European XFEL's company restaurant, BeamStop, is open for employees, guests and users of the facility. For local residents and external guests the Restaurant is unfortunately closed until the COVID 19 pandemy subsides. It is adjacent to the facility's headquarters building, about 150 m from the main entry gate.

BeamStop offers lunch Monday through Friday 11:30–14:00. Each day, two options for lunch are provided, including at least one vegan or vegetarian meal, as well as sides, soups, and  salads.

Alongside the lunchtime offerings, BeamStop's Coffee Bar offers breakfast in the morning, sandwiches, sweets and savoury baked goods, and hot and cold drinks daily 7:00–15:00. In summer freshly made smoothies are also offered. For all payments at BeamStop please top up your Desy or EuXFEL access badge with money by using cash, credit cards or Maestro at the machines next to the entrance. After choosing your meal or drinks simply pay cashless at the cashier, by just putting your card on the reader. Guest payment cards are available for a little deposit at the payment machines, if you are not holding an access badge.

External visitors are asked not to enter the campus until further notice.

The European XFEL merchandise collection comprising sweatshirts, T-shirts for adults and kids, coffee mugs, umbrellas,  lunchboxes, our very own campus-produced honey and other items is also available for purchase at  BeamStop.

This week's menu is below. Guten Appetit!


Operations of the Restaurant during festive season 2020/2021

Until 18th December the regular opening times apply and the menu will contain the actual choice of dishes. 

21st December until 23rd December
The coffee bar will be open from 7 a.m. until 3p.m.. For lunch (11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.) the BeamStop Team will offer
one vegetarian dish at the coffee bar, with a meat option.

24th December 2020 until 3rd January 2021
BeamStop will be closed.

From 4th January 2021 onward
The regular opening times apply and the menu with the actual choice will be available again.

Actual menu