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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.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm

Ambleside Campus Map

The Barn

Fusehill Street

Calva Bar

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.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 10am to 11.30pm

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Fusehill Street

The Cube

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!

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 2pm

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Skiddaw dining room

Brampton Road

The Works

Delicious hot meals, hot and cold snacks and homemade cakes, all freshly prepared on site every day. Vending machines are also available.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm

Brampton Road Campus Map

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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.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.00am-2.00pm
Breakfast 8.00am-11.00am
Lunch 12.00pm-1.45pm
Dinner 5.00pm-6.15pm

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Café Martineau

Take time out and enjoy fresh ground coffee, specialty teas, chilled beverages, hot savouries, soup, sandwiches, cakes and confectionery items.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am-4pm
Lunch served 12pm-2pm

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Snack Zone

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.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday  10am-4.30pm
Deli bar served  11.30am-2pm

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Gateway building Lancaster.


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Food and Drink Contacts

Phone: 015394 31450

Brampton Road
Phone: 01228 592 552

Fusehill Street
Phone: 01228 515 352

Phone: 01524 60384

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