We have a number of cafés in the Mater Hospital. They offer a variety of breakfast and lunch options, a range of snacks available all day as well as hot and cold drinks. There is also a newsagent and a Meagher's Pharmacy available. 

Café Sol

There are two of these cafes in the hospital.

Café​ Sol, Level 1, McGivney Wing

This Café​ Sol is located inside the McGiveny entrance on Eccles Street. It has seating for 60 people inside with additional seating in the lobby area and a small outdoor area. It serves hot and cold drinks and pastries. There is also a range of breakfast options served from 7am-11am (cereals, porridge, toast) and lunch options from 11am to 3pm (pre-made sandwiches, salads, soups and stews/curries). 

Opening hours
Mon - Sat: 7am - 7.30pm
Sundays and bank holidays: 9am - 4pm
T: (01) 803 4183

Café​ Sol, Level 3, McGivney Wing

This is a larger cafe with seating for over 150 people. It serves hot and cold drinks, pastries, continental breakfast and a wide selection of lunches. Sandwiches are made to order, and the lunch menu includes quiches, salads, soups, stews/curries and a range of pre-made lunches.

Opening hours
Mon - Fri: 7am - 4pm
Weekends and bank holiday: closed
T: (01) 803 4380


Starbucks opening hours:

Mon – Fri: 6.45am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 6.30pm


Whitty Wing, Level 1 (North Circular Road entrance)


Costa newsagent and café

The shop sells newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, gifts, toiletries, stationery, confectionary, ice cream and National Lottery tickets. Snacks, soup, sandwiches and Costa hot drinks are also available. There is a small seating area inside and some additional seating out in the lobby area. There is also an ATM machine within the shop. 

Whitty Wing, Level 0 (North Circular Road entrance)

Opening hours
Mon - Sat: 7am - 8pm
Sun & Bank holidays: 9am - 8pm

Meagher's pharmacy

Meagher's Pharmacy is located in the Whitty Wing, Level 0 - just inside the North Circular Road entrance.

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 7am - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 8pm 
Sun: 12pm - 6pm 

T: (01) 811 7781

F: (01) 811 7781  


Vending machines

Vending machines are located throughout the hospital.