Meal Bookings and Menus

Meal Bookings

Oriel's online meal booking system can be accessed here.

Students do not need to book for breakfast (8.15am - 9.00am on weekdays) or lunch (12.45pm - 1.30pm Monday - Friday and 12.45pm - 1.15pm on Saturday). 

If you wish to attend the following meals, please book online by 11.00am on the day you wish to attend (except for weekend meals, which must be booked by 11.00am the previous Friday).

Informal Hall

Informal Hall (dinner) is served at 6.15pm from Monday to Friday, and at 6.30pm on Sunday. Students need to book for dinner via the online Meal Booking System. Gowns are not worn to Informal Hall.

Formal Hall

Formal Hall is a formal three-course meal served at 7.15pm Monday - Friday and at 7.30pm on Sundays during term time. There is no Formal Hall on a Saturday. Students should be smartly dressed (a jacket and tie or equivalent) and must wear gowns. At Formal Hall on Wednesdays and Sundays (Guest Nights), all men should wear suits (including guests) and women should adopt equivalent dress codes. 


Brunch (a late breakfast/early lunch) is served on Sundays only from 11am until 1pm. If you wish to attend brunch, you will need to book online via the Meal Booking System by 9.00am on the day.


Oriel's chefs create new menus each week for Lunch, Informal Hall and Formal Hall. Students can find the weekly menus on WebLearn.

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