Some of the best drinking spots in the world are found in Europe, but don’t worry if you are stuck in an airport, some of the best bars are actually in European terminals. International travel can leave you sitting in terminals for hours on end waiting for your next flight; pass the time by visiting some of the best airport bars in the world. For help on getting to these places, ask travel professionals like as FCm Travel Solutions to put together an exciting personal or business travel itinerary. Read on to find out where they are.
Bubbles Seafood and Wine Bar
Inside Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, is a salt-water aquarium bar offering some of the world’s best wines and the best champagne of 2012. Schiphol was named best airport in the world – you’ll see why when you’re relaxing at Bubbles. Choose from a large range of award winning wines, including Penfolds Grange from South Australia. There are many seafood dishes to choose from if you are hungry, including salmon, shrimp, oysters and caviar.
The Red Lion
Winner of the 2013 FAB Best Airport Bar award, the Red Lion is situated in London’s Gatwick Airport. Offering a huge range of British and international beers, there is nowhere better to go while waiting for your flight. A wide selection of traditional British foods are available, including meals for the kids. A very early English breakfast is available for those dreaded pre-dawn morning flights.
Situated right in the middle of the terminal, the Center Bar extends the full length of the runway-facing window and is the epitome of European modern design. You can sit back on sleek leather chairs with an ice cold drink while you enjoy the amazing view. Even the bar itself is breathtaking. Award winning Center Bar is now offering seafood dishes to complement their drinks.
For the best selection of Scandinavian food and drinks, you can’t go past Eyecon in Copenhagen’s Kastrup Airport. The selection of Scandinavian small meals is not cheap, but it is reasonably priced compared to general airport and Danish prices. The ‘Taste of Denmark’ prawn sandwich comes with a glass of beer for about $20. Plenty of seats can be found in this two story bar.
Frescobaldi Wine Bar
One just isn’t enough when in Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport, there are three different Frescobaldi Wine Bars inside. With 700 years of family experience in the wine business Frescobaldi are the wine experts and support a massive wine list to choose from. The wine bar in terminal 3H is also a fully catered restaurant with gourmet foods and fine wines. Specialty retail foods and wines are also sold from here.
Looking for an authentic German beer garden? Then Munich Airport has what you are looking for. Capable of seating a massive 600 people, Airbrau is Europe’s largest closed in beer garden. They offer plenty of live entertainment with musical performances and even stage acts. Enjoy Airbrau’s beer from its own brewery and tradition German cuisine.
There are plenty of bars to choose from in most airports – you might not even need to step out of the terminal to have the best holiday! What are some of the other great bars in European airports?