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Where Can I Find Vegan Food on Campus?

We’re inviting you to celebrate Veganuary with us and explore our fantastic plant-based food range available at most of our Newcastle University food and drink outlets.

We’ve made it really easy to find plant-based food on campus. So, whether you’re vegan or simply fancy swapping your usual chicken sandwich for a plant-based substitute, we have plenty on offer to help satisfy your cravings.

From mouth-watering cakes to delicious hot meals, find your nearest vegan café and eatery on campus with our handy list below:


Here, you’ll be able to find a variety of vegan snacks and cakes. Cakes could include: lime & coconut, banana & cinnamon, raspberry & coconut, and victoria sponge.


Bites has a number of plant-based sandwiches, sweet and savoury snacks, wraps, and jacket potato toppings including beans and vegan cheese.

Business School Café

You’ll be able to grab a vegan lunch on-the-go with our selection of cold sandwiches and snacks.

The Grand

Our vibrant café offers a variety of plant-friendly sandwiches, cakes, and snacks. Grab yourself a hot drink with your order and choose a milk substitute.

Castle Leazes

For those of our students living in our catered accommodation, Castle Leazes, we have plenty of vegan choices to choose from.


Our wonderful food court benefits from a number of weekly specials, complete with many different plant-based meal choices. For example, choose from roasted vegetable vegan pizza, jacket potato with vegetable chilli, or vegan soup of the day one week, then jackfruit curry, garlic and lemon roasted flatbread and hummus, falafel & roasted vegetable couscous salad the next!

Daysh Café

Here, we serve a brilliant assortment of vegan sandwiches, hot paninis and snacks. Perfect for when sitting in the study area and looking for a quick bite to eat.

Frederick Douglass Café

Visit FDC and choose from our plant-based sandwiches and sweet and savoury snacks.


Make your way to the INTO building and enjoy vegan food from our Asian-inspired menu. Opt for tofu and pair it with sticky jasmine rice with sweet chilli, katsu curry or sweet soy.

Robinson Library

At the heart of our library sits our café, providing you with the perfect place to grab a plant-based sandwich, snack or hot drink in between your studies.

Sports Centre Café

Grab a vegan sandwich and snacks on your way out or sit in the light and bright study space with a hot drink at out Sports Centre Café.


We have plenty of vegan sandwiches, paninis, and jacket potatoes on offer at Urban.

Walton Library

Grab a barista quality coffee with a plant-based milk alternative and a vegan snack during your visit to Walton Library.

Discover our opening times and where our units are on campus with our campus map. Don’t forget to download and use your Yoyo app to get exclusive access to promotions and discounts.

Download it on the App Store or Google Play.

In the meantime, why not have a go at baking a vegan recipe this Veganuary? Take a look at our recipe for a Vegan Victoria Sponge Cake and try it yourself.

We look forward to seeing you!

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