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On-campus catering

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Great food, right here on campus

The University is committed to the Plymouth Food Charter which promotes healthy and sustainable food and aims to improve health and wellbeing. We use fresh seasonal produce to cook affordable and tasty meals, both in and outside of term time. 

There are three excellent dining outlets on campus: the Dining Hall, the Grandstand Cafe and Barjon. Students and staff can always get access to delicious, hearty food that's cooked and prepared with great care.

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

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


  • Monday - Friday 8.00 - 11:00pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 12:00 - 11:00pm

Grandstand Cafe

  • Open every day in the University Sport & Health Centre

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.

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Campus shop

Don’t let those cupboards go bare: the on-campus shop is here to provide you with reasonably priced essentials, so you don’t have to travel far to get stocked up. It is open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 6pm during term-time with reduced hours outside of term time. Cashback is available.

The shop sells:

  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Sandwiches and wraps
  • Pasta and salad pots
  • Crisps
  • Chocolate, snack bars and sweets
  • Toiletries
  • Greetings cards
  • Stamps
  • Stationery
  • Hot drinks and hot food
  • Frozen food and ice creams
  • Alcohol
  • Cleaning products

Private Hire

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

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