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 #39

On the second Tuesday of August, the poetry night at Sappho Books will play host to AVANT GAGA #39, with guest poets Jessica Wilkinson, Maarten van der Graaff (Netherlands), Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, and more to be announced, plus the usual open mic section. Drinks and tapas at the bar. Free entry!

Earlier Event: August 10
Emad Younan
Later Event: August 15
Bailey & Hughes