Our awards and accreditations include:

Hospitality Assured 

We have been accredited with the standard since 2005 and in our most recent assessment in November 2018, we were accredited with Premier level with a score of 78%.

Food Made Good Sustainability rating 

Sustainable Restaurant Association’s (SRA) Food Made Good Sustainability 1* rating.  Having been assessed against 14 key sustainability criteria, the SRA commended Royal Holloway on its sustainability initiatives and commitment to ethical best practices across all three pillars of sourcing, society and environment.

The University Caterers’ Organisation (TUCO Ltd)


Bar Skills: 2018
Cook and Serve Challenge: 2018
Best Service: 2018
Restaurant plated dessert: 2017
Novelty decorated cake: 2017
Rising Star: 2018, 2017
Innovation in the Student Experience: 2016, 2015
Food Service Skills: 2015
Cupcake Challenge: 2016, 2015
Member of the Year: 2018


Cupcake Challenge: 2018, 2016
Bar Skills: 2016
Petits Fours: 2016
Vegetarian main course: 2017
Bread display: 2017


Coffee Shop Style Sponge Cake: 2018
Afternoon tea: 2018
Cookie Challenge: 2018
Plated main course: 2018
Plated vegetarian main course: 2018
Traybake: 2017
Cupcake Challenge: 2017
Novelty decorated cake: 2015
Bread display: 2015


Innovation: 2018, 2017
Member of the Year: 2017
Team of the Year: 2018

UK Wedding Awards

“Best Historic Venue”: shortlisted 2017, 2016

Conference and Hospitality Show Awards (CHS)

Best auditorium: shortlisted 2019
Rising Star: shortlisted 2019

College and University Business Officers (CUBO)

Business Manager of the Year: shortlisted 2019
Innovation in the Student Experience: shortlisted 2018

Cost Sector Catering Awards

Chef Award: winner 2018
University Award: finalist 2018
Innovation Award: finalist 2018

Academic Venue Awards

Best wedding venue: finalist 2017
Best catering service: finalist 2017
Best accommodation: finalist 2017