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 38

On the second Tuesday of July, deep in the fake-dead heart of a mild Sydney winter, the poetry night at Sappho Books will host AVANT GAGA #38, with Duncan Hose, Jini Maxwell, Jake Goetz and Claire Albrecht, plus the usual open mic section. Drinks and tapas at the bar till late(ish), heaters, blankets, water, Glühwein, tables, chairs, smoking section, toilets—you know, the works.

Earlier Event: July 7
Fergus Bailey and Robert Hughes
Later Event: July 11
Fergus Bailey and Robert Hughes