Our facility will close at 02.30 pm on the following dates:

  • Wed, 12.06.2024
  • Tue, 18.06.2024
  • Mon, 24.06.2024
  • Tue, 02.07.2024

Mensa & Cafeteria am Elsterbecken

At a glance

On the Jahnallee campus, the Mensa and Cafeteria am Elsterbecken tends to the students’ physical well-being.

The gastronomic free-flow concept applies here. Customers can combine their meals individually with several components. The Mensa furthermore includes a salad buffet and a pasta counter. Front-cooking stations like wok and BBQ as well as a varied dessert bar top the Mensa’s range off. If the weather is nice, you can enjoy coffee and cake on the terrace or at the Cafeteria.

Barrier-free eating

  • Access to counters appropriate for wheelchair user
  • Access to dining-hall appropriate for wheelchair user
  • Handicapped accessible toilet

Mensa und Cafeteria am Elsterbecken

Marschnerstraße 29c
04109 Leipzig

Opening hours

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


11:00 AM – 2:00 PM


9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Cafeteria will be closed from 05.02.-28.03.2024.

Coffee Isle

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

currently open


  • great selection of various main components and side dishes
  • pasta bar including various sauces
  • wok and BBQ dishes
  • vegetarian and vegan dishes
  • vegan pasta and wok dishes
  • salad buffet


  • various fair trade teas and coffee drinks as well as sweets
  • sandwiches, hot and cold snacks
  • cakes, cookies, muffins, donuts
  • desserts
  • cold drinks
  • smoothies
  • plastic-free chewing gums made of tree gum
  • coffee specialties with oat drink

Your way to us

Nearest university or academy
Leipzig University, Faculty of Sports Science:  0.0 km
Leipzig University, Faculty of Erziehungswissenschaften: 0.0 km
Leipzig Graduate School of Management: 0.0 km

Close-by student halls of residence
Hall of residence Mainzer Straße 2: approx. 150 m
Hall of residence Mainzer Straße 2A: approx. 150 m
Hall of residence Nürnberger Straße: approx. 2.5 km
Hall of residence Talstraße: approx. 2.5 km

Bicycle parking
Bicycle parking spaces are available on the whole campus.

Wheelchair access
A lift is located to the left of the entrance, which brings you to the food counter and to the dining room. The disabled-accessible lavatories are also located to the left of the entrance. The cafeteria on the ground floor is accessible by wheelchair too.

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Head of Mensa & Cafeteria am Elsterbecken