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The Refectory

Location: Next to the Student Union Building


Offering a wide variety of hot and cold food each day, freshly prepared by our award-winning chefs on campus. Choose from fresh Tossed Salads, Noodles and Hot Wok selection, Hot Sandwiches, Homemade Soup, Jacket Potatoes, Pizza, Pasta Dishes and our exciting Street Food section, offering authentic food from around the world.

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Deli Bar
Choose your wrap, bagel or artisan bread, add from a selection of dressings and fresh salad. Finally add the premium filling of your choice.

Tossed Salad – Dressed to impress! 
Choose from a base of cous cous, rice, chickpeas or pasta and add a deli item and fresh salad items of your choice.

Jacket Potatoes
Choose from a selection of fillings, such as Tuna, Cheese and Coronation Chicken, add salad garnish to finish.

Soup of the day

Choice of two different soups everyday, served with a choice of bread rolls.


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

See our Refectory Menu here – For our varied counters.

Meal Plan

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

The food we offer is carefully selected to ensure a balanced diet, more details can be found in our sustainability section.
View all Refectory counter offers

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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Gluten Free Accredited

Gluten-Free Accreditation

The Refectory has been 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.

Food for the Brain Accredited

Over the last three years, The Refectory has been awarded Food For the Brain Nutritional Accreditation.



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