The University of Minho's Social Support Services are responsible for the food services at the university. The aim is to provide quality food at affordable prices. The whole of the food services activity is based on the continuous improvement of the services and quality of meals.
The University of Minho's Social Support Services have 4 refectories, 3 in Braga (Gualtar, Santa Tecla and in the Congregados Building, in the city centre), and 1 in the Guimarães Campus, in Azurém. The Gualtar campus food services have 6 bars, plus another bar exclusive for the teaching staff. It also includes a canteen, a grill and a restaurant. The Santa Tecla complex has a canteen and a bar. In the Congregados Building, there is snack-bar, serving subsidised lunches.The Azurém Campus has three bars, one canteen with a line for non-subsidised meals as an alternative, plus a grill and an additional bar, supporting the canteen. In Azurém, there is also a bar in the Halls of Residence.