Welcome to Catering Services, and a special welcome to all new students and staff. We hope you enjoy our broad range of high quality, value-for-money food and hospitality facilities.

Catering at our Oxford-based campuses is provided by Gather & Gather. Visit Food at Brookes to find out further information on the food and drink on offer on your campus. You can also hear about upcoming offers and events via the Food At Brookes Instagram account

Catering outlet opening times

Harcourt Hill Campus:

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 7.30pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Wheatley Campus:

  • Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 7.00pm;
  • Weekends - Closed

Headington Campus:

The Terrace, John Henry Brookes Building

  • Weekdays - 11.30am to 2.30pm
  • Weekends - Closed

The Yard, John Henry Brookes Building

  • Weekdays - 11.00am to 7.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

The Deli, John Henry Brookes Building

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 4.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Clerici Cafe

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 5.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Café Central, John Henry Brookes Building

  • Weekdays - 7.30am to 8.00pm
  • Weekends - 8.30am to 5.00pm

Avo Café, Abercrombie Building

  • Weekdays - 9.30am to 2.30pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Brookes Co-Op

  • 7.00am to 10.00pm

Marston Road Site:

Marston Cafe

  • Weekdays - 10.00am to 7.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Marston Restaurant

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 2.30pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Swindon Campus:

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 3.30pm

Your feedback matters to us

Gather & Gather is keen to hear about any catering related experiences across the Oxford Brookes estate. Whether you have positive feedback or would like to tell us how we can do better, please feel free to contact Marc Purnell, Account Director by emailing

Healthy eating and ethical catering

We provide a range of healthy options which are available at all campuses and identified on menus. Fairtrade, organic and local sourcing will be used where applicable. Meat will be sourced from farms with high levels of animal care and fish will be sourced from sustainable fisheries.

We are committed to ensuring that our services meet the needs of the diverse and multicultural community at Oxford Brookes. 

Catering for events

We provide hospitality for internal events held by staff or students. From 1 September 2022 the minimum value for hospitality orders is £35 .

For more details, booking information and menus, view the Hospitality Brochure.

Book internal hospitality by clicking the hospitality form box below. New users can register for an account by clicking on the 'Sign in' button on the top right of the screen and then selecting 'Register'. Please register your new account using your Oxford Brookes email address. When you have selected the items you wish to order, you will need an Oxford Brookes cost and activity code to complete the booking. More information on booking hospitality with us can be found on the first page of the hospitality brochure linked below.  

If you are an external party and wish to hold a catered event here at Oxford Brookes, Please visit the Oxford Brookes Venues webpages.