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Sphères – Beers, books and babble

I don’t know what it’s like in your hometown, but here most bigger bookshops have a Café where you can sit down and rest from the tiring bookshopping. There are lots of Starbucks branches built in Bookstores nowadays. That’s just… well, I won’t go there now.

Anyway, Sphères is kind of like this – except it’s different. Because Sphères is not a Bookshop with a Café in it, it’s a Café with a Bookshop in it. Or at least both equally. So if you want to have a coffee in an inspiring atmosphere, go to the spheres, order something to drink and take a book to skim through – if you speak German. Unfortunately, you won’t find English books there.

Something I haven’t told you yet: The Café and Bookshop, that’s not all. From time to time, at least once a week, one part of this place turns into a stage for book-readings or discussions where people are invited to take part in. For example in winter there’s a monthly event called “Science Bar” where top-scientists answer burning questions about modern science. No, not a lecture, but an unforced discussion with the guest.

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Address

Hardturmstrasse 66, Zurich

Telephone number

+41444406622

Opening Times

Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00, Sat - Sun 09:30 - 19:30

Price

Coffee: CHF 4.60

Website

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)