Where to eat and drink

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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
 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday    Saturday         Sunday      
 Term Time  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm  8am-7pm 8am-7pm  Closed  Closed
Out of Term Time    8.30am-7pm       8.30am-7pm        8.30am-7pm         8.30am-7pm       8.30am-7pm     Closed   Closed

A copy of the Food Village menu can be found here - Food Village Menu Week 1 

The 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
        Monday               Tuesday            Wednesday           Thursday                Friday            Saturday           Sunday     
 Term Time       8am-7pm       8am-7pm       8am-7pm       8am-7pm     8am-7pm    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
  Monday Tuesday WednesdayThursday  Friday    Saturday         Sunday    
 Term Time  7.30am-7.30pm  7.30am-7.30pm  7.30am-7.30pm  7.30am-7.30pm  7.30am-7.30pm  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              Tuesday          Wednesday          Thursday                 Friday             Saturday         Sunday    
 Term Time  9am-8pm  9am-8pm  9am-8pm  9am-8pm  9am-8pm  12pm-6pm  12pm-6pm
 Out of Term Time
(except Easter)
 Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed  Closed

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              Tuesday           Wednesday           Thursday            Friday       Saturday  Sunday
 Term Time  7.30am-9pm  7.30am-9pm  7.30am-9pm  7.30am-9pm  7.30am-9pm  8am-5pm  8am-5pm
 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
         Monday              Tuesday           Wednesday           Thursday              Friday           Saturday          Sunday      
 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
          Monday               Tuesday          Wednesday           Thursday              Friday           Saturday           Sunday     
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
Events Calendar

At DMU there is always something to do or see, check out our events for yourself.

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