Sappho is a must visit for those who enjoy reading over a good cup of tea or coffee. Peruse their multitude of floor to ceiling bookshelves over two stories, once you have selected a stack to your liking, order a drink and/or nibbles and read. If anything grabs you, buy it on your way out! The books are all second-hand and very ...read more
- Outdoor Seating
- Mains under $20
- Modern Australian
This place is tucked away, easy to miss if you're strolling down Glebe Point Rd on a busy saturday. But behind the second hand book shop is a secret garden cafe. I've had a couple of misses with the food but it's never bothered me as I enjoy the calm vibe and the huge back garden. Lots of space to relax without feeling like you're unintentionally eavesdropping on the table nearby.
I feel like this is a little secret gem but it's not really so secret because it's always quite busy! At the back of the Sappho book store is a cafe, tapas and wine bar. Once you head through the little cafe into the outdoor area at the back, there is a beautiful garden that extends right back. Its just lovely. I had been to Glebe markets and was in need of retreat from the heatread more
Sappho offers a top quality selection of second hand books in a relaxed, ambient atmosphere. Then after you've made your choice order a coffee from the cafe and pop out the back to the sunny courtyard to start your latest read. And with new stock in every week its worth becoming a regular, even if its only for the great coffee.
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