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    Hi,

    Would anyone here say that the catered option is worth it?

    The EAT AND DRINK STUDENT CARD allows us to top up 50 pounds a week and get 55 pounds credit. And it can be used at:
    • Sports Café
    • Level 1
    • 4W Café
    • Parade Bar
    • Claverton Rooms (postgraduates only)
    • Wessex

    How's the food at these places?
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    I guess the determining factor is whether or not you think you will spend it all.
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    (Original post by Student-95)
    I guess the determining factor is whether or not you think you will spend it all.
    I think I might even exceed it. I have a very big appetite(i.e. i can easily eat 2 large pan 12 inch pizza by myself and have have 3 similar meals a day), and I want to know if its worth it? Say if i don't go for catered option, would I be paying the same by cash as compared to paying for my food with the student card(catered option)?
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    (Original post by klask)
    I think I might even exceed it. I have a very big appetite(i.e. i can easily eat 2 large pan 12 inch pizza by myself and have have 3 similar meals a day), and I want to know if its worth it? Say if i don't go for catered option, would I be paying the same by cash as compared to paying for my food with the student card(catered option)?
    You have an effective 10% discount because your card gets topped up by 55 but pay 50. You then pay the same as everybody who pays cash.
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    (Original post by klask)
    I think I might even exceed it. I have a very big appetite(i.e. i can easily eat 2 large pan 12 inch pizza by myself and have have 3 similar meals a day), and I want to know if its worth it? Say if i don't go for catered option, would I be paying the same by cash as compared to paying for my food with the student card(catered option)?
    I assume the prices are the same regardless of how you pay for it. However if you go for the catered option you get £55 to spend and you're only charged £50 so as long as you spend over £50 it'll be worth it.
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    I would say it isn't worth it. Lots of the time people eat and drink in the SU which isn't covered on your card. Also I've never ever spent £50 a week on food.

    ETA: If I go for a burger in Parade or a coffee in 4W etc I pay the same in cash as someone catered would pay off their card.
 
 
 
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