Student life

Places to eat

Our cafés and restaurants at our Ealing and Brentford sites offer a great range of food and drinks.

 

St Mary's Road, Ealing site

There are several places to eat at our Ealing site whether you want to grab a coffee to go or get lunch with friends.

Two female students carrying food to the checkout

The Pillars Restaurant

This award-wining restaurant offers lunch and dinner prepared and cooked by UWL students. 

  • Lunch: 12.00pm - 2.30pm, Tuesday - Friday
  • Dinner: 6.30pm - 9.00pm, Thursday and Friday

Three course meal is £20.50 or two courses is £18.50.

The Heart

The Heart, located in the centre of our Ealing site, offers a wide-range of fair-trade speciality coffees and tea, drinks and meals including:

  • Breakfast service: a selection of pastries and freshly made toasties.
  • Lunch service: a new approach to designing your own food - including the Heavenly Burger, hand- made pizzas, soup and pasta. There is also a wide selection of sandwiches, hot jumbo sausage rolls, and jacket potatoes with a filling of the day, puddings and cold sweets.

All the dishes are made on site using local sustainable and quality products.

Term hours
Monday - Thursday, 8am - 8pm
Friday, 8am - 4pm
Saturday, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Students ordering food at the Heart dining space at St Mary's Road

 

Illy Coffee Pod

Located in the reception of St Mary's Road, the Coffee Pod welcomes you with a selection of luxury hot drinks as well as a range of sandwiches, cakes and snacks.

Term hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4pm

 

Go'Sasa Deli

Go'Sasa is located in the Street corridor, offering freshly made subs, hot snacks and a grab-and-go selection of snacks and drinks, as well as Starbucks coffee.

Term hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4pm

 

Coffee Union

Coffee Union is also located in the Park Building at the Ealing site and serves a range of quality food and drinks at great value prices. Your Students’ Union is an independent charity, so every penny you spend with us goes back to directly improving your student experience. Whether you eat in our café, come to one of our events, join the gym or become a member of one of our sports clubs or societies, there is something for everyone at UWL.

Term hours
Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 7pm​
Saturday, 9am - 3pm

 

Freddie's Bar

Freddie’s Bar is located in the Park Building at the Ealing site and serves both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, along with a great range of fresh food.   Freddie’s Bar is the venue for entertainment and events, ranging from live music and club nights to comedy and quizzes – it’s the ideal place to make friends and have fun.

Term hours: Monday to Friday 11am – 10pm. (open late for event nights)

 

Paragon, Brentford site

The Canteen

Located in the reception area, the main counter offers a selection of fair-trade coffee and tea drinks and a delicious selection of homemade meals including:

  • Breakfast service will be a selection of freshly baked pastries and Breakfast toasties.
  • Lunch service: a new approach to designing your own food - a new daily offer, it includes: design your own burger, hand crafted pizza, build your own soup offer, create your own pasta. In addition to the concept of the day there is a selection of sandwiches, hot jumbo sausage rolls and jacket potatoes with hot filling of the day.

Term hours

Monday - Thursday, 8am - 5pm
Friday, 8am - 4pm

Starbucks Coffee Pod

Located in the reception area next to the cafe, the Starbucks coffee pod serves a selection of hot drinks including cappuccinos, lattés, Tazo teas and frappuccinos, as well as a range of paninis, homemade cakes and a selection of morning pastries all of which are freshly prepared.

Term hours

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 2.30pm
Closed out of term times.

There are also vending machines offering hot and cold beverages, confectionery, crisps and snacks at both the Ealing and Brentford sites.