College of Science & Engineering


There are a number of catering outlets and shops on-site at the King's Buildings and the central campus. These outlets are managed either by Accommodation, Catering and Events (ACE) or the Students' Union (EUSA).

Information on opening times, location and menu options can be found via the links below:

Food and snacks

Mary Brucks Street Cafe
Brücks Street Kitchen

King's Buildings

Brücks Street Kitchen - Offering a range of international flavoured wraps at the Mary Brück Building.

Element Café - Café and salad bar at Murchison House.

The Eng Inn - Café at the Hudson Beare Building.

KB Café - Ground floor, Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library.

The Magnet Café - First floor of the James Clerk Maxwell Building (within the learning & teaching cluster).

The Nucleus Café - hot food options are available at the Nucleus Building.

Tempo - Coffee shop at KB House.

The Wrap Bar - Pre-made and made to order wraps at the Nucleus building.

The Arcade - The SRUC café at the Peter Wilson Building which can be used by University of Edinburgh staff and students.

Central campus

Absorb Café - Café at Appleton Tower, Crichton Street.

Bayes Café - Café at the Bayes Centre, Potterow.

Tuk Truk - Scottish themed burgers, George Square, Monday to Friday 11:30 - 14:30.


Nucleus Shop and Wrap Bar - Ground Floor of the Nucleus - freshly made lunch options and  shop essentials.

King's Building cash machine

An ATM is situated to the right of the entrance of King’s Buildings House.

Upay - Cashless catering

Upay, the University's cashless catering and online shop system (only available at ACE outlets), is an exclusive service for all staff and students that allows you to pay for a range of catering in University-managed outlets with your staff/student card or your mobile device.

About Upay


To help you find the location of these facilities please check the campus maps.

Campus Maps