Founder’s Dining Hall



Thanksgiving Dinner - Thursday 26 November

Take a look at our Thanksgiving dinner menu.

Christmas Dinner - Thursday 3 December

We are now operating two sittings every evening at 6pm and at 7pm. This is to ensure that we adhere to the correct social distancing regulations and keep everyone safe. Please take a look at the sitting plan to see which sitting you have been allocated. This will remain the same for the duration of this term. 

Christmas vacation opening times

  • Until 13 December: usual hours
  • 14 December - 18 December: 8-9am, 12-1.30pm, 5.30-7pm
  • 19 December - 24 December: 12-6pm
  • 25 December: 12-2pm
  • 26 December - 3 January: 12-6pm
  • 4 January - 8 January: 8-9am, 12-1.30pm, 5.30-7pm
  • 9 January: usual hours resume

Founder’s has been serving student meals since 1886 and you can still experience dining in Victorian grandeur to this day.  Open throughout term time for all students and visitors to Royal Holloway, it offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

There is a variety of choice with healthy options and foods from around the world.

Residents of Founder’s, Reid and Kingswood Halls receive a 50% discount on most food and drink purchased with their College Card.

Location Founder's Building, first floor
Monday to Friday breakfast


Monday to Friday lunch 11.45am-2pm
Monday to Friday dinner 6-7.30pm

Autumn term menus

Week 1 (w/c 23/11)
Week 2 (w/c 30/11)
Week 3 (w/c 7/12)


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Phil Marron

Phil Marron, Assistant Manager


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