We have four catering outlets across the university, with the fifth, Highbury Canteen which opened in March 2018 after a transformation. Find out about the opening hours, locations and sample menus.
Summer opening times
1st floor, Tower building
Monday to Thursday: 09:00-17:00
Freshly cooked breakfast and lunch is available every day. Hot food, soup and pasties are served at lunchtime from 12pm, as well as a selection of sandwiches, cakes and chocolates. Grab 'n' go style dining that offers a wide range of hot and cold food options including pizza and pasta, burritos, sandwiches, salads. We have vegetarian, vegan and halal options.
Costa Blue Met
Ground floor, Tower building
Monday to Friday 8.00 - 15:30
Enjoy Proud to Serve Costa coffee, lovingly crafted by our expertly trained baristas. Sandwiches, paninis and fairtrade snacks available all day.
Highbury Canteen (Crackle and Hum located here)
Ground floor, Roding building
Crackle and Hum coffee shop open from 10:00 - 15:00
Highbury canteen is a hidden gem on the ground floor of the Roding building. It's now re-opened this year as an eco-friendly, plastic-free cafe. Crockery and cutlery - your very own campus restaurant and coffee shop.
Featuring a daily chicken shop counter choosing from side including fries, coleslaw, house salad, corn on the cob. Be as healthy or unhealthy as you like. Soup, salad and a healthy nutritionist choice make this the perfect location to spend time enjoying your food.The show piece being the vegetarian only chefs theatre cooking.
Homemade sandwiches, baguettes, salads, smoothies, cakes and treats available from Crackle & Hum perfect for an afternoon pick me up.
Ground floor, Library, Learning centre
Monday to Friday: 10:00-15:00
Enjoy Proud to Serve Costa coffee, lovingly crafted by our expertly trained baristas. Perfect with snacks for your study sessions. A tasty selection of hot toasted sandwiches, pastries, salads and hot pots are available all day. These hot pots come in a range of flavours. A few examples of these include the Full English Breakfast Pot, Chilli Con Carne (gf), Mac and Cheese and Chickpea & Sweet Potato Curry (vg)(gf). The pots can be heated up in a matter of minutes for you to enjoy nearly instantly or you are more than welcome to take one away with you.