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

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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
Meteor Infant