Surely, one of the best things about going to a big airport like Gatwick is passing through the duty-free shopping area. After all – the only thing better than shopping is duty-free shopping! And with a range of exciting stores and restaurants in the Gatwick shopping area, you can be sure that boredom is the last thing you’ll have to worry about during your stopover.
Shopping in Gatwick
There’s plenty to be discovered while shopping at Gatwick. There’s a destination for everyone, from Superdry to Harrods, and everything in between – including Dune, Ted Baker, Jack Wills, and Jo Malone.
If you’re just looking to pop in and pick up a newspaper or a bottle of water after your long flight, then the shopping centre near Gatwick is complete with the London News Company, so you can catch up on all the latest news.
And of course, if you’ve got some time to kill on your way to your flight, the World Duty-Free is open 24 hours a day – for all your tax-free shopping needs.
Where to eat after shopping at Gatwick
By the time you’ve finished shopping, you’ll almost certainly want somewhere to wind down, either with a square meal or a drink. Luckily Gatwick shopping centre caters to both.
If you’re looking for an informal, relaxing family pub, then the Red Lion is here to offer great value drinks and all the traditional pub grub you could ever want. Why not relax and have a pint before you head on over to our hotel?
If relaxing in a restaurant takes your fancy after a long journey, you’ll be happy to hear that Gatwick has plenty of fantastic places to eat including Wagamama and more. If you just want to grab a quick coffee on your way over to your hotel room, then Starbucks and Pret are there to help you out.
Staying at Holiday Inn London Gatwick Airport
If you’re staying in Gatwick overnight, there’s nowhere more comfortable and convenient to lay your head than Holiday Inn London Gatwick Airport. Just a short 10-minute walk away from the airport, you won’t have to carry your shopping far and there’s no need to worry about the hassle of arranging taxis or trains.
Our fantastic, park, stay and go offers make it even easier for you to check in and check out whenever you like.