Prepaid catered halls

The prepaid catered halls offer is for 35 weeks of the year and includes breakfast and dinner served Monday – Friday. Guaranteed two meals a day (breakfast and dinner) for the equivalent of £9.00 per day or £45.00 per week! Totaling £1,575 for the year, this is to be paid in full, once your accommodation is booked and confirmed. Payment will need to be made via the Estore and this is open from March 2021.

The package is currently only available to students staying in University manged halls of residence. These are:


Breakfast served between 07:30 – 09:00 (available in Drakes Kitchen, RLB or John Bull Café).

Breakfast will consist of:

  • five item cooked breakfast or
  • breakfast bap or
  • continental (meats, cheese, fruit and yogurt),
  • all served with tea and coffee, water or fruit juice.


Served between 17:00 – 19:00 (served in Drakes Kitchen).

Dinner will be two courses (main meal and desert). There will be two options – a meat based meal or a vegetarian & vegan meal which will also be gluten free. Served with tea and coffee, water or fruit juice. Please see sample menu below.

Benefits of prepaid catered halls

  • A flexible prepaid way to eat.
  • Less time cooking, food shopping and washing up! 
  • An opportunity to meet new friends. 
  • Freedom to cook for yourself or eat out at weekends.
  • Try new foods!

Dietary requirements 

Please make the catering team aware of any dietary requirements or allergens prior to arrival. We will always attempt to accommodate any specific dietary requirements

A vegetarian / vegan, gluten free choice will always be available at each meal.

How does it work?

If you are lucky enough to stay in one of our University managed halls then you are eligible for the prepaid catering package! 

Students must present their University of Plymouth student card at each meal. The catering staff will not serve you if you do not have your ID card.