Cafés on campus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update – 16 March 2021

Cafés on Campus (takeaway provision only)

Loafers Deli is open 8:30–16:00 serving breakfast baps, fresh sandwiches, wraps, homemade soups from The Container and coffee.

You can purchase homemade brownies and bakes (usually sold in The Container) from Loafers Deli.

Drake's Kitchen is open 8:30–15:00 serving cooked breakfasts, hot lunch specials, coffee and cake.

The Library Cafe is open 11:30–14:30 serving hot and cold drinks only.

North Campus

John Bull Cafe is operating 8:30–14:30, serving breakfast baps, fresh sandwiches, hot pastries, coffee and cake.

Due to the national lockdown restrictions, the remaining catering outlets will remain closed until further notice. This will continue to be reviewed and the catering webpages will be updated accordingly.

The campus cafes will be serving a takeaway-only option. Please follow the COVID-19 safety measures when visiting our outlets. 

We are proud to continue the Hospitality Shop offer. We have essential supplies and treats available to pick up from Drake's Kitchen (pre-order essential). Avoid the checkout queues and waiting outside in the cold by contacting for further details. 

We are offering the same great value, low-cost price using locally sourced seasonal ingredients.  

Everyone is invited to enjoy our sustainable, locally sourced fresh food and drink. We have a range of locations across campus serving different dishes so there are plenty of choices to keep you going.

Whether you fancy a hearty breakfast, a healthy salad or simply a slice of cake, our great value menus have something for everyone.

Explore our sustainable food culture that supports local, sustainable and Fairtrade produce and suppliers.

Please note the new safety measures in place across our campus cafés; if you have any questions, please contact a member of staff.

Our Hospitality service is offering COVID-19-safe Hospitality deliveries for events. Please contact for more information on available menus and information on our Hospitality Shop, which supplies food hampers and fresh locally sourced produce.