Stansted Airport Bars and Restaurants

There is a vast selection of coffee houses, restaurants, pubs and bars at Stansted Airport. No matter if you are pressed for time or have a few hours to kill before your flight, one of the 20+ establishments will have something to suit your needs.

Airport food

Bars & Restaurants

Before Security

Cafe Balzar Stansted

Cafe Balzar

The cafe offers a stunning menu of French dishes with the North African twist, such as Thyme infused roasted plums! In the morning Cafe Balzar will greet you with their breakfast menu (some lovely cereals!) and later on with their main menu, as well as some exciting offers to kids.

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:01279 680340

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Joe's Coffee House

Joe’s Coffee House

Joe’s Coffee House is a fun family-friendly food outlet, offering excellent take-away snacks and meals, as well as great coffees made by experienced baristas. Food range includes sandwiches, salads, soups and other treats.

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:01279 680911

MS Simply Food

M&S Simply Food

One of the highstreets favourite chains takes pride of place before security with plenty of options for those on the go; sandwiches, sushi and salads galore!

Cuisine: Convenience food and drink

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

Pip

Pip

Full of colour, full of zest and vitamins, Pip’s drinks are an amazing start to your day at the airport, especially if it was an early start! Pip serve nutritious fruity juices and low-fat yogurt smoothies. Also offering bagels, coffee and other goodies! Loved by kids, adored by adults.

Cuisine: Healthy food and drink

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:01279 681 634

After Security

Cabin Bar Stansted

Cabin

Add a touch of class to the start of your trip and enjoy quality wine and food in the chic Cabin Bar. You’ll find that this softly lit, expertly staffed cove is the perect place to escape the rush of departures.

Cuisine: Bar and Restaurant

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

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Coast to Coast Stansted

Coast to Coast

Explore the flavours of American cuisine before jetting off from Stansted! A perfect casual dining spot, Coast to Coast boasts a menu filled with American classics, as well as cocktails to suit any taste. Leather seating and an impressive bar creates a unique space to relax before your flight.

Cuisine: American

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:01279 681 560

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Est Presso

Est Presso

The perfect place to grab a delicious Italian coffee, hot bacon baguette, indulgent cakes, pastries and more. Take a seat and do a spot of people watching, or grab and go.

Cuisine: Italian

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

Giraffe

Giraffe

This bright, funky and friendly restaurant serves a range of meals all day, to please all tastes. Giraffe restaurants are known for their great taste in music too! If pressed for time, they promise to serve you within 15 minutes from ordering your meal. Menu includes gluten-free options, kids meals, a breakfast choice, and of course drinks. Children are very welcome, in fact, so welcome they will get little Giraffe toys, treats and crayons.

Cuisine: Globel

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:01279 680 779

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Halo Fizz Bar

Halo Fizz Bar

Situated in the centre of International departure lounge, Halo invites passengers to relax before their onward journey in a trendy, vibrant and beautifully designed environment. If you are on the way to celebrate a special occasion, why not start with some fizz at Halo?

Cuisine: Bar

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

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Harris + Hoole

Harris and Hoole

The award winning coffee chain has a branch at Stansted which offers a range of stunning coffees. What best describes an easy and stress-free passing through the airport terminals? The smell of fresh coffee! Get yours at Harris + Hoole!

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

The Illustrious Bar and Cafe

The Illustrious Bar and Cafe

This is an ideal spot for the music lovers who like to unwind before their flight. Featuring modern and subtle decor, the bar offers a wide range of snacks and drinks to suit any taste.

Cuisine: Bar and Cafe

Open: Usually open from 5am to last flights every day

Tel:0844 335 1803

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Itsu

Itsu

Itsu is a new concept in food: their offering is lower in fat, lower in calories, yet filling and nutritious. Just like their logo, the food is as light as a butterfly, green, fresh and well-sourced.

Cuisine: Healthy food and drink

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

James Martin Kitchen

James Martin Kitchen

James Martin Kitchen bakery is a new addition to Stansted Airport’s list of excellent food outlets. You can choose from a wide range of freshly baked goods, ranging from the deliciously sweet to the moreish savoury. Ideal for both eating-in and taking away, James Martin Kitchen food shows the best in proper British food – locally sourced, fresh and modern. If you follow James Martin, you will not be disappointed – plenty of butter on scrumptious bread!

Cuisine: Bakery

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

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Leon Stansted

Leon

When in a hurry to board your plane and at the same time looking for a bite to eat, pop in to Leon. Proudly aiming to serve your food as fast as possible, Leon boasts a fantastic setting, freshly cooked well sourced food and those mouth-watering Mediterranean flavours.

Cuisine: Healthy food and drink

Open: Usually open from 4am till midnight each day

Tel:0844 335 1803

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Pret A Manger

Pret

A high street favourite around the UK for good reason. Simply great coffee, tasty sandwiches, fresh salads, and sweet treats. Available to take away or sit in and dine.

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: Usually open for the first and last flights each day

Tel:01279 680 587

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Starbucks

Starbucks

A staple to any high street, this global coffeehouse serves ethically sourced and roasted arabica coffee, as well as a wide range of snacks, pastries, sandwiches and salads. Some of their hot beverages sound rather intriguing, such as Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: 24 Hours

Tel:0844 335 1803

Wetherspoons Express

Wetherspoons Express

As the name suggests, this is a mini-pub situated just after security and offers a wide variety of snacks and drinks, including wine, beers and spirits.

Cuisine: Pub

Open: Usually open from 5am to the last flights each day

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Tel:0844 335 1803

Windmill Wetherspoon

Windmill Wetherspoon

The Windmill, operated by JD Wetherspoon, specialises in real ales, such as local beers and boutique breweries, as well as craft beer and lager. The 7,000 square feet space boasts flight-information boards, recharging points for mobile phones and laptops, dining booths and a see-through cellar. Revamped and newly opened in April 2019 to feature a larger space including a 30-metre-long window overlooking the runway.

Cuisine: Pub

Open: Usually open from 5am to the last flights out each day

Tel:01279 680 450

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Arrivals

Burger King Stansted

Burger King

A popular specialist in flame-grilled fast food, Burger King serves their classic meals at affordable prices. A firm family favourite and perfect for a quick bite before you head home. Think burger, think Burger King.

Cuisine: Fast Food

Open: From 4am to 2pm everyday

Tel:01279 681836

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Costa

Costa

Whatever drink you fancy, Costa has it covered. From a wide range of the best Italian coffees and speciality teas to delicious hot chocolate and frescato. If you fancy a bite to eat you can pick up a fresh hot or cold snack or indulge in a sweet treat.

Cuisine: Cafe

Open: 24 Hours

Tel:01279 681 004