The College cuisine is of a very high standard and has a well-deserved reputation for its quality. Our enthusiastic team of chefs prepare creative and exciting menus using only the freshest ingredients and wherever possible, ingredients sourced from local suppliers. Our style of catering can be adapted to suit any particular requirement. Whatever the function, a wide selection of menus can be provided, including buffets, receptions, dinners and the most elaborate of banquets. The College is committed to sustainable catering and is proud of its Food Ethics policy.

 

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Dining Hall

Our magnificent, oak-panelled, Dining Hall seats 300 for formal dining and banquets. Whilst set in a modern College, we maintain the traditions of Cambridge dining with our solid oak tables set banquet style. Adaptable with elegant curtaining and screening, the room can be suited to many different types and sizes of function. Set with round tables, the Hall can accommodate up to 132 diners still leaving ample space available for dancing.

Balcony

Overlooking the Dining Hall, the balcony provides an excellent area for pre-dinner receptions or for small cocktail parties or buffets.

Plenary Room – The Crausaz Wordsworth Building

A charming setting for private dining events for up to 100 guests or drinks receptions for up to 200 complemented by imaginative, ethical award-winning cuisine. Adjacent to the main room there is a bright, spacious foyer with a refreshment and bar area along with a terrace and beautiful garden setting.

Garden Restaurant

Overlooking the garden and fully air-conditioned, this restaurant seats 180 for a self-service meal. It is mainly used for informal style of dining at breakfast and lunchtimes. However it can also be used for formal dining for up to 100.

Garden Room

Located in a quiet corner of the College this room is an ideal venue for a small dinner party for up to 40 or a working meal.

Seminar Room

An ideal venue for a prestigious, intimate dinner for up to 14 people. With access to the College gardens, this is a delightful setting for a summer evening dinner party.

    Served Meal Self Service Buffet
(Sit down)
Buffet
(Standing)
Reception
Dining Hall
Conference Centre Dining Hall

300 or 132 (on round tables)

- 240 400 600
Balcony
Conference Centre Balcony
- - - 120 230
Plenary Room
Plenary Room – The Crausaz Wordsworth Building
100 100* 100* 100 200
Garden Restaurant
Conference Centre Garden Restaurant
100 180 150 - -
Garden Room
Conference Centre Garden Room
40 - 40 50 60
Seminar Room
Conference Centre Seminar Room
14 - - - 25

* served from foyer area