VenU restaurant open for lunch & dinner

23 June 2021 + more dates

Come visit our award-winning student-run VenU restaurant for lunch or dinner and enjoy seasonal dishes prepared by our apprentice chefs, and professional service from our hospitality and events students.

Menus & Opening Hours

Wednesday à la carte lunch

Time: 12–2pm. Last service available at 1.30pm.
Dates: Wednesdays 24 February – 31 March 2021; 21 April – 23 June 2021(term days).
Menu: Ever-changing variety of dishes based around seasonal produce, priced from $5 to $10.

Wednesday à la carte lunch menu

Wednesday dinner

Time: From 5.30pm. Last booking available at 7pm.
Dates: Wednesdays 5 May – 23 June 2021 (term days).

Wednesday dinner menu

Thursday cafe day with Western Futures students

Time: 12–1pm.
Dates: Thursdays 25 February – 1 April 2021; 22 April – 24 June 2021 (term days).
Menu: Selection of burgers, fish & chips, vegetarian items, pizza of the day and freshly baked muffins.

Thursday cafe day lunch menu

Friday cafe lunch

Time: 12–1pm.
Dates: Fridays 23 April – 25 June 2021

Friday cafe lunch menu

Make a booking

You can make a booking via OpenTable

About VenU

VenU is an industry-standard facility providing a simulated work environment for hospitality students to refine their skills under the guidance of our expert teachers. The licensed restaurant features:

  • a main dining room that seats 100 guests
  • a function space for 50 guests
  • à la carte, café and bistro dining
  • menus featuring seasonal and local produce
  • a selection of local wines and craft beers.

In the past, VenU has been awarded Best Training Restaurant at the Restaurant and Catering Victoria Excellence Awards.

Address: VenU Restaurant, Level 1, Building D, Footscray Nicholson Campus – Corner of Nicholson & Buckley Streets, Footscray

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