Coffeehouse & library
Coffee, food and connections.
As well as being a place to eat and drink, our coffeehouse is also place to work, collaborate and meet RSA Fellows.
Displays showcasing innovative designs, change projects, and our history make the coffeehouse an inspiring place to collaborate. Use our interactive meeting spaces, small events venue, and the RSA library. Or just join us for a delicious meal or evening drink.
The coffeehouse is currently closed due to social distancing restrictions.
Our normal opening hours are Monday - Friday, 8.30 am - 9.00 pm
Spaces in the Coffeehouse
A mini-amphitheatre seating up to 30 people and equipped for live broadcasting.
Whiteboard walls and display screen make a space to create new ideas.
Dr Cross Room
Rotating displays of great designs from RSA Royal Designers for Industry.
Displays on change projects from Fellows around the world.
Filled with our history, displaying copies of documents from our archive.
Features a mural on our history from the team who brought you RSA Animates.
RSA Library update during the House closure
- Due to social distancing restrictions, RSA House and Library remains closed for visits from Fellows and the public.
- During this period, we will not be able to issue loans by post, and we ask you not to return books using our freepost service until further notice.
- We cannot process library reservations or requests at this time.
- Loan periods for books currently out on loan will be extended by 6 weeks. If you have a book on loan you will receive an email to confirm the new due date.
- You can renew your books online by logging in to your library account via the library portal.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help logging in or with any other questions.