Books for Cooks

Books for Cooks

Address: 129-131 Therry Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 8415 1415  |  Fax: 03 8415 1418  


Visit Australia's only specialist independent cookery book store; run by cooks and lovers of good food for cooks and lovers of good food.

A real bookstore open to the public almost every day, with over 40,000 new, out-of print, second-hand and antiquarian cookery books and food and wine related titles in stock (ranging from the late C18th to the latest international releases); Australia's largest cookbook collection for sale.

Most of the books are in limited quantities, but they reorder locally and from overseas daily and buy old books every day. Place an order for books that are not in stock and you will be contacted when they arrive.

They try to stock every good cook book, new and old, they can find. With have cook books for professionals, students, passionate home cooks, novices as well as children - even for people who hate to cook!

Here are other books you will find as well from food writing, food history, sociology and science, wine, spirits, cocktails, coffee, tea and other beverages, kitchen gardens and food production, food and wine guides, foreign language cookbooks, hospitality, restaurant and catering management and restaurant design.

Content: Books for Cooks

Payment methods accepted

American Express  Cheque  Diners Club  EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Local directions

Opposite the Queen Victoria Markets


  • Car park


  • Shopping

Opening hours

Open most public holidays: 11:00am to 5:00pm. Closed Easter Friday, Easter Sunday and for two weeks (approximately) from Christmas Day.

Monday to Saturday
10:00am -6:00pm

11:00am -5:00pm

Disabled access

Contact operator for further details.

How to get here