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Cafés & restaurants

There are cafés and restaurants in almost every university building.

Although we do our best to ensure the uniformity of catering facilities, the opening hours and range of products can vary slightly from location to location.


There are three university refectories, all situated in Leiden, which can be used by all Leiden University students. Meals are prepared by professional chefs and vegetarian options are available. 

Lipsius Refectory 

WSD complex, building no. 1175 
Cleveringaplaats 1 2311 BD Leiden 
Telephone: 071 – 527 2172

Augustinus Student Restaurant 

Augustinus Student Association 
Rapenburg 24 2311 EW Leiden 
Telephone: 071 – 516 2336

Quintus Student Restaurant

Quintus Student Association  
Boommarkt 5a 2311 EA Leiden 
Telephone: 071 – 514 4405 / 514 4441 

Cafés & restaurants

There are cafés and restaurants in almost every university building. On top of these you can also make use of the following locations:

Oude UB (old university library building)

Rapenburg 70
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 08.30 – 13.30
Telephone: 071 – 527 3050

Café UBL (university library)

Witte Singel 27
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30 – 20.00, Saturday 10:00 – 16.30, Sunday 13.00 – 20.00
Telephone: 071 – 527 3578

Café Noord

Matthias de Vrieshof 1-4
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00 – 15.00

Different opening hours and menus

The opening hours mentioned above are standard, however different opening hours may apply  at certain times of year. For example some restaurants are closed or have limited opening hours  in the summer or during the Christmas break. Changes to opening hours will be posted online.  

The range of products on offer can sometimes differ from the information found on this website.

Halal products

Halal products are available in the university’s restaurants, for example halal pizzas, sandwiches and meat products.