Our Lakeside Management Team have worked at Surrey University for over 10 years and have organised various events from prestigious formal lunches to informal family birthdays

No two bookings are the same and we tailor to the individual customer's requirements, providing a top-end experience for an unrivalled value.

Make a reservation

You can book a table at Lakeside Restaurant between 12 noon and 1:30pm Monday to Friday; to book a table at Lakeside Restaurant please use our online reservation form.

Private dining room

This is the most up-to-date, best value for money multi-use hireable space on campus. Located in the Rik Medlik building it is operated and managed by The Lakeside Restaurant. Hire of the Private Dining Room Starts from £100 which includes staffing and set up.

Here is a little more information on what the Private Dining Room has to offer:

  • Free access to Wi-Fi powered by the cloud
  • A Sony 85” 4K monitor with a built-in PC with Microsoft Office
  • Wireless and wired laptop connectivity
  • Wireless keyboard and mouse
  • Crestron multimedia system
  • Air conditioning
  • Large selection of AV equipment available on request
  • Dedicated and experienced on-site hospitality team
  • Professional staff delivering exceptional service.

To book our Private Dining Room or to request a delivery to the Private Dining Room please complete the Private Dining Room booking form.

Phone and email

Get in touch with us anytime for bookings, inquiries, and feedback:

Getting to the Lakeside restaurant

The Lakeside Restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the Rik Medlik building, on the University of Surrey Stag Hill campus in Guildford.

Directions for getting to the campus can be found below. Full travel details are available on our how to get here page.

To access the restaurant, please enter via the main entrance to the Business School building. You will then see the restaurant entrance directly ahead of you at the far end of the atrium.

If you are arriving by car please be advised that The Lakeside Restaurant, being a training facility and part of the university, is not able to provide parking. View the parking map (PDF) for further information. The University, as a private entity, is not obligated to offer parking for restaurant patrons. Parking is available on campus through a pay-and-display system, and it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Kindly note that the University is not responsible for the pay-and-display parking, and any concerns or inquiries regarding parking should be directed to the relevant parking management authorities information can be found in the car parks. Thank you for your understanding.

Accessible Access guide

For accessibility information please view the DisabledGo Rik Medlik Building (Block MS) access guide.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!