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Where to eat and drink on campus

You're never too far from somewhere to eat, drink and relax

Summer opening times

Summer opening times have now been confirmed for all 9 Food on Campus venues across the University.

Open through the summer

Chimes - from Monday 5 June open 8.00am - 3.00pm Monday - Friday, excluding the August Bank Holiday (Friday 25 August)

The Hub - from Monday 5 June open 8.00am - 3.00 pm Monday - Friday, excluding the August Bank Holiday (Friday 25 August)

Ravelin Sports Centre Café - open 8.00am - 6.00pm every day


Closed for summer

Anglesea 901 - closed Friday 26 May 2023 until Monday 18 September 2023

Café Coco - closed Friday 2 June 2023 until Monday 18 September 2023

Eldon Art Café - closed Friday 16 June 2023 until Monday 18 September 2023

Library Café - closed Friday 6 June 2023 until Monday 18 September 2023

Park Coffee Shop - closed Friday 2 June 2023 until Monday 18 September 2023

Portland - closed Friday 2 June 2023 until Monday 18 September 2023

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. Don't forget to check our holiday opening times if you're looking for somewhere to eat outside of University term time.

Staff and Student Loyalty card

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 – 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–5.00pm | Friday: 8.00am–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, but not ideal if you want to get your head down and work. 

Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 8.00am-5.00pm.

Cafe Coco

A quirky tea room with a broad menu. It offers healthy snacks, Fairtrade produce and sweet treats. Cafe Coco is available for private hire.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am–3.00pm

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-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–Thursday, 8.00am–8.00pm | Friday, 8.00am–7.00pm | Saturday and Sunday, 11.00am–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-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–Thursday, 8.30am–6.00pm | Friday: 8.30am–4.30pm

St George's Coffee Shop

St George's coffee shop, located in the basement of St George's building, is small and cosy. It has a TV area, sofas and a bank of shared computers. 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am-2.00pm

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–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.