Welcome to Myerscough College Catering Services
Our mission is to provide a catering service to students, staff and visitors to the College which is of good quality and meets the needs of our customers, but to continually evaluate and develop the service that we provide.
We provide a catering service through 6 outlets across Myerscough Main Preston Campus with vending services available for out of hours and 1 outlet at Croxteth Park. All catering outlets are available to cash paying customers at any time during opening hours.
The department provides a catering service for internal and external conferences, seminars and meetings.
is the largest of our catering areas seating 300 which in the main caters for our residential students but is also open to other students, staff and visitors to enjoy breakfast, lunch (brunch at the weekend) and dinner service which are available 7 days a week.
Monday – Friday
8.00am - 11.15am
11.30am - 2.00pm
4.00pm - 6.30pm
Any changes to these arrangements will be publicised. Please see the notice boards in Richmond’s Restaurant and Arena Café Bar.
Breakfast is a continental/cooked breakfast. At lunch and evening meals both full cooked meals and snacks are served.
Packed Lunches are available to order, 24 hours notice must be given to a member of the Catering Team
All students living in halls of residence (except those self-catering students) will be on a 5 or 7 day meal contract.
5 day meal contract (15 meals) - Monday breakfast - Friday evening meal inclusive
7 day meal contract (21 meals) - Monday breakfast – Sunday evening meal inclusive
Students on a 5 day or 7 day meal contract will be issued with a temporary pin number on registration, this will be valid for two weeks. During the two week period all students must be registered on to our biometric till system. All students must produce the temporary pin number at every meal until registered on biometric system. You will be able to register on the system between 9.30am – 11.30am/1.00pm – 2.30pm or between 6.00pm – 6.30pm at Till Point 1 in Richmond’s Restaurant.
Richmond’s Restaurant is open for 3 meals per day for residential students registered on the biometric system. The Arena Café Bar is open to Equine residential students registered on the biometric system for breakfast and lunch only, Monday – Friday, 9am – 2.00pm. All areas are open to cash paying customers at the opening times specified. In addition we have Pickles Sandwich Bar which is located next to the Mini Market and is open for lunch and late evenings for use by residential students and cash paying customers as an alternative to meals provided in Richmond’s and Arena Café Bar for allocation please see noticed displayed in this area.
Prior arrangements may be made for meals outside these times only with the Catering Operations Manager. Vending machines are provided across campus for out of hour’s service.
Please feel free to contact the team in Richmond's if you have any special dietary requirements and we will endeavour to accommodate your needs.
It is our intention within the catering department to offer you a well-balanced diet and value for money, if you have any comments at any stage, please feel free to let us know either in person, or through the HE and FE course rep meetings or via surveys and feedback forms throughout the academic year.
Sleepwear, muddy boots, hats, dirty overalls and other outer work clothes must not be worn in the catering outlets.
Richmond's endeavours to provide as many healthy alternatives as possible. We also try to promote high carbohydrate and high protein meals to those students who require it. We have a vast selection of vegan/vegetarian options available on a daily basis.
Sample Dietary Menus:
Arena Café Bar
The Arena Café Bar is situated in the Equine Centre providing a service to students, staff and visitors, Monday to Friday and also supporting the many Equine events that take place in the evenings and weekends.
Full Breakfast & Snack Lunch service is available
Monday-Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm
Weekends: Dependent on events
Richmond's Staff Restaurant
is located upstairs from Richmond's and provides breakfast, full lunch, snacks and hot and cold drinks. This restaurant is only open to staff and visitors to the College.
Monday – Friday 8.00am - 2.00pm
The Garden House Tearoom
is situated in the Plant Centre and is available to students, staff and visitors. It provides soup, sandwiches, panini's, jacket potatoes, desserts and speciality hot and cold drinks.
Monday – Sunday 10.00am - 4.30pm
The HE Cafe Bar
is situated in the HE Building and is available to students, staff and visitors and provides soup, sandwiches, salads, snacks and hot and cold drinks
Monday – Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm
Pickles Sandwich Bar
is located on the ground floor by the minimarket and provides a take away service including pizza, smoothies and slush for students, staff and visitors
Monday – Friday 11.00am - 2.00pm
Monday - Thursday 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Old Riding School Café, Croxteth
is available to students, staff and visitors. It provides soup, sandwiches, panini's, jacket potatoes, hot meals, cakes and speciality hot and cold drinks.
Monday – Sunday 8.00am - 4.30pm