Have you ever gone to any cafes that seem like a library? We call it a book cafe, a place for bookworms to read and dining at the same time. You can sit down and have a meal while reading books and magazines.
In this article, we will look at some places that served as book cafes so that readers can take a chance to be there for hours to read & drink. Let’s go!
1. Book Barter Cafe
Located inside Tamarind Square, Cyberjaya, you can bring in a book to trade with any books there. Don’t worry about the quality of the books as many bestsellers are there. With an outside nature background, you can have meals in different types from tea, rice & cakes. The cafe also serves breakfast meals as it opens in the morning. Operated everyday from 9am – 9pm.
2. Bukku Cafe
Located at Setia Alam, this is where books, coffee & chocolate meet. With the outdoor seating available, you can feel a natural environment while reading books, which are mostly in Japanese. The food also serves a different concept from western, pasta & cakes. Opens everyday from 10am – 5pm.
3. MeTime Book Cafe
If you want to relax in privacy, this is the real deal. Located in The Square, Jaya One, this place come out as a lounge where you can read a book, have a cup of drink, take a nap & even shower. Is this like a hotel? No but you have a great advantage as you can sit there for 2 hours from RM25. See, that is affordable. Check out www.greenpointbookcafe.com to view the rates, facilities & membership packages. Operated everyday from 11am – 8pm.
4. Ink Library Cafe
Located in Eco Grandeur, Puncak Alam, this is a library-themed cafe that offers a wide selection of magazines for you while enjoying a cup of coffee. Because of the stunning glasshouse cafe concept, this place is full with people who want to capture memories in the media. Treat yourself with brunch options and stick on drinks like coffee and milkshakes. You are encouraged to make a reservation beforehand because of limited seating. Call 03 6038 7989 or WhatsApp 011 2106 1326. Opens Thursday – Tuesday from 10am – 9.30pm. Closed on Wednesday.
5. BookXcess @ Starling Mall
Previously, I have mentioned BookXcess in Setia Alam in bookstore articles. Let’s see about the other one that is located in Damansara Uptown. This place featured a long wall of bookshelves spread along the length of the entire lot together with 3 different sections namely English books(Bookxcess), Chinese books(Jiu Qiu) and cafe(Madeleine). Madeleine Patisserie served choices of bread, cake & coffee to refresh your mind together with books that you read. Operated everyday from 10am – 10pm.
7. Lit Books
Located inside Tropicana Avenue, Petaling Jaya, Lit Books specialises in English literary titles. From classic to modern & contemporary reads, Lit’s handpicked titles are sure to appeal to casual readers. You are welcomed to have conversation & discussion in this place that complements merchandise gifts from the UK & US along with snacks like coffee and bread. Now, Lit Books introduces Vintage Classic 2021 Diary with illustration and different colours. “Good books light up our world”. Operated Wednesday – Sunday from 1pm – 7pm. Closed on Monday & Tuesday.