Ampersand Café Bookstore Paddington is a haven of tranquillity where you can relax in a vibrant atmosphere, read a good book, drink home-made Chai Tea relished for its rich exotic flavours of cardamom, cinnamon and ginger or enjoy a delicious house made sweets.
Whether it's an old favourite, something to read to the kids or a beautiful antiquarian book, chances are you'll find something special here. With over 30,000 used books on their shelves, stretching from ceiling to floor, there's something for everyone.
Begin your day with eggs benedict or their famous apple and berry crumble served with natural yoghurt, drizzled with honey and cinnamon. Lunches are popular offering a variety of gourmet sandwiches, panini, risotto, pastas and healthy salads catering for all food types.
Enjoy a local wine or a craft beer whilst you relax and cram in the culture.