The Best Bookshops In Delhi That Are Perfect For All The Bibliophiles
The world has moved on to kindles, Ipads and ebooks, however, these are still a few who are stuck on to experience the joy that a book offers. The joy of flipping the pages, sniffing through the book, feeling the book in our hands as we move on to journey with the author, is incomparable!
Thus it is for these bibliophiles, Delhi offers a wide range of bookstores, that will surely satiate their thirst for some good read. Here are our favourite ones!
1. Full Circle
Lined with literary dreams, this bookstore has a warm and inviting ambience and a great selection of books makes this one of Delhi’s most popular bookshops. Located just below Cafe Turtle, you can always enjoy a warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate while making your way through the book.
Location: N-16, Basement & 3rd floor, Greater Kailash-1, New Delhi, Delhi 110048
2. Oxford Bookstore
A well-curated bookstore with a cute little in-house tea cafe, Oxford bookstore is exactly that! Located in Delhi’s heart Connaught Place, this place is famous amongst college-goers. The huge selection of books will make sure you don’t return empty-handed. Grab a book, order some tea and spend the afternoon in utmost bliss.
Location: N 81, Block N, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
3. The Bookshop
This bookstore was established in 1970 and since has become a frequent place for all the Dilliwaalas. Regularly visited by renowned authors like William Dalrymple, Khushwant Singh, and Arundhati Roy, this bookstore has books from all genres like biographies, literature, crime, cookbooks with a separate section curated for kids.
Location: 13/7, Jor Bagh Market, Jor Bagh, New Delhi
4. Chapter 101
If reading a book isn’t just a hobby but an experience you love, head to Chapter 101. With mahogany bookshelves, that shelf first-hand copies to contemporary releases, with comfy leather armchairs and the soft jazz music, Chapter 101 creates an ambience that is unique in itself.
Location: 101D, 1st Floor, Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5, Sector 53, Gurugram, Haryana 122009
5. Bahrisons Booksellers
Situated in Khan Market, this bookstore was established by Balraj Bahri Malhotra who came to Delhi in 1947, after the partition. After two years of toiling in odd jobs he managed to acquire a shop in Khan Market, and thus Bahrisons Booksellers came about. And in today’s day and age with ebooks taking over, Bahrisons Booksellers stands tall, with its fourth outlet that opened just over a year ago in Gurugram.
Location: Opp. Main Gate Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar New Delhi, 110003, India