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Food and drink

Food and drink

We have many places across campus for you to relax with a coffee or a meal, or to grab something to take away. The current opening times are listed below.

Make sure to follow us for menu updates, delicious offers and more.

Richmond Building

Atrium Starbucks Coffee Bar

Open Mon - Fri 08:00 to 17:00

Bringing the high street to the atrium with trademark handcrafted barista coffee including seasonal delights, sweet treats, and both hot and cold sandwiches. 


Open Mon - Fri 11:00 to 14:00

An ever-changing offer of street food from around the world, great value for anyone on the go at £3.00 or less per portion.   

The Atrium Restaurant

Open Mon - Fri 8.30 to 11.:00, 12:00 to 14:00

Full cooked breakfast including Red Tractor bacon and RSPCA assured eggs, served alongside a continental selection, fresh fruit, and porridge bar. 

Enjoy our breakfast sandwich and coffee deal for only £2.00!

For lunch, our hot counters serve a menu from around the world. Our healthy choice options include a seasonal salad bar, sweet potato jackets, and our daily 'Happy Bowl'. 

We also have a selection of grab-and-go sandwiches, sweet treats, and snacks.

The Atrium Shop

Open Mon - Fri 09:00 to 16:00

A range of drinks, meal deals and snacks to see you through the day, as well as stationery, gifts and cards.

Student Central

Student Central Coffee Society Bar

Coffee available 24-hours

Fairtrade certified coffee - ready whenever you are. 

Enjoy our breakfast sandwich and coffee deal for only £2.00!

Shawarma served Mon - Fri 11.30 to 15.30 

Our ever-popular shawarma is halal chicken marinated in flavour of the week, hand wrapped in a kobez wrap finished with a selection of sauces and dry slaw.  

Student Central Shop

Open Mon - Fri 09:00 to 16:00

Hot and cold drinks, meal deals and pizza fresh from the oven are all available here. Stock up on your kitchen cupboard essentials, stationery as well as your University branded clothing and merchandise.

Bars and entertainment

The University bars are the go-to destination for students on campus. So when you have a break in your schedule, come and socialise with friends and colleagues whilst enjoying some great food and drink. 

Get in touch with Clare Wilson if you would like to arrange a private event or function.

Follow our social media for information on upcoming events, tickets and offers.

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The Amp Bar

Open Mon - Fri 16:00 til late

The Amp Bar has become the biggest student nightclub in Bradford. Previous acts have included the likes of Stormzy, Scouting for Girls, Mistajam and Kyla.

We have a variety of resident DJs and acts too, who feature at the venue’s themed weekly nights, playing a mix of genres, both new and old.

The Sports Bar

Open Mon - Fri 16:00 til late

The Sports Bar is a social hub for everyone. Share a delicious pizza and catch up with friends, grab a drink and watch the latest sports fixtures in our relaxed social space.

The Escape Lounge

Available for private hire

The University’s best kept secret bar – the perfect venue for celebrating a range of occasions, from birthdays to private celebrations to old school reunions!

Central Shakes Diner

Open Mon - Fri 16:00 til late

Central Shakes Diner is campus’ hidden gem. From Freak-shakes to toasties, all bursting with tongue tingling flavours, Central Shakes has it all! 

Best Bar None

We are accredited by Best Bar None, a scheme supported by the Home Office and drinks industry that aims to improve standards in the evening and nighttime economy.

Through a combination of responsible management, ongoing improvements, and social responsibility, we share Best Bar None’s goal to help provide a safer night out to all.

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Special diets and allergies

Please advise us of any special requirements or allergies you have at the time of booking. Every effort will be made to provide suitable dishes.

For example, vegetarian options are illustrated with (v) and all soup ordered for hospitality will be vegetarian unless specified. Gluten/wheat-free products are available on request. Halal meat and poultry are available on request.

Please note: traces of nuts may be found in some dishes so please ensure that you check before ordering if there is a risk to anyone present. If you have any allergy concerns at all please discuss these with a member of the BaxterStorey team.

We understand that food allergies can present a serious concern for some of our customers. If you would like information on the allergen content of our foods, our staff will be happy to assist.

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