Iwan Book Store & Cafe

New Farm

Iwan Book Store is a charming, independent, multilingual children's bookshop in New Farm offering books in 6 different languages, with an on-site cafe.

Iwan Book Store, New Farm

Nestled on busy Brunswick Street in a quaint cottage with wide veranda, Iwan is the first multilingual children's bookstore in Queensland, with a fantastic selection of award-winning and best-selling books in English, French, Deutsch, Italian, Spanish and Persian.  

Iwan Book Store, New Farm

The warm and inviting space is filled with floor to ceiling bookshelves stacked with books for all ages, from picture books to tween novels, and some adult books as well. 

Iwan Book Store, New Farm

Parents can enjoy a well-brewed, Iwan Brand signature coffee or a pot of Persian saffron tea served with nabāt (saffron-flavoured Persian rock candy) used to sweeten the tea, while their children play boardgames or get creative in the play room provided. 

Iwan Bookshop, New Farm

By Deb Lidster

Iwan Book Store & Cafe 

608 Brunswick St

New Farm 

Opening hours

3358 2896


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