Eating and Drinking
A quick bite or a leisurely refuel?
Our range of bars and eateries cater for all tastes and pockets.
Freshly-made, hot and cold food and beverages are available both before and after Security. Click a tab below to see the options.
There's also a WHSmith on the Terminal concourse (before Security) for quick snacks, confectionary and cold drinks.
London City Airport has a range of food outlets in the Departures lounge, offering hot and cold food and beverages for all pockets. A selection of our restaurants are able to provide Gluten Free options click here for more details.
Pret A Manger
Now open. Located near Gate 4 through Departures.
Pret A Manger creates handmade natural food avoiding the obscure chemicals, additives and preservatives common to so much of the prepared and fast food on the market today.
Brick Lane Brews
Now open. Located by Gate 2b.
Serving the freshest salt beef, the finest coffee and, of course, the best beer, Brick Lane Brews will offer a selection of East London’s best artisan products to London City Airport passengers including:
- Union Roasted Coffee Brewing for over 20 years working with small hold farmers around the world to source high quality coffees, then roasting each batch in vintage probates to develop their distinctive flavours .
- Bowery Beigel Bakery Creating true artisan beigels; hand-rolled, naturally proved, kettle boiled, seeded then baked - you know you are getting the real deal.
- Henson’s At the heart of London’s meat industry for over 100 years, famous for their Salt Beef supplied to top restaurants and delis nationwide including Brick Lane.
Pilots Bar & Kitchen
Inspired by the golden era of the 1950s Pilots Bar & Kitchen is a destination in its own right. Offering an international menu in classic, contemporary surroundings, it has a range of dining options to suit all-time considerations. The speedily served dishes include American pancakes, eggs benedict, freshly-made pastries and muffins, soups, sandwiches, salads and a dedicated burger menu.
To view Pilots Bar & Kitchen menu click here. Tel: +44(0)20 7646 2928/ +44 (0)203 203 2928
The Caffè Nero philosophy is really very simple: Premium Italian coffee, a warm and welcoming atmosphere, good food and great personal service. Caffè Nero is dedicated to providing customers with a great cup of coffee and a quality snack in a warm and friendly manner. Nothing less is acceptable.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7511 7300
Illy's mission and passion: to produce coffee of the highest order, coffee that delights. A simple idea enhanced by eighty years of experience, a deep understanding of coffee chemistry and an unrivalled skill at roasting. The unique illy taste and aroma is the result of blending nine highest-order Arabica beans, selected and directly purchased by illy from farms across four continents, to deliver a genuine experience of Italian coffee.
Tel: +44(0)20 7646 0207
Featuring a stunning range of premium quality breads from around the world and inspired, creative fillings, Panopolis is the perfect brand for the discerning traveller. They believe that freshly baked, authentic bread is one of life’s great gifts to be shared and enjoyed. Panopolis are passionate about their variety, the legendary recipes from cultures across the globe and above all the amazing taste. The fact is they just can’t stop trying out new ideas at Panopolis so you’ll always find something fresh on the menu to tempt and inspire you. Made with simple, delicious ingredients, great food is at the heart of what they do.
Tel: +44(0)20 7646 0423
The City Bar
More than a meeting point or simple refuelling stop, The City Bar will inspire every traveller. The atmosphere is an extension of the buzz and energy of the surrounding City and flows throughout the day to create a friendly, accessible and civilised place to eat and drink.
The delicious and innovative menu has been created to deliver premium classics, presented using modern techniques, to truly deliver the "wow" factor. Great food deserves great wines so the Wine List features contemporary and desirable New World wines together with classics from the finest French Chateaux provided by the award winning Bibendum Wine Merchants.
The bar features internationally renowned premium draught lagers as well as local ales and lagers provided by the International award-winning "Meantime" Brewery, who are regarded as Britain's highest profile micro-brewer.
Boots offer a range of sandwiches, salads and snacks to take away.