Eat Central

Eat Central is a large restaurant on the ground floor of Bramber House, next to the co-op, in the heart of the Sussex campus. Check opening times, food options and the dining style.

The seating area of Eat Central with chairs and tables nicely arranged

About Eat Central

Eat Central is the largest restaurant at the University of Sussex.

Its diverse, daily changing menu offers selected food from around the world, serving hot and cold favourites for breakfast and a range of delicious global street food during lunch and dinner.

A mix of customers visit this popular restaurant throughout the day for its vast choice of food options.

Key information


The interior has several hot food counters, a salad bar and a selection of fridges offering drinks, sandwiches and salads. This is also where Tortilla is located. The restaurant seating is made up of canteen-style tables and chairs set up in groups for about five or six people.


There are plenty of fixed tables and benches directly outside Eat Central, partly shaded by trees depending on the time of day.

The interior of Eat Central showing the seating area with round white tables and green chairs.


The Eat Central menu is different every day.

To keep up to date with any specials, pop-ups and events happening at the café, please follow @sussexfoodie on Instagram.

  • Sample menu for Eat Central

    This is an example of the Sussex Saver menu at Eat Central which costs £2.


    Butterbean, Borlotti and Coconut Stew


    Black dal with rice 


    Catalan bean and potato stew with rice 


    Rajastan red lentil curry with rice 


    Mixed bean ratatouille

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