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Eating and drinking on campus
We have a wide range of catering outlets across the campus for you to enjoy.The opening hours for campus catering outlets during semester is as follows:
OUTLET Mon – Fri Sat – Sun
Pathfoot Eatery 11:30 – 14:30 Closed
Crush Hall Pod 08:00 – 16:00 Closed
Haldane’s 11:00 – 15:00 Closed
Atrium Sidewalk Deli 08:30 – 15:00 Closed
Market Street 08:00 – 20:00 10:00 – 17:00
The Bite 08:00 – 16:00 Closed
Stir Café 08:00 – 17:00 Closed
Refresh 09:00 – 22:00 08:00 – 22:00
Macrobert Café 10:00 – Late 10:00 – Late
Sports Café 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 17:00
Umami 08:00 – 20:00 10:00 – 18:00


Collect Loyalty Points

Use your student or staff card to collect loyalty points with every purchase.   Collect 4 points for every £1 you spend.  You can redeem your points at any BaxterStorey outlet across campus.

Go Cashless on Campus!

Use your student or staff card to go cashless around campus.  Simply register  your card online, add credit then use your card to pay at any BaxterStorey outlet across campus.

Earn Loyalty Points or go cashless with your staff or student card



Haldane’s and Pathfoot

Haldane’s and Pathfoot eateries offer traditional favourites with a contemporary twist- plus a whole lot more!

  • In a rush?  grab a panini or a freshly prepared soup to go
  • Live theatre bar with our chefs cooking fresh food at the service counter and hot deli (Haldane’s only)
  • Self-service salad bar with a selection of salads, with and without dressing
  • A selection of traditional dishes, street food, Healthy Me and meat free dishes to choose from
  • Filter coffee and tea
  • Cakes, snacks and cold beverages

Opening hours and menus

Monday to Friday
11:00 – 15:00

Monday to Friday
11:30 – 14:30


An exciting new eatery, Umami, (pronounced oo-MAH-mee), located in The INTO University of Stirling Building is now open.

Umami, the fifth taste and originating in the Far East, is the savoury flavour that makes some of our favourite foods so delicious, from garlic and spices to asparagus and broccoli!

With a menu of fresh and exciting food from around the world, Umami serves healthy, fresh produce, prepared live at the cooking stations.  Mouth-watering dishes take your taste buds on a journey around the world stopping at countries such as China, India, Japan, Africa, Thailand, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Singapore and Malaysia.  Download the Umami Menu

Umami will be open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 6pm on Saturdays.


Café Refresh logo

Our fantastic brasserie, located within the new Willow Court residence, offering a superb social space with tantalising all day dishes.

Download the menu (pdf) Refresh Menu 2017-18

Opening hours


0700 – Late, 7 days a week


Monday to Friday
9:00am to 10:00pm

Saturday and Sunday
09:00am to 10:00pm

Crush Hall Pod and The Bite

The Bite

Crush Hall Pod is a brand new service offering a convenient service point throughout the day, so that you are never coffee-less for those all important lectures! This new outlet compliments the existing popular coffee shop, The Bite, which is located in the Cottrell Building near Logie Lecture Theatre.

  • Costa Coffee
  • A selection of sandwiches and ‘grab and go’ items
  • Hot and Cold Light Lunches

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
Semester: 8:00 am to 4:00pm

Stir Café

Stir Café 

Stir Café aims to bring you fresh, high quality products whilst at the same time developing our strong environmental credentials, supplying Fairtrade and environmentally sustainable products:

  • Great tasting Fairtrade, organic coffee
  • A range of freshly prepared deli sandwiches and soup, along with a variety of pastries and cakes to compliment your coffee
  • A selection of ‘grab and go’ items
  • A selection of vegan products available
  • Cold beverages

Down to Earth Coffee

Bringing together exceptional beans with passion and honesty, Down To Earth is for the customer who embraces great taste and value.

