Delivered Hospitality

Please note if you would like to arrange for delivered hospitality,
Please fill out our booking form available in the delivered hospitality section below and forward this to the Catering team via email –

Please note is monitored Monday – Friday between 9:00am – 4:00pm and your email will be answered by one of our team within these hours.

Allergen Advice:
We do produce food that does not contain nut products, these are not produced in a nut free environment, therefore cannot be guaranteed to be nut free.

Delivered Hospitality:
Minimum of 5 people.

Light Buffet:
Minimum of 5 people.
We are currently unable to offer mix and match options for buffets. Please choose one of our complete buffet options available.


Ethical Catering

For events held at College Court – The University’s Conference Centre and Hotel, as well as VIP events held in the Fielding Johnson Building and Knighton Hall, all water is provided in refillable and reusable glass bottles. For all other bookings, due to practicality and safety, when ordering water, this will be provided in recyclable bottles. These are to be placed in recyclable bins in the event space.

Take advantage of your closest drinking fountain and ask visitors/attendees to bring reusable water bottles to fill up instead.

In the first instance, consider whether it is necessary to provide food at your events.

There are a variety of Work Smart areas across campus that provide free teas, coffees, fruit etc that can be used to help reduce food waste for small meetings.

If food is a requirement, we offer a fully plant-based menu to optimise low-carbon catering.

Be mindful of the quantity of food ordered. The Hospitality Team are experts on knowing the right amount to order for the number of guests to avoid over ordering. As an additional option, you can donate any edible leftovers by taking it to the Community Kitchen. For non-edible leftovers, please place in food waste bins provided in areas.

We avoid the use of single-use plastics by offering wooden disposable cutlery for Hospitality events in compliance with DEFRA, and provide reusable crockery, glassware and cutlery where possible, at College Court and VIP events held in the Fielding Johnson Building and Knighton Hall. We will always endeavour to cut down on paperware and single-use plastics wherever we can.

If ordering outside of these locations, wooden disposable cutlery will be provided for health and safety reasons and practicality, these can be placed in recyclable bins provided in areas.

For large formal events, dependant on location, The Hospitality Team will advise on hiring in crockery and glassware.

Rosemary and Aaron – Urban History Conference

We were so impressed by the quality of the food (several delegates said it was the best food they had ever had at a UK conference), we all especially appreciated the vegetarian menu. Loved the environment of College Court, the arrangements were perfect, and although we were stretching capacity with numbers, it never felt crowded and queues for food always looked manageable.

Steve – Centrica

The feedback on the food was “fantastic”, everyone enjoyed the meal and I personally thanked the team for letting us use the room afterwards.

Yvonne – Department of Respiratory Science, College of Life Sciences

Our biggest thanks for making our evening at College Court, just fantastic.   Our special guest was completely blown away with the amazing celebration for her retirement and we had a fabulous time.

Please personally thank Jo for her tremendous support – professional, friendly and accommodating in every way, with mention to her team of waiting staff in the restaurant and bar too.  I can’t thank Ollie and his colleague (sorry, I didn’t note his name) for the tech support, which was absolutely invaluable.

I also must thank the Reception team who also were the most welcoming with our guests and happy to support our last minute printing requests too.  I think I speak on behalf of all of our guests with compliments to the Chef and his team – the greatest comments for the delicious meal we enjoyed.

Ina – Retreat & Counselling Programme Therapist (Gordon Moody)

I just wanted to express my gratitude to the staff who made my stay so welcoming and memorable. This includes Jo, who regularly checked to see if I and my colleague were happy, and if there was anything she could do further to help.  Then there was Ollie and his co worker who spent most of his their time addressing technical and any other issues we had. And not to mention the ‘restaurant’ staff who were exceptionally friendly together with the reception staff. Further, meeting Lisa who played a big part in organising this event.

Despite work being challenging, the above staff made my stay peaceful, reassured and relaxing due to the smoothing running, friendliness and not to mention professionalism It really was and is appreciated.

Dr Simon – Head of Archives and Special Collections

I just wanted to send a quick note to thank you for all your help in organising the catering for our event in the Library last week, and to ask if you could pass on our gratitude to the colleagues in the kitchen and those who helped us with set up and service on the day. Michelle was brilliant throughout the event – everything ran smoothly and efficiently.

Churches Conservation Trust

I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and your team at College Court on behalf of the Churches Conservation Trust.
The staff were attentive throughout and everyone was complimentary about the venue, food, staff, rooms, facilities and cleanliness and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay/conference.
Thank you.

The Mighty Creatives

We had a brilliant event at Stamford Court – food was amazing, venue lovely, and all the staff so friendly and supportive which we really appreciated.
Thanks again for all your support (and flexibility) for our event yesterday.  Everyone was really pleased with how it went, and we’ve had lots of positive feedback about Stamford Court as a venue (and the food especially!)
And I particularly wanted to say thanks for being so accommodating and helpful at every point, it really made a difference in pulling the event together.

Marie – Student Life, Student and Academic Services

Thank you so much for the support in planning and delivering last night’s Student Awards! It was a fantastic event from start to finish – the venue was perfect, the service was fantastic, the staff couldn’t do enough to help and the food was amazing!

Graham – School of Archaeology and Ancient History

On behalf of my colleagues, warmest thanks to you and your colleagues in Catering for the splendid support you and they gave to the Classical Association conference. I have heard very good feedback about the menus, and I hope you will pass on our appreciation to all your colleagues. They worked very hard and we have had amazing feedback about this and all other aspects of the conference.

Harriet – Student and Academic Services Division

I am so grateful of how the catering has been for the performances this week. The quality and quantity of the food has been amazing!

Sandra – College of Life Science

Last night was splendid – Eric did really well at his first MedSoc do – what a lovely young man.  All that was left was a few cheese rolls.  All in all – great!

Vicky – Student and Academic Services

The catering was promptly delivered, the lunch was good and everyone was very happy. Please say a special thank you to Fernando who was very efficient and did a brilliant job of looking after the VIPs.

Damla – School of Media, Communication and Sociology

We would like to thank you for all your help regarding yesterday’s (Chakrabarti) event. It has been a very successful event; the reception and interviews in Graduate Lounge and Kitchen went smoothly.
We would also like to leave a feedback on Pasquale’s help with VIP Reception catering in Graduate Lounge. From the service Pasquale supplied to the display of food and drinks, everything was flawless and professional.


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