping onto your favourite beverage and munching. If you are looking for some beverages recommendations then Passion Fruit Iced Tea, Cardamom Tea, Rose Tea, Earl Grey Tea, Hot Chocolate Coffee are some that you must try. A perfect abode to go and hang out with friends and discuss a book over a cup of coffee or tea.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Cha Bar

9. Jug Mug Thela

Are you also fascinated by the idea of European cafes? Well, Jug Mug Thela is that Cafe in New Delhi where you dine, read, talk and enjoy a good time with your partner and friends. The outdoor seating with colourful curtains and hangings over your head, quirky walls and furniture sound like an outing everyone should experience. Located at Saket, Jug Mug Thela serves one of the best Double Decker Sandwich, Banana Walnut Cake, Veg Club Sandwich, Mushroom Sandwich, Paneer Tikka Sandwich. With pocket-friendly services and offers, Jug Mug Thela will sure end up becoming your regular spot.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Jug Mug Thela

10. The Nerdy Indian

A book cafe you go to when you are eagerly looking for a quiet spot to read and finish the chapter or book you've been dying to read! The Nerdy Indian cafe, located at Saket in South Delhi is a beautiful, spacious cafe to go and read. Try to accompany your good read with good food- Peri Fries, Vada Pav are their famous dishes. The Nerdy Indian Cafe is a perfect place to go if you wish you enjoy reading alone while binge-eating your favourite food.

₹600 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

The Nerdy Indian

11. Music and Mountain Cafe

Want to enjoy reading with your friends on the hillside while sitting in Delhi? Music and Mountains is that abode you are looking for. A hillside cafe that serves Continental and Italian food, to name a few cuisines. Located at Greater Kailash, a book date here is going to give you chills like mountains, perfect nerdy vibes to enjoy a good read and the food that will leave you in wonder. This place is also great if you want to read and eat early in the morning. The rocky bricked walls with wide windows and a view of lush green trees, wooden block tables and a fireplace will be enough to add a dreamy and hilly edge to the whole visit. The soft music playing in the background will keep you accompanied. Make sure you try Mushroom Ravioli, Salami Pizza, Apple Crumble, Stuffed Chicken, Cottage Cheese Sandwich on your visit there.

₹2,100 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Music and Mountains

12. Cafe Turtle

A vegetarian cafe-restaurant located at Khan Market is absolutely suitable for a fun-filled, bookish lunch date with friends. The cafe is cute and cosy with bright coloured walls around you. The big windows invite you to have a city view. Cafe Turtle creates a perfect ambience for bookworms to have a good time; it serves Italian, Lebanese and healthy food too. If you are a fruit lover then we'd recommend you to try Superfood Mixed Fruit Bowl, but the extensive menu sure is going to leave you all confused and wanting to try everything there. Channa Salad, Pasta, Sandwiches are a must-try whenever you visit Cafe Turtle.

₹1,500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Cafe Turtle

13. Bahrisons Cafe

Are books and coffee your thing? The famous and one of the oldest bookstores in Delhi has opened their first Cafe, which is exactly like the abode bibliophiles look for when it comes to spending some quality time with books. The interior of the cafe is very spacious yet cosy. The smell of books and coffee, a whole load of books to choose from or to read the one you currently reading and your best friends, sounds like a perfect bookish, nerdy date. Next time you are looking for a place to cherish this feeling, you know where to go! The menu full of coffees and beverages will sure make you drool.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

14. Olly

Want to give your favourite book a read while sitting under Delhi's blue sky and sun rays accompanying your exciting read while sipping your favourite coffee with bae? Then Olly, at Gurgaon, is just the right choice. The cool and cosy interiors of the dine-in make it perfect to have a romantic nerdy date. The plants and yellow decor surrounding you give ample space to click some good, memorable pictures too. If you ever feel confused with your order, then going with Chermoula Chicken, Sweet Potato Salad, Chicken Quesadilla, French Toast, Banoffee Pie, Risotto would be the best choice.

