New coffee offer in NAIC Café
Working in partnership with Starbucks, Warwick Retail is delighted to announce that NAIC Café will be serving Starbucks ‘We Proudly Serve’ range of drinks from Tuesday 1 September.
The international coffee brand was successfully launched in Library Coffee Bar earlier in the year and is part of Retail’s plan to create distinct food and drink choices around campus through a balanced mix of University-managed cafes and restaurants and popular high street brands. Since 2019 a number of high street brands are operating at campus including Pret a Manger, Caffe Nero and Aroma.
Vicki Boyd, Head of Retail Service Operations, said: “Starbucks came out as students’ number one coffee brand in recent research carried out by the University, so we know that Starbucks is a brand that students are really passionate about. After the successful trial in Library Coffee Bar, we are really looking forward to launching Starbucks much loved coffee and frappuccino offer in NAIC Cafe.”
NAIC Café is currently open Monday – Friday 8.00am – 2.00pm serving takeout only. From September the café team are planning to provide hot food and open the café so that customers can eat in as well as looking at how to reintroduce bring your own reusable cup safely.
Come and visit NAIC Café and let our friendly, trained baristas serve your favourite Starbucks drink.
New coffee offer in Library Coffee Bar
Following a new partnership between Warwick Retail and Starbucks, Library Coffee Bar will be serving the Starbucks ‘We Proudly Serve’ range of drinks from Monday 17 February.
The international coffee brand is part of a new retail plan to create a vibrant campus that provides a wide variety of food and drink choices through a balanced mix of University-managed cafes and restaurants and popular high street brands.
Vicki Boyd, Head of Retail Service Operations, said: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with Starbucks to bring their much loved coffee and frappuccino offer to campus. This is the latest exciting development in our new retail offer, based on customer research, which aims to offer a broader choice for students and staff to eat and drink”.
Library Coffee Bar will now be open 7 days a week, 10.30am – 7pm. Don’t forget Café Library is also open 7 days a week serving hot food Monday – Friday and open at the weekend with a coffee shop offer.
Come and visit Library Coffee Bar soon and let our friendly baristas serve your favourite Starbucks drink.
Exciting changes to enhance shopping and eating and drinking experience on campus
Warwick Retail is delighted to announce the opening of a new café, pop-up bookshop and upgraded tills in Rootes Grocery Store.
‘Aroma’ by the Nero Roasting Company will open on Westwood Campus on Monday 16 September and will serve espresso based coffee and deli-style unwrapped sandwiches which include vegan, gluten free and organic options. Customers can also take advantage of Aroma’s loyalty scheme which offers a free coffee with any food purchase and a 4th free drink.
Premium European coffee house, Caffè Nero, opened at the Sports and Wellness Hub on 5 August and serves espresso based speciality coffee, a premium Deli food range including salads, Italian deli sandwiches and an extensive vegetarian and vegan range.
As Aroma and Caffè Nero both operate their own loyalty schemes, the Eating at Warwick and University Charge cards cannot be used in these outlets. Further details on the Retail website including opening times
Following the closure of the Bookshop on 24 July, the University’s online academic book service and pop-up bookshop is now operated by Blackwell’s, the UK’s largest academic bookseller. Blackwell’s pop-up bookshop will open for five weeks in Warwick Arts Centre from 23 September – 25 October supplying students with all the books they need for term 1. You can find out more about our partnership with Blackwell’s and details of the benefits you can enjoy.
As part of Warwick Retail’s plan to enhance and improve customers’ shopping and experience, Rootes Grocery Store now boasts 15 checkouts, 12 of which are self-service (an increase of 6 self-service tills). The new tills accept debit and credit cards, Contactless, Android and Apple Pay.
Work has also started on a new Pret a Manger outlet coming soon to the centre of campus – more information and an opening date to follow.