Novel (website, facebook, instagram) is set to open this Wednesday. It’s located at 643 Congress Street near Longfellow Square. The combination bookstore, coffee shop and bar serves coffee (which they roast in-house), beer, mocktails, wine and cocktails along with baked good and quiche, pie and flatbread (see full menu below).
Owners Joshua Ames and Nate Donovan have partnered with The Green Hand bookshop to stock the shelves with a wide assortment of fiction and nonfiction books including a children’s section.
The ~50-seat space has a variety of seating options including standard tables, counters in the window a 7-seat bar, leather couches and even a pair of rocking chairs. Novel will be open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 am – 10 pm.