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Coronavirus - UWE hospitality and catering services

Please see our 'Coronavirus information on changes to services' for full details on which outlets remain open and which ones are currently closed at this time. 

Bower Ashton Campus

Students' Union Bar - A-Block

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

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 08:30–20:30 (term time)
  • Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Traders - A-Block

A brand-new menu cafe serving hot food and ‘grab and go’ fresh coffee and bubble tea.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 08:00–16:30 (term time)
  • Friday: 08:00–15:00 (term time)

Download the Traders menu

Students' Union Shop - B-Block

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

Opening hours

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 09:30–15:30 (term time)
  • Wednesday: 09:30–15:00 (term time)
  • Friday: 09:30–14:30 (term time)

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.

View opening hours and menus

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.

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.