Accessibility statement

Eat at York offers a huge selection of catering services; from coffee shops, restaurants, and catered accommodation to Street Food and delivered catering for meetings and events. We love our food and drink and are proud to provide great quality services to students, staff, and visitors to campus.
We work with companies across North Yorkshire and the surrounding area to bring the freshest, best quality, produce to campus and support local sustainable business. 

M&K Quality Butchers

Established in 1970, M&K Quality Butchers represent everything you would expect from a classic independent family run butchers. Based on Bishopthorpe Road they offer locally produced meats with the vast majority coming from around the Vale of York.

M&K Quality Butchers have an excellent reputation in the local area and are well known for their massive, but good-humoured Christmas Eve queues. All of the meats are butchered and prepared in a traditional manner to the highest possible standards to accommodate the needs of their customers, including local restaurants and hotels.

Meats from M&K Quality Butchers can be found throughout all Eat at York outlets within our freshly produced meals.

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Delifresh Ltd

Delifresh Ltd is a Bradford based supplier of fresh produce, and dairy from around Yorkshire and the North East. They work extremely hard to build relationships with growers and producers across the region, ensuring they can source the freshest and highest quality produce for all of their customers. 

Delifresh’s great rapport with suppliers allows them to be able to communicate the story of all of their produce to each customer.  For example the asparagus used at the University of York is grown just six miles from campus and tomatoes are sourced from Cawood just ten miles away! Using Yorkshire suppliers helps us to support local businesses and reduce environmental impact.

You can find produce from Delifresh Ltd in meals across all Eat at York outlets, as well as Cucina Hospitality. 

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Vanbrugh Bakery

Since its inception over eight years ago Vanbrugh Bakery has been a dedicated supplier of baked treats to all Eat at York outlets and Cucina Hospitality. They produce everything from cookies to flapjacks, to seasonal treats such as Viennese mince pies and Valentine’s Day cupcakes.

The team delicately craft all of the products from scratch using absolutely no pre-mixes. They create an average of 750 packaged cakes and snacks daily, plus all the desserts for Cucina Hospitality and Catered Accommodation in Vanbrugh.

The best place to snap up some of Vanbrugh Bakery’s goodies is at their source in Vanbrugh Food Court. A large selection of their baked goods are also available at all of our other Eat at York outlets throughout campus.

Haigh’s (Guiseley) Limited

Haigh’s (Guiseley) Limited is a family run bakery that can trace its roots back 67 years. Originally the bakery provided Haigh’s own shops with fresh baked products using traditional recipes for bread, rolls, cakes and savouries. Today they deliver throughout North and West Yorkshire to customers including; Schools, Cafes & Restaurants, Sandwich Shops and of course the University of York.

Haigh’s always try to procure from local suppliers who have a reputation for product quality and consistency. Unlike many of their competitors Haigh’s do not use preservatives in their products and everything is made from scratch, avoiding pre-mixes wherever possible.

You Can find freshly baked produce from Haigh’s (Guiseley) Limited in all Eat at York outlets.

“Our team work hard to provide our customers with wholesome quality products, made from the finest ingredients”  Adam Haigh, Managing Director.

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"At McCain, we’re passionate about potatoes. And with our potato products, we aim to bring joy to everyday meal times. As a family-owned company, we care both about using simple ingredients in our products and about our people who make them.

We started our business in Yorkshire and we’re still there today. We have four McCain factories across the UK, including our head office in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. As well as a strong network of farmers, we also own a potato seed business in Montrose, Scotland. McCain is the UK’s largest purchaser of British potatoes, buying approximately 15% of the annual potato crop. We work closely with over 250 UK growers to make sure the best potatoes are harvested."

To find out more about McCain you can visit their website, you will find information about their local sourcing, how they're reducing their carbon footprint and more. Visit:


In the UK we are one of the leading suppliers of hot beverage solutions to the foodservice sector. Bewley’s UK offers nationwide sales and service support with coffee roasting capability at our roastery in Yorkshire.

Miller Food Service

Miller Food Service is an established and trusted food wholesaler serving the catering industry throughout Yorkshire for over 50 years. They are Yorkshire based wholesaler supplying a variety of different sectors. Although the company are Yorkshire based, they have 14 depots spread throughout the UK. Miller Food Service has a strong reputation for excellent service and is highly regarded with caterers throughout Yorkshire. Find out more information about Miller Food Service.

M&J Seafood

M&J seafod pride themselves as being salt-of-the-earth fishmonghers, and they ave been doing this for over 30 years. "Sourcing the freshest fish from local ports and the world market in a sustainable way. Filleted in the best way."

  • Freshest of the UK daily catch, no matter where you are (we don’t mean to brag, but we’ve got the biggest fish distribution network in the country)
  • Your fish is filleted expertly, consistently to your specifications by local, award-winning fishmongers
  • Daily landings, specials and seasonal promotions delivered to you daily
  • Huge range of fresh and frozen seafood and complementary lines
  • Expert advice from our buyers and fishmongers in every branchGetting you fresh, wild-caught British fish from named boats and skippers
  • Leaders in sustainable fishing for over 30 years with the largest range of MSC-accredited products in UK foodservice

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Paynes Dairies LTD

Payne's Dairies Ltd, based in Yorkshire, operates throughout the whole of the UK providing raw and processed milk and cream to numerous wholesalers, manufacturing companies, catering and retail outlets. They produce milk and cream to the highest of standards and are acredited by numerous blue chip companies as well as having BRC standard Higher Level for the last 3 years.

Originally there were 20 farms supplying the milk and 2 tankers for collecting, this steadily increased over the years to 85 farms and a fleet of 7 collecting tankers, 6 artics and 14 trailers to deliver in excess of 260,000 litres of raw and processed milk daily. The Company then acquired the site at Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire where they moved the processing/bottling side of the business to.

Now, in 2009, Paynes Dairies collect between 140 to 150 million litres of milk from 121 farms using 9 tankers, 8 artics and 20 trailers. They deliver, on average, 480,000 litres per day of raw and processed milk using a 60 strong fleet of 26 and 18 ton vehicles delivering to the retail and food services.

Find out more about Paynes Dairies LTD.