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blues-cafe-cateringBlues is a bright modern space with a large eating and social area, including private booths. You can find an array of meals on offer including jacket potatoes, salads and homemade stews at our food counter. Whether you're eating or meeting, enjoy a Lavazza coffee, a speciality tea or a smoothie from our coffee bar.

Blues is also currently the home to items from our Vegan Greek hut which can be found at the salad bar, and pizza slices from The Oven. 

Opening times

  • Blues is currently closed for the Easter Vacation.

Exclusive deals

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Book a booth

Need privacy and comfort for your meeting? Book a booth in Blues weekdays between 9am-11am or 3pm-5pm and receive a 10% discount on food and drinks on the day. Just ask one of our cashiers for an order form and book 24 hours in advance.

Find this outlet

Blues Cafe overlooks Square 4 and can be accessed via the stairwell adjacent to the Copy Centre or the lift at entrance 4NW.

Blues Café is operated by Essex Food and accepts Essex Food Rewards Essex Food Rewards Essex Food Rewards Essex Food Rewards.

Pay by card if you can

You can still use cash in our catering outlets, but please use contactless card payments if possible. That way we can keep to a minimum the number of times anyone has to touch cash.



Blues has a warm and relaxed atmosphere serving Italy's favourite coffee, Lavazza, speciality tea and cold drinks, tasty snacks and cakes.

You can find the Campus' largest salad bar in Blues, alongside jacket potatoes, soups and homemade stews, including vegetarian options. Blues are also now serving carvery sandwiches with meat cut freshly from the joint.

Contact us
Contact us
Telephone: 01206 872383