VenU is our award-winning student-run restaurant at Footscray Nicholson Campus. The industry-standard facility provides a simulated work environment for hospitality students to refine their skills under the guidance of our expert teachers.

VenU provides seasonal dishes prepared by our apprentice chefs, and professional service from our hospitality and events students.

The licensed restaurant features:

  • a main dining room that seats 100 guests
  • a function space for 50 guests
  • à la carte, café and bistro dining
  • menus featuring seasonal and local produce
  • a selection of local wines and craft beers.

In the past, VenU has been awarded Best Training Restaurant at the Restaurant and Catering Victoria Excellence Awards.

About the restaurant

VenU offers mid-week lunch and dinner options with a changing menu that features a variety of dishes based around seasonal produce.

Hours of operation

  • Wednesday lunch 12-1.15pm, 5—12 October and 26 October, 9 November—30 November 2022
  • Wednesday dinner from 5.30pm (2 for 1 deal available), 13 July—14 September, 5—12 October and 26 October, 9 November—30 November 2022
  • Thursday lunch 12-1.15pm, 14 July – 15 September, 6—27 October, 17 November 2022
  • Friday lunch 12-1.15pm, 29 July – 16 September, 7—28 October, 18 November—2 December 2022

Hot and cold drinks are available to order with lunch and dinner. View our sample beverage menu.

Location

Level 1 Building D, Footscray Nicholson Campus
Corner of Nicholson and Buckley Streets, Footscray
Entrance via Albert Street

Contact us

Phone: +61 3 9919 8708
Email: [email protected]