Spend a Cozy Night in Bookstores


The following warm and fashionable bookstores have become new cultural landmarks in Beijing. Though they convey different vibes, you can spend relaxing time at any of them.

Momi Café

Momi Café from Suzhou distinguishes itself from traditional bookstores with serious looks through expressing a leisured, pleasant, fresh and artistic atmosphere. It feels like healing movies made by Miyazaki Hayao, telling a warm story about books. In addition to buying and reading books here, the store also provides a postcard wall. Unlike other postcards, the postcards to put up on the wall are to be sent to either yourself or your friends in the future. Immersed in the coffee scent, you will feel well relaxed.

Address: Floor 3, East Area, Changying Paradise Walk, Chaoyang North Road, Chaoyang District 朝阳北路长楹天街购物中心东区3楼

The Bookworm

Hidden in a tranquil place in the bustling Sanlitun Bar Street, The Bookworm appears inconspicuous outside while has a world all its own inside. It is the most popular foreign language bookstore, library and restaurant in Beijing as well as a leisure place in downtown. Some people consider it a coffee house with rich books, since you can not only read but also order food here. All sorts of food for quick meals make people linger on without thought of leaving.

Address: Building 4, South Sanlitun Road, Gongti North Road (across the Topwin Center) 工人体育场北路南三里屯路4号楼(通盈中心对面)

Spring Whispers Book Club

Hidden inside the Second Ring Road of the bustling Beijing City is a fresh magazine library with a healing name “Chunfeng Xixi (Spring Whispers Book Club). 

The magazine library possesses a vogue look as well as unique interior. Here gathered more than 400 sorts of magazines from home and abroad, covering such contents as design, life aesthetics, architecture, photograph, etc., making people feel in the famous Tsutaya Bookstore in Japan.

Address: No. 19 Changxiang Wutiao, Dongcheng District 东城长巷五条19号

Sisyphe Park Books & Up Coffee

Sisyphe Park Books & Up Coffee, the Guizhou-based bookstore, has opened over 60 branches in nearly 30 cities, and several of them are situated in Beijing. The store often picks shopping centers as the locations of its branches, enabling customers to shop and dine before or after reading so as to enrich both their spirits and bodies.

Take the Dreamport branch as an example, though the store is not big, it feels just right. The store is equipped with a guidance system of complete three-stage classification, so that you can find the exact book you need within 5 steps, 10 to 15 minutes from your entry.

Address: Floor 2, Glory Mall, No. 18 Chongwenmen Outer Street 崇文门外大街18号国瑞购物中心2层