University canteens, places to eat and discounted catering services in Bologna

Students can take advantage of discounts and special promotions at the university canteens and in some catering services having an agreement with the university.


The university canteens are open to all students; those entitled to luncheon vouchers granted by ER.GO. (the Regional Agency for the Right to Higher Education) can pay using those vouchers or their university badge. To obtain the luncheon vouchers, the students must apply to the call for applications published on the ER.GO website in July.

  • Bononia University Restaurant
    Catering service managed by "Elior (ex Concerta)"
    Piazza Puntoni, 1
    Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  • Catering service - Engineering
    Catering service managed by "CAMST scrl"
    Viale Risorgimento, 2
    Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  • Catering Service - Scuderia
    Catering Service managed by "Teatro s.r.l."
    Piazza Verdi, 2
    Scuderia web site
  • La Veneta
    Catering Service managed by "Elior" (ex Concerta)
    Via Zanolini 41
    Closed on Saturday and Sunday
    See the brochure (in Italian) [.pdf]

Other partner catering services

During the Easter holidays the catering services are closed from 6 to 11 April.

You can obtain discounts and other promotions in many cafés, bars and restaurants in Bologna: for a complete list visit the YoungERcard.

Catering facilities

  • Pausa Pranzo @ Unibo
    • Via Petroni, on the corner of Piazza Verdi
      Open Monday to Friday, from 12:00 am to 3:00 pm
    • Via Azzo Gardino n. 33, at Centro Polifunzionale Unione
      Open Monday to Friday, from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm
      Admission using the university badge only.
  • Pausa Pranzo @ Le Residenze Universitarie
    Umberto Eco (via San Petronio Vecchio, 32), and Morgagni (Largo Trombetti, 1/2) halls of residence.
    Open Monday to Friday from 12:00 pm to 3.00 pm.
    Open also to students who do not live in the residences.