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Latest Paddington news

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Have your next party with us!

There is nothing like the vibe of a really good bookstore, so why not combine it with the Yule time spirit for an atmosphere that is second to none? Bereklouw Café1812 is open for holding work functions, private parties and pretty much anything you want to celebrate! The food inspir... (continued)

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Sell your books to us!

We are continually seeking fine, rare, used and quality second hand books.  Please call (02) 9360 3200 for this service. IF YOU CAN COME TO US... Our buyer is normally available at our Leichhardt store on Tuesdays between midday – 2pm. Please call ahead to confirm. 70 No... (continued)

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Latest Paddington book reviews

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Reviewed by Karen, Berkelouw Books, Paddington

At its heart, this wonderful book is about finding your place in the world. Ifemelu and Obinze were young lovers who drifted apart when Ifemelu went to America to study. There she found herself having to think about race which was not something that needed consideration at home in Nigeria.... (continued)
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The Marriage Plot Jeffrey Eugenides

  It comes weighted with a decade’s worth of anticipation. Yet Jeffrey Eugenides’ third novel comes as light relief, compared to his two earlier works of fiction, ‘Middlesex’ and the ‘Virgin Suicides’. It’s the early 1980’s, and American coll... (continued)
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About Berkelouw Paddington, Sydney

Located in the heart of Oxford Street, the Berkelouw Paddington store opened in March, 1994 and has since become something of an institution amongst Sydney’s literary community.

Paddington’s three storeys house an extensive range of new, rare and secondhand books. In keeping with Oxford Street’s famous round-the-clock lifestyle, the store is open until very late most nights of the week, attracting an interesting and eclectic variety of customers. Upstairs is the popular and vibrant cafe/wine bar, which is a great place to enjoy the ambience whilst enjoying some delicious food, wine, coffee and cake.

Directions
Our Oxford Street store is only a 10 minutes walk from Museum Station up Oxford Street, and is located on the city side of the Victoria Barracks. Beware as Oxford St renumbers in each suburb, so walk past 19 Oxford St, Darlinghurst!

Café/Wine Bar

Parking

St Vincent’s Hospital Public Car Park, Victoria St:
0-1/2 hr-$4.00
0-1 hr -8.00
1-1&1/2 hrs -$12.00
1-2 hrs -$15.00
2-3 hrs -$19.00
3-4 hrs -$22.00
4+ hrs – $28.00 (maximum charge)

Entry after 4pm – $11 flat rate

Carpark Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday 6.30am to 11.30pm
Friday and Saturday – 6.30am to 1.30am
Sunday – 6.30am to Midnight

 

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Opening Hours

Sun – Thur | 9.30am – 10pm
Fri & Sat | 9.30am – 11pm

Cafe 1812 opens at 10am.


Store Managers


Address

19 Oxford St
Paddington
Sydney
NSW 2021

Tel: +61 (0)2 9360 3200
Fax: +61 (0)2 9360 3124

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