Places to Eat

Our North Devon, Brannams and Mid Devon campuses have fantastic cafes for staff and students to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to grab a quick snack between classes, a place to relax with a hot drink or somewhere to enjoy lunch with friends, you’ll never be short of places to find reasonably priced refreshment.

North Devon


The Food Hall

Hot cooked breakfast is served from 8.30am until 11.30am.
Lunch is served 11.45am until 2.00pm. This includes a traditional hot special of the day, pasta dishes, baguettes, salads and chips.
Throughout the day you can also grab homemade porridge, sausage rolls, fresh fruit, yoghurts, homemade cakes and a range of hot and cold drinks.

Open: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 2.00pm


The Basement

Serving wood fired pizzas, burgers, the very popular popcorn chicken, curly fries, chips and combo boxes. We also offer popular meal deals to ensure you get a great deal.

Open: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 2.00pm


The Sandwich Box

We have a large deli counter offering a range of vegan and gluten free items.
You can choose a sub roll and fillings and it will be made right in front of you and then finished off in the oven to melt the topping.
We also have a range of gluten free and vegan foods including scones, sausage rolls, cakes, rolls, falafel and other light bites.

Open: Monday to Friday 10.30am to 2.00pm



At our Costa café we offer a range of hot and cold drinks (including latte, caramel latte, Americano) – don’t forget to bring your own cup for a 20p discount.  We also have a range of sandwiches, paninis and snacks available to help you through your day.

Open: Monday 8am-4pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8am-7pm; Friday 8am-3.30pm


Taw Restaurant

You’ll find a vibrant atmosphere in The Taw, with fantastic food served by talented students, all under the watchful eye of industry professionals.

We’re open for lunch and dinner throughout the college year and it’s the perfect place for all types of occasion, from large formal events to vibrant and lively themed nights. Everything on offer has been, where possible, made from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. We’re open to students, staff and members of the public.

To make a reservation call 01271 852483 or email


The Liberty Cafe

The Liberty Cafe serves a delicious range of handmade cakes, soups and sandwich boxes as well as smoothies and hot beverages served in compostable cups.

Open: Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 2.00pm. Lunch available from midday.



Our Costa café offers a range of hot and cold drinks (including latte, caramel latte, Americano) – don’t forget to bring your own cup for a 20p discount.  We also have a range of sandwiches, paninis and snacks available to help you through your day.

Open: Monday to Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm; Friday 8.30am-3.00pm


The Pottery

Serving breakfast, morning break and lunch, and barista coffee throughout the day. At breakfast, we offer a traditional English or a light continental. At lunch, we offer freshly-made plated food. You’ll also find an assortment of cold drinks, sandwiches and baguettes, wraps and salad boxes, handmade cakes, confectionery and much more.

Open: 8.30am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday.


The Exe Restaurant

The Exe Restaurant is a bustling training restaurant providing a vibrant atmosphere, where talented students are watched over by an industry professional. As well as freshly cooked, seasonal and local food, the Exe is open for coffees and lunches with a fully licensed bar. From large formal events to small seminars, lively theme nights to taster menus, the Exe Restaurant can cater for all.

Open: Wednesdays and Friday (term time only). Coffee and cake 10.30am, set menu and quick lunches 12noon. 


The Stop & Shop

- proudly serving Costa

Come and grab a freshly-ground coffee, hot chocolate or Costa iced drink, plus a full range of speciality teas. We also have a ‘grab & go’ range of breakfast wraps, paninis, sandwiches, handmade cakes and pastries.

Open: 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday; 8.00am – 7.00pm Tuesday to Thursday; 8.00am – 4.30pm Friday.


The Refectory

A bright and airy space, with plenty of seating, for you to sit and eat food brought from home and bought in other outlets.


Exe Cafe

The Exe Cafe is a bright modern café open to the students, staff and general public, serving a delicious range of handmade cakes, light lunches as well as hot beverages.


We also have vending machines on campus which are situated at the front of the Food Hall. This area is accessible whilst the college is open.

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