At Cranfield, you'll discover a wide range of dining choices right here on campus which showcase our dedication to diverse, affordable and sustainable food options. As you embark upon your journey with us explore the exciting world of campus cuisine and delve deeper into our healthy food and sustainability initiatives by visiting our Food and procurement page.

CSA Café and Bar

Cranfield Students' Association provides a popular venue for early morning coffee, breakfast, a lunchtime meal or early evening snack. It also has evening entertainment and offers buffet services too.

Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-8:30pm
Saturday-Sunday, 12pm-6pm


An ideal location for a private party or formal dinner, catering for two or 200 guests. Fantastic menu options and special dietary requirements can be catered for. Go to Venue Cranfield for more details.

Hartley’s Bar within the CMDC

Hartley’s Bar offers a relaxed and welcoming environment with a wide range of draught beers - including real ales - spirits, and soft drinks, plus a carefully selected wine list to suit any occasion. There is an excellent bar menu available which includes sandwiches, wraps, burgers and other hot dishes plus a 'build your own salad' option. You will also find a large garden which is perfect for those warm days and evenings.

Opening times:
Monday-Sunday, 11am-11pm


Cranberries is a popular restaurant/café located within the Stafford Cripps building, offering hot and cold lunch options along with a selection of takeaway snacks and refreshments. 

Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 12pm-2pm

Costa Coffee, Stafford Cripps

Located in front of Cranberries, our Costa Coffee outlet provides freshly brewed tea and coffee, along with a variety of cakes, pastries and light snacks. 

Opening times:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday, 8:30am-3pm


Reggie's in Mitchell Hall is a self-service restaurant, open all day and offering breakfast, lunch and dinner along with a variety of hot and cold snacks. There is the option of either eating in the fully air conditioned restaurant area, out in Mitchell Hall's garden, or to simply take away. Reggie's is the perfect place to grab a snack at any time of day. 

Opening times:
Breakfast 7am-9.30am
Lunch 12pm-2pm
Dinner 5.30pm-9.30pm
Breakfast 7.30am-9.30am
Lunch 12.30pm-2.30pm
Dinner 5pm-7.30pm

Café 52

At the main entrance to the Vincent building is our ever popular Café 52 where our meal deals offer both sustenance and health-conscious choices. Enjoy a refreshing start to your day or a pick-me-up in the afternoon with a rich and aromatic Costa coffee, or quench your thirst with our selection of chilled beverages.   

Opening times:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm