Wates House

Wates House student bar and restaurant offers a great menu, a coffee and milkshake counter and a full bar with a fabulous range of cocktails including a great non-alcoholic selection, draught beer, cider and a range of bottled beers.

About Wates House

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Our American style bar and grill menu features burgers, hotdogs, loaded fries and lots more with vegan and vegetarian options available. Got a sweet tooth? Build your own milkshake selecting from our range of chocolate and sweets to create your perfect flavour. Whether you are eating with us or not Wates is a great place to enjoy a drink from our fully stocked bar.

All ordering is through our app, scan the QR code on the table to download or search for Round App, be sure to favourite Wates House to keep up to date with our offers and news.

Colette and her team are looking forward to welcoming you to Wates House!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter and Instagram for offers and news.

Opening hours (out of semester)

Monday - Friday: 12noon - 7pm 

Opening hours (semester time)

Monday – Friday: 5pm – 10pm.


Beef burgers are made with 100 per cent chuck steak served in handmade rolls. Other favourites such as buttermilk chicken, our vegan sweet potato and chickpea burger served with kachumber salad, slow cooked ribs and chicken wings are available along with sides from celeriac and apple slaw to fried mac and cheese. Fries are seasoned with rosemary sea salt and bacon gravy is available for dunking.

Wates House Coffee Bar and Green Room

Following requests from staff and students for an alternative café and informal meeting space, Wates House Coffee Bar and Green Room will now be opening from 9am to 11pm for eat in or takeaway, with lots of food and drink options including:

  • Barista coffee
  • Milkshakes
  • Freakshakes (an indulgent milkshake, that's not only mouth-wateringly tasty, but also perfect for your Instagram!)
  • Cocktails
  • Student pints
  • Selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Whether it is a meeting or catching up with a friend or colleague, we look forward to seeing you there.

Functions and events

If you would like to arrange a function or event at Wates House please email the Hospitality, Conference and Catering team on hccs-enquiries@surrey.ac.uk

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