Wherever you decide to eat, please think about reducing the amount of packaging from take-aways and use the communal recycling stations provided around campus to dispose of the packaging and food waste.
Please note: the opening times listed below are for term time. Please see the Catering Services web pages for any amendments to these times during vacations.
Purchase a reusable LSE Smart Mug from any LSE Catering outlet and receive a free hot drink, plus get a 25p discount each time you use it .
The mugs cost £8.50 and are sold and accepted in LSE Garrick, 4th Floor Restaurant, Café 54, The Bean Counter, Plaza Café and SDR Café Bar (members only).
Eco friendly, collapsible cold drinks bottle available to purchase from LSE Catering outlets for only £5.50.
Holds up to 500ml of liquid but when empty can be squished up to fit into your pocket or handbag!
Location: 4th floor, Old Building, Houghton Street
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 08:30am – 6:30pm
LSE’s main student restaurant offering a huge choice of great value hot and cold meals throughout the day. Renowned for its daily changing international dishes, vegetarian options, great salad bar, street food options fries and pizzas. Spacious and bustling with access to the roof terrace seating area. Menu and more...
Location: basement, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Opening times: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm
Contemporary café offering speciality hot and cold drinks, including freshly squeezed juices and made to order smoothies. Food options include freshly made sandwiches on artisan breads and delicious salads, a selection of tasty hot snacks and pastries, fresh fruit and yogurt pots and tempting cookies and cakes. Menu and more...
Location: ground floor, New Academic Building
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 6.30pm Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 - 6.00pm
Open to everyone, all year round this is the ideal place to “grab and go” from a wide selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and salads, hot snacks and light meals. Menu and more...
Location: Reception area Pankhurst and Fawcett House (formerly Towers One and Two)
Opening times: Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm
Offering fair trade coffee and tea together with a large selection of fair trade snacks.
Location: 1st floor, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW)
Opening times: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Offers a relaxed environment where students can pick up a coffee, sandwich and selection of cakes and pastries. It has a broad menu of hot and cold food, including pizzas, pies, fresh smoothies and protein shakes and also has 24 open access PC's and seating for approx. 150.
Location: corner of Houghton Street/Aldwych
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm
Open all year round to staff, students and members of the public the warm and friendly vibe of the ground floor offers speciality hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, sushi and freshly baked pastries. Visit Downstairs in the Garrick to kick start your day with one of our superb, cooked to order breakfasts. At lunchtime enjoy delicious quality home cooked meals and special salads. Menu and more....
Location: John Watkins Plaza
Opening times: Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 8:30pm; Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm
Conveniently located near the library this is an ideal place to take a break and refuel while studying. Enjoy hot and cold drinks, light snacks, fantastic range of sandwiches and sweet treats. Menu and more...
Location: Ground floor NAB
Opening: November 2018
We’ll be opening a fully vegetarian and vegan café on the ground floor in the NAB in November. If you’d like to receive all the news about the launch, follow us on twitter.
Location: 5th Floor, Old Building
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 10am – 4.30pm (coffee bar); Monday – Friday, 12.30pm – 2.15pm (dining room)
An excellent lunch-time dining service and coffee bar for members of the Senior Common Room. Menu and more....
Location: Lincoln's Chambers, Portsmouth Street
Opening times: Monday - Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 10am-5pm
Offering a wide range of 'grab and go' food and drink.
Location: Ground floor Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW)
Opening times: Monday – Thursday 12pm – 11pm, Friday 12pm - midnight or 3am for club nights
The SU bar offers a place for students to sit and relax during the day and a broad selection of drinks. The Venue is our 800+ capacity nightclub in the basement hosting weekly student events.
Location: 6th floor, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW)
Opening times: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Broad menu of vegan food and drink with stunning panoramic views of London from the roof terrace.
Location: Houghton Street
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 7am- 6.30pm; Saturday, 7am – 1.30pm
An old-school British style café offering breakfasts, sandwiches and hot beverages.
Location: 49a Lincoln's Inn Fields
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 12 noon – 11pm
Located on the corner of Portsmouth Street, Coopers houses a restaurant with full table service and a wine bar
Location: next to tennis courts, Lincoln's Inn Fields
Opening times: Open 7 days per week, subject to the park's seasonal hours
Boasting two outdoor terraces, an open kitchen and a wood fired oven, the modern wood-clad restaurant is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxed lunch of freshly baked pizzas and salads. LSE staff and students can enjoy a 25% discount on food.
Location: corner of Portugal Street and Portsmouth Street
Opening times: Monday – Friday; 12pm – 11pm
The LSE's very own traditional pub with an array of real ales, cold beers, wines and spirits. There's also a selection of 'pub grub' on offer throughout the day. Menu and more...
Location: 2 St Clement's Lane
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 11am – 11pm (food served 12 noon – 8pm); Saturday, 12 noon – 11pm, Sunday, 12 noon - 8pm
Owned by LSE but Independently operated, Ye Old White Horse is an intimate pub in keeping with the history of the area where all are welcome.
- Students' Salon, King's Chambers (microwave and boiling water facility available).
- Saw Swee Hock Student Centre 2nd floor, outside Faith Centre (microwave facility available).
- UG common room, 4th floor, Old Building (microwave and boiling water facility available).
- Roof terraces, 4th floor, Old Building; 8th floor, New Academic Building and 6th floor Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (when not reserved for functions).
- Escape Social Space in the Library foyer (cold and pre-packaged food only). Please note eating is not permitted in the rest of the Library.
- 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields basement, ground and lower ground break out spaces
- New Academic Building
Atrium (cold and pre-packaged food only)
Lower ground lobby (occasionally closed for private School events)
First and second floor mezzanine and communal areas
Sixty six water fountains have been provided around the campus. The majority of these are designed to allow you to refill water bottles and rinse LSE Smart Mugs.
Water fountains on campus
|Building|| Locations||No of outlets || Notes|
||Outside the following rooms:MB.02 .2.01, 3.01, 4.01, 5.01, 6.01, 7.01
||B.01, 1.14, 3.17, 5.05, 7.17 (male toilets)
G.02, 2.18, 4.17, 6.18, 8.14 (female toilets)
Ground floor - Garrick Restaurant
||all labelled as drinking water
||1.07, 3.22, 5.23, 7.16, 8.22 (female toilets)
2.19, 4.21, 6.21 (male toilets)
||G.02 Student Common Room
|32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
||Outside LG.18, B.20 Bean Counter, outside G.23
|Lionel Robbins Building
||R.04, R1.16, R2.10, R3.15, R4.10, R502
||3.06 Kitchen area, 4.08, 5.05
||accessible to students 9am - 5pm
|New Academic Building
||Lower Ground floor (2) G02, G09, Mezzanine 1, Mezzanine 2
||B.08 Badminton Court
4th Floor Restaurant (2)
4th Floor UG common room
|| LG03, 1.02, 2.03
|Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
||Basement (spiral stair lobby)
Basement mezzanine (spiral stair lobby)
2nd floor (central circulation area)
3rd floor (central circulation area)
4th floor (central circulation area)
4th floor (within gym areas) (x 2)
5th floor (central circulation area)
6th floor, studio
||External bottle fill (opposite SAW entrance)
4.02 4th floor kitchen
||S415 accessible toilet, S5.07b
|Pankhurst & Fawcett House (formerly TW1/TW2)
|| Reception area