In flight picnics
You’ll be the envy of other passengers with one of our Take Onboard foodie treats. Sumptuous salads, seafood and more are specially packaged so you can dine while you fly. From Gordon Ramsay picnics and Fortnum and Mason hamperlings to classics from Pret and Eat, the range available to buy in the terminal and take on board for your journey has never been better.
Just look for the Take Onboard sign and treat yourself to an indulgent meal or snack while you fly.
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Ca'puccino, the authentic Italian coffee house, has its first airport store at Heathrow. With a menu offering typical and regional Italian dishes, the mission is to take you on a 'giro d'Italia'.
Caviar House & Prunier Seafood Bar
A familiar sight in airports worldwide, this clean-cut seafood counter is a regular haunt for frequent flyers. They come for the speed and reliability of the operation, the light, simple food and the convivial bar set-up. Prices may look a little ‘expense account’, but the Discovery (£38) is a three-tiered salmon feast, easily enough for two. If you’re dashing, pick up one of the takeout boxes; if you’ve time to linger over a glass of Muscadet or house Champagne, there’s table seating. Don’t miss the signature Balik salmon
EAT. create, make and serve fresh food to go. As 2014 MIDAS Award Winners, EAT. take pride in the range of soup, hot pots, salads, sandwiches and drinks, they serve fresh every day. Whether you’re looking to start your day off with a morning coffee, stop for a filling lunch, or get a bit peckish for afternoon tea, EAT. have classics and treats to suit any time of the day. Hungry? Let’s EAT.
Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum & Mason has been famous for servicing the needs of travellers and explorers since the early 18th Century. Fortnum & Mason now welcomes customers into their first standalone airport store, carrying an edit of products from the flagship store, including iconic hampers and a range of teas and preserves.
You can’t miss the colourful furniture or graffitied walls (or 5m tall Terminal 5 giraffes) of this family- and group-friendly chain. There’s nothing understated about the catch-all global menu either, from the signature Mexican huevos rancheros at busy breakfast times, to Malay noodles, Austrian Schnitzel, ribs and traditional fish and chips throughout the day. It’s also a great place for a hearty superfood salad. Kids are particularly well catered for, with special menus and colouring sheets – Terminal 5 has plane-spotting opportunities galore, too.
Gordon Ramsay Plane Food
A new look Plane Food restaurant opened its doors in August. Following on from the major redesign and refurbishment, diners can enjoy a new Asian bar, where chefs prepare dishes in front of guests in an open kitchen.
As ever, Plane Food offers travellers a unique dining experience before their onward journey out of London.
The cocktail bar will offer a menu of small plate dishes. Children will dine for free in the restaurant as they do in most Gordon Ramsay restaurants.
Plus, get ready for Plane Food's 'Grab and Go' option, a new pre-prepared food offering ensuring that those short of time can still enjoy a Gordon Ramsay dining experience 40,000 feet in the air.
Kids also eat free in the restaurant and can enjoy Matilda Ramsay's Tilly's Treats menu.
Celebrate the stunning flavours of the Far East with our eat beautiful menu. High in nutrients & energy, refreshingly low in calories, low in saturated fat; food for a new lease of life. Welcome to the fast food of the future; it’s beautiful, good for you and delicious, power packed with zen goodness to help keep you on the ball.
Pret A Manger
Pret are incredibly proud of their handmade, natural food. Each of their shops has its very own kitchen (or one very close by), meaning they can provide a menu full of fresh, bold ingredients – everything from classic Pret sandwiches, to salads, soups, toasties, wraps and more.
There’s plenty more to discover including a delicious selection of veggie and vegan options (alongside ever-changing Chef Specials and seasonal items), with a whole host of barista-prepared drinks, including organic tea and coffee.
One of the world's most iconic coffee brands offering a fine range of freshly roasted coffees, Italian-style espressos and ice-blended drinks, plus delicious panini, sandwiches, cakes and pastries.
Quickfire bowls of Japanese noodles and rice are served by smiling staff in the dining room at wagamama. Eat in or take away, all dishes are cooked fresh and served within 15 minutes of ordering. Early start? Try the full English breakfast, granola or porridge.
The popular kaiten (conveyor belt) restaurant serves up a delicious menu of Japanese street food and sushi. Enjoy favourites such as Katsu Curry, Teriyaki, yaki soba, a large selection of sushi and sashimi. . Take freshly made items from the conveyor or order hot dishes from the kitchen. There’s also hot and cold take-away food for you to ‘grab and fly’ and a new breakfast menu from 06:00—10:00.
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