Southend Campus

Food and drink

University of Essex

Southend Campus

Our modern accommodation in Southend provides excellent self-catering facilities and there are lots of shops in the town centre to pick up ingredients.

If you want to eat out, there are plenty of cafés, sandwich shops and restaurants within easy reach to suit all tastes and budgets. Westcliff-on-Sea, particularly the Hamlet Court Road area, offers a wealth of independently-owned eating outlets from countries around the world including China, Italy, Greece and India.

When you are relaxing on Campus there are vending machines offering cold drinks and snacks in The Gateway Building and facilities for hot drinks in our Student Common Room.

On the ground floor of The Forum you can visit Nosh, a large café serving hot and cold meals and drinks. The second floor has a vending machine for snacks and drinks and there are vending machines for snacks and hot and cold drinks in The Union.