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Where to Eat
London’s ExCeL has a huge number of restaurants, bars and cafes located on The Boulevard (the main avenue running through the centre of the building), these are permanent outlets for the venue.
Please note that food is not allowed into the seats in the main arena. Drinks are allowed but only in plastic containers please – no glass.
The catering outlets that visitors will see around the show include:
The Bagel Factory, Oh My Dog, The Bridge Restaurant, Chop’d (salad, soups, wraps and stews), Costa Coffee, Subway, Chozen Noodle (fast fresh noodles and sushi), Upper Crust (fresh baguettes and tasty coffee), Wrapid (gourmet food in unique flatbreads), E16 Cafe (coffees and pastries). Others on site include Costa, Prime Burger, Nazari (Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Food), Fundi Pizza, Viva! Burrito, and Rotisserie Chicken.
In the Winter Market, also located in the Shopping Village, artisan vans will offer pizza, coffee, deli and pastries, Nazari (Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Food), Engine Hot Dogs and Deep Fried Ice-cream for a treat! In 2023 the Winter Market will be a particular highlight area of the Show as it will have views over the Warm Up Ring and the main ring for the London Arena.
Champagne Taittinger Bar and Brasserie
The Champagne Taittinger Bar and Brasserie will be housed in its own exclusive tented structure, giving a wonderful ambience to the interior. In addition it will have an outdoor garden with views on to the International Arena Collecting Ring. All top price ticket holders will be able to collect their Champagne Taittinger Bar and Brasserie access badges at the Show. Afternoon ticket holders will have access until 4pm and evening ticket holders will have access from 3pm. Visitors can enjoy dishes such as fish pie, macaroni cheese, smoked salmon plate, prawn cocktail or lobster along with a wide selection of drinks from the Bar.
The Winter Bar is located centrally in the Shopping Village and has a ‘narnia’ style theme complete with polar bear. It is open to all visitors and offers hot and cold soft drinks alongside alcoholic drinks. It has a ‘snack’ menu including sharing dishes such as smoked salmon, charcuterie or cheese platters.
The Bridge Restaurant
Located in the centre of ExCeL’s thriving Boulevard, The Bridge specialises in authentic American classics with a range of choices to suit all tastes, whether you’re in the mood for gooey classic mac & cheese or a nutritious quinoa super salad to give you a midday boost.
A Seat Whilst you Eat
Whilst we do not allow eating in the arena seating, we are working with our new venue to provide plenty of seating outside the arena where you can settle down and eat the food you have brought with you or food you have purchased at the show.
Looking After Our Environment
ExCeL London strives to look after the environment and has introduced many policies in the past few years. These include:
- Free water refills
- Biodegradable or recyclable packaging
- No plastic straws
- Reusable coffee cup discount