Located in the central Appleton Tower, Absorb is a café open to both students and staff alike. 

We have a full wireless network for laptop use, as well as over 50 fixed desktop computers for you to use for free.

We offer an extensive range of freshly-ground speciality coffees and organic Fairtrade teas.

In addition, we have a wide selection of sandwiches, panini, baguettes and salads, together with confectionery, soft drinks, freshly-made smoothies and frappés.

Absorb at Appleton Tower has achieved both the Healthy Living and Food for the Brain awards.

Click here to view the menu(pdf)

Annual rotational menu (pdf)

Allergen and Nutritional Information

Opening times

Term Time

  • 08:30-17:00 Mon, Tue and Thu
  • 08:30-16:00 Wed and Fri

Non Term Time



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