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.


Londis is located inside the Whitty Entrance on North Circular Road.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 7am to 8pm
Saturday 8am to 8pm
Sunday 9am to 8pm

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

Monday - Saturday: 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

Monday - Friday: 7am - 4pm
Weekends and bank holiday: closed

T: (01) 803 4380


Starbucks opening hours:

Monday – Friday: 6.45am – 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 6.30pm

Whitty Wing, Level 1 (North Circular Road entrance)

Costa newsagent and café

Newsagent shop is currently closed for refurbishment and will reopen in the near future.

Meagher's pharmacy

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

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm

T: (01) 811 7781

F: (01) 811 7781  

Vending machines

Vending machines are located throughout the hospital.