Clare College Cambridge

Welcome to Clare Catering


The Clare College Catering Department provides meals for Fellows, students and members of staff. A self-service lunch and dinner is served in the Buttery during term-time.

Served dinners ('Formal Hall') are also provided Monday to Thursday for undergraduates and their guests, and on Friday for postgraduates, in term-time. The Department also provides special catering to the Master and Fellows, and hosts high profile Functions, Conferences and Private Catering.

Our staff are our most important asset and we continue to invest in their development and training needs. In particular, the Catering Department is manned by staff from diverse backgrounds, creating a harmonious and positive blend in the delivery of its services. 


Buttery Opening Times in Term -Time

Breakfast  CLOSED

Lunch  12:30 - 13:30

Dinner 18:00 - 19:00

Saturday Brunch 12:30 - 13:30


All Menus are Subject to Change

Buttery Booking Form - Please make sure to add dates for the relevant week, thank you.



Buttery Menus 3rd May - 9th May 2021

Buttery Menus 10th May - 16th May 2021


Useful links...





Formal Hall Weekly Menu





Fellows' Wednesday Menu




MCR Dinner Menu


Formal Hall: Booking instructions

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