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Café and picnic area

Lady And Granddaughter Enjoying A Starbucks In Times Square Cafe, Part Of Life Science Centre.

Enjoy a cuppa and delicious, locally sourced food.

Food and drink can be purchased from our on-site café. Alternatively, you are more than welcome to bring your own packed lunch to eat onsite.

Times Square Café, which is situated at the front of the science centre, accessible via Times Square, and is open to passers by as well as visitors to the centre.

Monday – Sunday: 9:30am till late. 


Young Visitor Enjoying A Hot Drink In Life Science Centre's Times Square Cafe

Enjoy your cuppa or cold drink of choice and tuck into delicious sandwiches, supplied by Newcastle based Olivia’s Kitchen. We also offer a selection of baked goods and sweet treats supplied by  Big River Bakery, a small-batch bakery located in the heart of Newcastle who use locally sourced ingredients. They are also a social enterprise, doing fab work for, and with, the local community.

Feedback from happy customers…

‘Went to the coffee shop. Lady very helpful and friendly. Had fruit scone with jam and butter delicious. Loved the coffee!’

Shirley, Google.

‘Nice cafe and a small shop for science related things, good range.’

Judith, Facebook.

‘The cafe is amazing. The salads made in-house by the chef…wowee!’

John, TripAdvisor