Where to eat
Staff, visitors and patients can expect a warm welcome in a comfortable and relaxing environment in all of our restaurant and coffee bars.
We are committed to providing good value, high-quality food and beverages.
The Hub is the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s main dining room and is based near the Windy Nook entrance.
Visitors will find our popular Coffee Lounge serving hot and cold snacks, beverages, sandwiches and confectionery.
The Hub is open 8:30am until 2:00pm Monday to Friday with main meals served 12:00 noon until 2:00pm.
Beacon Cafe, Tranwell Unit
The Beacon Cafe in the Tranwell Unit is open to visitors, patients and staff.
It serves a selection of both cold and hot snacks and drinks. Opening hours will be Monday – Friday 9:30am – 2:30pm.
Surgery centre café
This cafe is in the main entrance to the Peter Smith Surgery Centre. It is open 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday serving hot and cold beverages and snacks.
Women’s Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) café
The Women’s Royal Voluntary Service runs a coffee shop in the Outpatients department.
It sells hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, paninis and soup, as well as cold snacks like scones and muffins. The cafe is open Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 4:00pm.
Costa, Subway and Amigos
On level 2 of the Emergency Care Centre there are three places where patients and visitors can find food and drink: Costa Coffee, Subway and Amigos.
Here, you can relax and grab a bite to eat under the gaze of the impressive statue Faith by Gateshead artist Joseph Hiller.
Costa Coffee is a branch of the national coffee chain, serving hot drinks and a selection of sandwiches, snacks, cakes and biscuits.
Subway is a branch of the national sandwich chain. It serves sub roll sandwiches, where you pick your own hot or cold fillings, as well as salads, breakfast options and more.
It is open Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 8:00pm and on Saturdays and Sundays between 8:00am and 8:00pm.
Amigos is the hospital’s grocery shop selling food-to-go, such as sandwiches, as well as a small selection of groceries like microwave meals and tins of soup alongside confectionery, magazines and newspapers. It also includes a Costa Coffee express machine. There is a cash machine which doesn’t charge for withdrawals.
It is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm and on Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.
The Amigos shop at our main entrance sells snacks, drinks, books and magazines.
Hospedia runs a service where patients can pay to activate the television, radio and internet kiosks beside their beds.
Find out what is available from Hospedia and how to get started