We run four cafés across the three campuses as well as The Lounge at our High Wycombe campus which has been newly re-furbished. All our cafés sell Fairtrade teas, coffee, and hot chocolate. We also provide a range of Fairtrade juices, soft drinks and snacks.

The Lounge


Monday-Friday, 9:30am - Late
Saturday-Sunday, 18:00 - Late

Food served: Monday-Thursday, 9:30am-4pm. Friday, 9:30am-3pm

Non-term time: Closed


The Lounge is used during the daytime as a study space and cafe and turns into a lively bar with cocktails in the evening.

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 bar. Home to our comedy, quiz, cabaret, after-show parties and acoustic nights as well as the second room to our bigger club nights.

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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 baguettes, 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, 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.