Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar

We are one of Sydney's favourite General Second-hand Bookstores. Walk through to our beautiful courtyard Cafe that transforms into a tapas Bar at night.

- We buy and sell used books, sheet music and records, host live music and events and are available for venue hire -


Christmas Eve: Open but will close at 4pm

Tuesday 25th Christmas Day: Closed

Wednesday 26th Boxing Day: Closed

Thursday 27th: Closed

Friday 28th: Open 9am to 7.30 pm

Saturday 29th: Open 9am to 7.30 pm

Sunday 30th: Open 9am to 7.30 pm

New Years Eve: Open but will close at 1.30pm

New Years Day: Closed


Monday: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Tuesday: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Wednesday: 8.30am till late

Thursday: 8.30am till late

Friday: 8.30am till late

Saturday: 8.30am till late

Sunday: 9:00am to 7:00pm

Gift Certificate


Gift Certificate


A Sappho gift certificate can be used in the cafe, bar, bookshop and Da Capo music! A versatile gift that is perfect for book-lovers, classical musicians, coffee aficionados and craft beer enthusiasts as well as everyone in between!

Gift Certificates are valid for one year only and cannot be redeemed for cash. They don't have to be spent all at once either! Gift certificates are printed on coloured paper and once payment is confirmed, will be mailed out the next business day.

If you are buying this as a present for someone and want it to be posted directly to them, put their address into the Shipping Address section. Please leave us a note in the check out to tell us what names to put in the "To" and "From" sections, or email us this information afterwards.

- The price includes GST.
- Payment is accepted by Paypal only. If you need to pay by credit card, we request that you phone us on (02) 9552 4498 and we can accept your payment over the phone.
- Postage and handling is a $4 flat rate, which will be added on at checkout. 
- We only post within Australia.

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