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.

To make your visit safer and faster, all UWE Bristol hospitality catering outlets, including vending machines, are now cashless.

Vegetarian salad bowl.

Bower Ashton Campus

The Hub at Bower City Campus - A-BlockThe hub business logo

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

Term time opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 10:30 to 15:30

Eat Well For Less: Monday to Friday until 18:00.  

Download The Hub at Bower menu (PDF)

Costa – A-Block LobbyWe're serving costa coffee logo

Our Costa Coffee aims to give you the high street feel in a university setting. Come and experience the unmistakable taste of our mocha Italia blend coffee.

Term time opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday: 08:00 to 18:00
  • Friday: 08:00 to 16:30

Seasonal opening hours

  • Monday 8 January to Thursday 11 January: 08:30 to 16:00
  • Friday 12 January: 08:30 to 15:00

Term time hours resume on Monday 15 January 2024.

Download hot drinks menu (PDF)

Download cold drinks menu (PDF)

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

Barista drinks, daily soups and nachos.

Term time opening hours

  • Closed

Download menu (PDF)

Bower Ashton shops

The Students' Union at UWE shop and cafe – A Block

Serving coffee, homemade soups and stews, snacks, meal deals and retail essentials.

Term time opening hours

  • Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 16:00

Art shop – B Block

Selling a range of arts materials, tools and equipment.

Term time opening hours

  • Monday to Friday, 09:30 to 16:30

Arnolfini

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.

Further information about our catering outlets

Catering outlet map (PDF)

A map of our catering outlets and facilities across our campuses including our cafes, bars and shops, vending machines and refreshment areas.

Online ordering

Fast and easy online ordering with a click-and-collect service for food and drink on campus.

Cashless campus

To make your visit safer and faster, all UWE Bristol hospitality catering outlets, including vending machines, are now cashless.

Sustainable food

Where our food comes from and the ways we work to provide sustainable food across our three campuses.

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