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.

Informal Meals 

To find out what food we are serving this week please see our Informal Meals Menu page.

Lunch and Dinner times

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 terms) 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), rather than the Upper Common Room.  

Children supervised by their parents are welcome to dine in Hall.

Meal Prices and Subsidies

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:

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

Coffee and drinks are served in the Upper Common Room at the following times:

Monday-Friday 10:30-11:30
12:15-14:30 (last coffee 14:15)
18:00-20:30 (last coffee 20:00)
Saturday 10:00-11:30 in the Hall

Members are able to make tea and coffee themselves outside these hours.

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. College members can pay with battels, card and cash.

At weekends, the Café is open from 8am to 4pm on Saturdays, and 9am to 2pm on Sundays.  

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.  Fill in a Cellar Order Form in Hall.  Wines will be left in the Lodge for collection.

Sustainably sourced

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

More Information
Browse additional resources related to catering.
Informal Meals Price GuideDownload
Hilary Term 2018 - Wine ListDownload

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24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.

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28 - 28
Apr Apr
Indo-Iranian Philology Study Day
Saturday 28 April -
9:00am to 5:00pm

A study day in Indo-Iranian philology, with opportunities to take lessons in subjects such as Avestan, Vedic Sanskrit, reading Old Persian cuneiform, and Indo-Iranian and Indo-European comparative philology. There will be taster sessions for beginners and brush-up sessions for those who once studied the subject. For further information or to book a place, please email Philomen Probert (philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk).

Concert and Plays
01 - 01
May May
Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
Tuesday 1 May -
8:00am to 11:00am

All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson.


8.00–8.40 am Musical entertainment by members of the College 
All are welcome to drop in

8.40–9.00 am Break
Morning pastries will be available

9.00–9.30 am Formal inauguration of the new President
Please take your places by 9 am