How to contact us

LSE Catering
Room OLD 5.16
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


General enquiries: 
telephone: 020 7955 7222; or email


Hospitality and  function enquiries:
telephone: 020 7852 3732; or email 


Fax:  020 7831 9329


We welcome any feedback you may have regarding the services we provide.  Please let us have your comments by completing our feedback form.



LSE Catering

Our restaurants, cafes and bars offer a wide range of foods, drinks and services together with the opportunity to socialise with friends and colleagues.

We aim to provide the highest quality possible in our products and customer service and to offer choice, value and variety at affordable prices.


Aperitivo hours - LSE Catering will be hosting its first Aperitivo on the 8th floor of the New Academic Building on Friday 2nd October from 5.00pm - 8.00pm.  Come along and enjoy a range classic cocktails, sparkling wines, champagnes and fine wines as well as spectacular views over London.

Cafe 54 - You can now enjoy all your Cafe 54 favourites seven days a week!  In addition to their normal hours of 8.30am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday, the cafe is now open from 12noon - 6.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  Quick!  Convenient!  Quality

Mezzanine Cafe - Great news for the energetic and health conscious!  The Mezzanine Cafe in the New Academic Building has a brand new menu featuring healthy and deliciuos freshly prepared raw and super foods, fruit and vegetable smoothies and freshly squeezed juices.  Nourish your brain, body and spirit! 

Michaelmas term opening hours

Michaelmas term opening times for LSE Catering outlets.

LSE Smart Mugs

To help reduce the negative environmental impact of using disposable cups, LSE Catering are selling new environmentally friendly smart mugs.

The mugs are £8.50, including a free tea, coffee or hot chocolate.

The distinctive black and red mugs are sold and accepted in:

  • LSE Garrick
  • Fourth Floor Cafe Bar
  • Cafe 54
  • Mezzanine Cafe
  • The Bean Counter
  • SDR Cafe Bar (members only)

See the Smart Mug webpage for more details.   

LSE sQuid Card

Pay by your LSE ID card - Convenient!  Fast! 

Your LSE card incorporates sQuid and can be used instead of cash to make convenient and secure contactless payments in all LSE Catering outlets.

Simply register your LSE ID card, load it online from your bank account or by using a credit or debit card and you're ready to use it. 

You'll also be supporting good causes.  5% of each purchase using the card will be donated to a worthy student cause.

Look out for exclusive offers around campus!


LSE Catering accreditations and awards

        Customer First Logo                                   Customer First Accreditation   

Bronze Pic  Investors in People - Bronze Award


Fairtrade logo                                         Fairtrade Accreditation


       Green Impact Logo                                     Green Impact - Gold Award                  

            Good Egg Award                                              Good Egg Award                  


 GoodFoodPublicPlate                                           Good Food on the Public Plate


Quick links

Please place your order using our new electronic bookings system