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This all-day dining multi-cuisine café is an ideal place if you wish to satiate your hunger for both good food and a good read. The café is set up in a two-storey building with bookshelves on the lower floor. You can read books related to fiction, fashion, cookery as well as magazines while you enjoy sumptuous food here. Writer’s Café specializes in Continental cuisine, along with few dishes inspired by Swiss cuisine. Begin your culinary journey here with ‘Jalapeno Cheese Balls’, ‘Grilled Sambol Paneer Skewers’ and ‘Fiery Chicken Wings’. For the main course, you must opt for their ‘Chicken Stroganoff’, ‘Potato Cheese Bake’, ‘Pan Fried Tofu’ or ‘Bolivian Chicken Pie’. Among their lip-smacking pasta, you can go for ‘Penne Arrabiata’ or ‘Spaghetti Chicken Bolognese’. You can also make your own Flammenkuchen - a local specialty of Switzerland and Germany, where you need to choose your choice of bread, cheese and toppings. The place also serves finger-licking sandwiches like ‘Crunchy Potato Cheese Sliders’ and ‘Classic Chicken & Egg Club’.
Writers are a creative lot. Give them a peaceful corner with a power point and they are happy. Along with bibliophiles, writers are the biggest hoarders of books. Anywhere with books is their idea of heaven. Coffee shops are their usual haunts, somewhere they can sit and read or write, which is often difficult with the noise. ‘Writer’s Café’ is a bibliophile-friendly eatery with an appreciation for literature. Their USP lies in being the only café in Chennai to host a serious library, attracting readers and writers for miles. If you are someone in need for some peace and quiet then a jaunt to Writer’s Café is a must. There are multiple outlets of Writer’s Café in Chennai but give the one at Phoenix Market City in Velachery a try.
Writer’s Café keeps a comforting menu to cater their nerdy diners. An all-day breakfast spread meets the approval of the regulars who pop in anytime from 9 am to 10:30 pm for a read. Menu is short although eclectic and designed to satiate everybody. This isn’t an alcohol-serving place. Coffee is their thing. You can even choose your poison from their frappe and lemonade section. While flipping the pages, munch on small bites like, cheese garlic bread, veg trellies, chicken roll, potato wedges, mini 3, chicken trellies, French fries and plain croissants. For a more substantial bite choose something off their mains section. Writer’s Café does a great rendition of pizzas, pastas and sandwiches. Sloppy joe sandwich, penne alfredo, French madras pizza, Greek pockets, four cheese pizza, penne arrabiatta, Mumbai man sandwich, salami supreme pizza and macaroni & cheese.
Who doesn’t like to tuck into something sweet between pages? I know I do! The café whips up some amazing desserts to woo their bookish diners. Dig into, carrot cake, chocolate brownie, apple crumble, lemon tart, chocolate Danish, chocolate mousse, blueberry gateau, red velvet muffin and so much more. Prices are really affordable. The café likes to keep things casual by offering a welcoming, comfortable space where you can sit back, relax and read. An extensive library, stocking on everything from fiction to magazines keeps the readers hooked and happy. The napkins printed with famous quotations by the writers are a nice touch. Space may be compact but it’s cozy and inviting.
Keywords: Phoenix Market City, Velachery, Chennai, Casual, Library, Breakfast, Affordable, Comfortable, Café.
Summary: Writer’s Café is a playground for writers and readers. If you are a bibliophile with deep love for coffee then combine both loves at this casual, cozy café. Dip into their extensive library while you sip your coffee. This Velachery outfit is a great place to unwind over a book.