Gatwick set to welcome Jamie Oliver’s The Diner this summer

Gatwick set to welcome Jamie Oliver’s The Diner this summer

Jamie Oliver’s The Diner is set to open this August at Gatwick Airport.

It will be only the second outlet for the concept, following the flagship branch in London’s Leicester Square.

At 627 m2 the new arrival will be one of the largest restaurants at Gatwick serving 278 covers.

Jamie Oliver’s The Diner is a homage to great American comfort food, serving up honest home-cooked dishes in a relaxed and vibrant setting.

The Diner will also have a ‘grab and go’ deli section for any passengers wanting to take food away with them.

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Chef Jamie Oliver said: “I’m chuffed to be opening a new diner at Gatwick Airport South Terminal.

“Airports can be pretty crazy places so we’re creating the perfect space to chill out with some good food, and maybe a drink or two, before you start your holiday.

“Everyone is welcome, no matter how long you stay.

“We’re totally upping the game in airport food.

“It’s all about the diner food you love, made with incredible, sustainable produce.

“There’s going to be plenty of delicious healthy dishes, as well as some naughty ones that I’ve tried my best to keep in check, but each one is guaranteed to taste delicious!”

Passengers will be able to pick up a super food wrap, super food salad or Jamie Oliver inspired burrito, selecting from a choice of pulled, smoked meats, slow-cooked beans, wholegrain rice or quinoa, avocado, low fat yoghurt or Jamie Oliver’s secret chilli sauce.

Gatwick Airport head of retail, Rachel Bulford, said: “We are excited to be continuing the long-established relationship between Jamie Oliver and Gatwick Airport; Jamie’s Italian opened in 2012 and is still the only UK airport branch. 

“We are delighted that Gatwick is again working with Jamie to be the first to launch the brand new flagship concept; The Diner.

“We are seeing increasing numbers jet off to US destinations from Gatwick, last month alone this was up 35 per cent and we expect this passion for the US to also inspire our passengers’ eating choices at the airport.”