Cafes and Catering

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Bucks Students’ Union supports Fairtrade. All our Tea, Coffee and Hot Chocolate is Fairtrade and we also provide a range of Farirtrade juices, soft drinks and snacks.





The Lounge


Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm
Friday, 10am-3pm

Non-term time: closed

The Lounge is used during the daytime as a bar and cafe and is transformed at night into The Venue.

Serving all day breakfasts, classic main dishes, light snacks and the infamous Rusty's Tower Challenge as well as drinks and free WiFi, The Lounge runs as a cafe throughout the day and gradually transforms into a cosy 300 capacity bar. Home to our comedy, quiz, cabaret, after-show parties and acoustic nights as well as the second room to our bigger club nights.


Take a look at our menu





Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm

Friday, 8am-3pm

Non-term time: Monday-Thursday, 8am-3.30pm, Friday, 8am-3pm 

Closed: Christmas-New Year

Beats is situated on the first floor of East Wing and is the main gathering point for students in the day. Serving a wide selection of food including made to order baguesttes, jacket potatoes and a salad bar.

It's a relaxed and comfortable environment along with excellent product ranges making it a great place to spend your lunch hour or to simply pop in and grab a quick snack whilst on the go!





Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm

Friday, 9am-3pm

Non-term time: Closed

Closed: Christmas-New Year

Situated on the ground floor of The Gateway, the light and airy cafe is the perfect place to meet and enjoy a fresh pastry or to grab a quick sandwich after a hard session in the adjacent gym or a large coffee before a long stint in the library!





Monday-Thursday, 8.30am-4pm

Friday, 8.30am-3pm

Non-term time: Monday to Friday,8.30am-3pm

Closed: Christmas-New Year

Pulse, our Uxbridge cafe has a great salad bar and also serves sandwiches, wraps and baguettes alongside a range of jacket potatoes and other snacks.



Basin Cafe


Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm

Friday, 9am-3pm

Non-term time: closed

Closed: Christmas-New Year

Found beside the canal near our Aylesbury campus, Basin Cafe is service with a view! Grab your favourite coffee to go or you can sit down and enjoy a range of paninis, baguettes and other snacks.