University Cafes and Catering

Easter Bush

Outlets available for staff and students at Easter Bush campus, Roslin.

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Dollys cafe interior

Dolly's can be found on the ground floor of the Roslin Institute Building on the Easter Bush Campus. 

There is a wide variety of food on offer, all freshly made to order. This includes baked potatoes, panini, baguettes, salads, bagels, toasties, homemade soup plus a daily main meal. If you fancy something a little naughty there will be danish pastries, muffins and freshly baked cookies. We also serve great coffee, delicious smoothies and some chilled frappés to keep you cool.

Opening times 

Term time:

  • Mon - Fri: 08:30 - 16:00

Non-term time

  • Mon - Fri: 08:30 - 15.30

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The View

View cafe interior

The View is the University of Edinburgh's second largest catering facility located within the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School location at the Easter Bush Estate in Midlothian.

'The View' provides 450 seats and a wide range of catering for all students and staff working at multiple buildings including the Vet School, large and small animal hospitals and Roslin Institute.

Catering is offered across two counters with a hot counter providing the full range of Scottish breakfasts, filled hot rolls, hot lunches and baguettes, panini, salads, toasties and home made soups. There is a centre island bar offering wide salad selection as well as the snack items of baked potatoes, sandwiches, panini, as well as cakes, pastries, muffins and cookies. All two counters offer speciality teas and coffees as well as a wide selection of cold drinks.

The extensive food offering in this unit provides for over 1,200 staff and students at the site and opening times also recognise the early starts for many students as part of their studies.

Opening times

Term time

  • Mon - Fri: 07.45 - 15.30

Non-term time

  • Mon - Fri: 07.45 - 15.30


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