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Whether your event is on the main University campus or in our nearby halls of residence, the University of Leeds’ in-house catering team will work with you to provide the highest standard of food.

We know, because our customers have told us so, that the food can make all the difference to the success of an event and so we strive to provide the highest possible standards of cuisine in all of our catering services.

Our team of award-winning chefs are able to produce everything from a small finger buffet to a full banquet menu. If you have any specific dietary requirements they will work with you to ensure that your menu meets the needs of your guests.

Event Catering

We constantly work with our friends Great Food at Leeds, the University’s catering service, looking at how we can respond to your feedback and bring you the freshest, tastiest and best value delivered catering.

  • Seasonal Menus

    A whole range of exciting new products twice a year! Over 70% of our menu is homemade food, carefully prepared on-site by our experienced chefs, ensuring that your food is the freshest it possibly can be. We always use the finest local and seasonal ingredients where possible and are passionate about supporting Fairtrade.

  • Great Value Deals

    We’re confident that we have something to match all budgets on our menus.

  • Simple Ordering System

    Our online ordering system is simple to use and provides products descriptions and photos. There’s also a quick re-ordering option to save you time.

  • Contemporary Food Presentation

    No more doilies! Our catering will give your meeting a professional and modern feel.

  • Disposables or Non-Disposables

    You can now choose if you would like your order delivered on disposables or non-disposables.

  • Improved Recycling

    Your orders can be easily recycled and we will provide you with 3 colour coded biodegradable bags (in line with University Cleaning and Sustainability) for your waste.


I just want to thank you for hosting the NASMA event so brilliantly.  Everyone who attended was impressed both with the venue and facilities. The organisation from start to finish was so easy and stress free, which makes a very welcome change to past events I have organised – so the behind the scenes work is really appreciated!

Thank you and all of your team for your excellent support at the UUK Annual Conference. We were impressed by the professionalism and friendliness of your staff, for whom nothing was too much trouble. The accommodation and food were extremely good and all these things combined made for a very successful event.

Thank you for making our event such a huge success. The planning of the event was made really easy by your professional Sales & Marketing Team who were always happy to help. The venue was perfect for us and looked incredible and the food was beautiful with a fantastic choice available and excellent service. We would definitely hope to hold any of our future events at the Refectory. Thank you from the Estates & Facilities Directorate at St James’s Hospital

The dinner was excellent and the service very professional and discreet – it was a lovely end to what had been a successful day.

Please pass on our congratulations to your Catering Team, we had so many compliments about the lunch, I lost count! We have never had such imaginative and beautifully crafted sandwiches served at any of our events – ever!

Thanks to you and the team who provided the service for our event. It went a long way to making our event a success and we had a number of complementary comments on the excellent standard of the cuisine. Already you have got us thinking about our next event. It was excellent.

I would like to thank you and your colleagues for making the conference so successful. The catering was perfect, the delegates were relaxed and comfortable and everyone was impressed by the Hall and surroundings. Thank you for making our visit a very memorable and successful one

When there is a commercial need to introduce a business or industry to the University our experience shows this is best done on campus through University House. It provides a quality service, great cuisine and an experience customers will cherish and remember.

Hospitality & Fine Dining

Within our Hospitality & Fine Dining portfolio you can choose from a variety of menu options that will form the centrepiece of a memorable event:

University House-Venue, Hot & Cold Buffet Menu

Buffet Menu

Have a peek at the hot and cold buffet menus from our dedicated catering team at University House

Wine List

Wine List

We have a wide selection of wines available for drinks receptions and fine dining


Banquet Dining

Get in touch with our team to discuss large functions and banqueting for up to 600 guests

Catering in Halls of Residence

For those events taking place in a Hall of Residence, you can download a sample menu which will give you an outline of the type of food available.

Finally, if you have your own thoughts on the catering that you would like then speak to your Event Manager and they will help turn your ideas into reality.