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Food Bundles

GFaL Club

Food bundles

The smart way to pay for food and drink on campus

Food bundles are open to all students living in University of Leeds accommodation and allow you to buy credit in advance to spend in any of our cafés on campus, using the Great Food at Leeds App.


  • Free credit. Get up to 25% free credit on food and drink!
  • Flexible. Use in any of our cafes and the award-winning Refectory
  • Great choice. Enjoy a wide range of delicious home-style dishes & freshly made sandwiches, salads, snacks each day
  • Easy to use. Use our Great Food at Leeds Club app to pay for food and drink on campus.
  • Exclusive offers. Collect stamps with every hot drink you buy and get access to additional promotions

Pick the food bundle for you

Choose from three options, all with free credit

Food bundles offer you better value for money than paying with cash because they all come with extra free credit that you can use to spend in any of our Great Food at Leeds catering outlets.

You’ll also able to use your credit as much, or as little, as you want with no daily limit restrictions. Terms and conditions apply.

Our food

Providing students with quality fresh food at competitive prices is at the heart of what we strive to achieve through the facilities and services we offer across campus.

  • Fresh

    Our food is made using the finest local ingredients by our expert chefs

  • Local

    65% of our food is sourced from local suppliers within 40 miles of Leeds 

  • Fairtrade

    Supporting and selling Fairtrade products since 2003

Healthy eating

Eating healthy on campus couldn’t be easier with our range of daily-made fresh salads, sandwiches, and home-style comfort food made on campus. There’s also plenty of vegan and vegetarian options to choose from and options for customers with different dietary requirements.

Award-winning Refectory

Located right at the heart of the University campus, the contemporary Refectory restaurant offers a wide range of home-style food each day.

Our mouth-watering menus are freshly prepared by our award-winning chefs on campus and we offer a choice of breakfast (served 8- 11am) hand-crafted Hot Sandwiches, Deli Bar, Salad Bar, Vegan Bar, Pizza and Pasta, Hot Wok, heat at home ready meals, vegetable boxes, and more – we guarantee you’ll be spoilt for choice!

A wide selection of salads and jacket potatoes to choose from

Serving a traditional English breakfast between 8-11am, then delicious hand-crafted hot sandwiches during the day.

Freshly made wraps, baguettes to go filled with a wide range of fillings and artisan pizzas served hot or heat at home

Freshly baked cakes and treats from our local suppliers with bean to cup coffee stations.

From fish and chip Friday to traditional Yorkshire Roast. The specials bar rotates each day to give you something extra special.

Hot sandwiches, noodles and more.

Delicious homemade plant-based food that is far from boring!

STREET FOOD (Located on the precinct)
Discover world cuisine with dishes from all over the world

Authentic pizza and pasta dishes

Enjoy a selection of sandwich meal deals as well as fresh ready meals, made in house, that can be heated at home.


Currently Food Bundles are only available to all students who live in university accommodation to purchase through the StarRes accommodation online store.

Any GFaL Club account found to be inactive for a period of 18 months or more will be closed. Refunds will not be available after 18 months or more of inactivity.

Your Food Bundle credit will be added to your account one working day after purchasing the food bundle.

  1. Simply download the ‘GFAL CLUB app’ from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
  2. Click ‘Create Account’ using your university email address and follow the instructions on screen to enter the required details.

Simply open the app and click ‘Tap to display your ID Tag’ and scan your phone at the till. Your Hot Drink stamp card will update automatically if you have purchased a hot drink.

A purse is the terminology used on the GFAL Club app and portal which relates to the account that your Food Bundle money is added to. You can check the balance of your Food Bundle purse by pressing the star button on the app or clicking “My Purses” on the portal.

How do I update my account information?

Log in to the app and go to ‘Settings’ here you can manage:

  • Notifications
  • Payment cards
  • Password
  • Security
  • Data

Please note that all in-app notifications will come from the email address,