Cafe’s for book worms in Quezon City


By Jessa M. Salvadico |

Being a self proclaimed book worm I admit that I love reading as much as I love drinking coffee. I mean who wouldn’t? It’s a perfect combination especially when it’s raining and you have nothing to do. So, I listed five cafés you can visit every day rain or shine in Quezon City. They will serve you a good coffee and pastries you’ll love, plus a good ambiance to read.

Book and Borders Café

You’ll never want to leave this place if you saw Ben Alves asking orders at the counter. But he’s not the only thing you need to see here but also the selection of books on their shelves matching the color of their chairs and tables.

Selection of Books: Fiction, Young Adult, Children’s Books and Biographies

Location: 281 Tomas Morato Street, Diliman Quezon City

Store Hours: 9AM – 12AM Mon to Thurs

7 AM – 2 AM Fri to Sun

The Nook Café

                Calling all Potter heads! Let me introduce you to the one of the most unique cafés here in the Philippines. They are serving Butter Beers which we all know is a popular wizarding beverage. You can have photo ops inside the café wearing Harry Potter costumes.

Selection of Books: Harry Potter Series (Of course) , Fiction and Series

Location: 164 A Maginhawa Street, Quezon City

Store Hours: 1PM – 10PM Tues to Sat

                          1PM – 7PM Sun

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Cool Beans Library Café

If you have watched English, Only Please then you already has idea what this café looks like. Aside from coffee they also sell old books in front of their shop. And don’t forget to check out their shelf full of National Geographic magazines.

Selection of Books:  Fiction, Romance, Children’s Manga and Graphic Novels.

Location:  67A Maginhawa, UP Village

Store Hours: 10AM – 11PM Mon to Thurs

                         10AM – 12AM Fri to Sat

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Antiteasis: Books and Brews

Get comfy on this shop as they set up their seats and tables on the floor. They’re not only offering you book but also board games that you can enjoy.

Selection of Books: 

Location:  Unit C, 154 Sikatuna Village, Maginhawa Street

Store Hours: 1:30PM – 10:30PM Mon to Sun


The Sweet Spot Bakery & Café

If you’re finding a place where you can read and satisfy yourself with desserts and coffee then this is the good place for you.

Selection of Books: 

Location: Unit 6 G/F , # 189 Maginhawa Street cor Makadios Street

Store Hours: 10AM – 11PM Mon to Sun