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Coronavirus update

It is now the law to wear a face covering in shops and on public transport. For more information visit the UK government website.

Remember that wearing a face covering can not only help protect others and yourself from coronavirus, but they can also help reduce the spread of colds and flu, helping you stay fit and healthy.

Catering on campus

If you’re looking for a tasty hot meal or a quick on-the-go coffee, we have three catering outlets as well as daily street food stalls serving tasty, nutritious food and drink across campus.

Vegetarian salad bowl.

Bower Ashton Campus

The Hub - A-Block

Home to the Buddha Bowl and authentic pizzas from Pizza Diretta.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday
  • 10:30-15:00  

Costa Coffee - A-Block

Grab-and-go costa coffee shop serving barista coffee and great snacks..

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday, 08:00-17:00
  • Friday, 08:00-16:00  

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Download cold drinks menu

On the Hoof - Outside walkway located between D Block and C Block

Barista dinks, daily soups and Nachos.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday
  • 08:30-15:30 

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Street food stalls  

Bristol Eats, the award-winning street food community, sells a range of delicious cultural cuisine. Offering one unique food stall experience per day.

Opening hours

  • Closed

Bower Ashton shops

The Students' Union at UWE bar - A Block

Serving seasonal and locally sourced hot and cold food plus soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Opening hours

  • Closed

The Students' Union at UWE shop - B Block

Selling student essentials including groceries, sandwiches and snacks, health and beauty products and art supplies.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 09:00–16:00

Art shop - B Block

Selling a range of arts materials, tools and equipment.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 09:30–16:30 (term time)


Arnolfini cafe and bar

The Arnolfini contains one of the country's best arts shops as well as a cafe/bar serving the best in local and seasonal produce.

Spike Island

Spike Island Café

Open seven days a week, Spike Island Café serves locally sourced, organic and sustainable food and drink. Enjoy daily specials, homemade cakes and expertly made coffees in a sunny, laid-back spot overlooking the river.

The Watershed

Watershed cafe/bar

The Watershed's cafe/bar is the perfect social space overlooking Bristol's vibrant harbourside. Open every day from early in the morning until late at night, they offer breakfast, lunch and evening meals.