Public Cafe at Parliament House

Public Cafe | Monday to Friday | 9:30 am to 4 pm

The Public Cafe located just off the Parliament’s central Fountain Court is an ideal place to enjoy a coffee or light meal whilst exploring the wonders of Parliament House.  Visitors to the building have the rare opportunity to experience key moments in the history of Australian politics whilst exploring the magnificent collection of historic artefacts, priceless art and precious antiques.

The range of items include handmade delicacies such as cakes, pastries, gourmet sandwiches, ham & cheese croissants and scones with cream &  jam. Hot items are available between 11:30 am to 2:15 pm.

Sample Menu

Bookings are not required for the Cafe.

Gift Shop

The Parliament Gift Shop is located within the Public Café and provides the opportunity to purchase a quality gift and memento of your experience to take home.

Seniors Card

A 10% discount is available on food and beverage items purchased from the Public Cafe. A valid Australian Senior Card must be presented at the time of ordering. Not valid for the gift shop, take away alcohol or for online purchases.

Australian Defence Veterans Card

A 10% discount is available on food and beverage items purchased from the Public Cafe. A valid Australian Defence Veterans Card must be presented at the time of ordering. Not valid for the gift shop, take away alcohol or for online purchases.

For information on accessibility access​ at Parliament House, please click here.

Gift Shop Ideas

  • Alcohol
  • Books
  • Clothing
  • Drinkware
  • Gift Vouchers
  • Indigenous Artist
  • Regional & Rural NSW
  • Stationery