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Shops, cafes and other facilities

Restaurants and cafeterias

Original Food Company (Aramark)

Level 3, main hospital
Seven days a week 7.00am - 8.00pm
Cards and cash

  • Cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Tea, coffee, cold drinks, juice and waters; sandwiches / toasted sandwiches, baguettes and panini, salad bar, yoghurts
  • Crisps, cake, chocolate

Hot meals are served at the following times:

  • Breakfast: 7.00am - 11.00am
  • Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm
  • Dinner: 5.00pm - 7.45pm

A Costa bar within the restaurant area sells hot drinks and snacks 7.00am - 5.00pm.

24 hour vending facilities are available within the restaurant and vending facilities for cold snacks and hot and cold drinks are available throughout the hospital.

Belota Café

George Pickering Education Centre, Level 3, main hospital
Monday to Friday: 6.00am - 4.30pm
Cards and cash

Café, takeaway and event catering

  • Hot and cold drinks; hot menu of the day
  • Sandwiches, savouries, salads, yogurts and granola
  • Healthy options and a full made to order service

Outdoor seating area available

League of Friends cafeterias

Level 2, main hospital
March 2020: unfortunately this cafeteria is currently closed - when it reopens we will post opening times here.

Level LG1, West Wing
March 2020: unfortunately this outlet is currently closed - when it reopens we will post opening times here.

League of Friends tea bar

Women's Centre Outpatients, Level 1
Monday to Thursday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Friday: 10.00am - 2.30pm

Find out more about the League of Friends

M&S Café

Level 2 reception, main hospital
Cards and cash

Hot and cold snacks, sandwiches and drinks

Opening times (updated July 2017):

  • Monday to Friday: 6.30am - 8.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8.00am - 8.00pm

Outdoor seating area available

Pret a Manger

Units 2/3, LG2 West Wing atrium

Opening times (updated March 2018):

  • Monday to Friday: 6.30am - 9.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7.00am - 6.00pm
  • Closed only on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Hand-made food without commmon additives and preservatives used in the fast food industry

Bring your own reusable mug for 50p off any hot drink or iced coffee

  • Hot and cold drinks; hot food, soups, sandwiches, wraps, salads
  • Desserts, cakes and snacks


WH Smith

Level 2 reception, main hospital and West Wing atrium (with Coffee House machine)

Newspapers, sandwiches, cold drinks and confectionery

M&S Simply Food

Level 2 reception, main hospital

Opening times (updated October 2015)

  • Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 9.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8.00am - 8.00pm

Vending machines

In the main hospital there are vending machines in the main corridor on Level 2 and in the restaurant on Level 3. In the Women's Centre there are vending machines on Level 2. There is also a vending machine in the Emergency Department and a vending area in the relatives' room in the Oxford Heart Centre.

There are vending machines on LG2 (ground floor) of the West Wing, in the reception area selling hot and cold drinks, crisps and confectionery.

Cash machines

There are cash machines in reception on Level 2 of the main hospital, on Level 3 of the main hospital opposite the George Pickering Education Centre and outside the Amigo shop in the West Wing atrium.

Cash machines charge 95p per transaction.

Post box

There is a post box in reception on Level 2 of the main hospital.

Telephones / WiFi

We offer free WiFi on all our hospital sites: 'OUH-Guest'.

Patients can make and receive phone calls at their bedside via the Hospedia system. A Hospedia vending machine is located near the League of Friends cafe on Level 2, by the entrance of the corridoor to the Children's Hospital, and others in the main lift areas on each Level.

Pay phones are provided in most ward areas.

Mobile phone use is permitted in many areas of our hospitals, though not those in which there is specialised critical care equipment. Please ask on your ward or outpatient areas.

Please do not use your mobile phone to film or take photographs on our hospital sites - thank you.