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Welcome week

During welcome week, enjoy special offers, events and activities across our food, drink and shopping outletsLink opens in a new window. Take the time to explore the campus, grab a drink with friends, browse Rootes Grocery Store or check out some of the other amenities we have to offer here at the University of Warwick.

Café Safari

Help the planet
& get FREE drinks!

Eat & Drink

Special offers, giveaways,
free samples & more.

Rootes Grocery Store

All the essentials in one place.

Café Safari

Buy a special edition reusable cup from any Warwick Retail outlet for £9.95 to redeem 6 FREE drinks worth over £20.

A great way to explore the whole campus and do your bit to reduce use of disposable cups!

Outlets included in this offer are: University House Café, NAIC Cafe, WBS Café, Café Library, Library Coffee Bar, Cafe Oculus, Café Gibbet Hill, Café Social and Red Rocket. Download an outlet map hereLink opens in a new window.

*T&Cs Starts on Monday 2nd October. Each of the 6 free drinks must be redeemed in a different Warwick Retail outlet, there’s 9 outlets to pick from. Each of the free drinks must be regular in size and can be either a hot or cold barista made beverage. Bring your card to be validated at each outlet to receive your free drink. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. This offer is available up until the end of term one 2023.

Eat & drink

The Piazza


Loaded Baked Potatoes food truck

Loaded baked potatoes with a selection of delicious vegetarian and vegan fillings to choose from, launching 21st September on the Piazza then moving to it's new home outside Warwick Business School.

  • Flavourful and nutritious fillings
  • Fresh ingredients
  • Our potatoes are sourced locally, to reduce carbon footprint
  • We avoid using ultra-processed food where possible
  • Good for you and good for the planet

Loyalty Scheme
Buy 9 loaded baked potatoes to get a FREE spud branded t-shirt*.

*T&Cs Loyalty cards must be stamped and shown as proof to receive the t-shirt. Loyalty card scheme is valid until end of term one, 2023

Market Day

Every Wednesday

11am - 3pm

Join us for the food market day on Piazza from 11am.

Tempting, fresh and delicious street food. Come along and soak up the atmosphere and try something new with mouth-watering food from around the world.

You can expect burgers, noodles, cookies, pizza and much much more.

Stalls included: Bare Bones Pizza, Bad Boys Burgers, Good Food Cartel, Buddha Belly, Return Mister V, Redfern Kitchen, Urban Spice Box, Spice Fever, Wicked Cookies.

Market days are every Wednesday during term time.

Eat & drink

Across campus

Benugo is a contemporary restaurant offering delicious food, refreshing drinks and carbon neutral coffee. Located in the Warwick Arts Centre in the heart of the University its perfect for catching up with friends, special occasions or just a relaxing spot to refuel and relax.

Check out some of their fantastic offers!

Wings Offer

Every Saturday

5pm - 8:30pm

30% off chicken wings

Takeaway available

2 for 1 on selected cocktails

Every Saturday

5pm - 8:30pm

Cocktails included in this offer: Mojito, Aperol Spritz, Blue Lagoon & Espresso Martini.

Welcome week magazine offers

Find exclusive vouchers and discounts in your free Welcome Week magazine. Make sure you redeem them soon!

Caffè Nero Student Membership

At Nero, we think students deserve good coffee without breaking the student loan bank.

Simply download the Caffè Nero appLink opens in a new window, verify your student email and throughout the year you can enjoy special offers & freebies to keep you burning through freshers, reading week, exam periods and everything in-between. Student discounts aren't just for freshers ;)

Psst- We thought you'd like to know, during your first term*, you can benefit from 25% off all handcrafted drinks - anytime. That includes anything made by your barista, whether hot or iced.

*25% off handcrafted drinks until 30th November. 15% off handcrafted drinks from 30th November.

Special Offers

15% off
fish & chips

Every Friday in Term 1

Vegan/vegetarian options available

Offer available in Café Library and Café Gibbet Hill.

*T&Cs apply.

FREE cookie

When you buy a regular hot drink

All Warwick Retail owned outlets excluding Fusion and Red Rocket

*T&Cs apply.

FREE porridge pot

In Warwick Retail outlets

One per customer, no purchase necessary

*T&Cs apply.

Please note: Vouchers can be found in your Welcome Week magazine and must be presented to redeem each offer.


You've got to be in it to win it

Snacky Snaps

Snap a picture of you taking a break in one of our retail outlets to be automatically entered to win.

Get creative to win one of these amazing prizes:

  • 1st Dinner and drinks for 10 people (value up to £150)
  • 2nd Barista experience and coffee session for 5 people
  • 3rd One of three £50 Warwick Retail gift vouchers

Share pictures of your drink or snack in one of our outlets on Instagram and tag @WarwickRetail.

T&Cs: Instagram profiles need to be public to enter this competition. One entry per account. Closing date is 31st October 2023. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges after 31st October 2023. Winners will be announced on the 6th November 2023 and contacted directly via the @WarwickRetail Instagram account.

Rootes Grocery Store

Rootes Grocery Store is our central campus one stop shop for all your essential items. The award-winning retailer has everything you need to refuel during a busy day of studying as well as some useful amenities to help with day-to-day life.

Food ranges include:

  • Authentic, international food & products
  • Freshly baked bread and produce
  • Meal deals and sandwiches
  • Wines, spirits, ciders and beers

Other products:

  • Toiletries
  • Stationery and greetings cards
  • Household products and everyday essentials

Other amenities available:

  • Post Office
  • Costa Express machine
  • Food donation drop-off point
  • Cash machine
  • Warwick brand merchandise

Wear Warwick

There's plenty more to find and explore across our campus outlets

You can download a handy outlet map hereLink opens in a new window

Find out more about Rootes Grocery Store  

Please Note:

We reserve the right to alter or withdraw offers at any time without notice.

Some of the images shown are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product.