9 Cosy Book Cafes For Your Next Book Club Outing Or Date

Feed your soul at these book-filled wonderlands!

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1. BookXcess @ Starling Mall

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Welcome to your new happy place! BookXcess' latest store in Starling Mall comes complete with a cafe so you can enjoy the company of your favourite authors with some really good coffee.

Address: T-331B, Level 3, The Starling Mall, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

Contact: +603 7662 5901

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

2. Departure Lounge @ Damansara Uptown

This popular travel-themed cafe in Damansara Uptown is perfect for when you're in the mood for some #wanderlust vibes. Order up a hearty breakfast, pick a city, and dream the afternoon away.

10, Jalan SS 21/39, Damansara Uptown, Petaling Jaya

Opening hours:
8am - 7pm (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Tuesdays

Contact: +03 7725 7682

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

3. Kamilah's Lifestyle & Book Cafe @ Subang Jaya

This bright and airy mini library is great for a day out with your fellow bookworms. Order up delicious local kuih-muih and even some mee rebus to accompany your book club outing!

Address: 15, Jalan Putra Mahkota 7/7B, Pusat Bandar Putra Point, Subang Jaya

Opening hours:
10.30am - 7pm (Tuesdays - Sundays)
Closed on Mondays

Contact: +6012 328 7807

More info on: Facebook 

4. Kafe Buku Oakheart @ Bandar Baru Bangi

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This casual cafe is a great place to check out books and comics by local writers. You might even bump into some of them working on their masterpieces while you're there!

No. 61, Jalan 8/35, Seksyen 8, Bandar Baru Bangi

Opening hours:
2pm - 8pm (Saturdays - Wednesdays) 
Closed on Thursdays & Fridays

Contact: +6013 338 5178

More info on: Facebook 

5. The Library Coffee Bar

With its vibrant bookcases and its extensive range of drinks on the menu, this quirky chain is a great place for some quiet me time or a book club discussion over some chai latte.

 Publika | IOI City Mall Putrajaya | 1 Utama | NU Sentral | Dataran Pahlawan Megamall Melaka | Gurney Paragon Penang | Parkson Paradigm Mall JB | Vivacity Megamall Kuching

More info on: Facebook | Instagram 

6. Hedley Books & Cafe @ Kota Bahru, Kelantan

This Harry Potter-inspired cafe is a must-visit! Enjoy their extensive books collection - which includes Harry Potter, naturally - with a side of Slytherin Matcha Cupcakes.

 PT 1667 Tingkat 1, Jalan Raja Perempuan Zainab 2, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

Contact: +6011 5516 1380

More info on: Facebook 

7. The Woods @ Gajah Berang, Melaka

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Whether your favourite scent is the smell of coffee brewing or the pages of an old book, you can get the best of both here at this beautifully retro cafe. Grab a rattan chair and relax with some local coffee and beautifully written words.

No. 35 Jalan Gajah Berang, Melaka

Opening hours: 
11am - 8pm (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Wednesdays

Contact: +6012 616 7128

More info on: Facebook

8. Cafe de Eight @ Ipoh, Perak

This cute cafe in Ipoh offers books, cakes, and coffee for those looking to relax on a lazy afternoon.

No, 8, Jalan Koo Chong Kong, Ipoh, Perak

Opening hours:

12pm - 10pm (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Thursdays

Contact: +605 241 2758

More info on: Facebook 

9. Futari BookCafe @ Taman Mutiara Mas, Johor

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This homey cafe serves up custom Magnum ice creams along with coffee for the perfect indulgent treat while you read!

37,Jalan Mutiara Mas 1/9, Taman Mutiara Mas, Skudai, Johor

Opening hours: 9.30am - 8.30pm (daily)

Contact: +6012 737 7267

More info on: Facebook 

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