Food and drink

Whether you want to grab a coffee on the go or sit down for lunch to discuss your next project, you can find the ideal spot at one of our campus locations. 

Coffee shops 

Grabbing a bite to eat or getting a caffeine hit has never been easier with our campus-based cafes. 

Lakeside Coffee Shop

Lakeside Coffee Shop serves barista-style, triple-certified (organic, Rainforest Alliance and Fair Trade) coffee along with a wide variety of other hot and cold drinks as well as cakes, sandwiches and confectionary, run by our students. 



thEATre offers a variety of tasty breakfast and lunch options for you to eat in or take away. Our food is homemade by a team of passionate chefs and speciality coffee is supplied by Union Hand-Roasted. 

Vet School Café

Located on the ground floor in the School of Veterinary Medicine, near Manor Park Student Village and Surrey Sports Park, the Vet School café is the ideal place to grab a barista coffee, homemade cake or deli lunch. 

Food market

Every Thursday our Students’ Union is transformed into a foodie’s paradise, giving you a chance to pick up your groceries or enjoy some freshly-made street food. With everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to bread, cakes, and hot food to take away, there is something for everyone! 


Whether you fancy a quick bite to eat whilst catching up with friends or a sit-down meal for a special occasion, Lakeside Restaurant and Young's are great places to eat. 

Lakeside Restaurant

Enjoy a high-end, locally sourced and well-priced sit-down-meal at Lakeside Restaurant run by Head Chef David Hill and his team of students.  


Young’s Kitchen is the only international restaurant on Stag Hill campus offering an amazing range of dishes from a full English breakfast and a cup of coffee to chicken pad thai and Korean soybean soup. 



Our on-campus pizzeria, Pizzaman, serves a range of pizzas, burgers, chips, kebabs and wraps all available for takeaway from lunchtime through to the evening. 


Alongside being an international restaurant, food from Young's is also available to take away. Find out why Young's is one of the best places to eat in between lectures on David's student experience blog.


Simply Fresh

Simply Fresh is your campus shop with everything you need to keep you going, from freshly baked goods and milk to shampoo and washing tablets.