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 team, we manage a range of services, including:
- the catering operation across four on-site dining halls within our catered 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
Eat and drink on campus
There are lots of food and drink outlets across campus. See where they are and what’s available in each.
View our suppliers list and learn where our food and drink comes from.
Catered residences (current students)
If you’re a current student living in a catered residence, you can find information on mealtimes on our accommodation page.
Catered residences (prospective students)
Five of our undergraduate residences are catered. This means our catering facilities provide two meals a day - a breakfast and an evening meal during the week, and breakfast and lunch at weekends. Learn more about our catered residences, including example menus and cost per week.
Source Dining Card option
If you struggle to find the time to cook for yourself, why not take advantage of the excellent food and service in our catered dining rooms?
Our food and sustainability
We cater for a range of dietary requirements. Our produce is sustainable sourced. Learn more about our food and drink and some of the initiatives we've been involved with.
Catering for meetings and events
Learn more about ordering catering for meetings and events.
If you have any questions about our products or services, please get in contact:
Telephone: +44 (0)117 954 5513
Follow Source on Instagram for the latest news on food, drinks and cafés across the University.
Catered residences menu
View the current menu (PDF, 156kB) to see the food and drink available in our catered residences.
We have achieved accreditations for the produce we stock and sell:
Bristol named Gold Sustainable Food City
We're very proud to have supported the application through our sustainable food practices and initiatives.
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.