BaxterStorey are the proud caterers for the university. All outlets offer a wide range of hot food and premier beverages, providing a first class service.
The Barn Café
Opened in January 2014, The Barn Café forms the social hub of the Ambleside campus - a great place to catch up with friends, hold informal meetings or take a break from your studies. Situated in the same building as the library and near to IT facilities, it's ideally located to help you make the most of your time on campus.
The Barn's menu offers a wide range of sandwiches and snacks as well as excellent tea and coffee and a wide range of cold drinks. Vending facilities are also available outside of the café's main opening hours.
|Monday to Friday||8.30am to 4pm|
A relaxed cafe bar environment serving food and drinks. Facilities include widescreen TV, pool table and dartboard. An ideal place to catch up with friends or check your emails using our wi-fi.
|Monday to Friday||10am to 11.30pm|
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Providing a wide range of delicious hot meals, hot and cold snacks and homemade cakes, all freshly prepared on site every day to suit a wide range of tastes and appetites. Eat in or take away!
|Monday to Friday||8.30am - 2pm|
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Delicious hot meals, hot and cold snacks and homemade cakes, all freshly prepared on site every day. Vending machines are also available.
|Monday to Friday||8.30am-5pm|
The View! / Room 301
View! is situated on the top floor of the gateway building. Our menu changes daily, following a three weekly cycle.
Relax in the warm, cosy atmosphere of Room 301. Enjoy breakfast, grab a coffee or a bite to eat, or just spend time with friends. Enjoy the music or have a game of pool.
|Monday to Friday||8.00am-2.00pm
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Take time out and enjoy fresh ground coffee, specialty teas, chilled beverages, hot savouries, soup, sandwiches, cakes and confectionery items.
|Monday to Friday||8.30am-4pm|
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Designed for hungry people on the go. Check out the Deli counter and the wide range of cold drinks and snacks. There's something for everyone.
|Monday to Friday||10am-4.30pm|
|Deli bar served||11.30am-2pm|
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The University of Cumbria is committed to a Fairtrade policy, offering better prices, decent working conditions, local sustainability, and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers in the developing world.
The University Fairtrade Steering Group has created a policy incorporating the following goals:
- Fairtrade foods are made available for sale in all campus shops.
- Fairtrade foods are used in all cafés/restaurants/bars on campus. Fairtrade products are currently used extensively across the UoC, with products for sale in the catering outlets and as part of recipes
- Fairtrade foods are served at all meetings hosted by the university and the SU
- There is a commitment to campaign for increased Fairtrade consumption on campus
- We are proactive in promoting Fairtrade throughout the year but in particular supporting Fairtrade Fortnight each year with competitions and prizes