Colchester Campus

Food and drink

University of Essex
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Happy Days

Real honest food.

Happy Days serve a 'real honest food' menu with a range of locally sourced burgers and free range buttermilk chicken, as well as a full breakfast menu, and a wide range of hot and cold drinks, including milkshakes, Slush Puppies and the new karma drinks range.

Happy Days is open until late, seven days a week and is a great place to meet up with friends, daytime or evening with indoor and outdoor seating.

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am - Midnight term time
  • Saturday and Sunday, 11.00am - Midnight term time
  • Easter vacation: Monday to Sunday, 11.00am - 8.00pm
  • Happy Days will be open from 11.00am-5.00pm for the four day Easter weekend- Friday 14 April- Monday 17 April.


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Pre-order your favourites for collection from Happy Days using a debit or credit card via the Essex Food Rewards app. Enter the ‘shop’ section of the app and place your order, which will be ready for you to collect at a time you choose. Just head straight to our Collection Point! Take a look at what's available on the app Essex Food Rewards

Find this outlet

Happy Days is located on Square 4 between entrances 4SE and 4SW.

Contact details

Telephone 01206 873258

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Happy Days is operated by Essex Food and accepts Essex Food Rewards.