invention rooms cafe

White City Campus

  • There is a branch of Benugo, the popular café and restaurant chain, at the Translation and Innovation Hub (I-HUB). It serves barista-style coffee and fresh sandwiches, as well as larger dishes.
  • The Invention Room Café serves food and hot snacks, with discounts for Imperial staff and students (opening hours).
  • The MSRH Café in the Molecular Sciences Research Hub serves a range of lunch options, sandwiches, snacks and hot drinks (opening hours).

Hammersmith Campus

  • The Wolfson café and restaurant offers a selection of hot and cold lunch items including jacket potatoes, salads and a deli bar, with discounts for Imperial staff and students.

White City Place

On the other side of Wood Lane,White City Place has shops, cafés and restaurants, including:

Television Centre

The redeveloped Television Centre has a variety of cafés and restaurants:

  • Homeslice, an innovative pizzeria
  • The Allis, part of White City House, which has a lounge and bar with an outdoor terrace, and serves food and drink all day and in the evening
  • Kricket, serving classic Indian food cooked with seasonal British ingredients
  • Endo, a high-end 16-seat sushi restaurant – booking essential
  • Pavilion, a new restaurant and bar serving a variety of pub food


As well as hundreds of shops, Westfield London to the south of the campus has dozens of food outlets and restaurant chains, including:

  • Balans Soho Society, an all-day restaurant
  • Franco Manca, serving distinctive Neapolitan sourdough pizzas
  • Maple, a cocktail bar which serves modern European food
  • The Meat Co., serving the best steaks from around the world
  • and many of London’s best-value chain restaurants including Bill’s, Itsu, Leon, Le Pain Quotidien, Wahaca, Ping Pong, Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Byron and Nando’s.