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Canteen offers a taste of home, with wholesome freshly-cooked dishes from around the world. With its friendly atmosphere, Canteen serves up traditional English and international dishes, all cooked in our own kitchens. This includes daily vegetarian and vegan options as well as a Sunday carvery, pizza, pasta and salad bar every weekday evening, traditional fish and chips and full English breakfast.

Opening times

Our campus restaurants and cafes are operating, with extra measures in place to help protect our customers and staff from the spread of COVID-19.

Following the latest Government guidance (20 March 2020), Essex Food outlets are now providing a takeaway service only.

Canteen is offering this service, and the opening hours are as follows:

Monday - Friday

  • 9.00am – 11.30am (breakfast)
  • 12.00pm – 3.00pm (lunch) 

Saturday and Sunday

  • 9.00am – 11.30am (breakfast)
  • 12.00pm – 4.00pm (lunch)    

Opening and trading hours are subject to change and will be reviewed following University and Government guidelines.

Daily menu

Exclusive deals with Essex Food Rewards

Essex Food Rewards brings you exclusive multi-buy deals on a selected range of products bought in store.

Find this outlet

Canteen is located in Square 3 between Crust. and Crumbs.

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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.
Get in touch
Telephone: 01206 872457