The Heathrow Airport of London is just like the city itself, lively and gorgeous. The shopping section of the airport can give competition to any well-known market of the world. There are around 250 shops in the airport premises including several popular international brands and labels like Gucci, Dior, Versace, Harrods, Emporio Armani, Prada, Burberry, MAC, HMV, Hugo Boss, The Body Shop, Cartier, Chanel, Swatch and Swarovski. The cafes and restaurants of the airport too are simply outstanding. There are several of them as well in the airport. The popular of these include Caviar House and Prunier Seafood Bar, Café Italia, Est. Café, Amato, Carluccio’s, Brasserie Chez Gerard, Garfunkel’s and Rhubarb.
There is a hotel as well in the airport premises where you can hire a room even for a few hours in order to get a power nap or to freshen up before you are all set to take your flight. A lot of travelers who have multiple flights and London is their junction, opt for the hotel to get a comfortable sleep of at least a few hours before their second flight. The bars of Heathrow are also pretty amazing.
JD Wetherspoons is the most popular bar in Heathrow Airport. There are several of them in the airport. Three Wetherspoons bars are located at the terminal 1 by the names of The Skylark, Wetherspoons Express at the Gate 82 and Wetherspoons Express at the Rotunda. One Wetherspoons bar is located at terminal 2 and one at terminal 4 as well. At terminal 5 Crown Rivers Pub is located which is also owned and managed by the Wetherspoons group.
Besides this highly popular bar chain there are several other bars in Heathrow such as the Bridge Bar which is known for its wide range of cocktails and made-to-order sandwiches. Then there is a bar called the Tin Goose bar in Heathrow which has a very unique ambiance of the 1930’s. Rhubarb is an elegant and sophisticated bar and restaurant with exquisite decor and extremely tasteful environment. O’Neills located at the terminal 3 is an extremely popular Irish bar in Heathrow. Then there is Gordon Ramsay Plane Food which is also quite exquisite and classy.