Restaurants and cafeterias

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Would you like a custom sandwich? Order it via our online order form

To waste less paper, receipts are no longer printed as standard. If you would like a ticket, you can ask the cashier

In every resto and cafeteria there is a changing offer of cold halal meat meals to heat up in a microwave.

Menu cafeterias and restaurants

What's on the menu? Allergens information

Soup, warm meals:

Salad bowls (not in resto Ardoyen)

  • Falafel bowl - veggie: Falafel, fine endive, rocket lettuce, carrot, red bell pepper, tomato, hummus, spicy celeriac salad, tomato tapenade € 5,10
  • Caesar salad bowl: Chicken, fine endive, grana padano cheese, croutons (packed separately), radish, shallot, white celery, spicy celeriac salad, Caesar dressing (packed separately) € 5,10
  • Penne bowl with mozzarella - veggie: Penne, mozzarella, tomato, zucchini, butternut and pesto € 5,10
  • Melon and bacon bowl: Melon, bacon, grapes, radicchio, white cabbage, rocket € 5,10

Soup of the day

  • 400 ml - € 1,15
  • 700 ml - € 1,75

Sandwiches (baguette: white or multigrain)

  • Caesar: Chicken strips, Gran Moravia cheese flakes, lettuce and Caesar dressing € 2,90
  • Caesar: Chicken strips, Gran Moravia cheese shavings, lettuce and Caesar dressing
  • Weekly changing vegan spread: egg spread or chicken spread made from oyster mushrooms, lettuce € 3,15
  • Vegetable spread: Weekly changing veggie or vegan vegetable spread, lettuce € 3,20
  • Cheese with vegetables: Cheese, egg, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise € 2,70
  • Chicken curry tropical: Chicken curry spread, pineapple, lettuce € 2,95
  • Maison: Cheese, ham, egg, pickled gherkin, tomato, lettuce, cocktail € 3,00
  • Serrano ham with truffle mayonnaise: lettuce, Gran Moravia cheese flakes € 2,70
  • Surimi salad: Surimi salad, lettuce € 2,50
  • Preparé:: filet américain, egg, pickled gherkin, lettuce, tomato € 3,20
  • Brie1: Brie, honey, walnuts, lettuce € 2,95
  • Goat's cheese with bacon1: Goat's cheese, crispy bacon, apple, honey, lettuce € 3,50
  • Martino² MSC: Filet américain, MSC anchovy, pickled gherkin, tomato, mustard, tabasco  € 3,45
  • Mozzarella with tomato salsa²: Mozzarella, tomato salsa, tomato € 3,55

1not only in cafeteria De Brug & UZ Gent, resto Ardoyen & Sterre

²only in cafeteria De Brug

Breakfast and desserts

  • Pastry
  • Fruit
  • Natural yoghurt
  • Greek fruit yoghurt
  • Soja dessert: vanilla or chocolate
  • Chocolate mousse
  • American cookies
  • Muffin, donut, cake on the go


  • Water (still/sparkling)
  • Coca Cola, Coca Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite
  • Fuze Tea
  • Royal Bliss
  • Ice coffee
  • Coffee

General information about the Ghent University student restaurants

Ghent University has a wide range of student restaurants. Staff are also welcome. They are all situated in the vicinity of the faculties. Service and food are of a high quality, the prices are the lowest in town.

In our cafeterias you can order breakfast pastry, sandwiches, salad bowls and cold dishes (to heat up).  In our restaurants you will find the same offer plus warm dishes. A nice variety of pork, poultry, fish, veggie and vegan dishes are served everyday. All restaurants and cafeterias have a dining area. In the dining area there is a microwave at your disposal. You can use it to heat up our cold dishes (also halal) or to heat up your own dishes.

Do not forget to bring your student or personnel card with you: otherwise you must pay a higher price for your food. Ghent University students and personnel pay the price that is mentioned on the tv-screens, this is the subsidized price. The restaurants are open to everyone, however, depending on to which group you belong you pay a different price.

You can pay only pay cashless: use your Ghent University student or personell card to pay quick and contactless. Via you can put money on your card, check your balance and check your history. You can also ask for a refund of your saldo via that website. Do you need more information on the usage of Epurse? You can also pay with a credit or debit card (bancontact, Maestro, Visa, Mastercard).

Would you like a refund of your remaining credit on your epurse?
Step 1: login on your epurse account and click on your profile (yellow block)
Step 2: Click on 'Refund'
Step 3: Agree with the terms, enter your bank account number and click send
Applications are processed weekly.

Restaurants and cafeterias: opening hours and location

Order your sandwich, salad bowl or cold dish online via our order form

You can order your food online with same-day pick-up at a time and location of your choosing.

  • Please place your orders before 10AM for the noon service and before 5PM for the evening service