Eating on campus

Eating on campus

Semester opening hours are shown in the links. If you are studying or visiting between July and September Catering facilities summer 2019 has all the information you need for finding refreshments on campus. Catering and Events holds a 2-star rating from the Food Made Good programme run by the Sustainable Restaurant Association.

Food for thought - The Fraser Building, level 3 [E2]

For students, staff and visitors to the campus, serving hot meals and snacks.

  • 11am-3pm Monday to Friday
  • 400 seater restaurant
  • Wi-fi access
  • Vegan and vegetarian options
  • Quiet area for evening study


The place to meet at the heart of campus with Student Services on Level 2

Library and Fraser building


Food to go - The Fraser Building, level 3 [E2]

  • 8am - 6pm (Monday to Thursday)
  • 8am - 4.30pm (Friday)

'Food to go' offers everything you need for breakfast on the go, lunch on the run or an evening snack to sustain you during late study sessions.

  • Sandwiches, hot and cold drinks
  • Freshly baked pizza and toasted panini
  • Speciality snack noodles and drinks
  • Vending machines, hot water tap and microwave ovens

Students sitting outside the Fraser building


One A The Square [A9]

One A The Square Café

  • 10am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Full range of speciality coffee and tea - made to order. Flavoured latte, soya milk options and delicious Fairtrade hot chocolate- a treat with a good conscience


One A The Square Brasserie

  • 8am - 2.30pm (hot meals from 11.30am) Monday to Friday
  • Full breakfast range, baked potatoes and freshly filled baguettes, vegan soup/main course always on offer, individual brasserie-style meals, delicious desserts and full range of coffees and speciality teas.
  • Seating for 100+

Front of main building and memorial gate


Atrium Café, Wolfson Medical School Building [C8]

  • 8.30am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday
  • Freshly made sandwiches, baked potatoes, baguettes, soup, home baking, confectionery, hot & cold drinks
  • Seating for 80+

Exterior of the Wolfson Medical School building - day


Café Picolino, Boyd Orr Building [D1]

  • 8.30am - 3pm, Monday to Friday
  • Sandwiches, salads, soup and snacks
  • Proud to serve Orang Utan coffee supporting an important Sumatran conservation project


Links Café, closed until further notice, Wolfson Building [B10]

  • Seating in the adjacent common room

Links Cafe seating


Garscube campus: the barn

  • Garscube Estate, access from Switchback Road
  • The barn (Mary Stewart Building) 8.30am - 2.30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Breakfast, paninis, toasties, baked potatoes, cookies, soup, sandwiches, hot & cold drinks
  • Seating for 300+

the barn


Food in focus, ‌Level 3, University Library [D11]

  • Vending machines accessible during library opening hours
  • Comfy seating in a newly decorated area for library users
  • Cafe service available:
    • Monday- Thursday: 8am - 8pm
    • Friday: 8am - 5pm
    • Saturday/Sunday: 10.30am - 5pm

University Library front door


St Andrews Building Refresh & Refuel [E14]

  • Refresh and Refuel vending suite

Exterior of the St Andrews building - day


Gilchrist Postgraduate Club, Gilbert Scott Building [A26]

  • For postgraduate students and staff - University ID/Registration card required for swipe entry system Monday to Friday
  • Semester opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 11pm
  • Open to all:
    • Weekdays after 5pm
    • Saturday: 10am - 5.30pm
    • Sunday: Midday - 5.30pm
  • Find out more:

A function at the Gilchrist PG club