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Take a look at some sample menus provided by CH&Co to get an idea of the delicious food options you can expect in UCL's catered halls.

Sample Menu Week 1

Monday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianGrilled Halloumi, Sweet Potato, Homemade Flatbread, Toasted Corn Salsa
VeganBroccoli, Tofu & Aubergine Thai Yellow Curry, Steamed Rice, Raw Asian Slaw
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodLamb, Mint & Apricot Koftas, Toasted Wholemeal Pitta, Chilli Yoghurt, Tabbouleh Salad

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Winter Greens, Burnt Spring Onion Dressing & Pickled Red Chilli
  2. Gem lettuce ceasar salad with chilli croutons grated parmesan cheese
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Tuesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianMediterranean Vegetable, Spinach & Ricotta Lasagne, Toasted Garlic Ciabatta
VeganCauliflower, Squash & Chickpea Tagine, Tabbouleh, Coconut Yoghurt
Main/TraditionalSalmon & Smoked Haddock Fishcake, Free Range Poached Egg, Shaved Fennel Salad
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Kohlrabi Slaw, Avocado Cream & Dried Cranberries 
  2. Stem broccoli and kale salad with grain mustard dressing 
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Wednesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianRed Pepper, Feta Cheese, Roquette & Basil Frittata, Steamed Fine Beans
VeganSwarm Chestnut & Oyster Mushroom Kebab, Pickled Onion & Chillies & Chips
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodPork Belly, Soy Egg, Rice Noodle and Pak Choi Ramen

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Chick pea tabbouleh with minted sour cream dressing
  2. Roasted Cauliflower, Cherry Tomato & Preserved Lemon
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Thursday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianRoasted Root Vegetable, Goats Cheese & Thyme Wellington, Steamed Greens
VeganBeetroot & Chickpea Burger, Toasted Bun, Vegan Mayo, Avocado & Sweet Potato Fries
Main/TraditionalButter Chicken, Masala Sauce, Basmati Rice, Roti Bread, Onion & Coriander Bhaji 
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Slow Roasted Heritage Beets, Crème Fraiche & Pickled Onions
  2. Greek lahanosalata salad with yoghurt fennel dressing
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Friday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianRoasted Squash, Sage & Garden Pea Risotto, Shaved Parmesan, Green Salad
VeganChargrilled Pepper, Vegan Cheese, Black Olive & Baby Spinach Pizza, Green Salad
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodCatch of the day, Chunky Chips, Garden or Mushy Peas, Homemade Tartare, Lemon

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Roasted Squash, Apple, Blue Cheese Dressing, Pickled Walnuts
  2. Braised red cabbage with apple puree and mixed herb topping
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Saturday & Sunday Brunch

Brunch

Pastries and Muffins
Waffle BarForman's smoked salmon, smashed avo, Eggs poached or scrambled, crispy bacon, fried banana,  Griddled plum tomatoes, spiced fruits                                                                                 

Toppings & Extras

Maple & Golden syrup, London honey, Natural or coconut yoghurt, Creme fraiche, English preserves, Fresh & dried fruits, Seeds and nuts  

Weekend Vegan SpecialAvocado on toast with smashed chickpeas, spring onion, toasted sesame seeds 

Weekend Vegetarian Special

Vegan Weekend Special Spiced sweet potato & tofu burrito   
Dessert 
  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts

Sample Menu Week 2

Monday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianTender stem Broccoli, Rice Noodle, Shitake Mushroom & Sesame Stir Fry, Crispy Tofu
VeganVegan Macaroni Cheese, Leek, Baby Spinach Bake, Dressed Baby Gem & Cherry Tomato Salad
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodLamb Keema Curry, Naan Bread, Carrot Pickle, Rice, Mint & Coriander Chutney, Bombay Potatoes

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Roasted Aubergine, Shredded Radish, Oregano & Mint
  2. Winter Greens, Burnt Spring Onion Dressing & Pickled Red Chilli
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
  
Tuesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianPulled Jackfruit & Sweet Potato Tacos, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream, Black Beans, Burnt Corn Cob
VeganRose Harissa Roasted Cauliflower Steak, Mint Tabbouleh, Pomegranate Coconut Yoghurt, Roasted Squash
Main/TraditionalMeat Feast Pizza, Pepperoni, Spicy Beef, Mushroom, Green pepper & Grilled Chicken, Mixed Salad
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Miso Dressed Charred Broccoli, Shitake Mushroom & Tarragon
  2. Kohlrabi Slaw, Avocado Cream & Dried Cranberries 
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Wednesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianMacaroni Cheese Burger, Sriracha Sauce, Cos Lettuce, Brioche Bun & French Fries
VeganQuinoa Falafel Buda Bowl, Lemon & Chilli Dressing, Edamame, Pickled Cabbage, Crispy Tofu
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodCrispy Chicken Katsu Curry, Steamed Chinese Cabbage & Pak Choi, Long Grain Rice, 

