Best places to eat at Birmingham Airport

With something to suit every taste; Birmingham Airport is a great place to grab a bite before flying off on your next adventure.

food at Birmingham airportWhether you’re after a quick snack, or have some serious time to kill and you’re looking to indulge, we’ve tested the best and put together the top places at Birmingham to fill up before your flight, so you can just sit back and enjoy!

Unless you’ve got time to burn, we suggest heading air-side as soon as you’ve checked in. you’ll savour your food all the more knowing that have made it through the stresses of security; rather than watching the clock, and the kitchen, to see if your food is on its way.

Full list of Birmingham Airport restaurants and cafes

Plan your trip from Birmingham Airport with our guide to restaurants and cafes before and after security.


RestaurantOpening timesType of foodWhere
All Bar One04:00-last departing flightClassicsAfter security
Bottega Prosecco Bar04:00-22:00Champagne and light bitesAfter security
Burger King04:00-22:00Fast foodBefore and after security
Caffe Nero04:00-22:00Coffee and snacksBefore security
Caffe Ritazza04:00-22:00Coffee and snacksBefore security
CostaUp to 24 hoursCoffee and snacksArrivals and after security
Factory Bar and Kitchen3:00 to last departing flightPub grubAfter security
Frankie & Benny’s04:00-22:00 American dinerBefore security
Giraffe03:00 to last departing flight GlobalAfter security
Joe and The Juice04:00-22:00 Shakes and sandwichesAfter security
Pret a Manger03:00-22:00Fresh lunchesAfter security
Wetherspoon03:00 to last departing flightPub grubAfter security
Wrapchic04:00-21:00Indian CuisineBefore Security

Best for family fun: Wetherspoons

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Wonderful waffles at Wetherpoons!

For a family friendly feast, get yourself to Wetherspoons. This branch of the familiar chain serves all the usual pub grub at reasonable prices; choose from pies, pasta, burgers and curries, along with a huge grill menu and sharing platters. Keep the kids happy with the extensive children’s menu; even the fussiest little ones are catered for here, and finish it all off with a fabulous dessert; we recommended the Belgian waffles, yum!

Location: Main departure lounge

Opening hours: 03:00-last flight of the day

Contact: 0121 782 8823

Menu: Click here for menu

Best for fancy fare: Bottega Prosecco Bar

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Get your holiday started with a bang at Blanc et Noir!

Looking to splash the cash and start your trip with a bang? Blanc et Noir serves up champagne and fine wines alongside delicious treats like the Mezze Platter and Seafood Open Sandwich. A stylish place to pass the time; you’ll soon find the stresses of the day melt away, as you escape the chaos of the departure lounge and unwind with a glass of fizz. There’s no better place to get yourself in the holiday spirit!

Location: Main departure lounge

Opening hours: 04:00-22:00

Menu: Click here for further details and downloadable menu

Best for big brunches: All Bar One

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Beautiful breakfasts at All Bar One

Serving up delicious brunch classics like Eggs Benedict and Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Egg Bagels until 12pm on weekdays and 1pm at weekends; All Bar One is the perfect place to stave your hunger before a morning flight. If you feel your energy fading; a sip of their specially blended coffee will put the spring back in your step! Their wide menu has something to suit every taste, from burgers to sharing plates, and more exotic treats like the Pad Thai, even the pickiest eaters will find something to feast on.

Location: South departure lounge

Opening hours: 04:00-last flight of the day

Contact: 0121 767 5189

Menu: Click here for menu

Best for brisk bites: Pret A Manger

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Tasty treats at Pret A Manger

A long established name on the high street; Pret at Birmingham Airport serves all the usual high quality fast food that you’ve come to expect. With freshly made sandwiches, salads and soups on offer, this is the perfect spot to fill your boots if time is tight. There’s a huge selection available daily, choose from hot wraps, bloomer sandwiches, baguettes, toasties, super salads and soups. Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in brownies, muffins and cakes; all best enjoyed while sipping on an organic coffee.

Location: Main departure lounge

Opening hours: 03:00-22:00

Contact: 0121 767 8231

Menu: Click here for menu

Best for laid-back lunches: Frankie & Benny’s

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Perfect pasta at Frankie & Benny’s

Got all the time in the world and nowhere to kill it? Situated before security, we don’t recommend this for time conscious travellers; but if you’re meeting friends or you’ve made it to the airport with time to spare,  you could do a lot worse than spending a few of those minutes in Frankie & Benny’s! Serving up culinary classics like burgers, pizzas and pasta in a 1950’s American diner setting; the buzzy atmosphere of this family favourite will truly get the party started!

Location: First floor; above check in

Opening hours: 04:00-22:00

Contact: 0121 767 1410

Menu: Click here for menu

Allowing yourself plenty of time at the airport will make the start of your trip much less stressful; pre-booking your Birmingham Airport parking through APH can really take the hassle out of getting to the airport, plus as a bonus you’ll save yourself a packet thanks to APH’s pre-booking discounts!

For a little added extra why not book a Birmingham hotel and parking package so you can wake up minutes from the airport rather than sitting in traffic queues with everybody else!

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