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College Catering

Across campus students, staff and visitors have a wide choice of restaurants and coffee shops to suit all tastes and budgets. All catering outlets on campus also accept payment by TCard!

For any college catering enquiries please contact the Catering Department by email at or by phone at 01 8961779.

For Perch enquiries, please contact directly on 01 6778748

The Buttery Restaurant

Located just off the main square, The Buttery offers a wide range of food choices. This is a great place to meet and catch up with friends between lectures. We offer a full breakfast range, made to order deli bar featuring a wide range of bread and fillings, a hot food offer and salad bar. The Restaurant regularly features meal deal promotions or themed food events. Located in the famous Vaults we offer a delicious range of Lavazza coffee drinks.

Sit and enjoy or take away, either way, we will be delighted to see you.

Opening Hours:
7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday,
7.30am to 3.00pm on Fridays

The Perch Café

The Perch Café is located on ground floor in the Arts Building, adjacent to the Book of Kells exhibition and the Old Library. Produce is sourced locally where possible with a wide range of sit in or take-away menu items. Our selections include freshly made salads, sandwiches, hot and cold food items as well as a selection of home baked pastries, fair-trade coffees, teas, smoothies and juices.

This light filled space offers indoor and outdoor seating and is a perfect location to soak up the atmosphere of Trinity College.

Opening Hours:
8.00am to 6.00pm Monday to Thursday
8.00am to 5.00pm on Friday

The Old Dining Hall

Located in the historic surroundings off Front Square, students are served a selection of hot dishes, soups and desserts and can dine in the elegant splendour of the dining hall.

This is open lunchtime only in term.

Opening Hours:
12.00pm to 3.00pm Monday to Friday

Aras an Phiarsaigh Coffee Area

This little oasis at the centre of campus is a great place to grab a tea or coffee on the run. Kick-start your day in the “Aras” ideally located near to the day nursery, the theatre and the IT centre.

If you need a “pick me up” during the day, you will not be disappointed.

Opening Hours:
8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday
8.30am to 3.00pm on Friday

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