We understand what parents think when sending their children off to Univeristy. We’re here to make it easier. 

Whether you’re moving into catered halls on the University campus or moving into self-catered university managed accommodation, we are here to make the journey and transition smooth for you. We can’t wait to welcome you and we really hope you enjoy your time with us. 



Catered halls meal package 

Dine with us! As part of your catered halls package, you will receive 12 meals per week provided in campus halls, and a £25 a week allowance on your DailyBites card to spend on campus Monday to Sunday. 

  • Five breakfasts – Monday to Friday, available in 8 hubs.
  • Seven evening meals – Monday to Sunday, served in all 11 halls – the choice is yours!
  • A weekly £25 ‘DailyBites allowance’ to spend Monday to Sunday, on lunches, weekend brunches, beverages and snacks at any university outlet of your choice. Also, enjoy 10% discounts in selected outlets on hot food and drinks.
Students eating in Derby Hall Cafe situated in Derby Hall accommodation, University Park Campus




Start your day off by chatting with some friends over breakfast, or enjoy a light breakfast on the go from a hub close to your morning lecture.

With cooked breakfasts available in the following 8 locations and light breakfast options available in 3 other halls, there are options available to suit all kinds of morning routines. 



Breakfast hubs

Full breakfast served from 7.30-9.30

Cereal, toast and drinks served from 9.30-10.00

    • Ancaster Hall
    • Cripps Hall
    • Cavendish Hall
    • Derby Hall
    • Florence Boot Hall
    • Lenton & Wortley Hall
    • Rutland Hall
    • The Atrium, Jubilee


Light breakfast hubs

Cereal, toast and drinks served from 8.00-9.30

    • Lincoln Hall
    • Nightingale Hall
    • Sherwood Hall

Main meal times

Dine with friends in another hall or catch-up with your neighbours in your own hall; with 11 halls to dine in, the choice is yours!

  • Monday-Friday evening meal - 17.00-19.30
  • Saturday and Sunday evening meal - 17.00-18.30

If you are in self-catered halls but would like to dine in one of our catered halls, you can sign up and download Mealcard Preloaded the 'myNottingham app'. With this, you can top up your meal card to enjoy flexi dining and receive a 10% discount in selected on campus outlets.

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Let's do brunch!

Why not kick off your day with a delicious brunch. Weekend brunch is available to purchase at an additional cost, every Saturday and Sunday, 11.30-13.00, in the following 4 locations;

  • Cripps Hall
  • Derby Hall
  • Cavendish Hall
  • Jubilee Atrium

Payment can be made by cash, card or via your DailyBites package. The menu's in each hub vary, with a choice between Asian fusion, Artisan and full english breakfast. 



Did you know…

  • You can pre-order halal dishes
  • You can pre-order packed breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • You can speak to your chef about your specific dietary requirements
  • You can email the catering team at regarding any catering queries
  • You can pre-order Kosher food in catered halls


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Catered Hall menus

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Cafes and Bars

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Learn more about what your DailyBites package includes

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