Essex Food Rewards with Upay

Faster. Simpler. More rewarding!

From 1 October 2022 we’re making a few changes to our Essex Food app, giving customers a simpler, faster way to earn rewards. We’ve created a food and drink meal deal reward scheme making it easier for you to collect rewards even faster!

Buy 5 and get the 6th FREE

Scan your Essex Food Upay app every time you purchase any of the meal or drink deals listed to start collecting rewards. For every 5th purchase your 6th is on us.

  • Hot drinks in any Essex Food outlet
  • Stem and Root meal deal
  • FUNc. dessert meal deal

(Full terms and conditions at the bottom of this page)

How do I start saving money and earning rewards?

You can start paying and earning points with Essex Food's Upay app in a few simple steps.

 New members: 

  1. Visit the Apple Store or Google Play and search for 'Upay' to download the free app. Alternatively, you can go to Upay to register
  2. Follow the steps to register your account
  3. Complete registration using the affiliate ID: ESSEXFOOD

Existing members:

If you’re an existing member there’s nothing for you to do other than to continue benefitting from your existing Essex Food Upay app. Your app will automatically transfer over to our new reward scheme on 1 October 2022. Please make sure you are using the most up-to-date version of the app.

From 1 October 2022 you will no longer be able to collect points. You must use all your existing loyalty points by 31 December 2022 as they will be removed.

Phone registered outside of the UK? 

You may find that you can't download the Essex Food Upay app due to your smart phone being registered outside of the UK, but not to worry. You can register your Essex Food Upay app account through your smart phone's browser and pay and collect your points in the same way.Just sign up now!

Save the planet and your pocket

We’re committed to protecting the planet for a more sustainable future which is why we’re promoting the use of reusable cups in all our outlets. Benefit from our sustainable menu and SAVE 10p whenever you use a reusable cup in any of our café outlets. 

And don’t forget to scan your Essex Food Upay app to collect your 6th hot drink for FREE!

Meal and drink deal terms and conditions

  1. Meal and drink deals cannot be transferred between Essex Food outlets or Essex Food offers.
  2. Meal and drink deals cannot be redeemed in conjunction with any other Essex Food offer.
  3. To redeem, you must collect your reward from the same deal. For example, five hot drinks does not equal a free dessert meal deal; you would only be entitled to your sixth hot drink free. Equally, purchasing five Stem and Root meal deals does not equal a free FUNc. meal deal; you would only be entitled to a sixth Stem and Root meal deal.
  4. Meal deals may be subject to change.

Where you can use it:

The iOS update to allow users to order through the app should be coming very shortly!
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Contact us
Delivered catering enquiries  University of Essex Campus Services Ltd
Event Essex Office 5N.5.6
Telephone: 01206 872385
Essex Food outlet enquiries University of Essex Campus Services Ltd
Essex Food Office, Room 5N.5.6
Telephone: 01206 872136
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