9 Cozy Main Line Spots Perfect for Reading

Grab a book and head to one of these locations.



Pour Richard’s Coffee Company

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Pour Richard’s checks every box when it comes to a perfect reading location: wide windows with ample lighting, savory coffees, tasty sandwiches and plenty of baked goods.

36 Berkley Road, Devon.

Hobbs Coffee

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Hobbs is chock full of wooden tables, perfect for sipping your macchiato and cracking open a good book. For those looking for a plush option, try the comfy leather furniture, or, in nice weather, their outdoor seating.

1 Park Ave., Swarthmore.

Brewed Awakening

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Brewed Awakening’s chalkboard gives off a sense of effortless fun and community as soon as you enter the door. The seating is cozy and the general mood inside is one that you could catch yourself encapsulated in for hours, with the right book in hand.

306 Main St., Royersford.

HotHouse Coffee

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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HotHouse takes a modern approach to atmosphere with their display of local artwork, suede chairs and minimalistic design.

824 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr.

Soltane Café

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Soltane has a pretty aesthetic to match its delicious coffee, the perfect companions for your afternoon escape.

138 Bridge St., Phoenixville.

Malvern Buttery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This Malvern gem hits all the right notes, with its cozy, but airy atmosphere, tasty treats and sippable coffees. Grab a spot at a communal table or take a seat on an oversized stuffed chair.

233 E. King St., Malvern.

Terrain Garden Café

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This rustic chic garden oasis is the perfect place to escape with a good book. 

138 Lancaster Ave., Devon; 914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills 

Wellington Square Bookshop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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With cozy couches, natural light and a small café, Wellington Square Bookshop is the perfect independent neighborhood spot to catch up on books. Plus, if you’re stumped for your next great read, they have plenty of options and staff picks. 

549 Wellington Square, Exton. 

Gryphon Café

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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For those who like the whir of an espresso machine, this café is the perfect spot to cozy up. When your eyes need a break, take in the art on the walls. 

105 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne.

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