Eat and Shop on Campus

We aim to provide a broad range of high quality, value for money food and retail services on campus, provided by our catering services partner BaxterStorey.

As well as staff and students, the local community are very welcome to take advantage of our catering and retail outlets.

Full details of opening hours and menu details can be found below. 

Maggie’s Bar & Café

Opening hours (May, June, July & August 2023):

  • Monday to Wednesday 8.30am - 7pm (5pm for food)
  • Thursday & Friday 8.30am - 10pm (8pm for food)
  • Saturday 9am - 10pm (8pm for food)
  • Sunday 10am - 5pm (4pm for food)

For full menu details, please look at our Maggie's Bar and Café Facebook page.

Fuel on Campus 
We are delighted to announce that our new Click & Collect, and Click & Deliver app for Maggie's is live!  
This means you can get all your favourites on the go with a click of a button and a great way to beat those lunch time queues! 

1)      Download the App
 - Go to your App Store
 - Download!
 - Allow it access to your location when using the app
 - Create your account – you'll only need to do this once!

​2)      You will be asked to enter a location code, this is 4534.
3)      There are then 2 options:

QMU Maggie's – This is for everyone who is NOT a student
Maggie's Student – This is for everyone who IS a student

Our team will do random checks to ensure those ordering from the Student option are students, please ensure you have a valid student card which you will be asked to present when picking up your meal or drinks.

A variety of deals and loyalty programs will be available through our new app, keep your eyes peeled on our @maggiesbarandcafe Facebook page for further information

Please look at our Maggie's Facebook page for more details.

Starbucks Coffee Pod

Starbucks is located in the main academic building atrium offering a selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, panini’s, toasties, salads and soup along with a selection of snack items.

Opening hours (May, June, July & August 2023):

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm


Espresso Tall Grande Venti
Americano £2.40 £2.70 £3.35
Latte £2.70 £3.05 £3.35
Cappuccino £2.70 £3.05 £3.35
Mocha £2.85 £3.15 £3.30
Caramel Macchiato £3.15 £3.50 £3.90
Espresso Solo: £1.75 Doppio: £2.35  


Tea Tall Grande Venti
Teas £1.70 £1.90 £2.10
Chai tea Latte £3.15 £3.50 £3.90


Chocolate Tall Grande Venti
Classic Hot Chocolate £3.15 £3.50 £3.90


Frappuccino Tall Grande
Caramel, Coffee £4.60 £5.00


Iced Drinks Tall Grande
Americano £2.60 £2.90
Latte £3.00 £3.30
Mocha £3.15 £3.40
Caramel Macchiato £3.45 £3.75
Chai Tea £3.25 £3.50


Espresso Roast £0.55
Soya Milk £0.55
Hot Water £0.55
Syrup £0.55

Paper cup charge of £0.50, no charge for Keep Cups or crockery.

Download PDF Menu

1875 Restaurant

1875 is now closed for the summer (May, June, July & August 2023).  It will be back again with all your favourites, full salad & deli bar, soups, baked potatoes and daily hot mains with a wide selection of dietary friendly and vegan options amongst others in September 2023.

1875 is located in the main academic building.

Opening hours (closed May, June, July & August 2023)

The Nook

Opening Hours:

• Monday to Sunday – 24 hours

The Nook is our newest catering space located just off 1875 food court and is our first fully self-service area.

We have a selection of sandwiches, snacks, juices and hot drinks. Simply select your item, take it to our self-service till and pay for your items using your debit/credit card, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Please do continue to take the time to give us your feedback on The Nook, there are QR codes dotted around the space or you can email our Catering Manager Julie Smith directly.

You can also follow The Nook on social media @qmucampuslife

University Retail Facilities

Our shop can be located within the 1875 servery area.  This is operational Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm during term time.  We also have a small outlet in Maggie's, this is open when Maggie's is open.

We stock a wide variety of household items along with confectionery and stationary.

If there is something you would like to see us stock in our retail space, please do just let us know by emailing our Catering Manager, Julie Smith.

Vending Service

We have a number of vending machines that are available on campus. These are located on:

Level 0 (cold drinks & confectionery) in 1875 
Level 3 (cold drinks & confectionery) outside the Halle Lecture Theatre

Opening Hours

Accessible during main building opening hours

Please note:  all vending machines accept contactless payment only

Hospitality Service (Meetings)

QMU staff can order catering for meetings on campus using our online booking system.  

Catering Online Bookings - For QMU Staff only Catering Online Booking Form

Point of Sale - Payment Methods

Point of Sale - Payment Methods 

  • All our catering outlets accept debit/credit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay, contactless with no minimum spend required and cash payments.
  • Vending machines are located in the main academic building in 1875 and on level 3.  They accept contactless payments only.
  • The vending machine in Accommodation accepts cash and contactless and the Sports vending accepts cash only.

Hospitality Cards

  • Departmental Hospitality Cards can be requested by Budget Holders and used to make purchases in all the Catering & Retail outlets.


QMU and our catering partner BaxterStorey value your custom and more importantly Your Feedback, to ensure we are providing a good service, good quality food and that the menu variety suits your tastes.

Please take a few minutes to give us Your Feedback.

You can either complete the Online Customer Feedback Form or alternatively scan the QR code located at each of the outlets.

Thank you for Your Feedback.

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