The Shoe Bird Café, named after Eudora Welty’s only children’s book, The Shoe Bird, is Belhaven University’s very own coffee shop. It is centrally located on the first floor of the McCravey-Triplett Student Center. The Café is open to students, faculty, staff, and on campus visitors.

The Shoe Bird provides a variety of food and drink options at very affordable prices. We proudly prepare coffee, lattes, cappuccinos, espressos, specialty teas, and iced coffees. In addition to drinks, you can also come by and get a delicious baked goods including: scones, biscotti, muffins, brownies, and cookies. Pizza, cereal, bagels, and other quick meal options are also available.

For any questions about the Shoe Bird please contact, Steve Smith, Food Service Director, at or 601-968-5912.

Hours of Operation:

Normal Operating Hours

Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed