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Dinner at College restaurant

The Chef's Hat

Enjoy first class food freshly prepared by our trainee chefs, with support from expert lecturers

The Chef's Hat, our commercial and training restaurant at our Rush Green campus, is open to the public for lunch daily (Monday to Friday) and for dinner every Wednesday and Thursday evening.

The Bistro is run as a classroom based restaurant providing real life experience for students on our Catering and Hospitality courses. 

The Chef's Hat/Bistro reopens on Tuesday 18th September 2018

3 course meal = £6
2 course meal = £5
Starters = £1.60
1 main = £3.50
1 main + 1 side = £3.75
1 main + 2 sides = £4.00
Sides = £0.50
Desserts = £1.70

All openings are during term time and you can view our College Calendar by following this link. 

Evening Fine Dining, 6pm - 9pm (last orders 7.30pm)

Please join us for dinner on Thursday evenings, during term time.

Dinner is prepared by our trainee chefs who are studying at Level 3, under the guidance of our expert chef lecturers, and our front of house service is managed by our food and beverage apprentices.

Wine is served at an additional cost.

Corkage Charges

At the Chef’s Hat you are able to bring your own wine and alcohol to the restaurant for your enjoyment, although we do sell some wines and alcohol on site. If you do wish to bring your own wines and alcohol, we charge a small corkage charge of £3 per bottle for wine and alcohols. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.  We will not charge for soft drinks. Tea and coffee is also available upon request should you wish.

Fine dining at the Chef's Hat restaurant.

Walk in’s at the Chef’s Hat – No longer available – Pre-bookings only

The Chef’s Hat Evening Dinning requires pre-booking, we no longer accept on the night walk in appointments. Please ensure this is no later than 24 hours before to ensure your booking will be accepted.

Book online or call 0203 667 0191.

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To make a reservation call 020 3667 0191 

Customer review

Jason Medhurst said on Twitter "@BDC50years had a lovely meal at ur chefs hat1 weds eve.with my wife & mum and father-in-law, have a hidden gem there.Needs more advertising!" 

A restaurant for our community

You are welcome to experience the talents and creativity of our students.

This link will give you directions to the Chef's Hat restaurant at our Rush Green Campus, Dagenham Road, Romford RM7 0XU.

Interested in a career in hospitality?

Find out about our City & Guilds professional courses here.

Student serving at College restaurant

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