UK Airports: The best UK lounge deals and prices including Gatwick, Birmingham, Heathrow and Manchester

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Airport lounges can be a good way to relax before your flight but they often come with a hefty price. Are airport lounges worth it?

Airport lounges can offer an escape from the buzz and chaos of an airport.

They generally offer complimentary meals and drinks (sometimes unlimited) within the premises.

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Before investing on an airport lounge pass, it is worth investigating how much a meal compares at the airport, the ratings of the lounge and the cost of the airport lounge and whether any discounts are available.

Are UK airport lounges worth it? - Prices, ratings and average meal cost at the airports

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport has a total of seven lounges scattered across four terminals. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £15 for a basic meal and higher for more elaborate meals or sit-down restaurants.

Plaza Premium at Terminal 2

The lounge is open daily from 5am to 9pm and serves a selection of hot and cold food with pre-packaged items and orders to suit the day.

Children are welcome, there is unlimited wi-fi and charging facilities.

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Prices start at £40 per person from the airport website for a maximum three hour stay.

Tripadvisor rating: 2.5/5 (269 reviews)

Club Aspire at Terminal 3

The lounge is open daily from 5am to 10pm and offers complimentary food and drinks, as well as champagne, prosecco and cocktails at an additional cost.

Children are welcome and there is unlimited Wi-Fi and charging facilities as well as a quiet zone and business facilities.

Prices start at £34.99 per person from the airport website for a maximum of three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5 (2,694 reviews)

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No.1 Lounges at Terminal 3

The lounge is open daily from 5am to 10pm and offers a selection of hot and cold food as well as a wide selection of premium beers, wines and spirits, hot beverages, juices and soft drinks.

Children are welcome and there is unlimited Wi-Fi and charging facilities as well as a quiet zone and business facilities, movies and major sports games.

Prices start at £34 per person from the airport website for a maximum of three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (808 reviews)

A meal at the No1. Lounge in London Heathrow. Copyright: Haydn Blackey via Wikimedia CommonsA meal at the No1. Lounge in London Heathrow. Copyright: Haydn Blackey via Wikimedia Commons
A meal at the No1. Lounge in London Heathrow. Copyright: Haydn Blackey via Wikimedia Commons | Haydn Blackey from Cardiff, Wales, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Plaza Premium at Terminal 4

The lounge is open daily from 5am to 10pm and serves an array of dining delights, including British and International cuisine.

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Children are welcome and there is unlimited Wi-Fi and charging facilities.

Prices start at £41.85 per person from the airport website for a maximum of three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 2.5/5 (5 reviews)

Club Aspire at Terminal 5

The lounge is open daily from 5am to 9pm and offers complimentary food and drinks, as well as champagne, prosecco and cocktails at an additional cost.

Children are welcome and there is unlimited Wi-Fi and charging facilities as well as a quiet zone and business facilities.

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Prices start at £39.99 per person from the airport website for a maximum of three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5 (5,663 reviews)

Plaza Premium at Terminal 5

The lounge is open daily from 4.45am to 9.30pm and serves a selection of hot and cold food with pre-packaged items and orders to suit the day.

Children are welcome, there is unlimited wi-fi and charging facilities.

Prices start at £35 per person from the airport website for a maximum three hour stay.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (1,056 reviews)

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London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick Airport has a total of 6 lounges. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £20.

The Gateway at the North Terminal

The lounge is open daily from 5am to 4pm and houses a seven-metre counter full of hot and cold grazing snacks, including nuts, cakes and pastries, as well a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks.

It also has a TV and games den for video games, table football and a kids area.

Prices start at £34 for adults, £20 for children ages 2 to 11 and free for infants (0 to 1) and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4/5 (455 reviews)

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My Lounge at the South Terminal

The lounge is open daily from 4am to 8pm and houses a seven-metre counter full of hot and cold grazing snacks, including nuts, cakes and pastries, as well a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks.

It also has a TV and games den for video games and table football, a Games Room, an Outdoor Terrace, comfortable seating, and amazing runway views to enjoy.

Prices start at £34 for adults, £20 for children ages 2 to 11 and free for infants (0 to 1) and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (443 reviews)

Flight Lounge at the North Terminal

The lounge is open daily from 4am to 9pm and offers a complimentary menu featuring a selection of hot food made to order as well as complimentary house beers, wine, spirits, soft drinks, tea, coffee and fruit juice.

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It also has table air hockey, video games, an interactive area, unlimited Wi-Fi and multiple charging points.

Prices start at £38 for adults and £18 for children ages 2 to 11 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4/5 (56 reviews)

Plaza Premium Lounge at the North Terminal

The lounge is open daily from 4am to 8pm and has a complimentary buffet that includes a selection of hot and cold dishes throughout the day as well as a fully-tended bar with wine, beer and spirits alongside hot and cold soft drinks.

