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If you’re looking for a fresh, locally sourced, tasty and reasonably priced lunch then why not consider trying Bradford College’s Grove Restaurant.

This restaurant is tucked neatly inside the award winning David Hockney Building with views over the urban plaza and impressive menus that change with the seasons to utilise the best local produce available.

We cater for all tastes, whether you’re looking for a light and healthy lunch or something more decadent to indulge your sweet tooth.

The Grove Restaurant is a student-run restaurant with chefs and front of house staff from levels 1, 2 and 3 Hospitality and Catering courses, The Grove allows the talented chefs of tomorrow to show off their culinary skills today. Starters range from £2.75 upwards and main courses from as little as £3.50, popping in for lunch is as cost effective as it is convenient.

The Grove Restaurant also runs a weekly gourmet theme night every Thursday at 6pm, the restaurant opens its doors showcasing special menus carefully devised by students.

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You can enjoy three delicious courses and silver service for just £12.95 per person.  Recent items on the menu included a starter of cold smoked salmon with a citrus crème fraîche and winter chilled bisque, a selection of main courses such as pan fried sea bass with asparagus purée and button vegetables and if you felt you could eat a little more your choice of dessert may have been the lemon scented madeleines with raspberry cream.

If you want to hold an event at The Grove, or perhaps you’re thinking about event catering make sure you come and talk to us.  Recent events held at The Grove have included Royal Visits and our event catering has been used from the opening of art galleries to supplying food for delegates undertaking a conference.

Our prices are very competitive in fact they are student friendly prices and we can also supply packages which can include a breakfast and lunch alongside treatments in our hair, nail, and beauty therapy salons or you could relax in our sauna, steam or spa facilities.

The Grove is open Monday to Friday between 12pm to 2.30pm (last orders are taken at 1.30pm), there is no need to book, just pop in.

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If you would like to try one of our Thursday gourmet evenings, bookings are recommended to ensure that you don’t miss out. To make a reservation you can either call The Grove Restaurant on 01274 436113 or drop us an email at

Simply send your name, phone number, the number of people you want to book for and your chosen time slot, and a member of our friendly team will get back to you to confirm.

The team look forward to welcoming you to The Grove soon.