The canteen Zentralmensa with Mens@ria upstairs in the same building are situated in two minutes walk from the Institute of Mathematics. The Zentralmensa is open from 11:30 till 14:20 from Monday to Friday and from 11:30 till 13:15 on Saturday. Mens@ria has longer opening hours: from 08:00 till 18:00 from Monday to Thursday, from 08:00 till 17:00 on Friday but it is closed on Saturday. Both canteens offer a reasonable quality food for reasonable prices.
Quite nearby the Mensa you can get a lunch in DeDe's Campus-Döner (Staudinger Weg 21), a turkish fast food restaurant. It is open from 09:00 till approximately 20:00 from Monday to Friday and from 10:30 till approximately 15:00 on Saturday. If you walk five minutes longer you reach Diwan (Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 23a), an arabic fast food restaurant. It is open from 11:30 till 18:00 from Monday to Thursday, from 11:30 till 16:30 on Friday and from 11:30 till 15:00 on Saturday.
On the opposite side of the campus, closer to the down town, in Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 3 there is a restaurant Baron offering inter alia a good old french style traditional cuisine. A walk to the restaurant from the Institute is about quarter an hour. The restaurant is open from 11:30 till 14:30 and from 17:00 till 22:00 from Monday to Friday and from 12:00 till 22:00 on Saturday.
The closest restaurant outside of the campus is a greek restaurant Plaka located in Albert-Schweitzer-Straße 19. It is open from 11:30 till 14:30 and from 17:00 till midnight. The walk to the restaurant from the Institute is about half an hour. It is located very close to the hotel Römerstein.
If you stay on campus you can get a dinner in Plaka or Baron. There is a huge number of restaurants in the downtown. Here is a small selection (in an arbitrary order):
|Steakhouse El Chico|
|Restaurant Zur Kanzel|
|Restaurant and wine tavern Am Holztor with a wide choice of local wines|
|Steakhouse Patagonia, a chilean restaurant|
|Restaurant Brauhaus zur Sonne|
|Pub Eisgrubbräu a traditional tavern with home-brewed beer and hearty home cooking|
|Wine tavern Wilhelmi|
Supermarkts and Backeries. The supermark REWE located in Dijonstraße 97 is the closest one to the campus. The walk there from the Institute is about twenty minutes. It is open from 08:00 till 22:00. Also in about 20 minutes walk distance there is a discounter supermarkt ALDI, located in Dr.-Martin-Luther-King-Weg 20. It is open from 08:00 till 20:00. All supermarkts are closed on Sunday.
A backery Werner's Backstube is located on the campus in Jakob-Welder-Weg 1. It is open from 07:00 till 18:30 from Monday till Friday and from 08:00 till 15:00 on Saturday. To recommend is the Dinkelbrot, a dark spelt bread. The spelt (germ.: Dinkel, russ.: полба, ukr.: жито) is a species of wheat cultivated since about 5000 BC, before the appearance of common or bread wheat.