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Where to Eat at UON

We are all about providing students and staff at UON with good quality, delicious food at competitive prices. If you’re looking for a fresh hot meal, a quick on-the-go snack or meal deal, we have 4 Catering outlets plus a 32-bedroom Hotel on campus to meet your needs. Keep up with our outlet hours of operation, menus and more below.

The Market

Monday – Friday (8am – 3.30pm) Closed 18 December 2020 – 4 January 2021
  • The Learning Hub, Ground Floor, Waterside Campus

The Market is the main student and staff Restaurant on Waterside Campus with a great variety of options. Whether you fancy a bacon roll to go or keep it healthy with a freshly made salad, we have it all. Look out for our great offers including meals under £5, a free piece of fruit with every food purchase.

We have reintroduced our staff and student 10% discount as well.

  • Breakfast served from 8am – 10.30am
  • Home comforts, burgers, pies and pasties, served from 10.30am – 3.30pm
  • Grab-and-go sandwiches, confectionery, hot and cold drinks, served from 8am – 3.30pm

Read about the accessibility of The Market on AccessAble.

The Exchange

Currently closed. Will reopen in 2021.
  • Senate Building, Ground Floor, Waterside Campus

The Exchange is a great place to warm yourself up with an excellent barista style coffee. Feeling peckish, you’ll find a great selection of sandwiches, cakes and confectionery for whatever you’re in the mood for. Look out for our great sandwich meal deals which includes crisps, a drink and a piece of fruit for £4.50.

The Ground

Currently closed. Will reopen in 2021.
  • The Learning Hub, First Floor, Waterside Campus

Need a quick grab-and-go sandwich or a sweet treat before your next lecture, then The Ground is the perfect place for you. In the heart of The Learning Hub this coffee shop can provide you with a great cup of coffee to help you through the day. Take advantage of our amazing offers including sandwich meal deals and coffee with cake.

Waterside Bar & Restaurant

Currently closed. Will reopen in 2021.
  • The Learning Hub, Waterside Campus

Waterside B&R’s student friendly menu offers value for money and a great communal space that they can all their own. It’s the perfect spot to grab a quick weekly lunch or have an early dinner before heading for a night out. Don’t feel like going out? Our Pizzas are the perfect takeaway for students living in the halls of residence. Keep an eye out for our upcoming events coming soon to the bar.

Read about the accessibility of Waterside Bar & Restaurant on AccessAble.

Sunley Hotel

Monday – Sunday 24/7. Closed from 18 December 2020 – 4 January 2021.
  • Waterside Campus

Sunley Hotel is in the heart of The Waterside Campus. It has 32 ensuite bedrooms and 3 conference rooms. Our lounge area is comfortable and a quiet place to hold an impromptu meeting. If you require something more formal, then just contact us to enquire about our conferencing facility.


Find out more about the accessibility of our venues on the AccessAble website.

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