Catch Up With Yourself At These Reading Spots In The City

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The feeling that comes with curling up in a cosy corner with a lovely book is absolutely underrated and unmatched. It’s peaceful and quiet, and stands as a rarity in today’s fast-paced world.

In case you’ve been searching hard to find a spot in the capital, here’s some help.

Ivy & Bean, Shahpur Jat

Ivy & Bean has absolutely lovely lights and a dreamy ambience.  It’s apt for bibliophiles with its unique aura and a sense of unhurriedness. Go for a quiet cup of coffee with your favourite book; you won’t feel disappointed.  And here’s a plus—the menu has scrumptious options to try out, and is wildly popular too.

Deer Park, Hauz Khas

Ever sat for hours in a park hunched over a book you’re obsessed with? The Deer Park is the perfect spot for that. With several sub-sections and plenty of room for some privacy, you’ll feel absolutely at peace here with only nature for company. Go early in the day so that you can get enough time to yourself.

Cha Bar, Connaught Place

At Cha Bar, you’re always likely to discover a new favourite on the menu while devouring a book you’re currently reading. There’s ample space here for you to sip on tea and read uninterrupted for hours. The ambience is spot-on, and you can squeeze into a corner and just disappear from the view behind your book.


Boshika Gupta is journalist and a xenophile with an endless fascination for new cultures and unfamiliar streets.