It also has a Kids Zone and games areas well as unlimited Wi-Fi and charging facilities.

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Prices start at £36 for adults and £25.20 for children ages 2 to 11 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (486 reviews)

Clubrooms

The lounge is open daily from 6am to 3.30pm and includes a dedicated waiter service and an à la carte menu.

It also has unlimited Wi-Fi and a quiet Business Zone.

Prices start at £46 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4/5

No1 Lounge

The lounge is open daily from 4am to 9pm at the South Terminal and until 8pm (or 10pm on Saturdays) at the North Terminal and serves complimentary snacks as well as a delicious hot and cold buffet (one complimentary hot dish per person) and a selection of complimentary drinks including wines, sparkling wines, beers, spirits, soft and hot drinks.

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It also has a TV lounge, private meeting rooms, unlimited Wi-Fi and a library dedicated to over 12s.

Prices start at £42 for adults, £20 for children ages 2 to 11 and free for infants (0 to 1) and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5

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London Stansted Airport

London Stansted Airport has one airport lounge. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £15 for a basic meal like a sandwich or meal deal and from £15 to £30 or more per person at a sit-down restaurant.

Escape Lounge

The lounge is located in the main Departure Lounge between Coast to Coast and Pret Manger and is open daily from 4am to 8pm.

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They serve a selection of wines, beers and spirits including fizz, as well as unlimited hot and soft drinks and freshly prepared hot and cold food including vegan options.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

Prices start at £31.99 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (982 reviews)

London Luton Airport

London Luton Airport has one airport lounge. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £20 on average.

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No1. Lounge

The lounge is located in the main terminal next to Gate 17 and is open daily from 4.30am to 8.30pm.

They serve freshly prepared seasonal dishes in a buffet style as well as a wide range of beverages from a fully tended bar.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, TVs and mobile charging points.

Prices start at £38 for ages 12 and over, £20 for 2 to 11 year olds and free for infants under 2 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5 (115 reviews)

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Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport has a total of six lounges across three terminals. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £20 or higher at some establishments.

Escape Lounge at Terminal 1

The lounge is located on the executive lounge level and is open daily from 4am to 8pm.

They serve freshly prepared seasonal hot and cold food as well as a selection of wines, beers and spirits (including fizz) and unlimited hot and soft drinks.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

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Prices start at £31.99 and free for infants aged 0 to 35 months and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (1,088 reviews)

Escape Lounge at Terminal 2

The lounge is located on the mezzanine level and is open daily from 4am to 5pm.

They serve freshly prepared seasonal hot and cold food as well as a selection of wines, beers and spirits (including fizz) and unlimited hot and soft drinks.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

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Prices start at £36.99 and free for infants aged 0 to 35 months and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (1,209 reviews)

Escape Lounge at Terminal 3

The lounge is located on the upper floor from the main concourse and is open daily from 4am to 8pm (and until 6pm on Saturdays).

They serve freshly prepared seasonal hot and cold food as well as a selection of wines, beers and spirits (including fizz) and unlimited hot and soft drinks.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

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Prices start at £32.99 and free for infants aged 0 to 35 months and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (701 reviews)

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1903 Lounge at Terminal 2

The lounge is located on the upper level to the right of the Bridgewater Tap pub and is open daily from 4am to 8.30pm.

They serve a bespoke daily food menu as well as premium complimentary drinks, handpicked wines, champagne and craft beers and unlimited hot and soft drinks.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points and unrivalled floor to ceiling runway views.

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Prices start at £47.99 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4/5 (672 reviews)

Aspire Lounge at Terminal 1

The lounge is open daily from 4am to 8.30pm.

They serve a complimentary foods including hearty hot breakfasts, pastries, sweet treats and savoury nibbles, soups of the day and hot dishes served in a buffet style, as well as, a wide selection of complimentary wines, beers, spirits (maximum three drinks per guest) soft drinks, teas and coffees. They also have vegan vegetarian dishes available.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points, runway views and a quiet zone.

Prices start at £43.99 per adult, £39.99 for senior (65+) and £29.99 per child ages 2 to 11 and free for under 2s and can be booked on the executive lounges website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (1,856 reviews)

Aspire Lounge at Terminal 2

The lounge is open daily from 4am to 8pm.

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They serve a complimentary foods including hearty hot breakfasts, pastries, sweet treats and savoury nibbles, soups of the day and hot dishes served in a buffet style, as well as, a wide selection of complimentary wines, beers, spirits (maximum three drinks per guest) soft drinks, teas and coffees. They also have vegan vegetarian dishes available.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

Prices start at £44.99 per adult, £40.99 for senior (65+) and £30.99 per child ages 2 to 11 and free for under 2s and can be booked on the executive lounges website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (724 reviews)

Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport has a total of 5 airport lounges. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £15 for a basic meal like a sandwich or salad and higher for a sit-down meal at a restaurant.

