Catering and Shops

Patient, Resident and Client Catering

Catering is provided throughout South Eastern H&SC Trust for patients, residents and clients.  Menus are designed in conjunction with service users, speech and language teams and dietitians, ensuring variety for a range of needs and tastes. Click here to learn about Ordering Texture Modified Meals.

Allergen information is available for all menus and recipes and catering staff are trained in preparation and service of meals to those with allergies, allowing us to cater for those with allergies. Click here to learn about our Allergen Policy.

For those patients who miss a meal, we have snack menus available.

Staff and Visitor Catering

Staff and visitor catering is available throughout our hospitals and offers freshly prepared, healthy meals and snacks for our customers.  Staff and visitor catering and vending services are created with in line with Nutritional Standards. Click here to learn more.

All of our catering is purchased, prepared, stored and served to the highest hygiene standards, taking into account the vulnerability of many of our patients, residents and clients.

Catering & Shop Locations in the Ulster Hospital

Acute Services Block Restaurant

The Acute Services Block Restaurant (Café Connect) is open to all staff, patients and visitors. It serves a selection of hot and cold food, snacks and beverages. Click here to view on AccessAble.

Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday, 7.30am – 6.00pm

Inpatient Ward Block Café

The café is situated on Level 2 of the Inpatient Ward Block and is open to all staff, patients and visitors. Serves coffee, teas, cold drinks and snacks.

Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday, 9.00am – 4.30pm

Maternity Cafe

The cafe is located in the ground floor of Maternity building and serves coffee, teas, cold drinks and snacks.

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm

Shop

The shop is located at the main hospital entrance. It sells hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, fruit, confectionery, newspapers, soft toys and toiletries.

Opening Hours:
Monday – Sunday, 8.00am – 7.45pm

Vending Machines are available at:

IWB reception area –   Hot and cold drinks, snacks

ED waiting area – Hot and cold drinks, snacks

First Floor Landing – Hot and cold drinks, snacks

Maternity – Cold drinks, snacks

Renal Unit – Hot and cold drinks, snacks

Ward 3 & Ward 4 – Hot drinks, snacks

Care of the Elderly Unit – Hot and cold drinks, snacks

Intensive Care Unit – Hot and cold drinks, snacks

Paper Trolley Service

From 9.00 am – 10.00am daily, selling daily newspapers and a selection of magazines to all wards