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 and records, host live music and events and are available for venue hire -


Opening Hours

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



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The John Hardaker Direction

The John Hardaker Direction is the soul-jazz project of veteran Sydney jazz guitarist John Hardaker. They play a mix of cool blues, soul and jazz and are fronted by the amazing and stylish Meera Belle on vocal. Since 2008 they have played all over Sydney - Tokio Darling Harbour, Kudu Lounge Darlinghurst, Old Fitzroy Kings X, Maritime Museum and even a Jurassic Lounge at the Australian Museum.

Earlier Event: September 6
Poetry Night September
Later Event: October 5
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