The University of Guelph – You’ve Gotta Eat Here!

Posted on Friday, April 26th, 2019

The title of this article says it all: You’ve Gotta Eat Here – and here’s why.

We are Canada’s Food University

  • Our food has been ranked the best on any Canadian university campus for more than 10 years!
  • 94% of our students are ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with our food


Maclean’s says our food is the best in Canada

  • They visited, they sampled, they enjoyed
  • Check out the full article at Maclean’!

We accommodate all diets, allergies and restrictions

There is always a delicious food option nearby

  • We have over 20 different dining options across campus!
  • Did we mention we have food trucks on campus?!

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We make it easy to support local food vendors and farmers

  • We are Canadian leaders for sourcing local and sustainable food
  • We received Ontario’s “Local Food Champions” award

You choose the meal plan that works for you

We offer 5 different meal plan options:

  1. Minimum
  2. Light
  3. Full (most popular)
  4. Plus
  5. Varsity

More details can be found on the Hospitality website.

We breakdown our meal plans into basic and flex dollars

  • Basic: covers most of the your on-campus food purchases (these purchases are HST exempt)
  • Flex: covers taxable purchases at places such as vending machines, the Bullring and the Brass Taps, convenience grocery items, dining at specified off-campus restaurants, food delivery and taxi services

Meal plans cover on-campus food purchases AND select off-campus dining partners

  • Your flex dollars can be used at select restaurants, services and entertainment facilities
  • Check the full list of off-campus options on our Hospitality website

Our hospitality team is out of this world

  • Our hospitality staff are friendly, approachable and passionate about providing the best campus food in Canada

Future Gryphons, it literally doesn’t get better than university dining at U of G! Don’t believe us? Check out our YouTube channel for student testimonies OR come for a visit and try for yourself!

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