Cafes

Whether you're visiting one of our exhibitions, doing some research or just catching up with friends, stop in at the Guild Cafe in the Russell Street Welcome Zone or Mr Tulk, on La Trobe Street.

Mr Tulk cafe

Named for our first librarian Augustus Tulk, the Library's cafe is the perfect place to fuel your research with a delicious breakfast or lunch, indulge in some coffee and cake, or relax with a glass of wine. Friends of the Library enjoy a 10 per cent discount on tea and coffee.

Opening hours: Mon–Thu 7am–5pm, Fri 7am–8pm, Sat & Sun 9am–4pm. Christmas/New Year period closure: See our Opening hours page.

Visit Mr Tulk website

Guild Cafe

Enjoy an almond-milk or regular latte at Guild Cafe in the Russell Street Welcome Zone. Warm up with a bowl of vegan ramen, or try the Reuben sandwich with all the trimmings. Guild is operated by the Almond Milk Co.

Opening hours: Mon–Fri 8am–6pm, Sat & Sun 10am–6pm. Christmas/New Year period: See our Opening hours page.