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  • Headington Campus

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    Café Central

    At the heart of the building in the Forum, it is nestled in the hub of student life on Headington campus, and self-service means you can grab and go when you want a quick drink or snack.

    Food: Hot and cold snacks including filling homemade sandwiches, toasties, cakes and pastries.

    Drinks: Starbucks coffee and hot drinks and a range of cold drinks, juices and smoothies.


    Inspired by the high street deli experience, the service is designed to provide quality take away food for those on the go.

    Food: Rustic homemade rolls, seasonal soups, hot sandwiches filled with carved meat and delicious deli treats.

    Drinks: Fairtrade coffees, tea and hot chocolate and a range of cold drinks, juices and smoothies.

    The Lounge

    A finer dining, waited service encourages you to linger in a sophisticated setting over quality food and wine with friends, colleagues or parents.

    Food: Sharing plates of seasonal specials.

    Drinks: Fine wines and other complementary beverages.

    The Terrace

    The light, airy main restaurant has panoramic views, an outdoor dining area and something for everyone. 

    Food: Serving both breakfast and lunch, daily dishes take their inspiration from street food and cuisines from around the world, as well as more traditional British classics. From tagines to pho and burgers to roasts.

    Drinks: Soft drinks, teas and coffees.

    Abercrombie Café

    This should be your regular stop off if you are a tea or coffee connoisseur looking to savour a hot drink in a tranquil setting.

    Food: Freshly grilled sandwiches, fruits, boxed salads, lovely cakes, and homemade traybakes.

    Drinks: A selection of high quality, specialist leaf teas, a bespoke coffee blend and the best hot chocolate on campus.

    Student Union bar

    Based on an American diner concept, it offers you affordable food in a work-free zone, with music and a pool table thrown in.

    Food: Burgers, fries and other American-style dishes like wings and ribs

    Drinks: Starbucks coffees and hot drinks plus a selection of beers, spirits and wines

    Headington Campus - Marston Road Site

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    Marston Restaurant

    Designed to work around the busy timetable of health and life sciences students based on campus, the menu offers options that are easy to eat on the go.

    Food: Healthy salads, light and hot meals, including 'rob pots', convenient little meals in a pot.

    Marston Cafe

    Recently refurbished, the café provides a relaxing modern environment in which to relax and unwind or meet with others.

    Food: Homemade savouries include a range of paninis, homemade sausage rolls and tortilla, while sweet options include muffins, freshly baked biscuits, toasted teacakes and a variety of snacks.

    Drinks: Fairtrade hot drinks.

    Wheatley Campus

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    Recently refurbished and based around an urban street food theme, both British and Asian.

    Food: Rustic, homemade rolls alongside traditional British classics like Shepherd's pie and fish and chips. For a little zing we have Asian-inspired pho broth, Laksa noodles and more.

    Drinks: Starbucks coffee and teas and a range of cold drinks, juices and smoothies.

    Harcourt Hill Campus

    Name Why go there What’s available?
    Harcourt Kitchen

    Freshly refurbished on a 1950s diner concept, you can watch the chefs prepare your food in front of you. It offers a range of multi-cultural dishes that vary daily, as well as a rotisserie.

    Food: Flexible eating, rotisserie chicken with sauces and sides alongside grazing salads and nibbles, all offering as much or as little as you'd like. Also popular is our daily range of fresh, home-baked cakes.