Grab a bite to eat between classes at one of our catering outlets

Our Campus Bar

New for 2020 we are delighted to offer our students our very own campus bar. Named 'The Struggle' after the iconic Kirkstone Pass a short stretch from campus famously known for its steepness. The pass is nicknamed 'The Struggle' and is a sought after challenge for runners and cyclists to try.

Our on-campus bar offers a social space with affordable drinks for our students to get together and enjoy with friends.


The Works

The works is our campus eating space. Here students can enjoy delicious hot meals, snacks, homemade cakes and our on-campus Starbucks Coffee.

The Cube

The Cube is our main eatery on campus and provides a wide range of delicious hot meals, snacks, homemade cakes and Starbucks coffee.


Calva Bar

A relaxed café 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 wifi.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10am - 10pm

Phone: 01228 515 352

The View

Situated on the top floor of the Gateway building, The View restaurant really lives up to its name, offering spectacular panoramic views across Morecambe Bay to the Lake District hills. A delicious selection of hot and cold food is served daily at breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Whether you're looking for a hearty meal or just a quick bite, The View is an excellent choice.


Café Martineau

Café Martineau is the perfect place to take time out between classes and enjoy fresh ground coffee, speciality teas, chilled beverages, hot savouries, soup, sandwiches, cakes and confectionery items.


Starbucks serves a wide range of coffees, teas, cold drinks and hot and cold snacks. There's something for everyone.

The Conservatory

Need somewhere to catch lunch between lectures? The Conservatory is an on-site café which serves up hot and cold drinks and a variety of snacks to keep you going through your studies.


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
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