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Tabbouleh, Fresh Mint, Caramelised Lemon & Red Quinoa
  2. Roasted Cauliflower, Cherry Tomato & Preserved Lemon
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Thursday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianCajun Spiced Vegetable, Black Bean & Cheddar Quesadilla, Tomato Salsa, Guacamole & Rice
VeganSpiced Jackfruit Burger, Vegan Bun Kale and avocado slaw, Lime Vegan Mayo, Sweet Potato Fries
Main/TraditionalCumberland Sausages, Caramelised Red Onion Gravy, Creamy Maris Piper Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Leeks
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Vegan Toasted Yeast & Almond Savoy Cabbage Slaw
  2. Slow Roasted Heritage Beets, Crème Fraiche & Pickled Onions
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Friday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianBuffalo Mozzarella, Roquette, Tomato & Roasted Pepper Pizza, Mixed Green Salad
VeganPak Choi, Beansprout, Shitake Mushroom & Crispy Chili Tofu Ramen, Kimchi Slaw
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodCatch of the day Chunky, Chips Mushy or Garden Peas, Homemade Tartare, Lemon Wedges

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Shaved Fennel, Sumac, Orange & Burnt Feta Cheese 
  2. Roasted Squash, Apple, Blue Cheese Dressing, Pickled Walnuts
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Saturday & Sunday Brunch

Brunch

Pastries & Muffins
Burrito BarMexican chicken or spicy Oumph served in a tortilla wrap                                                                       
Toppings and extras
Salsa, guacamole, chipotle sauce, Mexican rice, sour cream, refried bean dip, cheese, vegan cheese, tortillas chips  
Vegan Weekend SpecialVeggie mince spaghetti bolognaise with vegan cheese 
Beetroot and sweet potato burger spicy salsa wedges 

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts

Sample Menu Week 3

Monday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianRoasted vegetable risotto topped with sundried tomato's fresh herbs cheese straws 
VeganNorth African vegetable tagine cauliflower cous cous pita bread houmous
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodJapanese Hirata buns with breaded chicken pickled cucumber salad cutty or sweet chilli dip

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Roasted Aubergine, Shredded Radish, Oregano & Mint
  2. Asian slaw with lemon grass and ginger mayonnaise
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Tuesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianPulled Jackfruit & Sweet Potato Tacos, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream, Black Beans, Burnt Corn Cob
VeganVegetable quinoa porridge with roasted squash topped with a sesame seed crumb
Main/TraditionalBeef Lasagne served with red onion garlic cheese bread side salad fries
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Miso Dressed Charred Broccoli, Shitake Mushroom & Tarragon
  2. Kohlrabi Slaw, Avocado Cream & Dried Cranberries 
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Wednesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianMacaroni Cheese Burger, Sriracha Sauce, Cos Lettuce, Brioche Bun & French Fries
VeganPulled BBQ Jackfruit in a vegan brioche bun pickled red cabbage          sea salt wedges  
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodJollof rice, Mince lamb cape Mala curry, Ethiopian lentil dhal, Fresh salad

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Tabbouleh, Fresh Mint, Caramelised Lemon & Red Quinoa
  2. Toasted ciabatta olive oil and slow roasted tomatoes rock salt
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Thursday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianCajun Spiced Vegetable, Black Bean & Cheddar Quesadillas, Tomato Salsa, Guacamole & Rice
VeganPortabella mushroom topped with barley risotto topped with vegan cheese side salad 
Main/TraditionalTortellini with spinach in a creamy mushroom chive sauce  Marinated olives ciabatta bread
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Vegan Toasted Yeast & Almond Savoy Cabbage Slaw
  2. Slow Roasted Heritage Beets, Crème Fraiche & Pickled Onions
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Friday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianBuffalo Mozzarella, Roquette, Tomato & Roasted Pepper Pizza, Mixed Green Salad
VeganMixed bean chipotle chili with roasted squash puree tomato rice 
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodCatch of the day               Chunky Chips Mushy or Garden Peas, Homemade Tartare, Lemon Wedges

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Roasted aubergine and courgette with harissa dressing and grated orange 
  2. Roasted Squash, Apple, Blue Cheese Dressing, Pickled Walnuts
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Saturday & Sunday Brunch

