Doctor's Orders

Doctor’s Orders is a large cafe space on the ground floor of the Medical School at the bottom of the campus ring road. Check opening times, food options and the dining style.

Doctors Orders cafe

About Doctor's Orders

This light and airy cafe supplies barista coffee and a selection of sandwiches, toasties and paninis ready to be heated up or eaten cold.

It is regularly visited by medical students and staff but, like all campus outlets, is open to everyone.

Key information

  • Days open: Monday to Friday
  • Opening hours: view our term-time and vacation opening hours.
  • Location on campus: ground floor of Brighton and Sussex Medical School, opposite Sussex House. You can also access the café through the entrance of the John Maynard Smith building next door

The interior of Doctor's Orders showing the counter and part of the seating area.


The interior has a counter in front of the entrance, with tables in areas either side of the doorway. The chairs are a mix of upright dining seats and more comfortable lounge-style furniture.


There is a sheltered smoking area outside the entrance and several bicycle racks within view of the cafe.


The hot food option is different on most days.

You can also order hot food to be delivered here via the Uni Food Hub app.

To keep up to date with any specials, pop-ups and events happening at the café, please follow @sussexfoodie on Instagram.

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