Add:325 Changle Rd, near Shaanxi Rd S.
Tel:021- 5404 8729
Credit Cards Accepted
English Service Available
This book cafe in an elegant downtown neighborhood was once a villa with a beautiful garden on Changle Road, near Shaanxi Road S.
Garden Books provides an extensive selection of English-language books and literature, including mysteries, non-fiction titles, Chinese-themed cultural novels, American magazines, tour guides, language aids, and a considerable collection of cookbooks, art and interior design books. The selection is constantly updated to meet the demand of foreign community residents. Publications in German, French and Spanish are also available.
The second floor features children’s books along with some comfortable chairs and sofas to encourage kids to read.
The books in the store are mainly for sale, and the prices adjust according to currency exchange rates. Check their catalogue of books on their website at www.bookzines.com.
There's a nice cafe on site serving gelato, coffee and other snacks. In addition, Garden Books provides postcard mailing services to customers, the fee ranging from 1 yuan (15 US cents) to 4 yuan, according to destination.