For the Love of Books: Best Bookstores in Delhi

Delhi has an abundance of universities, and is filled with students. There are so many areas in the city which are occupied by these students. On the other hand Delhi is also full of lovers or art and literature who appreciate a good read more than anything.

It is to the delight of all such people that the city offers so many book stores and market where you can go and explore! So here we have, the ten bookstores in Delhi you just can’t miss, for the love of books!

Oxford Bookstore    


This is a very popular bookstore located in central Delhi. Amazing books, a great atmosphere an a small cafe make this store a must visit. If that’s not enough for you, the talks here definitely keep you coming back.

Where: N-81, Connaught Circus, Connaught Place, Delhi

Call: 01149192092



With an outlet opening in DLF Saket, they are moving well ahead with time. They have all kinds of books, and are particular about keeping the ones you won’t find in other places.
Where: Opp. Main Gate,Khan Market, Rabindra Nagar, New Delhi

Call: 011-24694610

Full Circle  

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A perfect place to have a good read while having a good cup of coffee, or even a little meal, this bookstore and cafe serves to the fantasies of the modern readers, giving them all they could ask for. The location is an added plus.

Where: N-16, Basement & 3rd floor, Greater Kailash-1, New Delhi

Call: 011 29245641

Om Book Shop

Om Book Shop

They have special sessions for story reading for children, and help cultivate this habit in them. They are the largest chain of bookstores in Delhi NCR.

Where: 2, DLF Promenade, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj II, Gurgaon

Call: 011-26185373

People Tree    

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This is not just a bookstore but an art house with a group of amazing artists to bring together a space full of creativity. They have a great collection of works on films, drama,music and travel. They also make t-shirts and other such things!

Where: 15, Connaught Circus, Rajpath Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Call: 011-23744877

The Book Shop


The store is not too huge in size, but for any book lover this one is a blessing. They have the books you will have trouble finding anywhere else.

Where: 13/7 Jor Bagh Market, Delhi

Call: 01124697102

Delhi Book Store

Being the owner of the largest collections of medical books in Asia, this place also has non medical books, and aims to serve to the need of doctors, lawyers, professionals in various fields, students etc. It may be old, but keeps up with every modern aspect of books and book stores!

Where:19, Ansari Rd, Daryaganj, New Delhi

Call: 01123283333

Faqir Chand & Sons

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Established in 1951, this book store is a part of the heritage of the city it seems. They have a tradition of serving to you intellectual craving, and they aim to go on doing that!!

Where: 15 A ,Khan Market, New Delhi

Call: 011 2461 8810


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Arunima Singh

History major. Traveller. Food is life. Shopping is love. Adventures are always welcome. So are discussions on politics and feminism. Always looking for a nice conversation over a warm cup of lemon tea.


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