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Aspire Lounge (South)

The lounge is located in the South Departure Lounge next to Gate 1 and is open daily from 6am to 3pm from November to March and from 4.30am to 4pm from April to October.

They serve complimentary foods including hearty hot breakfasts, pastries, sweet treats and savoury nibbles with Halal options available, as well as, a wide selection of complimentary wines, beers, spirits (maximum three drinks per guest) soft drinks, teas and coffees.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points, runway views and a quiet zone.

Prices start at £36.99 per adult and £21.49 per child ages 2 to 11 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 2/5 (209 reviews)

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Aspire Lounge

The lounge is located to the left of the World Duty Free store exit and is open daily from 4am to 8.30pm.

They serve a fantastic range of snacks and sweet treats, a breakfast menu until 11am, hot dishes such as pastas, curries and soups throughout the rest of the day including Halal options and a wide range of complimentary wines, beers and spirits (Maximum of three drinks per guest) along with soft drinks, coffee and teas.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points, a quiet zone and runway views.

Prices start at £36.99 per adult and £21.49 per child ages 2 to 11 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 2.5/5 (253 reviews)

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Emirates Lounge

The lounge is located North Pier next to Gates 40-68 and is exclusive to Emirates First Class and Business Class Passengers or Skywards Gold Members.

They serve a selection of carefully prepared fresh food and have a full bar service as well as large plasma TVs, fully equipped Business Centres and showers.

They also offer a complimentary Chauffeur-drive within 70 miles of Birmingham Airport to Business Class passengers.

No1. Lounge

The lounge is located in the Departure Lounge and is open daily from 5am to 8pm from November to March and from 4.30am to 9pm from April to October.

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They serve freshly prepared dishes in a buffet style, as well as, English sparkling wines, craft beers and premium spirits, soft drinks, teas and coffees.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points, runway views and a sports lounge and bistro area.

Prices start at £34 per adult and £20 per child ages 2 to 11 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (312 reviews)

Clubrooms

The lounge is located in the departure pier close to Gate 54 and is open daily from 4.30am to 8pm from November to March and from 4.30am to 8.30pm from April to October.

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They serve food and drinks via table service, as well as, award-winning wines, beers and premium spirits.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points and runway views.

Prices start at £34 and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5 (233 reviews)

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Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen International Airport has 2 airport lounges. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £8 to £20.

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The Northern Lights Executive Lounge

The lounge is open Monday, Wednesday and Sunday from 4am to 6.30pm, Tuesday from 4am to 8.30pm and Saturday from 4am to 5.30pm.

They serve fresh locally-sourced food and drink prepared by the in-house chef.

Premium customers will also enjoy a complimentary priority security, a glass of fizz on arrival and a guaranteed window seat overlooking the stunning 1953m long runway.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

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Prices start at £25 for pre-booked adults, £35 for adult walk-ins, £18 for children ages 4 to 17 and free for under 3s and £47.50 for premium and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (155 reviews)

British Airways Lounge

The lounge is located in the extension of the airport and is open exclusively to British Airways passengers with silver, gold and Club World tier levels.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has one airport lounge. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £15 for a basic meal.

Aspire VIP Airport Lounge

The lounge is located in the departure next to JD Sports and opposite Starbucks. It’s open Tuesday to Thursday from 4am to 8pm and Friday to Monday from 4am to 9pm.

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They serve a vide variety of complimentary light bites, snacks and beverages.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi, mobile charging points and TVs.

Prices start at £41.99 per adult, £23.99 per child age 2 to 12 and free for under 2s and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3.5/5 (179 reviews)

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport has one airport lounge. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £15 on average.

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Escape Lounge

The lounge is located after the shopping area opposite Gate 17 and is open daily from 4am to 7pm (and until 8pm on Thursdays).

They serve freshly prepared seasonal hot and cold food as well as a selection of wines, beers and spirits (including fizz) and unlimited hot and soft drinks.

They also offer complimentary Wi-Fi and mobile charging points.

Prices start at £30.99 and free for infants aged 0 to 35 months and can be booked on the airport website for up to three hours.

Tripadvisor rating: 3/5 (53 reviews)

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Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport has two lounges. On average, a meal at the airport can cost around £10 to £15 for a basic meal or higher at sit-down restaurants or more elaborate meals.

The Yorkshire Lounge

The lounge is located in the departure pier close to Gate 54 and is open daily from 4am to 5pm from November to March and from 4am to 8pm from April to October.

They serve a selection of complimentary hot and cold snacks in buffet-style and a selection of alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, freshly brewed coffee, and speciality teas.

They also offer complimentary Wi-