Jamie Oliver Opens Restaurant at London's Gatwick Airport

Airport food just gets better and better: Jamie Oliver’s brand new restaurant has just opened its doors at Gatwick’s North Terminal. Jamie Oliver at Gatwick, which has been exclusively designed for the airport, includes Jamie’s Italian Bakery, which gives passengers high-end food to take onto the plane or to eat on the go.

The new restaurant area includes a Jamie’s Italian, a Jamie’s Italian Bakery and a Union Jacks Bar serving an all-British menu. This is the very first dining experience from the British chef to be launched in an airport.

The Union Jacks site at Gatwick – the first stand-alone Union Jacks Bar to launch in the UK - has a bar on the balcony of the North Terminal, serving a British menu, with small plates such as scotch eggs and dishes accompanied by homemade pickles. The bar also has an "open" beer cellar, offering an all-British wine list and a large number of UK sourced/produced beers.

The very first Jamie’s Italian Bakery has a wide choice of freshly baked items from homemade pizzas, focaccias and filled sandwiches to cookies and brownies as well as freshly prepared salads, fruit and yoghurts. Bread will be baked throughout the night onsite by professional bakers and in the morning homemade jams will be ready for toast.

Jamie’s Italian is adjacent to Union Jacks and gives diners a top-notch view of the airfield. Glass-fronted food preparation areas showcase an antipasti bar and fresh pasta making area, plus a wood-fired pizza oven for fresh pizzas.

The restaurants will be open to passengers boarding the first flight of the day, and will stay open until after after the last flight departs.

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