Source is our in-house catering brand and we promote ethically and sustainably sourced food. We are committed to using Fairtrade products and ingredients wherever possible. We care about our produce and we care about you, our customers.

What we do

As a department, we manage a range of services, including:

  • the catering operation across four catered halls of residences;
  • all Source cafes and bars across the University’s estate;
  • residential event catering;
  • third-party catering contracts.

Learn more about our services and produce


Follow Source on Instagram for the latest news on food, drinks and cafés across the University.

Contact us

If you have any questions about our products or services, please get in contact:

Telephone: +44 (0)117 954 5513


We have achieved accreditations for the produce we stock and sell:
Red Tractor
Good Egg Award

Bristol named Gold Sustainable Food City

We're very proud to have supported the application through our sustainable food practices and initiatives. 

Annual report

Read our 2021 Annual Report (PDF, 6,727kB) to learn more about our work. If you would like to read this PDF in a different format, contact us at

Zero Waste Awards

We have achieved a three star rating in the Zero Waste Awards. This accolade recognises our committment to reusing, recycling and reducing waste.

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