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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Poetry Night

On the second Tuesday of October, the poetry night at Sappho Books Cafe & Wine Bar will play host to guest poets Pip Smith, Mark Mordue, Michele Seminara, and David Adès, plus the usual open section. Drinks and tapas at the bar. Free entry, as ever! 

Earlier Event: October 6
Duncan Saige
Later Event: October 11
John Maddox