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We're currently reopening a larger number of Food on Campus cafes in September and October to ensure refreshment is available for the increasing numbers of students and staff on campus. Thank you as always for your ongoing support and patience as we get back up to speed, working around the UK-wide stock availability issues.

From Monday 13th September the following outlets are open Monday to Friday:

Alan Gilbert Cafe 9am-6pm

Michael Smith Cafe 8.30am-3pm

Cafe 65 at AMBS 8.30am-3pm

Starbucks on North Campus 7.30am-4pm

The Library Coffee Cart

The Place (formerly known as Veggie Place in University Place)

The Hive at AMBS

From Monday 20th September the following outlets are open Monday to Friday:

Cafe North at Barnes Wallis Computer Cluster

The Library Lounge at Main Library

Connect Cafe (new for 2021) at MECD

The Market (independent street food traders) at University Place

From Monday 27th September the following outlets are open Monday to Friday:


Cafe 204

Code Cafe

Arthur's Brew

Lime Cafe in Samuel Alexander will open at a later date due to the recent flooding. Please check back for the latest updates.

Byte Cafe in Kilburn Building is currently closed (w/c 18 Oct) due to IT network issues affecting the tills. Please check back for the latest updates.

You can find a map of all our University of Manchester campus outlets here.

Things may be a little different to what you're used to, but we're working hard on making a safe and welcoming environment for all our customers. We're looking forward to seeing you all soon.

Here at Food On Campus we pride ourselves on being honest, customer focused and affordable, providing you - our students, staff and external guests- with a variety of delicious, high quality food and drink options across campus to keep you fed and watered.

In addition, we are proud of our sustainable ethos and the fact that we take responsibility for the impact our business has on the environment. Where we can we use local suppliers, only source meat and fish from sustainable sources where animal welfare is assured, and are committed to making Greater Manchester single use plastic free.

Finally, we are quite chatty on social media, and post lots of information about our offers, events and other exciting things you might want to know about. Be sure to stay in the loop and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. We also love feedback – good or bad – just drop us an email at and we will get back to you sharpish!