Academic Staff Common Room



Members and their guests have exclusive use of the Housman Room. The facilities include:

  • a large, comfortable meeting area
  • a licensed bar serving hot and cold food, drinks and a range of teas and coffees. Opening hours are normally from 10.00 am until 7.00 pm Monday to Wednesday and 10.00 am until 8.00 pm Thursday and Friday, although times may vary according to the time of year; food is served between 12.00 noon and 2.30 pm.
  • Vending machines providing a variety of teas and coffees and hot chocolate.
  • a range of daily newspapers and magazines. Plus online access to the Which? Magazine members' area .
  • The weekly lunch menu is available below (subject to availability). Prices for main items are as follows:
    • Hot vegan/vegetarian dish £5.55
    • Hot meat dish £6.15 (except Friday fish & chips, £7.15)
    • Salad box £5.45
    • Soup £4.00 (including bread roll)
    • Meal deals: Coffee & Pastry or muffin £3.60/Small soup & sandwich (excluding wraps and paninis) £5.10/Sandwich, crisps & any coke, fanta, sprite  or water (excluding wraps and paninis) £5.10  
    • Lager, pint £4.32 - £4.80
    • Housman Ale £4.32
    • House wine, large glass £5.76
    • House wine, medium glas £4.56
    • House wine, small glass £4.08

Hot Food Menu

Hot meals are served every day. A meat, vegetarian and vegan main meal option is available every day of the week.

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