The University of Southampton

Library Café

A bright, modern and tranquil area situated on the ground floor in the Hartley Library.

The Library Café is a great place to study, catch up with friends or to take some time out and treat yourself to one of our artisan Lattes coffees and decadent cake.

There is an extensive range of hot and cold snacks to take away.


Vending Centre and Microwave Station - Currently Unavailable

Refresh Vending Centre

A wide selection of speciality hot drinks, cold drinks and snacks to include noodle pots are available to purchase from the vending machines.

Microwave Station

You can buy food here in the Library cafe and re-heat in the microwaves yourselves.

Take a look at the full list of food you can purchase and reheat at the microwave station.

"Bring your own reusable cup" vending scheme

Hot drinks in the Library Cafe are discounted by 20p when you bring your own cup.

Vending payment

We accept all debit cards, electronic payments and cash in the vending machine.

Opening hours

Monday 12th April8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 13th April8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 14th April8:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 15th April8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 16th April8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 17th April9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 18th April9:00am - 4:00pm