Male and female University of Portsmouth students drinking coffee

Where to eat on Campus

When you're on campus, you're never too far from somewhere to eat, drink and relax

Campus cafe opening hours

Until the new academic year, cafes at The Hub and the University learning Centre will be open for eat in and takeaway Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 3.00pm.

All campus cafes are due to open with term-time hours from Monday 4 October.

Looking for a coffee, lunch or a quick snack? Food on Campus has you covered

You'll find 10 Food on Campus venues across the University, so you're never far from something delicious. In keeping with the University's overall sustainability aims, all our Food on Campus venues are committed to sustainable sourcing, minimising food waste and reducing our use of plastics.

Explore each of the 10 venues and find out more about our Food on Campus loyalty card below.

Our venues

Our food venues are friendly places to eat, drink and relax. Find out more about them below and use the map to see where they're located.


Female University of Portsmouth student in cafe

University Learning Centre Cafe

The University's newest cafe, on the fifth floor of the Learning Centre offering views over Portsmouth.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 8.00am-5.00pm | Friday: 8:00am-4.30pm

Cafe Coco

A quirky tea room with a broad menu. It offers healthy snacks, Fairtrade produce and sweet treats. Cafe Coco is available for private hire.

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am-5.00pm | Wednesday and Friday: 8:00am-3.00pm

Library Coffee Shop

This modern coffee shop with ample natural light is on the ground floor of the library. There's ample space for group working and laptop charging points.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 8.00am-8.00pm | Friday, 8.00am-7.00pm | Saturday and Sunday, 11.00am-4.00pm

Portland Coffee Shop

This smart and minimalist cafe overlooks the Portland courtyard. It has multiple laptop charging points and indoor and outdoor seating.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-6.00pm | Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm

The Hub at the Dennis Sciama Building

This large cafeteria has a good choice of cooked breakfasts and a 'make your own roll' sandwich bar. This is one of the busiest catering venues on campus – a great place for meeting up with friends, but not ideal if you want to get your head down and work. 

Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 8.00am-5.00pm.

Boutique Espresso in Park building

Located in an impressive white-stone building that used to be Portsmouth's town hall, this cafe is a great choice for group work and solo study sessions.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4.00pm

Boutique Espresso in Eldon building

Sip your coffee in this light, airy cafe in the Eldon building while you admire the work on display produced by our students on creative courses such as fashion, architecture and interior design.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm

Temporarily closed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak some of our cafes currently remain closed:

St George's Coffee Shop

St George's coffee shop, located in the basement of St George's building, is small and cosy. It has a TV area, sofas and a bank of shared computers. 

Pit Stop in the Student Centre

Pit Stop offers the full Starbucks range and a unique street food menu: choose from chipotle chicken flatbread, BBQ pork sandwich or butternut gobi curry with naan. Remember to take a look in the Student Union shop while you're in the area.

901 Internet Cafe

Grab a hot drink and a snack in the 901 Internet Cafe where you can work on one of the many shared computers. The cafe is on the ground floor of the Anglesea building.

St Andrew's Court Cafe

St Andrew's Court Cafe has permanently closed, and has moved to new facilities at University Learning Centre.

Cafe in the University Library with queuing students

Loyalty card

We don't just provide convenience, we deliver great value too. Your loyalty card, built into your student ID card, can bag you a huge range of benefits. You can redeem your points at any catering venue across campus. Loyalty scheme benefits include:

  • 5% off every purchase
  • Coffee stamps – get your 9th coffee free
  • Redeemable loyalty points
  • Seasonal bonus points and offers
  • A web-app to track your purchases and points

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