Our hospitality and catering students produce and serve great quality food, at fantastic prices, in our bistro-style training restaurant. The Vanilla Pod is open for lunch Tuesday to Friday between 12-2pm and for dinner on Thursdays 6-9pm (all during term time only). Two course lunch starts from £7.50 and a four course dinner from £17.95. We also hold regular themed/ gourmet nights with prices starting at £25 per person.

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STOP PRESS: Delighted that our Vanilla Pod training restaurant has been named one of the best little places to eat in Swansea by WalesOnline

Sample food

Two course lunch from £7.50
Three courses from £8.95.

Sample food

Four course dinner from £17.95.

View some tasty sample menus | Sample Themed Event | Sample Christmas Menu

Excellent hygiene inspection for the Vanilla Pod

We are pleased to announce that the Vanilla Pod has been awarded a rating of 5 - the highest hygiene rating available.

Themed / Gourmet Evenings

Celebrating special calendar events, food from around the world and fine dining, we can guarantee you’re in for a gastronomical experience with these evenings. With specially designed menus, drinks and sometimes a cocktail thrown in, they are excellent value for money. Gourmet evenings are £25 per person while the themed evenings start at £20. We’ve dined on food from Wales, China and Ireland, paid homage to Fair Trade, and marked Dydd Santes Dwynwen and Valentine’s Day. Whet your appetite by looking at some of our sample menus.


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Tuesday to Friday
12-2pm (last orders 1.15pm)


6-9pm (last orders 6.30pm)

To reserve your table for the Vanilla Pod experience, ring 01792 284252/284218.
The restaurant is only open during term time.

Vanilla Pod

The Vanilla Pod is located within our Tycoch campus.