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The Foundry

Watering UC students since ages ago...

Open from 8.30am - late during term time, and serving up all your fave drinks and eats. Drop in for a coffee, a meal in our outdoor courtyard, or get stuck into one of our weekly rituals.

Grab a discount - don't forget your V-Plate!



11 November to 20 December: 8.30am–4pm

21 December to 12 January 2020: CLOSED

13 January to 09 February, Mon-Fri: 8.30am–4pm


Term time: Monday–Friday, 8.30am–Late

Outside Hours: Event bookings only


Sliders, fried chicken, share platters and more. Check it out.

Foundry Feed

Your ticket to cheap eats five days a week during term time.

  • $5 with BYO dish and cutlery.
  • Served 11.30am weekdays (til servings run out).
  • V-Plate student deal only.
  • Disposable packaging add 50c.
  • Disposable cutlery add 50c.
  • Runs during term-time, Mon-Fri.

General enquiries


P: (03) 369 0566

Music bookings


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Bentley's Lounge

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

Enjoy luxe finishes, an optional bar, and a big covered balcony overlooking the Avon. Bentley's is a private bar, which can be booked by arrangement.

Opening hours: By arrangement

For general enquiries:
Phone: (03) 369 0555
Find out more information, including capacity numbers, on our OnCampus website.



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, email: