Located on Square 3 between Canteen and entrance 2NE, Cantina is here for your summer refreshment essentials. Serving a range of iced coffees, bubble teas, soft drinks, ice-creams, topped sweet waffles, and confectionary. 

Opening hours

Current opening hours - until 30 June 2024

  • Closed

Opening hours during Summer School season -  1 to 31 July 2024

Monday 1 to Sunday 7 July 2024

  • 10.00am to 5.00pm, Wednesday 3 July to Friday 5 July

Monday 8 to Sunday 31 July 2024

  • 10.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Important information during Summer School season

Customers visiting our outlets may experience longer wait times due to Summer Schools on campus. It is advised that you try to avoid peak service times where possible. Peak times to avoid are between:

  • Breakfast: 7.30am to 9.15am
  • Lunch: 12.15pm to 2.15pm
  • Dinner: 5.30pm to 8.00pm

Menus may vary due to demand, and to accommodate large numbers on campus. It is recommended that you check menus in outlets, including allergen information.

Essex Food appreciates your patience during this time.   

Cashless payments only

Essex Food are no longer accepting cash payments. Please pay by card or contactless payment method. Thank you for your cooperation. 

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