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

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

TRIPADVISOR

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #236 of 656 restaurants in Canberra on TripAdvisor

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

Best view of the lake with a delicious lunch - even in winter!

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Great choice of food, and always good coffee. There is always a great range of specials and the menu is well rounded, with some great looking breakfast items. Have had a few lunches here over a...

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A perfect brunch venue

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This is one of Canberra's best spots for Sunday brunch. Usually crowded but the food is good, the venue is excellent, the view is superb. Brilliant for a sunny Sunday late morning/lunch with a bottle...

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Change of management?

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Have been here many times but looks like new management and has a new approach. Seems to be missing the mark with the clientele though who are mostly poor students or tight fisted oldies. Prices are...

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS

Parkes Place, 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

FEATURES

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled