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 #36

On the second Tuesday of April, AVANT GAGA #36 will celebrate some of the winners and shortlisted poets of the Overland Judith Wright Poetry Prize for Emerging Poets, featuring readings by Evelyn Araluen, Raelee Lancaster, Omar Sakr and Holly Isemonger, recordings of winning poems by interstate poets, plus the usual open section to round out the night. Drinks and tapas at the bar. Free entry.

Earlier Event: April 6
Emad Younan
Later Event: April 11
Erin McMahon