Food and drink

Food and Drink

The Reuben Dining Hall will be open for self-service breakfast and lunches for most of the year (please see below for further details). Prices are the same for all; student, Fellow, staff or non-member of Reuben (but a member of the University).

Menus are available to view here for Reuben members.

Please note we can only take contactless payments.

Weekly dinners will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term time, for those that book onto the relevant events.

Opening Times

Breakfast served (College members only)

         Monday-Friday: 8:00 - 10:00

Lunch served

Monday-Friday: 12:00 – 13:00 (Reuben members and accompanied guests)

                          13:00 - 14:00 (University members - a University card is required for access)

The self service cafe will be open for snacks between 8:00-15:00.

Weekly dinners available when attending the following:

Tuesdays: Dining with Dinosaurs

Thursdays: Formal Hall/College Suppers

Fixed Closure Dates

  2023-24 dates (Inclusive)
Christmas break (2 weeks) 20 December 2023 - 2 January 2024 
Easter break (2 weeks) 23 March - 7 April 2024
Month of August 3 August - 1 September 2024


More details on the vacation closure periods and facilities for the College can be found here.

food hygiene

Food Hygiene rating given in November 2023

College Bar

Reuben College will be using the bar at Linacre College until the end of December 2023. It is open from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. and from 6.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. on weekdays and 7.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. at weekends. The bar is “Members Only” with drinks charged via the University card. Only on larger social events can non-members purchase drinks for cash.