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

Wednesday 28th October9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 29th October9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 30th October9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 31st October10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 1st November10:00am - 4:00pm
Monday 2nd November9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 3rd November9:00am - 6:00pm