Each of our food and drink outlets operate on different opening hours, as well as changing hours between term time and vacation. You can find details of term dates here.

Please note that Christmas closure dates will be in affect across all outlets - details on specific dates for outlets can be found below.

Opening hours

South Kensington

South Kensington outlet opening hours

Autumn Term 2019/20
OutletDaysOpen from (term time)Closes (term time)Open from (vacation)Closes (vacation)
The Bakery  Monday to Friday 08.00 16.00

08.00

16.00
Business School Cafe Monday to Friday  08.30 18.00

09.00

15.00
Chemistry Cafe   Monday to Friday 08.30 16.00 Closed Closed
College Cafe  Monday to Friday   08.00  18.00  08.00  18.00 
  Saturdays (on request) -- -- -- --
  Sundays (on request) -- -- -- --
Eastside   Monday to Wednesday  12.00   21.00  12.00   21.00 
   Thursday and Friday 12.00   23.00  12.00   23.00 
Electrical Engineering Cafe Monday to Friday 08.30 17.30  Closed Closed
Essentials Convenience Store   Monday to Saturday  08.00 21.00 08.00 21.00
  Sunday 
09.00  16.00  10.00 16.00
  Bank Holidays 10:00 18:00 10:00 18:00
H-Bar daytime service and cafe Monday to Friday 10.00 14.30 10.00 14.30
H-Bar evening service   Monday to Friday 17.30  19.00  Closed Closed
Huxley Cafe  Monday to Friday   08.30  17.00  08.30 15.30
JCR Deli Monday to Friday 11.30 14.30 11.30 14.30
Library Cafe Monday to Thursday 08.00  23.00  08.00  18.00 
  Friday 08.00  21.00  08.00  18.00 
  Weekends  10.00  18.00  10.00  18.00 
Neo Pizza & Pasta Monday to Friday 11.30 14.30 11.00 14.00
Plantworks Monday to Friday 11.30 14.30 Closed Closed

Queen's Tower Rooms

Monday to Friday   11.45  14.30  Closed Closed
Royal School of Mines Cafe    Monday to Friday  08.30  17.00  Closed Closed
Senior Common Room Restaurant Monday to Friday   11.45  14.30  11.45  14.30 
SCR Cafe    Monday to Friday   08.00  18.00  08.00  17.00 
Sir Alexander Fleming Cafe   Monday to Friday   08.30 16.00  09.00  16.00 
 
South Kensington outlet opening hours

 

Christmas Closure Dates 2019-20
OutletDates (inclusive)
 The Bakery  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
 Business School Cafe  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 Chemistry Cafe  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 College Cafe  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January 
 The College Cafe will be closing early at 14.00 on Friday 20 December
 Eastside  Saturday 21 December - Sunday 5 January
 Electrical Engineering Cafe  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 Essential Convenience Store  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
 h-bar (daytime service)  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
 h-bar (evening service)  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 Huxley Cafe  Friday 20 December - Wednesday 1 January
 JCR Deli
 Saturday 21 December - Sunday 5 January
 Library Cafe  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January 
 The Library Cafe will be closing early at 14.30 on Friday 20 December
 Neo Pizza & Pasta  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
 Plantworks  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 Queen's Tower Rooms
 Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 Royal School of Mines Cafe  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 Senior Common Room Restaurant  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
 SCR Cafe  The SCR Cafe is currently closed for refurbishment and will open in   early January
 Sir Alexander Fleming Cafe
 Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January 
 The SAF Cafe will be closing early at 14.00 on Friday 20 December
All dates correct as of 5 December 2019
Summary of the table's contents

Hammersmith

Hammersmith outlet opening hours

Autumn Term 2019/20
OutletDaysOpen from (term time)Closes (term time)Open from (vacation)Closes (vacation)
Ex Libris  Monday to Friday  11.00  17.30  Closed Closed
MRC Cafe   Monday to Friday   09.30  17.00  09.30  17.00 
Wolfson Restaurant   Monday to Friday  08.00  14.30  08.00  17.00 
Christmas Closure Dates
OutletDates (inclusive)
 Ex Libris  Saturday 14 December - Sunday 5 January
 MRC Cafe  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
 Wolfson Restaurant  Saturday 21 December - Wednesday 1 January
All dates correct as of 5 December 2019
Outlets are closed on specific dates across the Christmas period. Outside of these times, vacation hours (above) apply.

Charing Cross

OutletDaysOpen from (term time)Closes (term time)Open from (vacation)Closes (vacation)
Reynolds Cafe Monday to Friday  08.30 16.30 09.00 15.00
Christmas Closure Dates
OutletDates (inclusive)
 Reynolds Cafe  Thursday 19 December - Sunday 5 January 
 Between Monday 16 December to Wednesday 18 December, Reynolds Cafe will be closing early at 16.00
All dates correct as of 5 December 2019
Outlets are closed on specific dates across the Christmas period. Outside of these times, vacation hours (above) apply.

White City

Autumn Term 2019/20

OutletDaysOpen from (term time)Closes (term time)Open from (vacation)Closes (vacation)
The Invention Rooms Cafe  Monday to Friday   09.00 16.00  09.00 15.00
MSRH Cafe Monday to Friday  08.30 16.00 09:00 15.00

 

Christmas Closure Dates
OutletDates (inclusive)
 The Invention Rooms Cafe  Thursday 19 December - Sunday 5 January 
 The Invention Rooms Cafe will be closing early at 15:00 between Monday 16 December and Wednesday 18 December
 MSRH Cafe  Thursday 19 December - Sunday 5 January 
 The MSRH Cafe will be closing early at 15:00 between   Monday 16 December and Wednesday 18 December
All dates correct as of 5 December 2019
Outlets are closed on specific dates across the Christmas period. Outside of these times, vacation hours (above) apply.