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Food, bars and shops

Chapters restaurant, King's College London

Each university campus has catering services offering a range of main meals, sandwiches, snacks and desserts. Vegetarian food is widely available and, where possible, halal, kosher and vegan food. 

King's College London Students' Union (KCLSU) offers five fantastic venues to chill out in, have a drink, eat some great food and hang with friends. Students own the KCLSU venues which means any money spent goes back into services for students. To find out what is available at the different campuses please visit our intranet pages.


KCLSU have three bars - The Vault and Philosophy Bar on the Strand Campus and Guy’s Bar on Guy’s Campus.The Vault - Bar

The bars host various events throughout the week and have daily food deals, including quiz nights, karaoke and curry nights. All are competitively priced with a friendly atmosphere and are great places to hang out with friends.



KCLSU have two cafes - The Shack café can be found on the Strand Campus and The Shed is located on Guy’s Campus. The Shack - Cafe

Both are home to a huge range of hot drinks and delicious food, which makes them the perfect place to meet up and spend time with friends or get some studying done.


Visit The Union Shop on the Strand Campus to pick up some King's branded clothes, stationery, gifts, accessories and special foods.Nought - Shop

Make sure to check out Nought on Guy’s Campus, a zero-waste shop stocking popular everyday essentials from pasta to toothbrushes, all of the products are sustainable and plastic-free.

Students looking for part-time work in any KCLSU venue or shop can check the vacancies page

Further information

The university's Student Advice & International Student Support service has local area guides to download with information for students new to London.

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