Wolfson College Kitchen

Food & Drink

All College members are encouraged to dine in Hall as often as possible to participate in the life of the College.  Guests are welcome, and no booking is needed.

Informal Meals 

For the weekly menu, please see our Informal Meals Menu page during full term.

Lunch and Dinner times are normally:

Lunch Monday-Friday 12:15-13:45
Dinner Monday-Wednesday, Friday 18:30-19:30
Thursday 18:15-19:15
Brunch Saturday only 10:00-11:30
Dinner (outside of term) Monday-Friday 18:30-19:30

Saturday Brunch and UCR Service

To coincide with brunch, coffee will be served in the Hall (10:00 - 11:30).  

  • Children supervised by their parents are welcome to dine in Hall.
  • If you have specific dietary needs, please consult the chef.  
  • A vegetarian option is always available.
  • During term, weekly informal meals menus appear on the Wolfson website.
  • Please note that there is NO informal dinner on the night of a formal hall.
  • Please don't take away our crockery or cutlery.  It makes life very hard when we run out of plates.  To take meals away, please bring your own dish or container.


Informal meals Payment Methods, Meal Prices and Subsidies

College members can pay with battels, card and cash.  Please note that AMEX is not accepted.

All our meals are priced according to the cost of the food, with a 'mark-up' towards the additional costs of staff, power, etc. College members receive different levels of subsidy and/or allowances on their food as follows:

Graduate Student Members: 50% subsidy on cooked food at informal meals
Guest of Student Member: 25% subsidy on cooked food at informal meals, plus VAT.
Members: Full price
Staff: Full price

To see a summary price list, click here.


Upper Common Room (UCR)

Complementary coffee and tea are available from the coffee machine at the following times:

Monday-Friday    

10:30am - 11:30am
12:30pm - 2:30pm
6.30pm 8.30pm

On Saturdays, to coincide with brunch, complimentary coffee is served in the Hall rather than the UCR.

Outside of the times given, coffee and tea are £1.20 per cup.  Please use your debit or credit card to pay.  The machine does not accept coins or University cards.

Children are allowed in the Common Room on Saturdays.


Wolfson Café

The Wolfson Café is situated next to the Lodge and serves hot and cold drinks and snacks from 8am to 6.30pm every weekday. 

At weekends, the Café is open from 8am to 4pm on Saturdays. On Sundays, the Café is open from 9am to 2pm.  Note that the weekend staff member takes a short lunch break from 11am to 11.30am.  

College members can pay with battels, card and cash.  Please note that AMEX is not accepted and that the Café till is no longer able to look up accounts by customer name.

Cafe wifi password: leonard


Sunday Coffee Shop

Coffee and cakes served by volunteers from 13:00-15:00 in the Upper Common Room in aid of AMREF, the College charity.


Wine list

Wines may be purchased from the termly wine list (coming soon).  To order, fill in a Cellar Order Form in Hall, leave it in the box, and wines will be left in the Lodge for collection.  The charge will be made to your battels.


Sustainably sourced

The fish served in Hall is either Marine Stewardship Council certified or locally farmed.

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