Drake's Kitchen

Drake's Kitchen is open from 07:30-19:00 during term time and is located in the Rolle Plaza, in front of the Rolle Building and next to Francis Drake Halls.

Visit the hub of the campus cafes, providing a welcoming environment to order fresh, homemade meals, breakfast options, Matthew Algie barista coffee and cakes.

Find all your favourite dishes from traditional English breakfasts where you can mix and match cooked items to create the ultimate bap, 5 or 8 item breakfast. To make our low-cost option even better, we also include a free hot drink in the price.

Daily specials have also returned, serving a taste of the world with themed dishes, all using locally sourced ingredients. From Fish Fridays to street food to the renowned weekly Wednesday roast dinner, all our main meals are under £5 for students.

Pop in and see what's on offer today.

Please note that during the holidays, opening hours may vary.

Order and pay online

Save time and beat the queues by ordering your lunch, drinks and treats on the OrderPay app. Ordering on campus has never been so easy with our new click and collect option.

How does it work?

  • Download the OrderPay app and select your preferred cafe*
  • Choose your collection time and proceed to pick your campus favourites.
  • Visit the venue and collect your order from our collection point.

* currently only available for use in Drake’s Kitchen, Portland's Pizza and Loafers Deli.

Friend Stop

Meet new people, connect and share experiences on the café's Friend Stop.

Starting university may be a daunting experience, that's why the cafés on campus have created designated pop-up tables to encourage students and staff to sit, have a natter and make friends on our open and inviting tables.

Everyone is invited to sit at the Friend Stop; whether you're on your own or with a friend or colleague, take a seat, share the table and have a chat with new people.

Whether you stay for ten minutes or spend your time eating breakfast or taking an afternoon tea break, the cafés aim to bring everyone together.