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Retail Outlets

Whether you’re a student looking for a tasty bite to eat or a staff member catching up with colleagues over coffee, Campus Food and Drink has some incredible options, all local and independent.

Ed Hope Cafe
Hope Café
McClay Library

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 4pm

Friday 8.30am to 3pm

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Junction Café
Main Site Tower

Monday to Thursday 8am –3pm

Friday 8am – 3pm

Queen's Sport (PEC)

Monday to Friday 8.00am-3.00pm

Clements MBC

Monday to Thursday 8am-4pm

Friday 8am-3pm

Where to Eat Around Campus?

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The University has entered into a partnership with Hendersons to create a cutting edge retail outlet in One Elmwood. With features that include a deli /hot food to go bar, Barista coffee and a wide range of locally produced goods. A new store that has a little something for everyone

Opening hours Monday to Friday 8.00am to 8.00pm Saturday and Sunday 8.00am to 4.00pm (subject to review)

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The Union Bar

Your local, open 7 days a week serving up fantastic food, tasty drink offers and free entertainment every night during term from quizzes, bingo, club nights, live sport and much more! Find The Union Bar on the second floor and check out the fabulous outdoor terrace. The Mandela Hall is our state of the art new venue and features a host of entertainment from the Queen’s Comedy club to live music, pod casts and much more.

Opening hours Monday to Thursday 11.30am to 1.00am Friday 11.30am to 2.00am Saturday and Sunday 4.00pm to 1.00am


Social due to open in late November 2022 is a continental style café bar with a food centric wholesome food menu catering for the changing tastes and trends of the entire student population. Hand craf

Opening hours Monday to Friday 8.00am to 10.00pm (subject to review)

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Tasty, healthy food from a calorie counted menu using only the freshest ingredients.

Coffee and tea in the centre of Queen's University, Belfast that is guaranteed to brighten up your day.

Offering baked goods, breakfasts and brunch, the café also features an innovative self-service counter, so if the queue is long, your wait needn’t be!

Students and staff are also permitted to bring their own food into the communal area at Junction!

Junction website
Cafe Krem

Excellent for a whistle-stop, grab’n’go breakfast, with fresh pastries and great coffee, or a longer lunch with home-made soup, sandwiches, paninis and pasta.

Krem’s outlets are located in the foyer of the David Keir Building and at the ECIT building in the Titanic Quarter.

Cafe Krem website

HOPE Café in the McClay Library provides a welcome respite from studying, serving delicious breakfast, lunch and all day snacks in a high-ceilinged, airy space.

Mouth-watering specials are served every day. Hope’s range of freshly prepared sandwiches and salads are also available to take away for those on the go!

Hope Cafe Facebook page

With branches in Queen's Sport PEC and the Medical Biology Centre MBC, Clements are, as they say themselves, ‘religious about coffee.’

Clements specialise in sourcing only the finest coffees and aim for full traceability to origin, farm and farmer wherever possible.

Clement's Facebook page
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In the vibrant University Quarter, Deanes at Queens takes full advantage of its enviable leafy location overlooking the superb architecture of Methodist College.

Restaurant Head Chef Chris Fearon, of Great British Menu fame, consistently serves up dishes packed with the flavour of great local produce.

The newly installed Mibrasa Charcoal Grill adds a delicious dimension to the whole wide-ranging restaurant menu.

If you are a member of QUB staff and would like to book Deanes at Queens then please download the below form, fill it in and send it to Deanes at Queens by email:

Deanes at Queen's Booking Form
Cafe Carberry
Café Carberry

Café Carberry is located at INTO Queen's University Belfast on Lennoxvale.

Café Carberry sells a range of fairtrade tea and coffee and has a breakfast and lunch menu which includes toasties, soup and sandwiches.

View their full menu below.

Café Carberry website
The Speakeasy
Your ‘local’ during your time at Queen’s

The Speakeasy, at 92-96 Lisburn Road, is your ‘local’ during your time at Queen’s. It’s open seven days a week and has a mix of evening entertainment like club nights, live sport, quizzes, and music. Best of all, it’s always free to get in. The kitchen opening hours are: • Mon-Thu 12pm-8pm • Friday 12pm-4pm • Saturday and Sunday 12pm-8pm for fresh pizzas!

The Speakeasy website
Vending Machines
Pick up a snack or a drink without taking the time to go too far

Queen's University provides a range of vending services throughout the campus serviced by Castle Vending Ltd.

There are a wide range of competitively priced products on offer, such as soft drinks, hot drinks, confectionery and other food products in selected locations. The vending machines are energy efficient and are switched off during closure periods throughout the year to support the University's carbon reduction commitment. The coffee and tea sold through the vending machines are Fairtrade certified.

For customer service please telephone 02838345371 or 07901855142.

Castle Vending Ltd website