8 International Airport Restaurants For Unforgettable Dining Experience


When it comes to planning for an international vacation, most of us only focus on packing and traveling. What we often miss considering is the possibilities of interminable flight delays and difficulties in eating during those times. With a completely messed up body clock and several sessions of dodgy airplane dining, it becomes essential to have some knowledge about the most admired airport restaurants around the world. There are a number of international airports that have been upping the food game since last few years with their high-end restaurants and it is undoubtedly exciting to have mid-travel meals at those places. So, if you ever feel peckish before or after your flight, do not forget to tuck into a good meal at any of these 8 best airport restaurants.


1. Imperial Treasure (Singapore)

Imperial Treasure (Singapore)

Where

Inside the ‘Crowne Plaza’ hotel, connected to the Terminal 3 of the Changi Airport.


Why

The silver-polished latticed outer walls and the sleek contemporary design have made Imperial Treasure a great attraction to the tourists. Even though it is a small chain situated inside a western-inspired hotel, the award-winning restaurant has become synonymous with authentic fine Chinese cuisine. Apart from a vast array of iconic Chinese delicacies, the Chinese decoration with outsized round tables, traditionally-attired waiters, and commitment to impeccable service here win the hearts of gourmands and casual diners alike.

What

Fried rice with fresh and salted fish, succulent roasted pork and duck, baked Boston lobster, roasted goose, stewed ‘mee pok’ noodles,mango sago with pomelo, sweetened red bean cream, flaky homemade pastries.

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2. Bubbles Seafood & Wine Bar (Europe)

Bubbles Seafood & Wine Bar (Europe)

Where

At the departure lounge No. 1 of the Schiphol Amsterdam Airport.

Why

From extravagant decoration to lip-smacking seafood, Bubbles has been considered as one of the best airport restaurants in the world in terms of everything. Before boarding your flight, indulge in some amazingly fresh seafood and enjoy a great variety of exotic beverages. The luxurious casino and the huge saltwater aquarium inside the restaurant are also quite popular among the passengers.

What

Freshly-shucked oysters, pickled-herring, salted sushi, sashimi, deep-fried prawns, a wide selection of wines and champagnes.

3. One Flew South (United States)

One Flew South (United States)

Where

At the Concourse E inside the major retail region of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Why

Enjoy the first upscale dining experience while waiting at the busiest airport of the world. The slipshod, Zen-like ambiance of the One Flew South is promoted by its pine-made bases and ceilings as well as wall-to-wall frescos. Be its unique ‘Southernational’ menu made of high-quality, fresh, local ingredients or exceptional prepared to-go selection inspired by world travels – food here is enough to make you feel up during those endless delays of flights.

What

Pulled-duck sandwich, dragon roll, thyme-rubbed pork belly, traditional and signature cocktails, boutique and cult wines.

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4. Globe@YVR (Canada)

Globe@YVR-airport-restaurants

Where

Above the U.S. departures terminal at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Why

It is a cozy 165-seater place featuring a crystal-lit pedway, stone fireplaces, and floor-to-ceiling windows with breathtaking mountain views. You can experience here the most exquisite flavors of the Pacific Northwest cuisine with a line-up of thoughtfully prepared dishes. The award-winning restaurant not only boasts the best of fresh, locally-sourced, and sustainably-grown ingredients but also caters to special dietary needs by serving gluten-free meals, vegan food, and diabetic-friendly delicacies.

What

Signature “Garden to Globe” salad, Southwestern quinoa salad, mushroom soup, whole-wheat pizza, garlic lemon shrimp, Indian prawn curry, macrobiotic miso soup, pan-seared sablefish with chorizo lentils, a wide range of fine drinks .

5. Le Chef (Geneva)

Le Chef-airport-restaurants

Where

On the 3rd floor of the public area of the Geneva International Airport.

Why

The sleek, unstuffy haven is renowned for its exclusive interior design that revolves around five strong values – ‘authenticity’, ‘pleasure’, ‘creativity’, ‘sharing’, and ‘meetings’. The space is beautifully illuminated by the ubiquitous natural light coming through the large windows as well as the warm and vintage Edison-style lamps. Choose it for expertly prepared French-accented fare and enjoy gorgeous views of the runway and Jura Mountains.

What

Provence-style roasted lamb, squid ink spaghetti with octopus and shrimp, Charentais melon with Serrano ham, the regional beef tartare with fries, a selection of Swiss cheeses, coffee and salted butter caramel with espresso ice cream, chocolate lava cake with peppered mango chutney.

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6. Maxim’s Jade Garden (Hong Kong)

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Where

At Terminal 1 of the Hong Kong International Airport.

Why

Jade Garden is the first Cantonese eatery by Hong Kong’s most acknowledged Maxim’s Group. It pioneers the noteworthy Yam Cha culture of Hong Kong by serving the most authentic Cantonese flavors ever. The restaurant has been attracting thousands of visitors of all ages from around the world. Healthy ingredients with no MSG and time-honed skills are the specialties of this place.

What

Finest dim sum, deep-fried crispy pork fillets with black vinegar, preserved eggs with pickled pink ginger, steamed chicken with sliced ham and vegetables, roasted goose, wolfberry soup in purple clay pot, and local Guangdong dishes.

7. Plane Food (London)

plane-food-airport-restaurants

Where

At Terminal 5 (post security) in the Heathrow Airport.

Why

This stylish, architect-designed eatery by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is indeed a haven for travelers. You cannot help but fall in love with the bar overlooking the open kitchen, huge stylish windows, live-action runway views, and above all the eclectic menu. Plane Food even brings the winning formula of Ramsay on board with its ‘Grab and Go’ option in which it offers pre-prepared food to travelers who are running short of time.

What

Signature short rib beef burger,crumbed fried pork, steamed sea bass, burrata and salt and pepper Sichuan squid, marinated olives, salads, pasta, risotto, steaks, and cheesecake tart with berries.

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8. Piquillo (New York)

Piquillo-airport-restaurants

Where

At Terminal 5 in the John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Why

Being the first-ever tapas restaurant in an Ameican airport, Piquillo offers a bona fide tapas menu that is perfect for sharing. From classic continental breakfast to sensational Spanish meals, travelers can enjoy a variety of hot and cold small plates sitting in a beautifully designed place.

What

A wide variety of cold and hot grilled sandwiches, cazuelas (little earthenware crocks containing braised vegetables or slow-cooked stews), sizzling garlic shrimp, scallops with chorizo, canclones (pasta stuffed with braised meat and bechamel sauce), Galician-style octopus served with potatoes, specialty egg dishes, sautéed clams with garlic, parsley and white wine.

Bon appétit!

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A digital media professional, an ardent beauty lover and a passionate foodie - this is what describes Nilankeeta in a nutshell. She is in a serious relationship with music and can't think of a life without family, friends, and online shopping.

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