Facilities at Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital


The "Food you love" restaurant is in the middle of the hospital, on the corridor that links the old and new parts of the hospital.

Its opening hours are:

  • Monday - Friday: 7.00am to 5.00pm

  • Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am to 4.00pm

Shop and Cafe at QEQM

Shops and cafes


WHSmith is situated to the left of the main entrance (Ramsgate Road entrance). The shop sells newspapers and magazines, convenience products for your stay in the hospital, along with coffee, hot drinks and a range of healthy snacks and treats. Its opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday: 6.00am to 7.30pm

  • Saturday: 7.00am to 6.00pm

  • Sunday: 8.00am to 5.00pm   

  • Bank Holidays: 9.00am to 5.00pm (closed Christmas Day)

League of Friends Shop

The QEQM League of Friends shop is located in the Walmer Suite (Outpatients) near the St Peters Road entrance. The shop sells tea and coffee along with a range of snacks and drinks. The shop is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. 


The chapel is located in the Ramsgate Road main reception foyer of the hospital. All faiths and beliefs are welcome. It is open from 8am to 10pm every day. The main reception or ward staff can contact a chaplain. Read more about our Chaplaincy Services. 


Freephones for taxis are available at the main entrances of the hospital.

Facilities for inpatients

Volunteers take newspaper and trolley shops around the wards.