Food and drink

Our cafes, bars and restaurants across Canterbury and Medway campuses offer food to suit everyone’s tastes.

Vacation opening hours are listed on the catering homepage when in effect. 

Bag It

Order sandwiches of your choice at Bag It, based in Rutherford Dining Hall. Place your order on the touchscreens in the outlet or online from your PC. 

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 09.30-16.00
Find out more about Bag It

Beagle restaurant

The Beagle, on the first floor of Darwin College, is our flagship fine dining restaurant - ideal for  corporate entertaining and private bookings. The menu changes regularly and features locally sourced produce.

Find out more about Beagle restaurant

Please note: Beagle restaurant is only open when a booking is made. To book, email or phone the Conference Office on ext 8000.

Create café

Create, based in the Marlowe Building on Canterbury campus, is an ideal place to pick up tasty drinks and snacks, to eat in or takeaway. 

Opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday (term-time): 08.00-15.00     
Find out more about Create café

The Deep End

GK Union's popular state-of-the-art bar can be found in the Student Hub at the heart of on Medway campus.

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 08.30-23.00
  • Saturday - Sunday: 10.00-18.00
Find out more about The Deep End

Dolche Vita

Dolche Vita, in Keynes College (opposite K-Bar), offers freshly prepared dishes from around the world.

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 08.30-17.00

Food served:

  • Monday - Friday: 12.00-16.00 
Find out more about Dolche Vita

Galvanising Shop Café

Choose from a tasty menu, includng barista coffee, milkshakes, toasted sandwiches, jacket potatoes and sweet treats, at the Galvanising Shop Café, part of The Historic Dockyard Chatham

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 08.00-17.00

Food served:

  • Breakfast: 08.00-11.30
  • Lunch: 12.00-16.00
Find out more about Galvanising Shop Café

Gulbenkian café

Gulbenkian Cafe, in the heart of Canterbury campus, offers delicious breakfasts, healthy meal options and enticing cakes. The cafe is open daily, but opening hours vary throughout the year.

Find out more about the Gulbenkian café

Hut 8

Hut 8, based in Turing College on Canterbury campus, offers convenient takeaway-style food. Chill out with friends, while taking advantage of computers and gaming facilities, or play pool or table tennis.

Term-time opening hours:

  • Tuesday - Sunday: 12.00-22.00
Find out more about Hut 8


The popular K-Bar, in Keynes College, Canterbury campus, has a laid-back, welcoming vibe. On the menu are Chicago Town pizzas, fresh barista coffee and healthy smoothies, as well as cocktails, mocktails, premium beers and ciders. 

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 11.00-00.00
  • Saturday - Sunday: 12.00-00.00

 Food served:

  • Monday - Friday: 11.00-21.30
  • Saturday - Sunday: 12.00-21.30
Find out more about K-Bar


Mungo’s, in Eliot College, Canterbury, is renowned for its ‘American Diner’ style menu; serving up tempting burgers, finger lickin’ snacks and extravagant desserts.

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 09.00-23.00

 Food served:

  • Breakfast menu: 09.00–11.30
  • Full menu: 12.00–21.00
Find out more about Mungo's


No.1 is an ideal place for breakfast and lunch in the Rochester Building, Medway campus. Choose from vegetarian and vegan dishes, barista coffee, and hot and cold snacks.

Opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 08.30–15.30

Food served:

  • Breakfast: 08.30–11.30
  • Lunch: 12.00–14.45
Find out more about No1


Origins, based in Darwin College, is packed full of smoky flavours and BBQ goodness. Think ribs, pulled meats, skewers and burgers, followed by tasty classic American desserts.

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 09.00-23.00
  • Saturday - Sunday: 15.00-23.00

 Food served:

  • Monday - Friday: 12.00-21.00
  • Saturday - Sunday: 15.00-21.00
Find out more about Origins

Pavilion Café Bar

The Pavilion Café Bar is the perfect setting for enjoying food and drinks with friends while catching all the action on the pitches below. 

We serve delicious food, coffee and ice cold drinks from our fully licensed bar. 

You can sit back and relax while enjoying the free WiFi and Sky Sports.

Find out more about Pavilion Café Bar

Rutherford Dining Hall

Rutherford Dining Hall, within Rutherford College on Canterbury campus, offers traditional home-cooked food at great value for money. Take your pick from its wok or salad bar, or a daily changing menu.

Term-time opening hours: 

Monday - Friday

  • Lunch: 12.00-14.00
  • Dinner: 17.00-20.00
  • Wok bar: 12.00-20.00

Saturday and Sunday

  • Brunch: 08.00-14.00
  • Dinner: 17.00-20.00

For daily menu details, please check in the Dining Hall.

Find out more about Rutherford Dining Hall

Sibson café

Sibson Café, our newest eatery on the ground floor of the Sibson Building, on Canterbury campus, serves delicious, fresh, home-made food to eat in or takeaway. 

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 08.30-17.00

Food served:

  • Monday - Friday: 11.30-14.30
Find out more about Sibson café

Sports café

Our Sports café, part of the Sports Centre on Canterbury campus, is ideal for gym enthusiasts. Choose from a variety of whey and vegan protein powders to customise your shake as you like it.

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 09.00-15.00
Find out more about Sports café

Street Kitchen

For feel-good food on-the-go, check out the Street Kitchen, on Jarman Plaza, Canterbury campus (opposite Essentials shop). A weekly changing menu features flavoursome food at affordable prices for veggies, vegans and meat-eaters.

Term time opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday: 11.00-15.00
Find out more about Street Kitchen

SU shop

SU Shop is your on campus shop, where you can pick up your day-to-day shopping or grab a quick bite for lunch!

Find out more about SU shop


Woody’s boasts great value, fresh, and flavoursome food; as well as some returning classics like the 'Stack'.

We also host many events throughout the year including showing all the latest sporting games on some of the best screens on campus!

Find out more about Woody's

Did you know?

You can use your KentOne card to get a 10% discount at Kent Hospitality catering outlets across Canterbury and Medway campuses.

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