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Kitchen Services

The Canteen in the North Common Room caters for staff throughout the day with most payments being made via our EPOS System:

0930 - 1130  free coffee
0930 - 1615  free tea
1000 - 1615  various sandwiches, traybakes, buns, pastries, seasonal fresh fruit, crisps, other snacks, speciality coffees
1200 - 1400  soups

Catering can be booked by staff for lunches in the Department. This includes the following items:

  • Sandwiches, ciabattas, wraps, rolls, baguettes, or quiches can be made to order with a wide range of fillings – just ask.
  • The canteen’s range of traybakes, buns, seasonal fresh fruit, crisps, and other snacks.
  • Orange juice, mineral water, and other soft drinks on request.
  • Tea/coffee and biscuits.

Please click here to view the Canteen price list.

Booking Procedures

An email must be sent to the Canteen (). It should clearly state the following information about the booking:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Number of people to be catered for
  • Job number
  • Location, if the catering is to be delivered by Kitchen staff (otherwise, note that the requestor will collect from Kitchens).

One week’s notice should be given when booking lunches, twenty-four hours when booking tea/coffee and biscuits.

If you collect catering from the Kitchens, please remember to return everything (trolley, trays, crockery, etc) once the event has finished.