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Overnight accommodation

James Hora Home at The Royal London Hospital provides accommodation for relatives and carers of critical care and surgical patients. The home can also offer accommodation to patients who may find it difficult to make regular visits to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital for treatment.

The home can accommodate up to 26 guests. Please speak to a member of the ward/clinic staff about a referral to stay in James Hora Home or contact them on 078 8055 3525. Please note that direct bookings cannot be made.


Chaplains of many faiths are available to speak to all patients, relatives and carers. Information about your religious preference will be passed to the chaplaincy. If you do not wish this to happen, please inform a member of staff.

Find out more about the chaplaincy service here.


There are payphones on the ground floor of the outpatients wing.


A shop can be found on the ground floor of the outpatients wing, which sells toiletries, confectionery, newspapers, magazines and cards. It opens Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4pm.

There is also a shop selling gifts and hospital souvenirs on the ground floor of the outpatients wing, near the hospital’s entrance on Giltspur Street. This opens between 12noon-3pm Monday to Thursday.

The shops are run by volunteers from the Barts Guild. Opening hours are subject to change.

Cash point

There's a cash point just inside the hospital's main entrance (Giltspur Street).

Post box

A post box can be found at the Henry VIII Gate entrance.

Restaurant and coffee shop

There are a wide range of meals and snacks at the hospital restaurant on the first floor of the catering building, behind East Wing. The restaurant is open 11.45am-2.30pm and 4pm-8pm, Monday to Friday and 7.30am-4pm at weekends.

Light refreshments are available from the coffee shop, open 7.30am-4pm, Monday to Friday, on the ground floor of the same building.

There are also takeaway coffee shops in the outpatients wing and west wing.

Barts Museum and Archives

Set in the historic north wing of St Bartholomew’s Hospital, the museum tells the story of this renowned institution, celebrates its achievements and explains its place in history.

Find out more by visiting the museum and archives' page.


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