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Catering

Top up to get discounts

Save time and money with your Campus Card. Get a 15% discount off hot drinks, plus 5% off most other food items*
The University has a range of restaurants, cafes and bars across our campuses that accept the Campus Card as payment. If you load money onto your Campus Card account, you will get a discount off everything* from a Catering outlet!
 

* Please note: Alcohol, Non-food items, Supplements including protein and sports nutrition products, medicines, items on promotion, reduced to clear items and certain food items are excluded from the discount scheme, but can still be purchased using your Campus Card.

How do I pay for meals?

Once your Campus Card is loaded up by either using the Campus Card portal or at certain tills that can top-up your Campus Card, paying for meals is quick, easy and safe. Your Campus Card can be used in all of the following locations: 
  • Atchitecture Café
  • Before & After Café
  • Café Libro
  • Dol.cHe Vita
  • Eat at Agriculture
  • Eat at Enterprise
  • Eat at Nortcourt
  • Eat at SportsPark
  • Eat at the Square
  • Eat ta Wantage
  • Greenlands Campus bar
  • Henley Business School Café
  • Ice House bar
  • Library Café
  • Northcourt bar
  • Park bar
  • Park eat
  • Park House bar
  • Pavilion restaurant at Greenlands Campus
  • The Dairy
  • Wantage Hall bar

Why is it better paying with Campus Card?

Paying by Campus Card isn't just convenient for you, it's convenient for us too. That means we can give you a discount on all of our products*, to reflect the fact that you're saving us time and effort too.

* Please note: alcoholic products are not included in the discount scheme, but can still be purchased using your Campus Card.

How can I start getting a discount with my Campus Card?

All you have to do is visit our dedicated and secure website: www.reading.ac.uk/cardfinance and sign in using your University of Reading Username and password. Once you have logged in, just click on 'Online Top Up' to add money to your account using your debit/credit card or PayPal account.
Alternatively you can top up your Campus Card using your debit/credit card at one of the following locations:
  • Atchitecture Café 
  • Art Shop
  • Before & After Café
  • Café Libro
  • Dol.cHe Vita
  • Eat at Agriculture
  • Eat at Enterprise
  • Eat at Nortcourt
  • Eat at SportsPark
  • Eat at the Square
  • Eat ta Wantage
  • Greenlands Campus bar 
  • Henley Business School Café 
  • Ice House bar 
  • Library Café
  • Library helpdesk
  • Mail Shop in Whiteknights House
  • Merl Museum
  • Northcourt bar
  • Park bar
  • Park eat
  • Park House bar
  • Pavilion restaurant at Greenlands Campus
  • The Dairy
  • Wantage Hall bar

 

Further information

If you have any further questions regarding catering please contact us at cateringadmin@reading.ac.uk.. 

Catered packages for 2019 -2020

The University has a range of restaurants and cafes across our campuses. If you have a place in a University hall of residence you can choose to eat flexibly in various locations that suit you.

What do i get in the meal package?

For the Chilli package you get £70.00 per week during the 31 weeks of term time, and for the Lime package you get £39.20 per week during the 31 weeks of term time. You will receive 35% off meals at Wantage Hall, St Patricks Hall & Park eat, plus 15% off hot drink and 5% off everything else at the following locations, Express cafes, The Dairy, Architecture Café, Eat at the Square, SportsPark café, Agriculture Café, URS café and the Library café.    

Where can I use my catered package?

You can use the catered package at the following locations:
  • Atchitecture Café
  • Café Libro
  • Dol.cHe Vita
  • Eat at Agriculture
  • Eat at Nortcourt *
  • Eat at SportsPark
  • Eat at the Square +
  • Eat ta Wantage *
  • Library Café
  • Park bar
  • Park eat 
  • The Dairy

* not open at weekends

+ Open Mon-Fri for Breakfast & Lunch

How do I pay for meals?

Students pay for a meal package as part of their accommodation package in fully catered residences, or can sign up here.  When you first arrive in a catered hall you will receive a Campus Card. You then tap the Campus Card at a till terminal to pay for your meals.

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