Places to Eat and Drink

IDS has its own cafeteria and bar. There are also many eateries and bars on the university campus which visitors can use.

IDS has its own cafeteria and bar

IDS Cafeteria

IDS catering staff serve breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea daily. Opening times are 08:00 to 14:00.

Lunch is available from 12:00 to 14:00 and consists of a range of hot and cold dishes that are freshly prepared by our in-house catering team. Vegan and vegetarian options are always available.


The well-stocked bar offers real ales and a selection of other beers, wines and spirits. It's friendly, informal atmosphere makes it an ideal place to relax and meet other people who are visiting or working at the Institute. The IDS bar is open weekday lunchtimes and evenings from 12:00 to 14:30 and 17:00 to 22:30.

Conference Catering and Special Occasions

IDS catering staff can provide conference lunches and dinners, offering an imaginative range of menus and an excellent wine list. Buffets and receptions can also be arranged with vegetarian foods provided as part of the service.

For IDS catering and bar enquiries please contact Gabriel Gutierrez.

T: +44 (0)1273 915605