Where to shop and eat

Find out where you can eat and shop on and off campus.

Where to eat on campus

You can enjoy freshly-prepared food and drink at the following:

  • Eat Central, Bramber House, Ground floor
  • Dine Central, Bramber House, First floor
  • Arts Piazza Café, located at the front of Arts A
  • Bridge Café, Pevensey 2, Level 1
  • Dhaba Café, Arts C, Ground floor
  • Northfield Bar, next to Northfield porter’s lodge
  • Doctor’s Orders Café, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Ground floor
  • Library Café, The Library
  • Jubilee Café, Jubilee Building
  • Falmer Bar, Falmer House, Ground floor
  • Falmer Deli, inside Falmer Bar
  • Room 76, inside Falmer Bar
  • The Clubhouse, Falmer Sports Complex
  • ACCA cafe, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
  • IDS Bar in the Institute of Development Studies next to the Library.

Find out what’s on the Sussex Food menu.

Where to shop on campus

You can get food, drinks and snacks from the Co-op convenience store in Bramber House. The Post Office is also located here. You get 10% off at the Co-op with an NUS Extra card.

Sandwiches, snacks and some essentials are available in the Students’ Union Shop in Falmer House.

You can buy fruit, vegetables and other groceries from the market in Falmer House quad.

The market runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term time.

Tip: If you're looking for something to read, there's a bookshop on campus. John Smith Bookshop is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5.30pm. You can see reading list information, buy second-hand textbooks and order in books. 

Where to eat near campus

You can also sit down for a meal at:

Where to shop locally

There is a large Sainsbury’s supermarket on Lewes Road at the Vogue Gyratory. It is a 15-minute bus ride from campus using the 23, 25 and 25X buses.

You’ll also find an Asda supermarket in the Brighton suburb of Hollingbury. You can get the 5B bus there, although bus times are limited.

Other supermarkets and shops

You can get buses from campus to the following:

  • Aldi, London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JA
  • The Co-op, London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JH
  • Sainsbury’s, New England Street, Brighton, BN1 4GQ
  • Morrisons, St James’s Street, Brighton, BN2 1RE
  • Waitrose, Western Road, Brighton, BN1 2LA
  • Lidl, Arundel Road, Brighton, BN2 5TB
  • Asda, Brighton Marina, BN2 5UT
  • Tesco, Church Road, Hove, BN3 2DL
  • Waitrose, Eastgate Street, Lewes, BN7 2LP
  • Aldi, Brooks Road, Lewes, BN7 2BY
  • Tesco, Brooks Road, Lewes, BN7 2BY.

Speciality food stores

You can see where these shops are on a Google map (opens in new tab).

Online shopping

More and more students are clubbing together to do an online shop delivered directly to their door.

You can do food shopping online with most major supermarket chains as well as online supermarket Ocado.

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