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 #40

On the second Tuesday of Spring, the monthly poetry night at Sappho will play host to AVANT GAGA #40, with special guests Keri Glastonbury, Scott-Patrick Mitchell, Maryam Azam, and Allis Hamilton, plus the usual open mic section. Drinks and tapas at the bar. FREE entry. 

Earlier Event: September 8
Mark Ashurst
Later Event: September 13
John Maddox