Bishop Grosseteste University Cafe

Bishop Grosseteste University Cafe

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Curiositea is Lincoln’s quirkiest coffee shop. Situated in the heart of Bishop Grosseteste University, Curiositea boasts a luxurious and vibrant 60 seat capacity coffee shop with additional patio seating and outside courtyard. With an Alice in Wonderland theme running throughout, Curiositea is the place to be to drink fantastic fresh coffee or a variety of specialist teas from Teapigs.

Our ‘Drink Me!, ‘Eat Me!’ menu is full of delicous treats and we have a fantastic range of delights, offering handmade sandwiches, panini, locally produced cup cakes and a selection of homemade cakes. We pride ourselves on our customer service and aim to create a warm and welcoming environment to meet our customers individual needs.

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
(Curiositea is closed on Saturday and Sunday)

For any enquiries or suggestions about Curiositea please telephone (01522) 583905.


Refectory is the newest addition to the BGU campus, having opened its doors in October 2013. As BGU’s main food outlet, it manages to blend great modern design while retaining a traditional homely feel.

Situated close to the main entrance of the BGU campus, Refectory houses two distinct areas in order to meet your every craving – Café Refectory and Refectory Kitchen. Café Refectory offers a great range of Barista made coffee and hot drinks alongside a wide selection of sandwiches and snacks from our grab and go menu. Refectory Kitchen serves up delicious hot foods throughout the day, from delicious full English breakfasts in the morning to freshly cooked main meals in the afternoon.

Whether you’re looking for the space to chill out, a place to meet up with friends or just somewhere new to explore next time you’re out and about, why not visit our campus and sample what Refectory has to offer.

Opening Times

Monday to Friday 7.30am – 5.30pm
Saturday 8.00am to 5.30pm
Sunday 8.00am to 4.00pm