74 South – HSDC Restaurant

New Year. New Name.

We have some exciting news to share! Over the summer, the HSDC Restaurant was given a new name and a new look. We look forward to seeing you at 74 South in the coming weeks.

Enjoy fine dining on campus

Our fully-licensed fine dining restaurant at South Downs Campus, called 74 South, is staffed by our talented Catering & Hospitality students and open to the public. It’s an opportunity to enjoy high-quality, freshly prepared food while also supporting what we do here at the College. Every task is performed under the guidance of qualified and experienced Catering & Hospitality lecturers to ensure a first-class fine dining experience.

We have The Angela Hartnett Academy at the College. This provides strong partnerships with Angela and her chefs who come down throughout the year to work alongside our aspiring chefs to create culinary delights for our lucky customers. During Angela’s visits, she supports the teaching team, inspiring them with new ideas and dishes and keeping them on top of the current trends in the industry. We are extremely grateful for the work experience Angela provides for our students in exquisite, well-respected hotels and restaurants such as Limewood – New Forest and Murano – London

In the past, we’ve welcomed top chefs such as Heston Blumenthal, Marcus Wareing, Tom Kerridge, Nathan Outlaw and Philip Howard to the restaurant facility. They’ve given us their seals of approval for what we do, so why not come and sample the experience for yourself?

When visiting 74 South, current government COVID-19 safety procedures are being followed and we request all guests use hand sanitiser on arrival.

The restaurant is open for lunch sittings during term time:

Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (term time only)

Times: 12pm, 12.15pm and 12.30pm

Cost: £12.45 for two-course and £14.95 for three-course

The restaurant closes at 2.30pm and all tables must be vacated by this time to allow students to return to their studies.

The restaurant is open for fine dining:

Days: Wednesdays (term time only)

Times: 6pm, 6.15pm and 6.30pm

Cost: £25.50

Dinner is five courses, including amuse, starter, fish course, main course and dessert. The restaurant closes at 9.15pm.

Pantry 74 is modelled on a continental style patisserie and deli, selling a wide range of homemade pastries and bakery goods all prepared by students on-campus. We also offer a selection of Tchibo fair-trade coffees and hot chocolate, plus a selection of soft drinks and fruit juices.

Opening times (term time only)
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10am-2.15pm

We are working on our Christmas menus and expect to open reservations in mid-October. We will send an email to those on our mailing list once we can accept reservations.  Register for updates using the sign-up form on this page.

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