Food on campus

There are so many great places to relax, refresh and refuel on campus. Choose the best cafe to meet friends, grab breakfast on the go, or pick up your favourite drink. 


1915 Cafe

Sir William Henry Bragg Building

Based in the Sir William Henry Bragg Building on Woodhouse Lane, the 1915 cafe takes its name and inspiration from the year University of Leeds alumni, Sir William Henry Bragg, was awarded a Nobel Prize.

The 1915’s relaxed and informal menu has been carefully created to offer a mix of both classic and on-trend options.

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Nexus, University of Leeds, Discovery Way, Leeds, LS2 3AA

Affine is more than just a place to grab a bite. It’s an everyday escape. A place to break away from the pressures of the working day and enjoy a breather, a change of scenery, or even a chat with fellow professionals.

Located at the heart of the innovation hub, the contemporary space provides a welcoming environment to relax and unwind. It’s the perfect place for casual meetings or laidback lunches.

Baines Wing Cafe

This modern cafe is situated next to the Great Hall and with its own secluded courtyard provides a great place to escape from a busy day. A range of hot and cold food and drinks are available throughout the day.

Caffe Nero at the Business School

Located in the heart of the Business School, this Caffe Nero offers a range of both hot and cold food and drinks throughout the day.

Caffe Nero at Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens Building, University of Leeds, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds, LS2 9NH

This Caffe Nero is conveniently located on level 6 of the Roger Stevens building at the heart of campus overlooking the sustainable pond.

Caffe Nero at Laidlaw

Laidlaw Library, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 3AR

Take a break from your studies and enjoy some premium Italian coffee at Caffe Nero.

Cafe Seven

Located in the Worsley building the large seating area is a great place to meet with friends. A wide selection of both hot and cold food is available and the salad bar gives a great choice of healthy options to go with a warm filling jacket potato. Scrumptious Boston donuts are also available for that 3pm treat.

The Edit Room

The Edward Boyle Library, Cromer Road, University of Leeds, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Looking for a place to relax from your studies, take a break, meet friends and chill? Then The Edit Room is for you!

Situated on the ground floor of the Edward Boyle Library, the cafe provides an eclectic mix of grab and go food and drinks for everyone to enjoy at any time of the day. Convenience food without compromising on quality.

Esther Simpson Cafe

Esther Simpson Building

Take a break in the Esther Simpson Cafe found on the ground floor of the Esther Simpson building.

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School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, Precinct, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS29JT

Fuse at the School of Chemical and Process Engineering is a hidden gem located in the Engineering buildings.


University of Leeds, Precinct, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Hugo, the Camionnette Cafe, is one of the more unique members of the Great Food at Leeds team and sells a range of delicious products including coffees, croissants, and fresh sandwiches for lunch as well as scrummy pastries.

Conveniently located on the main precinct, you can easily grab a bite for breakfast on your way into the University or grab a quick lunch or snack on the go.

Parkinson Court Cafe

Parkinson Court Cafe sits in one of the most iconic buildings at the University of Leeds. The cafe is open plan and situated at the end of the Parkinson Court allowing you to sit and enjoy the splendour of the building while relaxing with a freshly brewed Costa Coffee.

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Leeds University Union

A wide range of food and drink options with something for all tastes.

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Loma Cafe

Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Loma is a unique offering on campus serving up specially selected craft coffee, delicious drinks and handcrafted salads and sandwiches.

Loma Express at Dentistry cafe

Level 6, Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Loma Express at Dentistry is the little brother of Loma, offering a unique coffee blend specially commissioned by craft roasters, Darkwoods.

Located on level six of the Worsley building, the cafe provides a range of grab and go food and drinks.

The Refectory

Located next to Leeds University Union this venue offers a range of canteen food and drinks.

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