Books & Beans Cafe 


The Books & Beans café opened in August 2012 in Great Yarmouth Library. 

The café features a range of teas, fresh coffee and cold drinks, as well as freshly made sandwiches, panini, jacket potatoes and delicious homemade sweets and savouries. We also offer a selection of international food choices including Baklava and salgadinhos.  

  • Busy at lunchtime? Use our pre-order service & your lunch will be ready for you!



Wednesdays!  Feast of Nations - Join us to cook, share food, improve language skills, learn a new language, meet others. Everyone welcome.  Find out more about this Community Food & Language Exchange.   (Funded by People's Postcode Lottery.) 


​For more information - email: or call 01493 745260

Opening Hours 

The cafe is currently CLOSED due to Covid.

Due to Covid-19, the Books & Beans cafe is closed until further notice. 

Booking a training room at Great Yarmouth Library? 

We can offer you a buffet style catering or morning coffee/ afternoon tea menu. 

We are happy to work around any requests/ allergies.

Where to find us

The Central Library

Tolhouse Street

Great Yarmouth

NR30 2SH. 

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