SCR cafe

Enjoy ample seating space in the SCR, which is perfect for meetings or for socialising.


The light and airy SCR overlooks the Queen's Lawn.

Senior Common Room

SCR Restaurant

The SCR Restaurant is open for lunch. The lunch menu provides a choice of freshly prepared hot meals including street food, vegetarian options, fresh soups, carvery roasts and a delicious selection of desserts daily.

The SCR Restaurant is open to College staff and Research Postgraduate students.

Cashless trial now complete 

The SCR Restaurant will continue to accept cash following the cashless trial, which ran from December 2017 to February 2018. 

Read about the results of the cashless trial in full 

Opening hours

11.45 - 14.30 weekdays only

Please note that opening hours are subject to change. Up to date opening hours can be found here.

SCR Café Bar

The SCR Café Bar offers a wide range of freshly prepared baguettes, teas, coffees and danish pastries, cakes and biscuits throughout the day. It is the ideal place to have an informal business meeting or catch up with colleagues.

This is a cashless outlet

You can pay by Yoyo, contactless debit and credit cards, and chip and pin cards. 

Read more about the results of our cashless trial 

Opening hours

  • Term-time - Monday - Friday: 08.00 - 18.00
  • Vacation - Monday - Friday: 08.00 - 17.00 

Please note that opening hours are subject to change. 


The Senior Common Room is located on level 2 of the Sherfield Building.

See location on the map of South Kensington Campus