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Edinburgh eats – where can I fill up before my flight? Your options pre and post security

Last updated Aug 16, 2023

Part of any trip is the airport experience and that nice wee treat to yourself as you sit down for a meal or snack, so what’s on offer at Edinburgh Airport?

We’ve got a range of eateries on offer with some fantastic vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options, so here’s what you can enjoy before you head off.

*Please be aware opening days and hours may be subject to sudden change.

All Bar One

All Bar One is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, providing delicious dishes throughout the day.

You can start your day with some pancakes (or the full Scottish for those hungrier types!), have some light bites or sharing plates mid-morning/early afternoon, or enjoy a globally inspired main for dinner.

And, of course, you might be after a nice refreshment as well so enjoy their expertly crafted cocktails, hand selected wines, range of beers, soft drinks and coffee too.

Check out the All Bar One food and drink menus

With two of these in the airport you can find All Bar One next to Gate 6 and also at Gate 15.


This is nacho average eatery – this is a taste of Mexico in Scotland!

Burrito? Done. Nachos? Fine. Haggis nachos? Och aye!


You choose exactly what you want and how you want it and let the Barburrito staff do the rest. You can then sit in to eat and relax or take your food to your gate or on the plane to enjoy there.

Barburrito is situated near Gate 5, opposite All Bar One.


BrewDog Store Front

Not just the place to go for craft beers.

Brewdog has earned a strong reputation for its food, whether you're after a bar snack or something a bit more filling.

Found near gate 15 (after security) and opening hours are 0400 - 2000 (depending on flight times).

Bridge & Castle

This option, which can be found just before you go through security, serves up all manner of classic dishes - from fish and chips to burgers.

Also a great place to grab a hearty breakfast, getting your trip off to a cracking start.

Bridge & Castle can be found on the first floor (before security) and it is open Monday to Sunday 0400 to 2200.

Bridge & Castle food menus can be found here

Burger King

Home of The Whopper, and now at home in Edinburgh Airport.

If you’re after a burger before your flight, then here’s the perfect pit stop for you.

Order on the self-service screens (we won’t tell anyone just how much you order!) and let the BK staff get to work.

There are seats within the unit, with an interactive screen for the kids as well.

Burger King is situated near Gate 11 (after security) and is open every day 1100-2000


If you haven't twigged already, Fever-Tree do food and it's well worth shouting about.

The perfect pairing with your gin, or drink of choice, dishes include chorizo cooked in ginger beer, and ale and whisky-cured salmon.

Food & Drinks Menu Drinks Menu

Found between gates 7 and 9 (after security). Opening hours are 0400-2300.

Hudson St Grill

Famous for their pizzas, grab a slice of the action at Hudson St Grill. They even do takeaway!

If it's breakfast you're after you'll find a great start to the morning here.

Think everything from pancakes to breakfast rolls, some eggs or even a full breakfast if you feel ready for it.

Hudson St Grill is situated next to Gate 11 (after security) and is open every day 0500-1200

Pret a Manger

If you’re after fresh sandwiches, salads, soups and more, then Pret has you covered.

They have their own kitchen, meaning a menu full of fresh, bold ingredients, with a delicious selection of veggie and vegan options (alongside ever-changing Chef Specials and seasonal items).

You’ll also be able to get a range host of barista-prepared drinks, including organic tea and coffee. And a sweet treat to enjoy with it!

Check out the Pret menu on their website

Visit Pret next to gate 12, or near gate 6 (after security). Opening hours are 0400-2000.

JD Wetherspoons

You’ll find all your usual menu staples here, from big breakfasts to pizzas, burgers and fish and chips. Or you can share a few smaller plates between your group.

Simply grab a table, order on the app and relax while your food is cooked and brought to you.

JD Wetherspoons is situated near Gate 10 (after security) and is open 0400-1900 every day.

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