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The Refectory

Location: Next to the Student Union Building


The Refectory is located on the main University precinct next to the Student Union and offers a wide range of hot and cold food each day. All the food is freshly prepared by our award winning chefs on campus.

There is a choice of hand-crafted Hot Sandwiches, Deli Bar, Salad Bar, Classics, Pizza and Pasta, The Ranch, Hot Wok and Street Food from around the World.

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Opening Times
(Term Time)
Monday – Friday 08.00 to 19.00
10.00 to 14.00
(Out of Term)
Monday – Friday 08.00 to 14.00
Food Hygiene Rating 5 - VERY GOOD

Refectory Menus

The Refectory Menu (PDF) – For our varied Refectory counters.

Meal Plan Package

Students who live in catered accommodation on campus (Ellerslie, Lyddon & Charles Morris Halls) eat in The Refectory using the Refresh card Meal Plan Package.

The food on offer is carefully selected to ensure a balanced diet and this is reflected in our Food For the Brain Nutritional Accreditation, more details can be found in our sustainability section.
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Gluten Free Accredited

Gluten-Free Accreditation

In June 2015 the Refectory was awarded the Gluten-Free accreditation from Coeliac UK.

The Refectory was praised for the selection of gluten-free options including, Handmade Pizza, Cottage Pie, African Beef Curry and Rice Pudding and safe processes in the kitchen when preparing and serving gluten-free food. Find out more about our Gluten-Free accreditation.


Fine Dining

The Refectory can also be transformed to provide fine dining for large conference dinners as well as Graduation Celebrations.

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