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    Food on campus

    Welcome to catering

    Our staff and students can enjoy a variety of excellent food and drink options right here on campus. Explore our facilities and find out more about our menus, dietary offers, nutrition, feedback and rewards scheme.

    Our eateries >

    We have cafes, restaurants and 'grab and go' convenience stops across campus so whether you're looking for a quick snack or something more substantial, there will be something to suit your needs.

    • Food map

      Want to know what's available or looking for something in particular?

      Check the map

    • Opening times

      Our cafes and eateries are usually open between 9.00 to 5.00pm Monday to Friday but some operate at different times throughout the year

      Check the times

    Dietary and allergen information

    Knowing exactly what you're eating is important especially if you have an allergy or intolerance. That's why we label all allergen information on our non-packaged food and drinks.

    It is also available on request in the Catering Office or you can speak to a member of staff at any of our outlets.

    Dietary options

    We cater for the following dietary requirements across the majority of our eateries:

    • Halal
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Pescatarian

    Make sure to check the food map for where the best places  are for you.

    More information

    Check the Food Standards Agency for more information about food allergies and intolerance's.

    If you have any particular dietary requirements or concerns, please contact Executive Chef Gerry Vincent by calling 0208 411 5770

    Nutrition and wellbeing

    Eating healthy is good for the body and the mind. When you're on campus, you can be sure you'll be getting a great quality, nutritious meal which also supports a sustainable environment.

    Our chefs use market research and student surveys to create menus that are healthy and delicious. We also adhere to guidelines of key government departments such as the Department of Health and Defra to maintain a high quality of food on offer.

    We're helping to create a healthy community for everyone on campus by making sure you're getting balanced snacks and meals that taste good too.

    Ask a member of staff at any outlet for more information about the nutrition and calorie content of our recipes. You can also find this information on the daily menu displays at Streat.

    More information

    The Nourished Life is a free resource which has expert advice on your health and wellbeing. It also has helpful information on allergens, nutrients and eating well all written by our registered nutritionists. You can even contact a nutritionist directly to ask any questions you have about nutrition, food or cooking.

    Sustainability

    We know that where our food comes is as important to our staff and students as how it tastes. We strive to use ethical and sustainable products wherever we can and source local, fresh and seasonal food as often as possible.

    Our Grove Coffee Bar provides exclusively Fairtrade items in celebration of our Fairtrade Status in 2018. Follow us on Twitter and see how you can get involved with Fairtrade.

    We were recently awarded the Soil Associations ‘Food for Life’ Bronze Award and we've also been accredited by:

    Reducing our single use plastics

    We want to make sure our campus is as clean and environmentally sustainable as it can be so we've made a number of changes in our food outlets. In selected outlets, we now only provide biodegradable cutlery and paper straws, we've installed refilling water fountains across campus and we also introduced a 5p cup levy on single use cups with a 20p discount if you use a reusable coffee cup.

    From January to June 2019 the water fountains have been used over 270,000 times, we've sold 1,185 reusable cups and with the 20p discount, students have saved a massive £4,700.

    Get involved

    As a student, we encourage you to be active in our campus' sustainability and environmental care. One of our students, Maggie Davies, has played an important role in further promoting plastic reduction on campus and we welcome your comments and suggestions for other ideas and campaigns.

    Throughout the academic year, you can look forward to a series of events, campaigns and pop-up stalls such as:

    • Sustainability events
    • Stop Food Waste Day
    • Fairtrade Fortnight
    • North London Waste Authority ‘Wise up to Waste’ initiatives

    Loyalty and rewards

    Make your money go further with loyalty points on the Yoyo App

    We are working in partnership with Yoyo Wallet to make payments on campus easier, faster and more rewarding. Every time you pay with Yoyo, you earn points on every penny you spend at any of our cafes or food outlets*.

    Every £1 spent give you 100 points which you can then use to redeem rewards within the app. You'll also get digital loyalty cards, receipts, special offers and weekly promotions straight to your phone.

    Download from IOS

    Download from Android

    Make sure to check out the MDXApp for more information on getting the app and trouble shooting any problems you might have.

    *Excludes Subway and myCostcutter

    Get in touch

    Whatever you want to say, we want to hear it.

    Leave us a comment

    We want to ensure that we’re offering the best possible catering service for your needs so if you have a comment or suggestion, you can let us know on Did We Make You Smile (MDX code: 67703).

    Have your say

    Our annual catering survey is now open. This is your chance to have your voice heard as we use the results and ideas for innovation and overall improvement. It will be open until Friday 20 December 2019 when the results will be collected and reviewed by the Food on Campus Focus Group.

    Complete the survey in person all week with one of catering reps and get a free drink or voucher valid until December. Our reps will be in the Quad from Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October.

    Get in touch

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