Food and drink outlets


There is a variety of food and drink outlets at Casuarina, Palmerston and Alice Springs campuses. These outlets offer a mix of made-to-order and ready to consume products for staff, students and other campus users. Each outlet can also offer catering for functions and events, so contact them using the details provided below to get find out what they can offer.

Casuarina campus

The Lunch Room

Location: Red 1.2

  • Pasta Bar – Variety of freshly made pasta and bakes

  • Asian food bar – Variety of Asian cuisines  
  • Chippery - Burgers, yiros, toasties, pies, chips, fish and roasts
  • Salad/sandwich Bar - Fresh salads, sandwiches, Vietnamese bread rolls
  • Wide variety of chilled drinks
  • Grab & go tea and coffee

Opening hours: 9.00am to 3.00pm Monday - Friday
(Hours may vary during semester breaks)

Phone: (08) 8946 7755

Email: thelunchroom@cdu.edu.au

Ugly Duckling

Location: Red 1.1

  • Freshly brewed coffee and assorted teas
  • Wide variety of organic and cold pressed beverages
  • À la carte breakfast/brunch menu
  • Gourmet sandwiches and salad bowls
  • Freshly baked homemade pies and pastries
  • Homemade cakes, tarts, muffins, donuts & cookies

Opening hours: 7.30am to 4.00pm Monday - Friday
(Hours may vary during semester breaks)

Phone: (08) 8946 6163

Email: uglyduckling@cdu.edu.au

King’s Soulfood

Location: Blue 2.1

  • Coffees and teas
  • Vegan
  • Whole foods
  • Gluten free
  • Low FODMAP
  • Delicious food

Opening hours: 7.00am to 2.30pm Monday - Friday
(Hours may vary during semester breaks)

Phone: 0400 713 620

Email: louise@kingswholefoodartisan.com

Vending Machines

Location: Various

There are a variety of vending machines distributed around Casuarina campus for 24-7 access to snacks and cold drinks.

Palmerston campus

King’s Wholefood Artisan

Location: Palmerston A.1

  • Coffees and teas
  • Vegan
  • Whole foods
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy-free
  • Low FODMAP
  • Delicious food
  • Meal prep

Opening hours: 7.00am to 6.00pm Monday – Friday, 9.00am to 1.00pm Weekends 
(Hours may vary during semester breaks)

Phone: (08) 8931 1226

Email: louise@kingswholefoodartisan.com

Vending Machines

Location: Student Lounge (snacks & drinks), Breezeway (drinks only)

The vending machine in the Student Lounge has some snacks, sandwiches, and some pies/sausage rolls available that can be reheated in the adjacent microwave.  Some cold drinks are also available, with more drinks in the machine located outdoors in the Breezeway.

Alice Springs campus

Katerina’s Cafe

Location: Alice Springs 5.1

  • Coffees and teas
  • Sandwiches
  • Takeaway foods
  • Cakes & pastries
  • Cold beverages

Opening hours: 8.00am to 2.00pm Monday – Friday 
(Hours may vary during semester breaks)

Phone: (08) 8959 5237

Email: nick.roditis@hotmail.com