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.

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 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.
  • 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

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

Monday-Friday 10:30-11:30
12:30-14:15
18:30-20:15
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. 

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

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

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 (see below).  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.

More Information
Browse additional resources related to catering.
Downloads
Informal Meals Price GuideDownload
Hall Wine List for Hilary Term 2019Download
News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

21 February 2019
Happy International Mother Language Day

Wolfson College celebrates International Mother Language Day.

18 February 2019
Washoku dinner hosted by Embassy of Japan at Wolfson College

Wolfson College was honoured to welcome the Embassy of Japan to host a Washoku dinner on 2 February 2019.

11 February 2019
'Reflecting the Landscape': photographs by Jenny Blyth

Jenny Blyth's exhibition 'Reflecting the Landscape' opens to public on 18 February 2019 to 28 March 2019. 

Our upcoming events

Family Friendly
24 - 24
Feb Feb
Wolfson Children’s Art Event
Sunday 24 February - 10:00am to 1:00pm

The Wolfson Family Society invites you to join in for a children’s art event on Sunday, 24th February, 10 am - 1 m, in the Haldane Room.

Children of all ages in Wolfson college are invited to explore and share their creativity. Where do different colours come from? How many colours can you make?

Clubs & Societies
24 - 24
Feb Feb
AMREF Afternoon tea goes international
Sunday 24 February - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

All are warmly invited to join the AMREF team for Afternoon Tea in the UCR. In the light of International Mother Language Day which takes place on 21 February 2019, we invite you to bring cake, snacks and sweets from your own country to share with each other! 

£1.25 donation for a slice of cake plus tea/coffee, charged on Bod card or through cash donations. All proceeds go to AMREF Health Africa.

Concert and Plays
24 - 24
Feb Feb
Fournier Trio Recital
Sunday 24 February - 5:00pm

Brahms:

Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38

Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78

Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87