For the love of books and food: These Hyderabad cafes are perfect for book lovers

Cafes in the city either provide books for customers to choose from or create an ambiance for book lovers to read. Here is a curated list of such cafes in the city where you can read while enjoying your favourite food.

By Misha Rajani  Published on  1 May 2022 2:30 AM GMT
For the love of books and food: These Hyderabad cafes are perfect for book lovers

Hyderabad: The city is opening up doors for booklovers to sit back, relax, and read their favourite authors over a cup of cold coffee, fries, and nachos. Hyderabad is experimenting and developing a book cafe culture where one can binge-read while snacking on a plate of sandwiches, pizza, or smoothies.

Cafes in the city either provide books for customers to choose from or create an ambiance for book lovers to read. Here is a curated list of such cafes in the city where you can read while enjoying your favourite food.

The Coffee Cup

The Coffee Cup, although well known for its food and drinks, is now a space for avid readers too. It has a wide variety of books, comics, and board games along with an irresistible menu. The cafe is decorated with comic and book posters and the National Geographic corner is a frequented favourite. The place also has a sit-out terrace allowing people to read while enjoying nature.

The cafe offers a variety of food such as salads, burgers, pies, pasta, platters, shakes, and soda.





Picture credits: The Coffee Cup


Comic Social

Comic Social is the city's first comic-themed cafe. Splashed with graffiti of Marvel and DC superheroes, it is a true delight for comic fans. It offers a range of comics from Tinkle and Chacha Chaudhary to Marvel and DC to manga.

The cafe offers Italian and continental food, including pizzas, sandwiches, pasta, and lasagna, and it has a wide variety of comics and a dedicated shelf of rare finds.





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Roastery Coffee House

Roastery Coffee House believes that food and books are "the perfect combination." It provides books as well as free WiFi to customers who prefer to read e-books. It serves signature dishes such as fried eggs, sausage, fish fillet burgers, chicken wings, and burrata.



Picture Credit: LBB


Qahveh Khaneh

Qahveh Khaneh is a compact cafe located at the entrance of Akshara Books. The name refers to coffee houses where people socialise, exchange news, and read. The cafe is a small garden area leading to the store and is air-conditioned to ensure comfort.

The menu offers coffee, tea, hot chocolate, muffins, and brownies.





Picture Credits: Qahveh Khaneh


The Gallery Cafe

The Gallery Cafe is a modern coffee shop displaying artworks and offering a global menu of pizza, pasta, desserts, coffees, and coolers. The cafe provides a variety of books and has a quiet ambiance where a reader can enjoy his/her book.





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Beyond Coffee

Beyond Coffee has spacious seats to relax in and read to your heart's content. Not only this, but it also has a video game section to indulge in. The cafe offers an enormous menu that offers tea, mocktails, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, and dessert.



Picture Credits: Dine out



The Hole in the Wall Cafe

The Hole in the Wall Cafe has three areas that are decked with wall art and shelves full of books and board games while its outdoor area has swings sets. Its signature dishes are the Bikers Meal platter, the Holey breakfast burger, black forest waffles, and the all-English breakfast.



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Aaromalé

The motto of Aaromale – "Come Home to Love" – is fitting when you check out its backyard. The seating area resembles a glasshouse with a manicured garden. It is a perfect spot where you can read in silence and fuel your creative energies.

It serves a number of food items like onion rings, nachos, quesadillas, wings, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, tacos, waffles, pancakes along with hot and cold beverages and much more.



Picture Credits: LBB


The Big Cup Theory

The Big Cup Theory cafe is decked with fairy lights, and has hand-painted walls and lofty red brick walls with little knick-knacks picked from Mumbai's Chor Bazaar. The wooden seating and the swing seats in the outdoor section add a vintage look. Its corners are filled with books and typewriters.

It serves a variety of breakfast platters, potatoes, sandwiches, burgers, and paninis among many other food items.



Picture Credits: LBB

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