₹1,800 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Olly

15. Cafe Green

Apart from the smell of books and coffee, what do you think which smell works the best while reading? The smell of fresh and cool air! The name of the Cafe says it all, Cafe Green is a spot that is covered with lush greens. Apart from the greenery, the decor of the restaurants is very simple and regular, but the food and bibliophilic experience here is going to be one of the best. A suitable place to go with your family and have a great time discussing and reading books. They serve everything North-Indian to Chinese. Want to know their popular dishes? Chicken Club Sandwiches, Fried Rice Chicken, Chicken Momo, Drums of Heaven, Sandwiches are a few. Don't forget to add your favourite beverage on the side.

₹500 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

16. Cafe Red

The red-bricked Cafe with a bright, light and subtle decor is everything you need to enjoy a good lunch date with your bibliophile friends. The spacious and cosy cafe coupled with a good book talk and delicious food will make this visit memorable and delightful. Must try these delicacies on your visits there, they are one of their bests; Mushroom Ragout, Stroganoff, Hummus, Salads, Pizzas, Pasta.

₹900 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

17. Hamoni

Another mention of a cafe by the greens, Hamoni is a pet-friendly Cafe located at Gurgaon. If you ever feel like going to a cafe to read a book with your friends, Hamoni creates that perfect vibe and ambience for you to enjoy a good lunch date. The decor of the dine-in is very spacious and bright, which makes up for a perfect read date. Do try Cheese Balls, waffles and brownies while you binge-read. Also, don't forget to order your favourite beverage, as what good read is a good read without a good beverage?

₹1,200 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

Hamoni

18. Coast Cafe

Are you a Continental or Kerala food lover and enjoy reading? Then Coast Cafe should be your next stop. Located at Hauz Khas Village, Coast Cafe is waiting to drive you crazy with its services. A work-friendly peaceful cafe is what you need to enjoy a good read alone or with your partner. The bright decor with comfortable seating and creative hangings on the wall is another thing to appreciate, apart from their brilliant food services. Visiting Coast Cafe during the golden hours might give you some good pictures for your social media and book blogs too. Do try these delicious delicacies on your visit there; you'll be left completely mesmerized- Garam Curry Chicken, Aubergine Curry, Masala Fish Curry, Kerala Fish Fry, Kokum Curry, Avial.

₹1,400 for two people (approx.) Without alcohol | Open In Google Maps

Coast Cafe

19. AMA cafe

Located at the famous Majnu Ka Tilla, AMA cafe is another reason why MKT is famous. One of Delhi's favourite book cafe, AMA Cafe has a very different, peaceful and relaxing vibe. Going here for a lunch date or maybe an evening snack by your self would be a great experience. The great services, even greater books, and the greatest menu at AMA are all there to please you. The cosy, warm and unique interiors of the Cafe would be the first thing you'd fall in love with, let alone the food. AMA Cafe will make your entire visit a memorable one. Pancakes and Maple Syrup, Choco Walnut Brownie, Apple Cinnamon Cake, Banana Muffin are a few dish recommendations you should definitely try.

₹550 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

AMA Cafe

20. C'est La Vie Cafe

Looking for a place to go on a date with yourself? To read a book and eat good food? C'est La Vie Cafe is the one that you are looking for. The interiors and decor of the cafe are very modern and classroom-like, which will surely remind you of your school days. Located at Gurgaon, C'est la Vie cafe also serve a breakfast menu. The peaceful and quiet environment will help you enjoy better and read more. Omelette, Pancakes, Bacon, Eggs Benedict are a few delicacies that you must try at C'est la Vie Cafe.

₹1,000 for two people (approx.) | Open In Google Maps

C'est La Vie Cafe

Are all the bibliophiles and bookworms ready to find a new abode, where they can go to read, eat, talk and make endless memories?

Happy reading and dining!

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