Brunch

Pastries & Muffins
American pancake bar  Smoked streaky bacon smashed avocado, Eggs fried or scrambled, breakfast sausage, chargrilled plum tomatoes, roasted vegetables, spinach                                                                              
Toppings & Extras
Maple & Golden syrup, London honey, Natural or coconut yoghurt, Creme fraiche, England preserves, Fresh & dried fruits, Seeds and nuts    
Vegan weekend specials
  1. Jack fruit jerk stew with coconut rice wrap black bean dip
  2. Falafel burger pickled red cabbage humous and onion pickle                

Dessert  

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts

Sample Menu Week 4

Monday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianFalafels with pita bread pickled vegetables tabbouleh Houmous pomegranate seeds
VeganBaked tofu yakitori with vegetable chow mien sweet chilli ginger dressing
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodMexican beef tacos with lime fresh salsa, sour cream, grated cheese spring onion and chilli topping

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Freekeh Tabbouleh, Broad Bean, Pea & Preserved Lemon
  2. Roase Harissa Roasted Heritage Carrots, Labneh & Coriander
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Tuesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianThick Thai peanut and squash porridge with Asian vegetables topped with lemon grass dumpling 
VeganRoasted lentil and vegetable wellington with marmite gravy 
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodChargrilled pork escalope in a mushroom cream sauce mustard grain potato puree caramelised apple apple

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Cajun Spiced Sweet Potato, Coriander & Bulgar Wheat
  2. Roasted Squash, Butterbeans & Baby Spinach
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Wednesday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianTofu katsu curry served with steam rice micro leaf salad and kimchi
VeganVegan jambalaya roasted pumpkin served with spinach nut free pesto
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodPulled pork and mushroom sliders with pickled vegetables apple sauce 

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Farro Grain, Roasted Fennel, Beets, Tarragon & Lemon Dressing
  2. Broad Bean, New Potato & Roasted Sprout Salad, Pickled Chillies
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Thursday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianAubergine and chickpea tika masala with pilaf rice onion bhajis naan bread pickles yoghurt dressing
VeganNaked burger bowl Protein Pattie roasted vegetables red cabbage kraut garlic herb dressing
Main/TraditionalBurger bar: Fresh beef patties with salad, onion rings, ranch dressing, and french fries
Street FoodN/A

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Pea, Soy & Broad Bean Smash, Feta Cheese & Savoury Granola
  2. Pomegranate, Roasted Aubergine & Rose Harissa Salad, Pomegranate, Roasted Aubergine & Rose Harissa Salad
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Friday

Soup

Soup of the day, served with bread/croutons
VegetarianGnocchi in a rich tomato sauce topped with mozzarella cheese with gremolata lemon topping
VeganVegan Thai red curry served with steamed rice pickled cucumber salad 
Main/TraditionalN/A
Street FoodCatch of the day, Chunky Chips, Garden or Mushy Peas, Homemade Tartare, Lemon

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Big Bowl Salads
  1. Freekeh, Roasted Cauliflower, Chicory & Broccoli
  2. Roasted Squash, Ginger Chilli Tomatoes & Lime Yoghurt
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts
Saturday & Sunday Brunch 

Brunch

Pastries & Muffins
Open Soda bread toasted sandwichSmoked streaky bacon, smashed avocado, Eggs: fried, scrambled or poached, chargrilled plum tomatoes, spinach and rocket, hollandaise sauce
 Toppings & Extras: 
Crushed mixed seeds, gremolata, pangrattato          
Vegan Weekend SpecialLentil  burger with tomato baby gem and a red pepper dressing                                                                                                                                                                  
Fully loaded potato skins with mixed bean chilli vegan yoghurt dressing salsa guacamole 

Dessert 

  1. Chopped fruit
  2. Yoghurt bar                            
  3. Mixed seeds and oats fruit purees
Salad BarNaked salad bar with dressings, seeds, mixed nuts

Standard options

Breakfast and evening meals are provided Monday to Friday and weekend brunches.

Breakfast

Students can enjoy a continental breakfast or a full English breakfast, all served with Fairtrade Union Coffee from our artisan roasters in east London, tea and a range of juices.

Lunch and Dinners

Enjoy delicious and healthy soups, a wide variety of hot meals, a salad bar and much more.

Speciality meals

We hold regular themed Special dinners which cultivate food from different parts of the world or celebrate international holidays like Korean or Caribbean Bar, Diwali, Thanksgiving, Hanukah or and Christmas.