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Full Meal Plan

Dining Hall Herstmonceux CastleAll meals are served in the Dining Room in the Castle. At each meal you will find:

  • vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options and a range of healthy, nutritious food
  • allergen information for every dish available on request
  • quality local produce used wherever possible

We cater for special diets – please have a chat with our Catering Manager who will be happy to provide:

  • a confidential consultation with a Catering representative
  • an opportunity to talk with a chef to help you make safe choices
  • on-going support and guidance throughout the school year

Day of the Week

Dining Room Hours


  Breakfast 8:00am – 10:00am
  Lunch 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  Dinner 5:00pm – 7:00pm 

   Friday and Saturday

  Breakfast 8:00am – 10:00am
  Lunch 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  Dinner 6:00 – 8:00pm 


  Brunch 8:00am – 2pm
  Dinner 6:00 – 8:00pm 

The Headless Drummer

Headless Drummer logoThe Headless Drummer is a social space on campus for use by all students. Hot food is available Wednesdays and Thursdays. Opening Times (subject to change):
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 7.00pm – 11.30pm (last orders 11.00pm)
  • Thursday 7:00pm - 12 midnight (last orders 11:30pm)
  • Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Chestnuts Tea Room

Chestnuts TearoomChestnuts Tea Room is open while the grounds are open to the public, serving tea, coffee, paninis, cakes, as well as a host of other items. Opening times vary throughout the year.
Bader International Study Centre
Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex
United Kingdom, BN27 1RN
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Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
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