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Campus Life

​Food on Campus

Queen's Hospitality Services is pleased to offer a wide variety of options at convenient locations across campus. All of our eateries on campus offer a variety of healthy options to accommodate the diversity of student needs.

Dietary Icons: All of our dining hall menus are marked with dietary icons, including vegetarian, vegan, and Get the Good Stuff™ stickers to let you know if a food item is prepared to meet your dietary needs or preferences.

COVID-19 protocols: Please note that due to COVID-19, a limited number of locations are currently open on campus. When visiting these locations, expect new procedures and policies, including physical distancing, barriers, and increased cleaning standards. These policies and standards are important to keep both our students and staff safe during this time. More information regarding COVID-19 precautions and expectations in our dining locations...

  • [Dining service in Leonard Hall]
    Dining service in our residence cafeterias includes many food options.
  • [Students enjoying a meal in the Leonard Dining Hall ]
    Students enjoying a meal in the Leonard Dining Hall
  • [The Tea Room in Beamish-Munro Hall]
    The Tea Room in Beamish-Munro Hall
  • [The Lazy Scholar in Victoria Hall]
    The Lazy Scholar in Victoria Hall
  • [Grocery Checkout Fresh Market in the Queen's Centre]
    Grocery Checkout Fresh Market in the Queen's Centre
  • [Common Ground Coffeehouse in the Queen's Centre]
    Common Ground Coffeehouse in the Queen's Centre
  • [BeaverTails truck on campus]
    BeaverTails truck on campus
  • [inside the KHAO restaurant in the JDUC]
    KHAO in the JDUC offers Thai, Indian and Chinese cuisine
  • [Dining service in Leonard Hall]
    Dining service in our residence cafeterias includes many food options.

Dining Halls & Meal Plans

Located within three of Queen's residences, Ban Righ, Leonard, and Jean Royce Dining Halls welcome our students to enjoy nutritious and delicious meals.

Dietary Accommodations and Allergies

At Queen's University, we take allergies and dietary needs very seriously. We know it can be hard to manage dietary needs in a new place – we're here to help you.

We support students who require dietary accommodations by providing information and knowledge essential to make informed choices while dining on campus and participating in the university experience.

For those who are dining with allergies, we encourage all students and visitors to "ask before they eat"; please ask to speak with a chef about safe dining options if you have any dining concerns.

Other Places to Eat

Miss breakfast, lunch or dinner in the dining hall? Here's where you can get food on campus (and don't forget – you can use your meal card at Hospitality Services locations!)

For hours of operation, see the Hospitality Services "What's Open" page

See also, Queen's online campus map for food service locations

[campus map of dining locations]

Food Off Campus

[map showing restaurants in downtown Kingston]

It is said that Kingston has the most restaurants per capita of anywhere in Canada, many of which are in the downtown core. The blue pins in the image below show some (not all!) approximate dining/food locations within easy walking distance of campus.

If you have a craving for a good home-cooked meal, there are several places to buy groceries within walking distance of campus, and a few others a short bike/bus/car-ride away.