Monday Aug 15:

Please keep hydrated during this heatwave. If you are travelling through the airport, you can find cold water at our refilling station at Gate 7. To reduce plastic waste, you can also refill your water bottles at any of our cafes/restaurants throughout the terminal.

Gluten Free Food Options

A range of ideas for those wishing to avoid gluten

London City Airport restaurants can tailor meals from their menu for those passengers with an intolerance to gluten, please ask your server for assistance.


Curry (without podium) Chicken Caesar (without croutons) Soup (without bread croutons)

City Bar

Starters Smoked Salmon (without beignet) Crottin Cheese


Salmon with Spinach (without tortellini) Sea Bass Fillet Beef with Truffle Mash (without shallot tart) All salads (without croutons)


Caesar salad Fruit / Yogurts Soup


Salmon Salad Pear and Prosciutto Prawn salad

Baby food & drink

Baby/infants food must be in a retailer sealed jar or container, home-made food is not permitted. Baby food and drink will be tested but not opened. Please place all baby food and drinks into a blue basket in a separate tray.

Taking food through security

You can bring food with you through security for your child if they have special dietary needs as long as it is the correct amount for the flight/journey and is supported by a doctors note.

Breastfeeding facilities

If you require privacy, mothers are permitted to use the First Aid room located before security. Please ask a member of the customer services team to take you there.

There are also baby changing facilities available in the First Aid room.

Bottle warming facilities

The restaurants in the departures lounge are happy to provide boiling water but are unable to reheat items (food or drink). Bottle warmers are not available for use.

Children menu's

Several of our food outlets provide breakfast, lunch and dinner menus especially created for children. Children’s menus are available in Pilots Bar & Kitchen (located to the left after you pass through security).

City Bar & Restaurant (located in the departure lounge before Gate 21) can offer reduced-size portions. Please ask your server for more information.

A selection of food outlets offer sandwiches, pastries and salad or fruit pots ideal for children. WHSmith stock a selection of sweets, drinks and children’s magazines.

High chairs

A limited number of high chairs are available for your use in each of our food outlets; please ask your server for assistance.

Pre-order at

You can pre-order ready-to-drink cartons of baby milk or formula with Boots and collect from the store located in the departures lounge. Orders can be placed at any Boots store or on It is recommended you order five days in advance. All orders will be held in-store for two weeks.