Whether you have a gap between your lectures, need a social location for group work or just fancy a coffee or snack, there are plenty of locations around Talbot Campus to suit your food and drink needs.
As well as coffee shops, the University also has a canteen where you can get a full meal or a sandwich if you're feeling hungry. The student shop is also handy if you need to get a drink, sandwich or a chocolate bar in a rush.
During term time, Dylans bar is a relaxing but social bar where you can grab a bite to eat and a drink and it's open late during term time. If you want to find out more about the social scene at BU and eating and drinking in the evening, take a look at our things to do page.
There is a full list of the food and drink locations and their opening times below covering Dylans, Poole House, the Student Centre, Weymouth House and the Student Shop, all which can be found on Talbot Campus.
During term time Dylan's Bar is open from early morning until late, providing value for money food and drink and a laid back environment to chill or catch up with friends.
- Monday-Friday: 9.00am-12.00am (11.00pm on Thursday)
- Saturday: 12.00pm until late
- Sunday: 12.00pm until 10.00pm
‘The Café that is small and beautifully formed’. Pop in for a Fairtrade coffee and pastry on the way to the Library.
- Monday-Friday: 9.00am-5.00pm (term time only)
Poole House Atrium
The Atrium Cafe
Selling a range of hot beverages, premium filled breads. This is an ideal spot for grabbing a quick bite to eat between lectures.
- Monday-Friday: 8.00am-6.30pm (Sat-Sun: 9.30am-3.30pm)
Open from 8.30am there are cafes available on both the ground and third floor (term time only).
With a selection of sandwiches, cakes and pastries available.
- Monday-Friday: 8.30am-4pm (term time only)
Shops are available on campus for all your basic needs. Items on sale include milk, bread, ready-made sandwiches and even suntan cream.
The Fusion Building
Selling a range of hot beverages, homemade cakes and premium filled breads. This is an ideal spot for grabbing a quick bite to eat between lectures.
- Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:30pm
Serving a selection of filled ciabattas toasted to order, and chef’s selected soup of the day.
- Monday-Friday: 10:00am-2:30pm
Serving hot breakfast and a chilled yoghurt bar, from 8:30am-11:15am. During lunch, the counter offers hearty British classics, an array of international dishes, and a premium salad bar from 12:00pm-2:30pm.
- Monday-Friday: 8:30am-2:30pm
Offering artisan style pizzas made fresh daily and pasta specials.
- Monday-Friday: 12:00pm-2:30pm
The Terrace Café (second floor)
Serving Starbucks hot beverages, chilled drinks, wraps, baguettes and salads, with access to the outdoor terrace.
- Monday-Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm
The Fusion Café (third floor)
Serving smoothies, juices, simple brewed coffee, salads, yogurts, grains, super foods, cut fruit.
- Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm
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