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Where to eat and drink on campus

Find somewhere to eat, drink and relax.

Looking for a coffee, lunch or a quick snack? Food on Campus has you covered.

You'll find 9 Food on Campus venues across the University, so you're never far from something delicious. All our cafes are committed to sustainable sourcing, minimising food waste and reducing our use of plastics.

Loyalty scheme

Use your student or staff ID card to collect five points for every £1 you spend. Each point will be worth 1p, which you can redeem against your future purchases at any catering venue across campus. Benefits include:

  • 5% off every purchase
  • Coffee stamps – buy 8, get your 9th coffee free
  • Seasonal bonus points and offers
  • Track your purchases and points online or via an app

Plus, get money off each time you use a reusable coffee cup!

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Our venues

Chimes Restaurant

The University's newest cafe on the ground floor of the University Learning Centre on Winston Churchill Avenue - enter the building and turn right through the doors.

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Friday: 8.00am to 4.30pm

The Hub at the Dennis Sciama Building

This large cafeteria has a good choice of cooked breakfasts and a 'make your own roll' sandwich bar. This is one of the busiest catering venues on campus – a great place for meeting up with friends. 

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Terrace Cafe

The Terrace Cafe, formerly known as Cafe Coco, is located on Cambridge Road (adjacent to the Students Union Building). Showcasing a spacious and modern new look, with additional outdoor “terrace” seating, this cafe serves up hot and cold drinks, a selection of cakes and pastries as well as a tasty breakfast and lunch menu.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Boutique Espresso in Park building

Located in an impressive white-stone building, this cafe is a great choice for group work and solo study sessions.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 4.00pm

Library Coffee Shop

This modern coffee shop with ample natural light is on the ground floor of the library. There's ample space for group working and laptop charging points.

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 8.00am to 8.00pm

Friday: 8.00am to 7.00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 11.00am to 4.00pm

Boutique Espresso in Eldon building

Sip your coffee in this light, airy cafe in the Eldon building while you admire the work on display produced by our students on creative courses such as fashion, architecture and interior design.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 5.00pm

Portland Coffee Shop

This smart and minimalist cafe overlooks the Portland courtyard. It has multiple laptop charging points and indoor and outdoor seating.

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 6.00pm

Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Ravelin Sports Centre Café

Located just inside the sports centre opposite the entrance, this bright and spacious café offers Starbucks coffee as well as a range of other food and drink to keep you energised after a workout.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 6.30am to 10.30pm

Weekends and Bank Holidays: 7.00am to 9.00pm

901 Internet Cafe

Grab a hot drink and a snack in the 901 Internet Cafe where you can work on one of the many shared computers. The cafe is on the ground floor of the Anglesea building.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 2.30pm

Sustainable food and catering on campus

From eliminating single-use plastics, to local and seasonal produce — here's how we're helping the planet by promoting sustainable diets and reducing waste.