Welcome to Damascus Drum Cafe, Second-hand bookshop and treasure-house of handmade tribal rugs
damascus drum cafe and books provides a setting where people of the town and wayfarers meet and enjoy one another's company with good coffee, tea and light meals, fairtrade and homeproduced. In the tradition of coffee houses worldwide, it is a place for all manner of conviviality and conversation. The cafe hosts 'open mike' nights, readings and book launches for local musicians, poets and writers.
We stock a large selection of unusual second-hand books - read or brouse while enjoying a cup of excellent coffee.
We also have a good selection of beautiful hand-made rugs from Anatolia, and many more rugs at home. If you would like to see them, then please ask at the counter to see if anyone is available to show you the whole collection.