Food & Drink


Formal Halls -  Family Formal Hall will take place on 1 November.  Bookings open two weeks before the dinner.  Other Formal Hall dates will be given before Michaelmas.

Hall - Please bring your own containers if you are taking food away. 

Vacation We don’t vary our service in the vacation, meals will continue as usual. 


Informal meals Payment Methods, Meal Prices and Subsidies

Hall meal service times

Lunch in Hall (M-F)

Mon-Fri, 12:15pm-2pm

To enable them to have lunch in 30 minutes, staff (only) may enter the Hall at noon.  Thank you for your consideration.

Saturday brunch in Hall

Sat, 9:30am—11:30am


Dinner in Hall

Mon-Fri, 6pm—7:30pm


Guest Night variation to dinner in Hall

The servery will open at 5:45pm and close at 7pm on nights when there is a Guest Night.

Guest Nights take place on Thursdays every week during full term.

Formal Hall variations to dinner in Hall

No informal supper is served on nights when there is a Formal Hall.

Formal Halls take place two or three times per term. 

College members can pay with battels or bank card (except AMEX).  Please note that we do not accept cash.  

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


Upper Common Room (UCR)

Please note that the UCR coffee machine has returned to its pre-Covid settings.  Hot drinks continue to be free at the times shown below.  Outside of those times a bank card payment (not AMEX) of £1.50 will be required.


10:30am - 11:30am

12:30pm - 2:30pm

6.30pm 8.30pm


The filter coffee machine remains entirely complimentary, as does the tea and hot water.

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

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 3:30pm every weekday (Mon-Fri).

College members can pay with battels, bank card (not AMEX).  Please note that we do not accept cash.

Cafe wifi password: leonard


Sunday Coffee Shop

During term time, coffee and cakes are served by volunteers from 13:00-15:00 in the Upper Common Room in aid of AMREF, the College charity.

Wine orders

To order wine, download the Wine List Order Form (at the bottom of this page).  Follow the instructions on the form, then email it to  The wines will be left in the Lodge for collection within two working days, and the charge will be made to your battels account.

Please note that we do not confirm receipt of orders or email to tell you that your wine is ready.  If you hear nothing, please assume all is well, and that your wine will be delivered to the Lodge within two working days.

If you are self-isolating and resident in College, please tell us, and add your building and room number to the form so we can bring you the wine.

Sustainably sourced

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

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