Guildford. A town that is rich in history, sports and arts, Guildford town attracts lots of people surrounding areas for the shopping experience, entertainment and particularly food! There is a vast amount of choice when it comes to food in Guildford, with several different cuisines that will acquire to everyone’s tastes. These are our top three student friendly restaurants that will not to disappoint!


22 Friary St, Guildford GU1 4EH(01483 678800)

Thaikun is a Thai restaurant that offers authentic street style Thai food. It is a beautiful place to go and eat as you feel as though you are in Thailand with the amazing interior and the exotic Asian flavours. Thaikun is super student friendly as they offer 20% off your bill between Sunday-Thursday with valid student ID. Which makes it the perfect place to enjoy with friends for a birthday meal or something more casual. They also do a Thai Tuesday where you can enjoy selected main courses for as little as £7! Also, every Thursday they do a main and a drink for just £10, which is dinner on a Thursday sorted!

Meat the Greek

15 Chapel St, Guildford GU1 3UL (01483 458644)

Meat the Greek is exactly what it says on the tin, a Greek cuisine that provides an abundance of distinctive meats offering a real Mediterranean tang. This restaurant is fast food whilst offering the most genuine, nourishing and tasty dishes. They have come up with creative ways of serving dishes, like having it served in a wrap with the fries inside, making this fast food restaurant unique from many of the others. Though they don’t offer student discount on their meals, the prices are student friendly and they do delivery which is always convenient when you’re hungover!


215-217, High St, Guildford GU1 3BJ (01483 300237)

Giraffe World Kitchen is a restaurant full of spices, aromas and flavours. Giraffe offers diverse flavours through their set menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant has cuisines that vary from Japanese to Mexican and much more. A fantastic way to end your meal there is by having their scrumptious desserts that will leave you wanting more! Giraffe is also student friendly as they have 30% off the food with UNiDays! Giraffe also have a 2 for 1 on all courses, all day every day, including Saturdays and Sundays. This means you could go alongside a friend or even a date and enjoy a meal. The offers don’t just stop there though…on Tuesday they have 50% off on their world burgers. What a bargain!

Most of these places offer delivery through Deliveroo so if you’re feeling lazy or have no time you can always have the food delivered to the comfort of your home. Either way it is a must that you should try and visit these restaurants so that you can also enjoy what Guildford restaurants have to offer.

Text by Mirfat Khamis

Picture research by Anna Irina; featured image from Pinterest.