Helpful information for work and study
Catering and Facilities
There are a number of places to find some food and drink while at work.
Staff dining room – 07.00-19.30 (7 days)
Hot drinks, cold food and snacks are available all day.
Hot food is available from:
Breakfast 07:00 -10:00
Lunch 11:45 – 14:00
Supper 16:30 – 19:00
Aroma coffee bar (RVB) – 08.00-16:00 (7 days)
Available all day:
Hot filled rolls (bacon and poached eggs)
Following the withdrawal of services from the RVS, the following has been put in place:
The AFB food outlet has reopened (8am to 8pm) 7 days per week
The ECC café (south corridor) has reopened (8am to 4pm) Monday to Friday
The ADB shop has reopened (8am to 4pm) Monday to Friday
COMING SOON (following feedback from the WGH Catering Survey)
OPD Baguette Bar Trial towards the end of August. This will be a made on request facility.
Changes to the ABD and AFB current facilities and the possibility of a new shop.
Coffee and snacks
Costa Coffee at Craigleith Retail Park (Groathill Avenue and Craigleith Road) – open 8am-8pm M-F, 8.30am-6pm Sat, 9.30am-6pm Sun
KFC at Craigleith Retail Park – open 11am-9pm daily
M&S Food Hall at Craigleith Retail Park – open 8am-8pm M-F, 8am-7pm Sat, 10am-6pm Sun
Ronaq Indian Restaurant at Craigleith Road/Crewe Road South roundabout – open 12-11pm M-F, 2-11pm Sat-Sun, lunch menu served until 5pm
McDonald’s on Telford Road – open 6am-midnight daily
Scottish Engineer on Telford Road – serves food 9am-9pm daily
Sainsbury’s cafe (within superstore at Craigleith Retail Park) – open 8am-7pm M-F, 7.30am-7pm Sat, 8am-6pm Sun
Morrisons cafe (within Morrisons on Ferry Road) - open 8am-7pm M-W and Sat, 8am-8pm Th-F, 7am-6pm Sun
Sainsbury’s Superstore at Craigleith Retail Park – open 7am-10pm M-Sat, 8am-10pm Sun; petrol station open 7am-10.30pm M-Sat, 7.30am-10pm Sun
Waitrose on Comely Bank Road – open 8am-9pm M-F, 8am-8pm Sat, 9am-8pm Sun
Morrisons on Ferry Road – open 8am-10pm M-Sat, 9am-8pm Sun; petrol station open 7am-10.30pm M-Sat, 8am-9pm Sun; dry cleaning on site
Shell station at Crewe Road South/Ferry Road roundabout – 24 hour shop and Costa Express
Banks and cashpoints
Cash point located inside Alexander Donald Building, in the corridor between the main entrance and the WRVS Shop
Cash points at Morrisons, Waitrose, and Sainsbury’s
Bank of Scotland branch on Comely Bank Road (at the roundabout)
Showers & Changing Rooms
Showering facilities are available in the Basement of the Alexander Donald building – follow laundry signs
Domestic Supervisors can advise the access code you can get a locker key from the domestic supervisors for a deposit of £10.