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Food and drink

Food and drink

Whether you’re visiting for the day, or just passing through Times Square, pop into one of our friendly cafés.

Times Square Café

Times Square Café is situated at the front of the Centre, accessible via Times Square, and is open to passers by as well as visitors to the Centre. Drop in to enjoy a Starbucks drink (eat in or take away) and a pastry or cake, sample one of our generously filled sandwiches or try our hot meals - there's plenty on the menu to suit all tastes.

Outdoor seating is available during warmer months making it the perfect spot for an alfresco lunch.

Times Square Café opening times

Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm

Saturday 8.30am - 6.00pm

Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm

Bank holidays 8.30am - 6.00pm

Breakfast is served until 11.30am. Lunch is served from 11.30am - close.

Pick up a Starbucks loyalty card to get your 9th tall drink free!

Life Café

Life Café is situated inside the Science Centre and is open 11.00am - 5.00pm on weekends and school holidays only. Re-fuel during your visit with a delicious hot or cold meal.

Additional information

Young children are welcome at both of our cafes, where you can warm bottles and use highchairs. Children's meals and healthy choice options are available. Foods containing nuts and dairy products are labelled. If in doubt, please check with a member of staff. There is always a vegetarian option.

Lunchtime best-sellers

Jacket potatoes with a choice of fillings - £4.50

Paninis and warm ciabattas - £3.95

Sandwiches - from £2.00

See below for our current Times Square Cafe menu.

"I love this place, as do my kids! Can't wait to come back!"

- Lisa Robertson


Times Square Cafe Menu (PDF)