As well as offering excellent catering for any event, the MBA common room is a welcoming space with the best view in Plymouth.

Catering Service

We offer an excellent variety of options for all your catering needs.   We use as much locally produced and free range ingredients as possible in all our food and all our fish is MSC certified.  Most dietary requirements can be catered for including gluten free, however if you require any particular menu for your event please do not hesitate to contact us. 

We offer:

  • Tea, coffee and snacks
  • Hot and cold buffet lunches
  • Four course evening meals
  • Breakfasts at £5
  • Receptions from £6
  • Take-away options for field work
  • Seating for up to 80 people in our common room

Our catering packages are designed to suit any event and fit within your available budget.  Take a look at our sample menu or to make a booking please contact reception 01752426493

In order to meet requests, bookings are required 48 hours prior to the event.

The MBA Common Room is a light and airy space with breathtaking views over Plymouth Sound.  As well as being the social hub of the laboratory, the common room is also a wonderful place for hosting meetings and presentations and provides excellent catering for events held at the MBA (and elsewhere).

Staff and members of the MBA can enjoy free tea and coffee available all day and purchase a wide selection of delicious hot and cold food all prepared fresh on site.


Staff List

Marilyn Nicholson
Catering Manager
Email: Telephone Number:
+44(0)1752 426352
To make a booking please contact the Events team on 01752 426 493
Click here to download a sample menu