Bookplate is a cafe that believes in the simple and healthy things done well. The multi-award-winning dining destination celebrates food and makes what they can by hand, including a large range of housemade cakes and petit slices.
Try the fresh-pressed juices, healthy smoothies, classic and craft beers and local wines. Stop by and have a chat with their highly skilled baristas who are proud to offer espresso coffee and tea.
Located within the National Library of Australia, Bookplate has a warm and inviting indoor dining space as well as an outdoor terrace with magnificent panoramic views of Lake Burley Griffin.
TripAdvisor Traveller RatingBased on 359 reviews
“Not Up To Expectations”
We are locals and love to go to the National Library, as the views of the lake and surrounds are to die for. However, the experience at the cafe today was very average indeed. We sat outside to...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Husband and Wife.”
AWFUL FOOD AND SERVICE. Never again. The wine was awful and the glass was not a standard drink. We will not revisit.Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“How the mighty have fallen”
The fact that the cafe was almost empty at lunch time today shows how far it has fallen. I used to love this cafe but doubt I’ll bother going there again. Bookplate used to have the most amazing...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
- Modern Australian
- Wine Bar
- Coach Parking
- Suitable for Functions
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Waterside Dining
- Fully licensed
- Under $20