Great food, right here on campus

Catering - Opening Hours

Term time

Opening hours

University Dining Hall

  • Breakfast: Monday to Friday 8:00am - 11.30am
  • Lunch specials: Monday to Friday 11:30am - 2:00pm
  • Grill bar: Monday to Friday 12:00pm - 7.00pm
  • Dinner specials: Monday to Friday 5:00pm - 7.00pm

Cafe Bar

  • Monday - Friday 8.00 - 5:00pm

Grandstand Cafe

  • Open every day in the University sports centre

Catering - What's Available

Take your pick

Our regular menu

  • Salad bar
  • Jacket potatoes
  • English and continental breakfast
  • Baguette bar on Wednesdays
  • Roast carvery meal on Thursdays
  • Soup of the day
  • Hot vegetarian meal twice a day
  • Grill bar offers a range of burgers and hot sandwiches
  • Selection of sandwiches, wraps and sushi
  • Toasted sandwiches and paninis available from Starbucks

Catering - Discount Card

Pre-loaded campus cash

DIScount card

You can use your DIScount card in the University Dining Hall (where you’ll also benefit from 10% off), the Cafe Bar, the Grandstand Cafe and the campus shop.

Dining In Scheme

Catering - Private Hire


Private Hire

We also provide private hire facilities to members of the public. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, Christmas party, club gathering or business meeting, we can provide fresh, delicious food for you all to enjoy. 

Catering at the University


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University of St Mark & St John is committed to the Plymouth Food Charter.
We believe that good food is vital to the lives of our students and staff. The aim is to improve health and wellbeing for all through a sustainable and thriving local food economy. We will use fresh seasonal produce to supply delicious and affordable meals.  

 The University offers a range of in-house catering facilities for students and staff during the academic year. Eating areas offer a wide variety of freshly prepared meals, sandwiches and snacks including vegetarian and healthy options. Where possible individual dietary requirements will be accommodated.

We also provide private hire facilities to members of the public for private hire. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, Christmas party, club or business group, we can cater for all your needs.

Dining Hall  


Catering Opening Hours - Term Time Only

The Dining Hall (Servery)

Breakfast:  Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 11:30

Lunch Specials:  Monday - Friday, 11:30 - 14:00

Grill Bar:  Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 19:00

Dinner Specials:  Monday - Friday, 17:00 - 19:00


The Dining Hall (Cafe Bar/Starbucks)

 Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00


The Grandstand (Sports Centre)

Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 21:30

Saturday - Sunday, 09:00 - 17:00