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Refreshments, Shops and Facilities


King’s Mill Hospital

We have a variety of places to eat and drink 24 hours a day where you can purchase light snacks, hot meals and coffees.

Daffodil Café, King's Treatment Centre

Offering a wide choice of hot and cold snacks and drinks at reasonable prices. 

The café is service with a smile run by the friendly volunteers with all profits being used to enhance the patient experience. 

Support our volunteers and come and have a coffee. 

Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Spice of Life Restaurant
Opening times: 8.00am to 3.00pm, seven days a week
Located on level six
This 100-seat restaurant for visitors and staff provides a panoramic and picturesque view of the reservoir, whilst you enjoy the wide range of hot and cold snacks, including jacket potatoes, sandwiches, salads and cold desserts, available all day.

Breakfast 8.00am - 11.00am
Lunch 12.00pm - 3.00pm

Deli Marche
Vending facilities only - open 24 hours
Located on level 6
Comfortable leather sofas offer a relaxed atmosphere from which to enjoy the panoramic and picturesque view of the reservoir.

Costa Coffee
Located on the ground floor near the main entrance
Offering hot and cold drinks and a wide range of paninis, sandwiches and pastries.

Vending services
24-hours a day, seven days a week
Located at convenient points throughout our hospitals, there is a range of vending machines offering cold snacks and sandwiches.
There is also a hot food vending machine located in Deli Marche on level six of King’s Mill Hospital.

Newsagents
WHSmiths – selling newspapers, magazines, cards, cold snacks, confectionery and lottery tickets. This well-stocked shop also sells toiletries and nightwear in case you have forgotten something from home during your stay.

Other facilities
There is a post box and cash machine (within WHSmiths) at King’s Mill Hospital for patients and visitors to use.

Newark Hospital

Outpatient’s tea bar, open 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Situated on the ground floor within the outpatients department and run by our volunteers. The tea bar sells hot and cold drinks, confectionery, filled rolls and sandwiches and newspapers – all at reasonable prices. 

Mary Taylor coffee lounge, open 10.00am to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday and 2.00pm to 6.00pm on Saturday and Sunday
On the first floor and run by our volunteers. It sells a wide range of refreshments, confectionery, toiletries, stationery items, stamps, greeting cards, wrapping paper, toys, gifts, books and jigsaw – all at reasonable prices.

Restaurant - the ground floor restaurant at Newark Hospital is open for breakfast from 8.00am to 10.00am, and lunch from 12.00pm-2.00pm serving hot meals, jacket potatoes, sandwiches and sweets.

Mansfield Community Hospital

Tea bar - open from 9.30am to 4.00pm and 5.30pm to 7.00pm, Monday to Friday, and from 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays serving hot and cold drinks, crisps, cakes and confectionery - plus stamps and toiletries.

Courtyard restaurant - open from 8.30am to 6.30pm with hot food available between 8.30am-10.30am (breakfast), noon to 1.30pm (lunch) and 4.00pm to 5.30pm (supper)