Students in the canteen at INTO NCL

Eating and drinking at INTO Newcastle University

An international menu

Sometimes you just want food that reminds you of home. At Newcastle University, you'll find a wide range of cuisines matched to the university’s international student community.

And if you can’t find what you're looking for at one of the many university cafes, we’ll do our best to help you find it in the local area!

Great places to eat, drink and relax

When you want to grab a quick bite between lectures or relax with friends over a coffee, you’ll find a selection of venues on campus. Newcastle University has 13 outlets, including an INTO café and restaurants serving hot meals, so you’re sure to find something to suit you just a short walk away.

Dietary requirements are also catered to, so you’ll find vegetarian and vegan options available daily, and Halal chicken meals available at the INTO café. The University accommodates dietary needs wherever possible, so if you’re unsure, just ask a member of the team and they’ll be happy to point you in the right direction. Loyalty cards and meal deals are available too, helping you budget and save money throughout the week.

For opening times and more information about each of the venues, click here.

Budget-friendly food for every taste

Newcastle is known for being a student-friendly city and that’s especially true when it comes to dining – you’ll find a great selection of affordable options throughout the local area that cater to a wide range of tastes and budgets. Whether you’re in the mood for a delicious breakfast and coffee or a hearty dinner, Newcastle caters to a global community with varied culinary delights.

The Settle Down Café is a cool spot to hang out with friends and enjoy a slice of cake or a comforting bowl of soup, while the Tyneside Bar Café offers a great menu of grilled sandwiches, curries and salads. Ernest is a popular café-bar which is perfect if you’re looking for tasty homemade food at a reasonable price.

Eldon Square and Grey Street are great spots for dining, with plenty of restaurants, cafés and snack spots to choose from, and Newcastle’s own Chinatown is within walkable distance from the city centre.

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