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The Bibliotheca Bar & Book Exchange

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27 Gresham St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8212 6979
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Gresham St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere here, with the books and the lighting and the general ambiance. The cocktail list is extensive and inventive; the list of cocktails on the web site doesn’t do it justice, as we found many more in the menu book we were given and...More

Thank khmersrei
Roman T, Owner at The Bibliotheca Bar & Book Exchange, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much. We're glad you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 1 July 2018

A cosy little bar hidden away amongst the night life of Adelaide City. Great place to relax after a big day out and not too busy. Loved the atmosphere with all the books around.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Hidden little gem of a cocktail bar in the CBD. Not only did this place have incredible cocktails it had a relaxed style 1950's speakeasy feel about it. With very helpful staff to point you in the right direction of what drink to pick, you...More

Thank Kaylah D
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing wines, awesome cocktails and fantstic staff. Had a nibble on some pate' before our dinner plans and it was delicious! Adding this to our list of favs.

Thank Chloelouise78
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We found this restaurant and bar while exploring the laneways off Hindley St. Sitting on the stools at the open window was a great place to enjoy a couple of quiet drinks and watch what was happening up and down the street. The cocktails, drinks...More

Thank Darryl M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Tucked away in the heart of the CBD this cute wine bar has it all. Terrific for a romantic drink or two. The staff are expert at attending to your food and drink needs and serve promptly. You can dine stylishly inside or out. Visit...More

Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were passing by on our way home and decided to check it out. It's very dark and hence doesn't lend itself to actually reading, but at 1100 at night, who is thinking of opening up a book? The cocktail list is extensive and the...More

Thank TanjungBaraDiver
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This was not a sleepy quiet only library bar, they had very fun music and a nice crowd. We lucked out and got the last table at the far end of the bar. The bar tenders were the most friendly out of all the bars...More

1  Thank tropicaltammi
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A wide selection of drinks in a well presented and cosy bar. With great music, a stones throw from the city centre and any drink you could ask for i would recommend a visit to this boutique bar in an underrated city!

1  Thank CloudSurfer78
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this unique and highly recommendable bar in an Adelaide side street. Sat at the counter and was totally entertained while Marina expertly prepared our cocktails. Not cheap but definitely worth it. Try the drink that cannot be named. Cheers....hic!

Thank GlennDias
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 22
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Gresham St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8212 6979
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Description
The Bibliotheca Bar And Book Exchange is a European style small bar in Adelaide CBD focusing on spirits from around the globe, wisely picked wines, craft beers and perfect classic cocktails. And books. Lots of books.
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