Explore a world of exciting new flavours and dining experiences with Heathrow. We’ve teamed up with Hemsley + Hemsley to lead a month long Taste the World celebration of food tourism. Following new research that one in seven UK travellers has chosen a holiday based solely on a destination’s foodie credentials, we bring you a month of insights, tips and mouth-watering experiences. Get closer to your next culinary adventure.

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Taste the World Guide

Explore the culinary capitals of the world, discover five apps to improve your Instagram game and find out the facts about food tourism in the Taste the World Guide - everything you wanted to know about exploring the world one plate at a time.

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Instagram and Win

If you're coming through Heathrow, you could win one of our Instagram photography kits.

We're giving away a prize a week, so simply share your meal at a participating Heathrow restaurant on Instagram using #tastetheworld and @heathrow_airport for your chance to win:

  • Selfie stick
  • Clip-on wide angle lens
  • Mini LED light
  • Mini tripod

*T&Cs apply. See T&Cs at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Pre-order food & drink

Skip the queue at Heathrow restaurants by pre-ordering food and drink for collection using the Heathrow app. Download today and get 20% off your first order* using the code TASTE (*Terms and Conditions apply).

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Heathrow restaurants, cafés & bars

From contemporary classics at Gordon Ramsay Plane Food to the ultimate Japanese fast food at Yo Sushi, excite your tastebuds before you fly at Heathrow.

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Taste The World

Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions below govern the Taste the World competition (the "Competition").

Promoter's name and address

1. The Competition promoter is Heathrow Airport Limited of the Compass Centre, Nelson Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW6 2GW ("Heathrow").

Competition dates

2. The Competition shall run from 02.10.17 to 31.10.17 inclusive (the "Competition Period"). For the avoidance of doubt, both 02.10.17 and 31.10.17 are within the Competition Period.

3. Entries received outside of the Competition Period shall not be valid.

Who can participate?

4. Subject to Conditions 5 and 6, the Competition is free to enter and is open to UK residents aged 16 or over with an Instagram account.

5. Employees of Heathrow or their families, its agents, contractors, consultants, or anyone professionally connected with the Competition and all affiliates of such companies may not enter the Competition.

6. Employees of the Heathrow Participating Restaurants whose place of work is on the Heathrow estate may not enter the Competition.

Qualifying entries

7. To qualify for entry, an entrant must, within the Competition Period, post a photograph of their food from one of the Heathrow Participating Restaurants to Instagram with @heathrow_airport and #TasteTheWorld (a "Qualifying Entry").

8. The participating restaurants are as follows: Oriel, Strada, Huxleys, La Salle, Giraffe, Wondertree, The Commission, Fortnum and Mason, The Perfectionist Café, Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food, The Curator, Itsu, EAT, Ca'puccino, Prince of Wales, Caviar House, PRET, Wetherspoons, Starbucks, LEON, Caffè Nero, Giraffe Stop and The Gorgeous Kitchen (the "Heathrow Participating Restaurants").

9. Any breach of these terms and conditions by an entrant, or any misrepresentative or fraudulent entries, will void an entry.

Selection of the winner

10. A winner shall be drawn from the Qualifying Entries at random by an independent adjudicator (the "Winner"). There will be four winners in total, with one winner drawn per week of the Competition Period. Heathrow's decision is final and binding in all respects on all entrants.


11. Each Winner shall receive a Heathrow Instagram Food Photography Kit consisting of a selfie stick, a smartphone tripod, a smartphone LED light and a smartphone clip-on wide angle lens (the "Prize").

12. A smartphone is not included in the Prize.

Notification of the winner

13. Heathrow will notify the Winner by direct message via Instagram ('Notification'). The Winner will be required to direct message Heathrow via Instagram to accept the Prize within 24 hours of the Notification and confirm their contact telephone number and home address to arrange delivery of the prize. Should Heathrow not receive contact from the Winner within 24 hours of the Notification, the Winner will forfeit the Prize. Heathrow reserves the right to award the Prize to another entrant.

14. The Prize is not transferable, non-refundable and no cash alternative will be offered. Heathrow reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the prize draw (including altering the Prize).

15. The Prize may be subject to additional terms and conditions, including but not limited to Heathrow's terms for service. The Winner agrees that the cost of and the responsibility for complying with such terms and conditions will be borne solely by the Winner. All third party terms and conditions relating to the Prize are beyond the control of Heathrow.

Personal data

16. Subject to Conditions 17 and 18, any personal data provided by an entrant will remain confidential to Heathrow and will not be disclosed to any third party without the entrant's prior consent.

17. Heathrow reserves the right to use the information for the purpose of facilitating the Competition including but not limited to publishing the name and general location of the Winner for advertising and publicity purposes without additional remuneration.

18. Heathrow reserves the right to provide the Winner's details to third parties for the purposes of administering the Competition including but not limited to the actual providers of the Prize.


19. Please note that the Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram. By entering the Competition, you acknowledge that Instagram bears no responsibility for the Competition and you release Instagram from any liability whatsoever in connection with the Competition.

20. Under no circumstances will Heathrow (or its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies) be liable (except in the case of death or personal injury arising from its negligence or in respect of fraud) for any losses, damages, costs or expenses arising from or in any way connected with any errors, defects, interruptions, malfunctions or delays in the Competition or for any Prize connected with the Competition and liability is excluded, to the fullest extent permitted by law for any loss or damage caused to the Winners arising out of or in connection with the Prize.

21. Entry of the Competition signifies your acceptance of these terms. Heathrow reserves the right to amend the Competition terms at any time. These terms will be governed by English law and you irrevocably agree that the Courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the Competition.