Outside dining at Bookplate

Bookplate: At the National Library

Situated in the National Library of Australia, with views of the Lake Burley Griffin shore, Bookplate offers a truly unique Canberran dining experience.

Bookplate and outdoor dining area, ex libris offer an exciting array of tempting foods to please all tastes from snack foods to light lunches, affordable specials, delicious cakes, pastries and quality coffee.

Bookplate is the ideal place to have your wedding, corporate function, convention or just come and relax over cake and coffee with friends. Their café is situated in the Library's marble foyer, surrounded by the famous Leonard French stained glass windows.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Thursday: 8.30am-6pm, Friday: 8.30am-4pm, Saturday-Sunday: 10am-3pm

PRICE RANGE

Mains $20 - $30

DISABLED ACCESS

LIQUOR LICENCING

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

TRIPADVISOR

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #212 of 669 Places to Eat in Canberra on TripAdvisor

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

Great menu

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The menu caters to all tastes, fine mains to a simple friand. Coffee is good and outdoor seating is awesome on sunny days. Can be busy when conferences are on.

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Great place for morning tea & or lunch

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We were at the National Library doing some family history research & had both morning tea & lunch here. Both were really tasty. Coffee was excellent as was the service. It is a really beautiful venue...

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Beat a path to this Cafe - worth the effort

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One of Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle hidden treasures as far as Cafe's go. I elected to beat the crowd at an adjoining National attraction and headed straight for the Bookplate - I was very well...

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS

Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2600

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EMAIL

bookplate@nla.gov.au

WEB

bookplate.com.au/...

PHONE NUMBER

6262 1154

FAX NUMBER

6237 0375

CUISINE

  • Bistro/Cafe/Deli
  • Modern Australian
  • Modern European

FEATURES

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled