London book cafes, where you can deliciously read

Why not to combine useful with pleasant? Order aromatic coffee and a croissant (or maybe something more hearty), go to the bookshelves, choose an interesting book and absorb the letters along with the devouring of food? If there is no a chatty friend nearby and you are not in a hurry anywhere - tasty food and leisurely reading will be good for you.

1. Book & Kitchen

This book cafe is an ideal place for those who love cakes and books. And by the way, Book & Kitchen combines a cafe, an art gallery and an event hall. Literary evenings are often held here. On weekends, you can have a tasty lunch at the cafe, but cakes and coffee are available every day.

31 All Saints Rd, W11 1HE

2. Traveling Through

This is a bookstore and a cafe, in which you will definitely want to stop and relax. The interior of the establishment is quite cozy. In addition to the opportunity to read your favorite works, you can also enjoy desserts. This is a great place to spend a quiet evening or escape from the hustle of Waterloo. Also there is a nice garden, where you can relax as well.

131 Lower Marsh, SE1 7AE

3. Halcyon Books

This place is a shop for second-hand books and a cafe with homemade desserts. Exactly. All the goodies for this bookstore are created by the owner's wife. Banana cake and chocolate brownie – signature desserts here.

266 Lee High Rd, SE13 5PL

4. Books for Cooks

This place is the only one of its kind. This is a bookstore, on the shelves of which there are books only about food and wine. Accordingly, they cook here perfectly. Local chefs constantly update the menu in accordance with seasonal products.

4 Blenheim Crescent, W11 1NN

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