Cranfield University has a wide range of places to eat. Below are some of the places you may enjoy when you join us here at Cranfield:

CSA Café and Bar

  • Mon – Fri (08:30 - 20:30)
  • Sat – Sun (12:00 - 18:00)

Cranfield student association offers a popular venue for early morning coffee, breakfast, a lunchtime meal or an early evening snack through to the perfect venue for evening entertainment with buffet services too.


  • Mon –Thurs (08:30 - 16:30)
  • Friday – (08:30 - 15:00)

Cranberries is a popular all-day venue serving hot and cold options. Costa Coffee is available in the Stafford Cripps ground floor foyer area.


An ideal location for a private party or formal dinner; able to cater for 2 or 200 guests.  You will be spoiled for choice when you see the menu options, and special dietary requirements can be catered for.

Hartley’s Bar

  • Mon – Sat (10:00 - 23:00)
  • Sunday – (10:00 - 22:30)

Hartley’s bar offers a relaxing and welcoming environment offering a wide range of spirits, beers and soft drinks, plus a carefully selected wine list from all over the world to suit any occasion.  We also offer an excellent variety of bar food including pizzas, pastas, sandwiches baguettes, burgers, salads and desserts.

Café 52

  • Mon– Thurs (08:30 - 16:30)
  • Friday– (08:30 - 15:30)

Cafe 52 is an ideal location to relax with a coffee or a snack.

Serving Costa Coffee, regular and speciality teas, filled rolls and other hot & cold snacks to eat in or take away, Cafe 52 is the perfect place for a morning or afternoon break.

Café 122

  • Mon – Fri (08:00 - 14:30)
  • Breakfast: Mon - Fri (08:00 - 10:00)

Café 122 provides freshly prepared food in a vibrant environment.  Selections include salads, sandwiches, baguettes, jacket potatoes, snacks and drinks.  A recently introduced breakfast menu will ensure that you get the right start for your busy day ahead.

Mitchell Hall Bar

  • Mon – Fri (17.30 - 23.00)

Mitchell Hall homes a friendly bar where you can watch your favourite sports on the wide-screen TV and catch up with your friends. We also have outside tables, perfect for those summer days and nights.


Mon – Fri

  • Breakfast: 07.30 - 09.30
  • Lunch: 12.00 - 14.00
  • Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30
  • Weekends: 17.00 - 19.30

Reggie's is a self-service restaurant with a variety of hot and cold meals, drinks, desserts, and sandwiches and an 'On the Go' takeaway service. Reggie’s is a great place for Students, staff and visitors.

The Cafe Bookshop 

At the Café Bookshop we offer a range food, from breakfasts to early evening meals in a relaxed, homely environment. We specialise in:

  • top quality coffee - De-caffeinated/Soya options available on request
  • home-madefood and locally sourced wherever possible: soups, quiche, pasta, panini's, pasties and delicious cakes
  • indulgent hot chocolate or cleansing herbal tea
  • speedy & friendly service
  • daily specials plus vegetarian and gluten-free options available
  • a selection of iced coffees, frappes and cold drinks.


As well as academic texts we have a selection of general interest books plus a wonderful range of shabby-chic gifts, greetings cards & ceramics.

The Campus Social Club

The Social Club has a pub and provides a huge variety of tasty dishes from hot breakfast rolls, pizzas and daily specials to sandwiches, salads and vegetarian options.