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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Monica and The Explosion

Monica and The Explosion is Monica Welander, an acoustic punkrock 'n' roll singer/songwriter originally from Sweden. She has released 4 full length albums since she started in 2007 and and toured around the world mainly performing solo, but also with backing band. Her latest album "Less Frenetic" (2016); featuring just Monica solo with her acoustic guitar was well received by the music press and audience around Europe and Britain. 

At Sappho Cafe and Wine Bar she will bring you an engaging performance of her very best more chill and laid-back songs.

Earlier Event: March 29
John Maddox
Later Event: April 4
Little Lunch