E-card is a fast payment in most of these cafeterias though cash is also accepted. Sometimes both the e-card’s transport and dining accounts can be used, such as in the Teachers/staff canteen.
Staff Cafeteria:With a variety of Chinese-style dishes available to choose from, the Staff/Teachers’ Cafeteria is located 1st F next to the Experimental Hotel building and is open every day for breakfast (7.00-8.30), lunch (11.00-13.00) and dinner (17.00-19.00).Please note that from 11:30 to 12:15 this canteen is open for teachers and staff only. Students can only use after 12:15. Also, teachers have priority of service at the first and second serving windows/queues where there is writing in Chinese on the glass – that is, teachers can jump to the front of the queue of students.
The Second floor Cafeteria above the Staff Cafeteria:offers a wider variety of dishes. The rows of seats near the window are open for staff-only from 11:30 to 12:30.There is a restaurant with a picture menu in the wing off this cafeteria.
There are three more cafeterias in the student dormitory area;one behind the Dormitory Building No.5and the other at theback of Dormitory Building No.1 close to the university back gate.Special dishes from various cities in China are available. Refreshing lemon-Sprite & lemon-water drinks are sold on 2nd floor entrance way of students’ canteen that is nearer the road. The third isa Hahal restauranton the second floor of a solitary building, on campus, near the overhead walk bridge.
In the villages:If you fancy some more exciting Chinese food experience, restaurants along the street and in the adjacent village at the university back (North) gate are popular places to go. Recommended are: fried chicken fast food store HKC; the pizza place called Mojo Pizza & Bar (校园魔速递 xiao yuan mo su di ) with an easy to read menu; a restaurant called Chongqing Yuzhuang (重庆鱼庄) with a picture menu that has BBQ fish its specialty …. if you want the BBQ fish separated from the spicy sauce & vegetables say: kaoyu bujia jiangyou he shucai (烤鱼不加酱油和蔬菜). Also, check out the various cafes.