Food and drink

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

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.

Find out more about Bag It

Term-time opening hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 08.30-16.00

Food served:

  • Breakfast menu: 08.30-10.30
  • Lunch menu: 10.30-16.00
Place your order online

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.


Cargo is our award-winning bar and grill, located next to Liberty Quays accommodation, near Medway campus. Choose from tasty classic burgers, grills, chicken fajitas and more, and enjoy regular live music, comedy and sports.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Sunday: 12.00-23.00

Food served:

  • Monday to Saturday: 12.00-21.30
  • Sunday: 12.00-18.30
Find out more about CARGO

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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): 08.30-16.00 
  • Monday – Friday (vacation time): 10.00-15.00 
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 to Friday: 08.00-17.00

Food served:

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

Find out more about Hut 8

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

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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
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

 Food served:

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


No1 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 Keynes 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: 12.00-23.00

 Food served:

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

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, homemade 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: 08.00-19.00
Find out more about Sports café

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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