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Places to eat – Bath Spa University

We have great food and dining facilities, so you’re sure to find something to your taste.

Newton Park

The Refectory

A bright and social eating area with a takeaway service if you’re on the move. We have a large outdoor seating area with two market sheds for themed outdoor events. All meals are prepared on site, using lots of locally sourced produce. Our menu changes daily with hot food and vegan and gluten free options available.

Need to know about the accessibility of the Refectory? Our Student Wellbeing Services team are happy to answer your questions, or visit our accessibility guide.

Cafe Commons

Located on the ground floor of Commons, Newton Park’s main teaching building, the Cafe is a convenient place to grab a drink, lunch or a snack.

At Cafe Commons we proudly serve Costa coffee. As well as hot drinks, cold drinks and our famous frappuccinos, we serve a wide range of sandwiches, homemade paninis and toasties, premium cakes and muffins, and other sweet treats.

The Deli

The Deli can be found next to the Refectory and stocks a range of artisan deli foods such as pies, pastries, cakes and snacks. We also serve hot drinks and sandwiches in cosy, modern surroundings to take out or eat in. Our barista coffee is provided from local supplier Bristol Twenty.

SU Bar and Kitchen

Located in the Students’ Union (SU), the SU Bar and Kitchen offers a wide range of home-cooked quality food, at reasonable prices. Our students use the SU Bar and Kitchen to eat, meet up with friends, play pool or study.

The Pantry

This is a new social space for students in Main House, hot drinks and snacks available from the vending area.

Sion Hill and Corsham Court

Cafe Sion

At Cafe Sion you’ll find a range of food and drinks on offer, including breakfast baguettes, pastries, jacket potatoes, pasties, sausage rolls, pizza slices, homemade soup, as well as made-to-order salads, baguettes and meals of the day.

Corsham Court

We operate a vending service only at Corsham Court, A selection of hot drinks, cold drinks and snacks.

Locksbrook Campus

Locksbrook Cafe

This cook-to-order cafe serves homemade food including hot breakfasts, our famous Locksbrook chargrilled burgers, mac and cheese and more.

Many menu items are gluten free, vegetarian, vegan and dairy free.

Barista trained staff serve our locally-supplied Bristol Twenty coffee, plus a wide range of other drinks. 

A choice of confectionery, cakes, muffins, traybakes and chocolate is also available, including delicious pastries.

Opening hours

Opening hours for our outlets vary, so please check our Facebook or Instagram for up-to-date information. We also share offers, new menus and more on our social media pages.

For key University events such as open days and registration, we operate extended opening times.

*Please note that during the holidays, opening hours may vary.

Get the app

The Meet + Drink + Eat app allows you to order food and other grocery essentials from your phone for delivery or collection across our Newton Park campus.

Available to download for free from the App Store.

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Fairtrade commitment

Bath Spa University is committed to ethical consumerism, and supports fairtrade products in all our catering outlets. All our coffee products are certified fairtrade. 

Fairtrade products ensure better working conditions, better pay and improved opportunities for workers in developing countries. Bath Spa University is proud to support these ventures in keeping with our dedication to integrity and sustainability.

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