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

Summer 2024 catering outlet opening times

These following opening times are applicable for the summer period up to 13 September 2024. Further information on opening times for the 2024/25 academic year will be added closer to September 2024. Please note that the University is moving all remaining activity from the Wheatley Campus ahead of the 2024-25 academic year.

Harcourt Hill Campus:

During June 2024:

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 3.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

During July to 9 August 2024:

  • Weekdays - 7.00am to 7.30pm
  • Weekends - 7.30am to 7.30pm

From 12 August 2024:

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 7.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Wheatley Campus:

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 3.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

From 23 June 2024:

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 2.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Headington Campus:

The Terrace, John Henry Brookes Building

  • Weekdays - Closed
  • Weekends - Closed

The Yard, John Henry Brookes Building

  • Weekdays - Closed
  • Weekends - Closed

The Deli, John Henry Brookes Building

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

Clerici Cafe

  • Weekdays - 7.30am to 5.00pm
  • Weekends - Closed

Café Central, John Henry Brookes Building

From June 2024:

  • Weekdays - 7.30am to 6.00pm
  • Weekends - 8.30am to 4.00pm

From 24 June 2024:

  • Weekdays - 7.00am to 7.00pm
  • Weekend of 29 and 30 June - 7.30am to 4.00pm

From 1 July 2024:

  • Weekdays - 7.00am to 7.00pm
  • Weekends - 7.00am to 4.00pm
  • Open 7.30am to 5.00pm on 26 August Bank Holiday

Avo Café, Abercrombie Building

  • Weekdays - Closed
  • Weekends - Closed

Brookes Co-Op

  • Weekdays and weekends - 7.00am to 9.00pm
  • Open 7.00am to 6.00pm on 26 August Bank Holiday

Marston Road Site:

Marston Cafe

  • Weekdays - Closed
  • Weekends - Closed

Marston Restaurant

  • Weekdays - 8.00am to 3.00pm
  • 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.