Have A Relaxing Time at These 5 Insta-Worthy Book Cafes In Singapore
Want somewhere quiet and relaxing where you can read in peace while enjoying delicious food and drinks? What you need is a library and cafe combined into one, and we've found five such places in Singapore!
Keep reading to find out more!
#1 The Reading Room
Book cafe by day and bar by night, this cosy and quirky dining + reading spot is a relaxing retreat from the bustling city life.
They serve hearty breakfasts like lobster eggs benedict, fluffy homemade pancakes and fresh cold pressed juices.
#2 Cook & Tras Social Library
If you're ever in the mood to feel like a lady living in the Victorian era, stop by this library which also serves as a bar and restaurant!
Revel in the beautiful classic décor and the warmly lit and intimate atmosphere while you read. They serve Straits Heritage cuisine and Southern-European creations along with daily breakfast.
#3 The Moon
The Moon is a bookstore, cafe and event space all at once! Whether it's fiction, business or cookery, you are bound to find your next favourite author waiting for you on one of their shelves. They support underrepresented writers, stories and connections. At least 50% of the books are written by female authors, with a focus on writers and artists of colour.
They serve the usual cafe fare as well as dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan options. Check out The Moon's calendar of events ranging from book clubs to storytelling sessions and pick one to join! You could also book a tarot reading session for yourself to achieve clarity and inspiration.
#4 Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop
This concept store is currently the only bookshop to offer only books about Singapore, written by Singaporean authors or published by Singaporean publishers.
Take your pick from over 400 titles across the genres – children's books, short stories, novels, biographies, non-fiction, poetry, plays. Don't forget to try their famous Singapore-style coffee, which you can savour along with their affordable meals and quick bites.
#5 Looksee Looksee
We featured this as one of the zen tea salons in Singapore too! This reading room and tea salon is branded as a place for creative-minded people to retreat to and gather inspiration. The soft pastel colours and neatly displayed rows of books draw you in, creating a comforting, homey atmosphere. Pick up a book, sip on their selection of hot and cold blended teas and nua the afternoon away!
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Text by: GirlStyle SG