How often do you find solitude with a cup of coffee and a book in hand in this hustle & bustle of Delhi? What blissful rare encounters. Isn’t it? In this wearisome Delhi life, getting alone time with good reads seeking beauty in the depth of the words of poetry and believing in the magic of characters and their tales is quite a task. So we’ve made a list if all the hobbit holes for those avid readers hunting for quaint little places:-
1) STARBUCKS, NEHRU PLACE-
this is the best outlet of starbucks among seven I have so far visited.
Conveniently located below Nehru place metro station it provides with peaceful environment with rugged brick walled interiors, soft music in the background hosting a wide variety of coffees, the best being java chip frappuccino. Also available are few tables for outdoor catering giving natural scenery with great ambience and taste of coffee. A must visit for a all those book lovers seeking peace.
2) ROSE CAFE, SAKET-
this cozy little intimate place with English floral decor with a backyard makes it a perfect place to take a book along. This place’s mouthwatering cakes deserves a special mention. True to it’s name, this cafe has Victorian aura with charming outdoor courtyard.
3) KUNZUM TRAVEL CAFE,HAUZ KHAS VILLAGE-
in the midst of all the craziness of HKV, this cafe redefines the concept of book cafes. Serene place with distinctive interior & seating, interesting reads on shelves and beautiful paintings adorning the walls of this cafe admire travel & photography to new levels. You can always find time passing slow here while reading your favorite books and magazines with delicious teas, coffees and crispy cookies. The special feature of this book cafe is ‘You can pay whatever you feel like’
4) CAFE TURTLE, KHAN MARKET-
this aptly located cafe is on the second floor of bookstore making it one of the amazing places to hangout for a book date. Yes, it’s entrance is via bookstore I mean how cool is that. Freshly brewed coffee with a slice of New York cheesecake and soothing music makes it an ecstatic experience.
5) CHA BAR, CONNAUGHT PLACE-
located inside the Oxford bookstore, this place is an enchanting gem. Captured in the imagination of novels, this heavenly place will help every book reader to discover them self on one perfect sunny day with a cutting chai, dipping biscuits & engrossing book.