Top 6 Best Book Cafes in Selangor to Chill and Relax In
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies… The man who never reads live only one” – George R.R. Martin
The quotes above clearly states how wondrous reading can be in a person’s life as it not only provides vast knowledge but a wholesome experience. Reading can be done of course anywhere, while waiting for the bus or on train rides to work, but finding the perfect ambiance can elevate your experience and heighten your motivation. Now, not only can you read in a quiet library, you can also find book cafes that serves food and beverages for you to enjoy and indulge yourselves in. If you are a bookworm who is already bored reading at home, come and check out these hang out spots that are super cosy and suitable for you to read. The list below are the top 5 best book cafes that you can chill in and read, in Selangor.
Kamilah’s Lifestyle & Book Cafe
For those readers who are seeking for a homey and country-living ambiance, this cafe is perfect for you! The calming blue walls and antique furnitures will definitely make you feel at home, ready to read while sipping down a cup of coffee. Located in Subang Jaya, this cafe serves both Malaysian and Western cuisine and pastries at a reasonable price. Besides that, there are plenty of books you can choose ranging from romance, mystery to thriller. Most of their books are in English. The cafe opens from 10.30 am till 6.30 pm and closes on Sundays. Visit their Facebook page for the latest update https://www.facebook.com/kamilahcafe/
Me Time Book Cafe
There are many book cafe in Malaysia but what makes Me Time Book Cafe different is that the cafe provides a sleeping pod where you can rest while you read. Located in Petaling Jaya, the cafe gives privacy to every reader to enjoy their reading time in peace and quiet. Manga readers will fall in love with this cafe for sure as the design of the cafe was inspired by the famous manga cafes in Japan. The choices of books you can read in this book cafe are of course the manga comic books, and a wide range of genres for Chinese and English books. For those who would like to go to this cafe as first timers, you will only have to pay RM5 for the first two hours and get a free cup of coffee or tea! Sign up as a member for a much cheaper fee and read books anytime you want because the cafe opens daily from 10 am till 12 am. You can visit their official website to learn more https://www.greenpointbookcafe.com/
Book Barter Cafe
Reading books, eating cakes and gazing at the beautiful scenery of nature is such a great combo! This forest-like themed book cafe in Cyberjaya will definitely provide a peaceful environment for your reading session. Here at Book Barter Cafe, readers will get to read and enjoy a variety of delicious pastries and cakes and a range of coffee choices. The interesting part about this book cafe is that customers can trade books for free from the shelves. On top of that, those book-lovers who want to share some of their collections of books are welcome to donate to this cafe! Most books there are of English fictions. The cafe opens daily from 9 am to 9 pm. Head over to their Instagram for more details https://www.instagram.com/bookbartercafe/?hl=en
This European-style book cafe in Klang definitely has its very own aesthetic and is very much Instagram worthy having such a cool spot to chill and read! The ambiance of the book cafe is also suitable for doing works and assignments. This two level book cafe with outdoor seating serves various desserts and pastries. However, many customers come here for their two top unique dishes which are the Salted Egg Yolk and Green Tea Croissant. Customers can read various books from the shelves in this book café and those who wish to donate their books, can do so at the first floor. The book cafe closes on Sunday. Log on to https://www.facebook.com/bukkucafe/ to find details and latest news on Bukku Cafe.
The Little Giraffe Book Club
This book cafe is located inside the community library in Cheras. The interior that replicates a kampong-style house gives out the rustic vibe with aesthetic appeal. Folks love to visit this place as there are plenty of books to choose from to read. The peaceful environment will definitely bring out the reading side of yours. You are free to take the books at the front of the store and also donate them too. Apart from serving desserts, the cafe serves an all-day breakfast that you can choose from. Most regular customers come here for their specials, which are the Rojak and Taufu Bakar. Since the book cafe is located in a residential area, the parking is limited. The book cafe is closed on Monday and Tuesday. Do visit them at 114, Jalan 15, Batu 11 Cheras, 43200 Cheras, Selangor.
BookXcess’s Madeleine Cafe @ Starling Mall
BookXcess has never ceased to amaze us with its unique design and architecture of their home-grown bookstore chain located in several states in Malaysia. The latest outlet in Starling Mall, Petaling Jaya is the largest one yet and is the first to be interconnected to an eatery, the Madeleine Cafe, making it a lounge friendly space for you to read for hours and hours. Books are available for you to read for free and to buy at a very affordable price. Plus, the interior of the cafe will surely give you a great content for your Instagram feed! So do not forget to take lots of pictures while you are there. This book cafe opens daily from 10 am till 10 pm. Visit https://www.bookxcess.com/bookstore official website for deals and ongoing promotions in store!
There are many other interesting book cafes that you can chill in and enjoy your read, but these are definitely our top picks. Each of the listed book cafes has their own speciality. So to all readers, head over to these book cafes and enjoy your read that will be accompanied by good food.