We are open 7 days!

Welcome to Mr Tulk Cafe

Mr Tulk Cafe is a contemporary dining hall set against the historic 19th century charm of one of Melbourne’s iconic buildings, State Library of Victoria, focused on serving the highest quality coffee and fresh seasonal produce.

The name Mr Tulk pays homage to Augustus Henry Tulk the Library’s first Chief Librarian who helped build the library’s impressive collection.

Mr Tulk Menu

Breakfast / Lunch / Coffee / Sweets
Breakfast & Lunch
All Day – Every Day

Gourmet Flatbreads
Flatbreads & Toasties
Takeaway Available

Kill A Mockingberry
Juices & Smoothies
Freshly Squeezed

Please Note:

We do Breakfast All Day
We Split Bills

Reserve a Table

Mr Tulk accepts table reservations for any amount of people.

Host your next event

As one of Melbourne’s most distinctive landmarks, The State Library of Victoria’s architectural magnificence makes it the perfect setting to host your next function. Mr Tulk Cafe can accommodate smaller groups of 40 people or large parties of up to 180 people.


State Library of Victoria

328 Swanston Street

Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm


T. 03 8660 5700

E. info@mrtulk.com.au