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Places to eat

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The following information relates to our traditional Open Days that are currently suspended due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Although we cannot welcome you physically on campus, you can still join us for our Virtual Open Days. We're holding a virtual Clearing Open Day on Saturday 15 August 2020 for those students who have been offered a place through clearing.

Students' Union
The Students’ Union has an array of eating places.

Whether you're after a main meal, a quick snack or just a drink, there is somewhere to suit your needs.

Cathays Park campus

Outside Main Building we have a taste of Cardiff's pop-up food scene with our Riverside Real Food Market. There will be a mixture of local produce and street food. Or if you would prefer to immerse yourself in university life, you can either try one of our campus restaurants or drop into a coffee shop for a quick break.

We also have a number of restaurants and coffee shops on campus:

NameOpening hours

Main Building Restaurant


Julian Hodge Restaurant


Trevithick Restaurant

NameOpening hours

Biosciences Café, Sir Martin Evans Building


Glamorgan Café


Humanities Café, John Percival Building


Ty Coffi - Cardiff Business School, Postgraduate Teaching Centre

Cardiff University Catering Pop-Up Café, Main Building Car Park09:00-15:00

Use our campus map to find your way around.

Students' Union

Soak up the atmosphere in the Students' Union which is home to many food outlets catering for a range of tastes.

Heath Park campus

If you're taking a tour of our Heath Park campus, there are various lunch options in the IV Lounge coffee shop. The IV Lounge is open 08:30-15:00.