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)

M T W Th F S Su
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

TRIPADVISOR

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #116 of 966 Places to Eat in Canberra on TripAdvisor

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

A lovely lunch in a quirky cafe but expensive

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The setting is very interesting - ornate stained glass windows with no access to natural light. My husband and I chose to sit outside of the cafe proper, in the National Museum foyer looking out on...

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Great place for the lunch

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Nice little eatery for lunch with a good stylish location in the Canberra National library Good service and very enjoyable delicious food at reasonable prices

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Breakfast on the balcony overlooking the lake- lovely

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Pleasant sunny Sunday morning overlooking the Lake just wonderful! Mrs Merlot and daughter Merlot have been here before and recommended to Vin. How right they were a pleasant stroll from the Canberra...

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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

02 6262 1154

FAX NUMBER

02 6237 0375

CUISINE

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

FEATURES

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled