Cantina is on a mission to bring you quick and tasty freshly made burritos and wraps using fillings with a taste of Mexico. With a range of hot sides and authentic drinks this is one place you need to try if spice is your thing.

Please note, from the 30 November 2021 public facing staff and members of the public who visit takeaways without space for consumption of food or drink on premises must wear a face mask unless they are exempt. Cantina falls under this new requirement. Please continue to keep our campus community safe; wear a mask. 

If you are unable to wear a face mask please speak to a member of the Essex Food team who will be happy to assist.

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Opening times

11.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Cashless payments only

Essex Food are no longer accepting cash payments. Please pay by card or contactless payment method. Thank you for your cooperation. 


Cantina menu (.pdf)

Please note, we in the process of ensuring our menus are accessible.

Find this outlet

Cantina can be found on Square 3 between Canteen and entrance 2NE.

Cantina is operated by Essex Food and accepts Essex Food Rewards Essex Food Rewards Essex Food Rewards Essex Food Rewards.


Get in touch
Telephone: 01206 872385