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.
Time: From 5.30pm. Last booking available at 7pm.
Dates: Wednesdays 5 May – 23 June 2021 (term days).
Thursday cafe day with Western Futures students
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.
Friday cafe lunch
Dates: Fridays 23 April – 25 June 2021
Make a booking
You can make a booking via OpenTable.
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