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 - Avant Gaga #35

On the second Tuesday of March, the Poetry Night at Sappho will play host to AVANT GAGA #35, with guest poets Ross Gibson, Anne Elvey, Susie Anderson, and Jonathon Dunk, plus the usual open section. Drinks and tapas at the bar. Free entry!

Earlier Event: March 9
Emad Younan
Later Event: March 14
Mark Newlove