Academy Restaurants

Academy Restaurant – Crewe Campus

Inspired in design by Manchester’s famous Northern Quarter, our award-winning Academy Restaurant at our Crewe Campus is open for reservations.

The Academy holds several industry accreditations including:

  • Gold Accreditation & Centre of Excellence for Food & Beverage Service from People First
  • Highly Commended College Rosette from AA Hotel Services
  • AA ‘Restaurant of the Year’, 2017 & 2019

From gin-tasting evenings to fantastic gourmet evenings with well-known chefs such as Paul Askew, Adam Smith and Luke Thomas. There’s something for everyone at the Academy restaurant.

Opening Times

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday for morning coffee from 10:30am
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday for lunch 12-1pm
  • Open Thursday evening for dinner at 6:30pm

Please note: Lunch service orders are taken between 12pm and 1pm and Thursday evenings are for bookings only with an arrival time of 6:30pm.

Christmas lunches:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtimes between 30th November and 16th December 2021
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 30th November and 14th December 2021

Gourmet Evenings:

NB: We will only be accepting bookings for these from the 14th September.

  • Thursday 30th September 2021 – FULL
  • Thursday 21st October 2021
  • Thursday 25th November 2021
  • Thursday 27th January 2022
  • Thursday 3rd March 2022
  • Thursday 31st March 2022
  • Thursday 28th April 2022
  • Thursday 26th May 2022

To make a reservation please call: 01270 654678 or email:

Academy West – Ellesmere Port Campus

A hidden gem based within our Ellesmere Port Campus, The Academy West restaurant is fully-licensed and provides a real-work environment for our Hospitality and Catering learners who create amazing bistro dishes using locally-sourced produce from Cheshire and on the Wirral. Our talented learners use their skills to create fine dining dishes taking inspiration from a range of cuisines from around the world.

Opening Times

  • Monday….. Closed
  • Tuesday….. 12 – 1:30pm
  • Wednesday….. 12 – 1:30pm
  • Thursday….. 6 – 9pm (evening service operates a bookings only policy)
  • Friday….. Closed

Please note: lunch service orders are taken between 12pm and 1pm.

Christmas lunches:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday lunchtimes between 30th November and 15th December 2021
  • Thursday evenings between 25th November and 9th December 2021

Gourmet Evenings:

  • Thursday 16th September – Full 
  • Wednesday 20th October 2021
  • Thursday 18th November 2021
  • Thursday 20th January 2022 
  • Thursday 17th February 2022 
  • Thursday 10h March 2022 
  • Thursday 21st April 2022
  • Thursday 19th May 2022 

To make a reservation please call: 01244 656312 or email: