St Bartholomew’s Hospital (Barts), is a leading, internationally renowned teaching hospital based in the City of London.

The hospital offers a full range of local and specialist services, which includes centres for the treatment of cancer, heart conditions, fertility problems, endocrinology and various health conditions.

Respite Room iconRespite Room

Location: W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE

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Directions to EU Respite Room: Jewish Community Room Barts (JCRB) – second floor of the Catering Block.

The following access arrangements are in place:

During the day

  • There will be open access during Hours 6am – 8pm
  • Use stairs or lift to the 2nd Floor JCRB – Jewish Community Room Barts
  • There are 2 mechanical keypads: one at the top of stairs into corridor, the other on the door of JCRB

Out of hours (8pm – 6am)

  • Users will need to contact someone to swipe entry of building to let people in (security, site manager, chaplain or nurse)
  • Then there are 2 mechanical keypads: one top of stairs into corridor, the other on the door of JCRB
  • Stairs can be used over Shabbos and specific Festival times and lift which requires a swipe can be used at other times


  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Shabbos Urn
  • Snacks
  • Cold Shabbos Food
  • Coffee Tea Milk
  • Reading Material
  • Seforim
  • Personal Packs

Accommodation icon Accommodation

Accommodation may be available near Barts Hospital.

For bookings or more information, please call our office on: 020 8211 1010