Located right at the heart of University campus, the contemporary Refectory venue offers a wide range of hot and cold 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 and Street Food from around the World.

Great Food at Leeds are committed to providing healthy and fresh food for customers with different dietary requirements and we are able to provide a selection of gluten-free and Halal certified products in The Refectory.

Did you know?

The Refectory does not only serve delicious hot and cold food throughout the day, it also becomes an iconic music venue at night!

Music legends, such as The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Bob Marley, have all graced this venue with their presence. Perhaps the most famous live recording ever made – The Who Live at Leeds – was also recorded there.


Visit the AccessAble website for an access guide to The Refectory.

  • Location

    University precinct next to the Student Union

  • Speciality

    A range of food from around the world

  • Food

    Hand-crafted Hot Sandwiches, Deli Bar, Salad Bar, Classics, Pizza and Pasta, The Ranch and much more


The Refectory is open for takeaway service 9am-2pm each day from Monday to Friday.

Offering a choice of Breakfast (served 9-11:30am) hot meals, sandwiches, panini’s, salads
and pasta pots (11:45-2pm).

Please ASK our helpful staff for up-to-date allergen information.

Meal Plan

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

Fine Dining

The Refectory is an iconic venue that can be transformed to provide fine dining for large conference dinners as well as Graduation Celebrations.

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