With earthy tones and a natural style to stand the test of time, demanding a great experience never tasted so good.

To be enjoyed all day, every day, Down To Earth is the drink of choice for those who want a flavoursome coffee with taste and style.

Our three beans from Brazil, Columbia and Vietnam provide a medium bodied, triple certified cup; great with milk or simply straight up. With harmonious toasted cereal tones and a full flavour, it is sure to delight and excite every time.


Opening hours

Monday to Friday
Semester: 8:00 – 17:00

Market Street

Market Street, in the heart of the Atrium, offers food throughout the day, from homemade porridge, breakfast rolls and bean-to-cup coffee.

Try our beef, chicken and vegetarian burgers and our new sourdough pizza.  Our delicious range of shawarma wraps and pitas served between 11.30am to 2pm featuring delicious cooked chicken with fresh fillings.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday
08:00 – 19:00

Saturday and Sunday
10:00 – 17:00

Sidewalk Deli

Our fabulous fresh deli offers:

  • Build your own breakfast with granola,fresh fruit and yogurt
  • Fresh fruit smoothies
  • Superfood salads
  • Build your own baguette, just the way you like it
  • Freshly prepared soup
  • Baked potatoes with hot and cold fillings
  • Cold beverages

Opening hours

Monday to Friday
08:30 to 15:00


The University of Stirling has one of the largest single-site portfolios of accommodation, conference, events and hospitality facilities in the country. Managed by Stirling Venues, an enterprise of the University, these include a 100 bedroom hotel and award winning conference centre of excellence, 10  major lecture theatres, 70 seminar and break out rooms, 26 conference and meeting rooms, major dedicated events areas and the self-contained conference facilities in the Iris Murdoch Centre. A further 2,000 guest accommodation rooms are also available throughout the summer months, perfect for long and short term stays for groups of all sizes.

For more information visit

Other catering outlets

The Café Bar at the Macrobert Arts Centre

Visitors to the MacRobert Café Bar enjoy an extensive range of food, including a selection of cakes, paninis, salads and an array of hot and cold drinks. The restaurant also boasts an innovative three course menu, containing locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Please click the links below to view our most recent menus. For bookings and more information, please call 01786 466 610.

Macrobert Cafe Bar Menu

Macrobert Cafe Bar Dessert Menu

Macrobert Cafe Bar Pre Theatre Menu

Macrobert Cafe Bar Specials

Macrobert Cafe Bar Kids Menu



The Sports Centre Café

Located on the ground floor of the University Sports Centre, the café serves a range of speciality coffees and flavoured teas.

Enjoy hot filled rolls, fruit pots, porridge, overnight oats, cereal and toast for breakfast

For lunch you can build your own superfood salad box or create your own sandwich, bagel or sub roll from the deli bar.

Enjoy fresh soups, baked potatoes and ‘grab and go’ baguettes and sandwiches as well as cold drinks and confectionary.


Students, staff and visitors can also enjoy the menus on offer at other non-Baxterstory outlets on campus.

Please note that these outlets do not accept the cashless purchasing option.

Student Union

Open for full breakfasts each morning, our extensive menu runs all day and night!  With food ranging from nachos to burgers to our daily specials (be quick before they’re all gone!) there is something for everyone.  Our bar offers student focused promotions in a warm and friendly environment so whether you’re looking for an early morning treat or a pizza to watch the big game with, Studio is the place to be.

The Union proudly brews Starbucks Coffee. In addition, come and try our delicious paninis and soup and study, relax of hang out with mates in our spacious study area complete with free wireless access and networked PCs. Open to all students and staff, it’s a great place to spend the day!

To find out more, visit

Stirling Court Hotel

The on-campus Stirling Court Hotel is part of the University’s Stirling Venues portfolio. Open 365 days a year to residents and non-residents you can enjoy all-day snacks, lunch or dinner in the welcoming Lounge Bar or enjoy a meal in the renowned Abbey Craig Restaurant. Discover more at