Service update
Due to the latest government advice to delay the spread of COVID-19, our catering outlets are now closed until further notice.

DMU's official catering partner Chartwells operate a number of the food outlets across the campus, as well as providing hospitality services for university conferences and events. 


The Food Village

The Food Village is the primary dining facility for the university and is located in the centre of campus, adjacent to the Vijay Patel Building.

Food Village opening hours
 Term Time  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm 8am-7pm  Closed  Closed
Out of Term Time  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  Closed  Closed

Riverside Cafe

Located at the western side of the university's Vijay Patel Building and overlooking the River Soar, The Riverside Cafe has a distinct and modern menu. Strong focus is paid toward vegetarian and vegan food, with meat options also available. 

Riverside Cafe opening hours
 MondayTuesday Wednesday Thursday FridaySaturday Sunday
 Term Time  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-9pm  10am-5pm  10am-5pm
 Out of Term Time  8am-4pm  8am-4pm  8am-4pm  8am-4pm  8am-4pm  10am-5pm  10am-5pm

The Newarke Cafe

The Newarke Cafe is located within the Hugh Aston Building, adjacent to Hawthorn Square.

Newarke Cafe opening hours
  MondayTuesdayWednesday  ThursdayFridaySaturday Sunday
 Term Time 7.30am-7.30pm 7.30am-7.30pm 7.30am-7.30pm 7.30am-7.30pm  7.30am-6pm  Closed  Closed
Out of Term Time 7.30am-4pm 7.30am-4pm 7.30am-4pm 7.30am-4pm  7.30am-4pm  Closed  Closed

The Kimberlin Library Cafe

The Kimberlin Library Cafe is located within the Kimberlin Library.

Kimberlin Library Cafe opening hours
 Monday TuesdayWednesday Thursday FridaySaturdaySunday
 Term Time 9am-8pm 9am-8pm  9am-8pm  9am-8pm 9am-8pm  12noon-6pm  12noon-6pm
Out of Term Time Closed (except Easter) Closed (except Easter) Closed (except Easter) Closed (except Easter) Closed (except Easter) Closed (except Easter) Closed (except Easter)

The Campus Centre

The Campus Centre is host to a number of catering outlets offering a range of food and drink options for on-the-go.


Simply Fresh opening hours

  Monday TuesdayWednesday ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
 Term Time 7.30am-9pm 7.30am-9pm 7.30am-9pm  7.30am-9pm  7.30am-9pm  8am-5pm 10am-4pm
Out of Term Time 7.30am-6pm 7.30am-6pm 7.30am-6pm  7.30am-6pm  7.30am-6pm Closed 
(except Easter)
(except Easter)


Subway opening Hours

 MondayTuesdayWednesday ThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
 Term Time  8am-6pm 8am-6pm  8am-6pm 8am-6pm 8am-6pm  Closed  Closed
 Out of Term Time  10am-4pm 10am-4pm 10am-4pm 10am-4pm 10am-4pm  Closed  Closed


Coffee Hut (Starbucks) opening hours
  MondayTuesday WednesdayThursday FridaySaturdaySunday
Term Time 7.30am-7pm 7.30am-7pm  7.30am-7pm 7.30am-7pm 7.30am-7pm Closed Closed
Out of Term Time Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
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