Students eating outside at Refresh

Eating and drinking

New restrictions announced

Under the Scottish Government’s latest COVID-19 guidance, the Stirling Council area will move into Level 4 restrictions from 6pm, Friday 20 November, until Friday 11 December.

Find out more about what this means for you on our Coronavirus updates page. 

Safety measures

We’ve introduced enhanced hygiene procedures across our outlets. These include one-way systems where necessary and a food and drink ordering app, to reduce your time at the outlet. You can order and pay online, then collect and take away. Please observe social distancing within food and drink outlets and respect other users.

To order your food, please download the ‘Food at Stirling’ app from the App Store or Google Play Store.

During Level 4 restrictions Scran, Refresh and The Pod at Pathfoot will be open for takeaways only. In line with the restrictions, take away food must be consumed either outside, or in your student accommodation. Eating inside at our food outlets is not permitted. Thank you for your understanding in this matter and we are sorry for any inconvenience.

Refresh (takeaway)

Based in Willow Court, Refresh is open until 10pm, 7 nights a week, Refresh offers great quality meals, lighter bites and alcohol. Dishes such as chicken wings, nachos and dirty fries are favourites.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 10:00pm

New restrictions: after 6pm Refresh is only open to student residents. After this time, student identification is required for service. Alcohol is not available. 

Order and pay

Scran (takeaway and delivery)

Located in the atrium, Scran sells a wide range of breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack options including fresh pizza, coffee and cold drinks. Scran also features V-Go!, our vegan offer, selling sandwiches, made to order wraps and build your own salad boxes.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 10:00pm

Free delivery on Campus (5pm – 10pm)

Order and pay

Pod at Pathfoot (takeaway)

Located in the Pathfoot Building, Pod is our Costa coffee venue, and also offers sandwiches, snacks and drinks available to grab and go.

Opening times

Monday – Friday: 8:00am—3:00pm

Stirling Court Hotel

Stirling Court Hotel will temporarily close on Saturday 31 October until further notice. The Hotel relies on the hospitality, conference and events industry, which continues to be adversely impacted by COVID-19. We plan to reopen as soon as circumstances allow.

Please note, the opening times and information shown below is for information only and not applicable until further notice due to Covid-19. We will update information as soon as it becomes available.

Bite at Cottrell

Serving hot filled rolls and Matthew Algie Gaia coffee, Bite is a great pit stop to grab and go on the way to lectures and the office.  Lunchtime hot pots of pasta and curries as well as tasty sandwiches, paninis and toasties will also be on offer. Snacks, cold drinks and moreish cakes and bakes will also be available – including the tastiest scones!

Opening times

Monday – Friday: 7.00am - 5.00pm

Crush Hall Pod at Pathfoot

Located in the Pathfoot Building, the Crush Hall Pod is a great place to get a Costa beverage. You can also choose from a range of food items including a great variety of wraps, sandwiches, pastries and fruit – everything you need for lunch.

Opening times

Monday – Friday: 8:00am—5:00pm

Haldane’s Restaurant

With lots of seating, Haldanes is an ideal space for eating together. Hot meal offers include baked potatoes with a great variety of hot and cold tasty fillings, a burger bar, freshly made soup and a themed meal of the day. In addition, there’s also a dressed salad bar, hot and cold drinks and a variety of snacks.

Opening times

Opening hours 11.00am – 3.00pm

Macrobert Arts Centre

A great meeting space located in the Arts Centre is where you can enjoy great coffee, mid-morning and afternoon treats such as freshly made scones and buttery pastries as well as an excellent lunch and dinner menu.  Offering tasty filling meals including macaroni, fish and chips and burgers as well as lighter options including baked potatoes and wraps, Macrobert is open until late each evening.

Opening times

Monday – Sunday: 10.00am – late


Located in the new sports Centre - Opening Monday 16 November

An exciting new café experience serving great food and barista coffee in fantastic surroundings. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch and early evening meals.  Fuel up before a work out, re-energise, reward yourself with an indulgent treat or meet up and relax with friends or colleagues.  A wide range of grab and go hot and cold items including a made to order salad, wrap and sandwich deli bar and smoothie station.  Plus every day there’s a new reason to visit Nourish with daily chef’s specials.

Opening times
Monday – Sunday 7.00am – 6.00pm

Nourish Menu

Pathfoot Eatery

Pathfoot Eatery is the perfect place to have lunch with grab and go sandwiches, salads, toastie and a panini range, as well as soup and baked potatoes.

Your favourite sweet bakes will be available along with great triple certified and freshly brewed coffee and a range of teas and cold drinks.

Opening times 

Monday – Friday: 11:30am—2:30pm

Refresh Bar and Bistro

Refresh is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.

Join us for breakfast until 11am or pick up a Costa coffee before starting your day. Lunch features a great deal – a tasty main course for £5.50 between 12pm and 2pm. In addition, hand-spun pizzas are made fresh from 12 noon throughout the day and a selection of sweet cakes and confectionery are available to sit and savour.  Sunday to Thursday has a great value beer or juice and a hot meal for only £7.95 from 5pm and Refresh has a full vegetarian and vegan offer available.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 10:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 8:45am - 10:00pm


A fabulous food and drink offer in the heart of the Atrium. Open for breakfast from 8am, Scran will set you up for the day. From 11.30, there will be freshly made pizzas, build your own burgers and fries, grab and go offers and some fabulous tempting sweets.
Open until 2am Monday to Thursday serving coffee and pizza, it will be the go to place on campus late night studiers or partyers!

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 10:00pm

Free delivery on Campus (5pm – 10pm)


Located in the INTO Building, Umami is open 8am till 5pm Monday to Friday and will serve some great street food including noodles, burritos and hotdogs. Visit in the morning to warm up with a Costa coffee and breakfast roll or try our exciting street food lunch offer, choosing your base, filling and sauce.

Opening times

Monday to Friday 8am till 5pm

V-Go! In Scran

With over 100 choices to try, V-Go! Goes from strength to strength.  Soups, baked potatoes, wraps, sandwiches and hot pots are all available as well as a vegan pizza offer, burgers and some outstanding salad options.

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 11.30am – 5.00pm.


Brewing Starbucks coffee and offering a range of paninis, soup, sandwiches, cakes and more to either grab and go or enjoy in laid-back surroundings, it’s a great place to grab something and catch up with friends.

For opening times please check the Students'Union website


Serving a selection of great food options with something for everyone, Venue caters for a wide range of dietary needs (including vegan and vegetarian) it also offers Starbucks coffees and smoothies. Venue is a multi-purpose space that also hosts special events throughout the year.

For opening times please check the Students'Union website


Featuring the world famous macaroni cheese and curly fries, both the counter service and Stone Willy’s menus offer a wide variety of choice throughout the day. Studio offers a well stocked bar with student focused activities with weekly quizzes and Karaoke as well as live sport including BT Sport.

Opening times

Monday – Friday: 17:00 - 22:00

Saturday: 18:00 - 22:00

Sunday: Closed

Stir Café is currently closed for works. Details of when it will re-open will be confirmed at a later date.

People buying tickets at the Macrobert Arts Centre

Food and drink at Macrobert

Choose from a three-course menu containing locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, or drop in for a selection of cakes, paninis, salads and hot or cold drinks.

Visit Macrobert Arts Centre website