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Restaurant, Cafes and Shops – Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital offers a range of refreshment areas and shops throughout the hospital for patients, visitors and staff.

The Chiltern Restaurant:

Located on the first floor of the hospital serving a selection of meals, snacks and drinks. Signposts are located around the hospital to direct you to the restaurant.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 07.30-18.00
– Breakfast: 07.30-10.30
– Lunch: 12.00-14.30
– Evening: 16.00-18.00

Saturday and Sunday 07.30-16.00
– Breakfast 08.00-10.30
– Lunch 12.00-14.00

Outside of the above-listed mealtimes and during opening times you can purchase a range of teas, coffees, light meals and snacks.
Vending machines in the Chiltern Restaurant are also available providing snacks and drinks 24/7.

W H Smith

Surgical Block:
Monday to Friday 08.00-20.00
Saturday and Sunday: 09.00-18.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00-16.00

Caffe Nuovo is located inside this branch and serves a range of sandwiches, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

L&D Charity Shop

The shop is situated on the ground floor of the Maternity block serving snacks and drinks. There is also a Costa Coffee machine available 24/7.

Opening times:
Monday – Friday 8.30 – 15.30
Saturdays 11:00-17:00
Sunday 11:30 – 15:30

Please note, opening hours are currently reduced due to limited volunteers on-site. Once we are able to allow more volunteers the times will change.

Closure of retail outlets

As part of work to expand and upgrade the Emergency Department, WH Smith and the Baguette Company near main reception will be closing. WH Smith will be closing at the end of the day on Tuesday 16 February and The Baguette Company on Sunday 21 February.

The above alternative options can be used by staff, visitors and patients.

We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause but are pleased to advise that new retail services will open at the front of the hospital once the work is complete in Spring 2022.