The Taste Restaurant and Conservatory Bistro are both operated by the college’s catering students under the watchful eye of their tutors.

Taste is open, during term time, to college students, staff and the public alike, and booking is recommended.

Running these facilities gives learners experience of working in a commercial environment, delivering high quality food and service to paying customers, to gain the knowledge required for a successful career in the catering and hospitality industry. The Taste Restaurant is a fully licensed restaurant offering themed as well as à la Carte menus.

Telephone Bookings: 01246 500596


Thursday Evenings at Taste

Take advantage of our fantastic fundraising theme events!

The theme evenings are £19 per person to include a cocktail on arrival, followed by a three course dinner and tea or coffee.

Full licensed bar is available.

Please note a £5 non-refundable deposit is required per person at the time of booking

To enquire about the themed menu and to make a booking please telephone Hospitality Bookings on 01246 500596.


Conservatory Bistro

The conservatory on the first floor of South Block is now open for business and offering breakfast and lunch.



Enjoy a hearty cooked breakfast from just £2.50.

Food is served from 10-11am daily.



A range of lunchtime meals available including vegetarian options, side dishes, salad bar and desserts. Meal deals available from £3.

Food is served from 12-1.15pm daily.


Eat in or takeaway. No booking is required.