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The Foundry


Watering UC students since ages ago...

The Foundry bar is pretty much the centre of student social life at UC, and since moving into Haere-roa, it's open longer hours and serves up great coffee. Stop by from 8.30am for a drink and a meal.


Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 8.30am-Late (Term Time)

Outside Hours: Event Bookings Only

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Bentley's Lounge

Bentley's Lounge is pretty much the smaller, cozier version of the Foundry, and is perfect for smaller events.

Enjoy luxe finishes, an optional bar, and a big covered balcony overlooking the Avon.

Opening hours: By arrangement

For general enquiries:
Phone: (03) 369 0555



The Shilling Club

Good things to eat and drink!


Located in the center of UC's Ilam Campus, The Shilling Club is a relaxed restaurant, bar and cafe that serves amazing coffees and a wide selection of tasty food and drink.

They can be found in the sunny front-left corner of The Undercroft, at the bottom of the Puaka-James Hight Library building.

The Shilling Club's available for private function hire on week nights and over the weekend.

For reservation enquiries:

Phone: (03) 364 3303

For general enquiries:


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