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    • interstellaflyer
    • By interstellaflyer 7th Aug 18, 8:21 AM
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    Reasonably priced places to eat easily accessible from Gatwick north terminal without a car?
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    Reasonably priced places to eat easily accessible from Gatwick north terminal without a car? 7th Aug 18 at 8:21 AM
    We travel by train to Gatwick Airport next Monday and have an overnight stay at the Premier Inn North terminal and we are looking for somewhere to get a meal, nothing fancy, MacDonalds or similar will do, I know the Premier Inn has a restaurant but don't really want to be spending 40 or 50 on food (2 adults and a 15 year old) that would cost us 25-30 for the equivalent at my local pub. We are not interested in ready made sandwich meal deals from Boots or M&S. Bear in mind we will be on foot and my other half is unable to walk very far. It looks like MacDonalds would be a case of getting the monorail back to the south terminal and then about a 200mtr walk but I'm not sure if it's accessible on foot.
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
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    • lindens
    • By lindens 7th Aug 18, 8:28 AM
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    can you use Just Eat or similar and get a takeaway delivered to the hotel room?
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    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:00 AM
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    The Jack Fairman pub [Wetherspoons] is worth making the effort to get to.

    Train from South Terminal one stop to Horley, and a 2 minute walk.
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    can you use Just Eat or similar and get a takeaway delivered to the hotel room?
    Originally posted by lindens
    Do hotels allow this?
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
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    • By peat 7th Aug 18, 9:05 AM
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    Wetherspoons at Gatwick North terminal called The Red Lion, reasonably priced and efficient service.
    https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/pubs/all-pubs/england/west-sussex/the-red-lion-after-security-north-terminal
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    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:10 AM
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    Wetherspoons at Gatwick North terminal called The Red Lion, reasonably priced and efficient service.
    https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/pubs/all-pubs/england/west-sussex/the-red-lion-after-security-north-terminal
    Originally posted by peat
    Cheaper to eat in @ Premier Inn.
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    • By interstellaflyer 7th Aug 18, 9:11 AM
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    Wetherspoons at Gatwick North terminal called The Red Lion, reasonably priced and efficient service.
    https://www.jdwetherspoon.com/pubs/all-pubs/england/west-sussex/the-red-lion-after-security-north-terminal
    Originally posted by peat
    No good to us though as it's for the evening of our overnight stay, I've already checked what's at the airport and just about everything is after security, we need before security.
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:12 AM
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    Do hotels allow this?
    Originally posted by interstellaflyer
    I doubt it, and definitely not delivered to your room as you need a key card to access the accommodation areas.
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    Cheaper to eat in @ Premier Inn.
    Originally posted by PompeyPete
    And it's after security so not a lot of use to us.
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
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    • By interstellaflyer 7th Aug 18, 9:13 AM
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    I doubt it, and definitely not delivered to your room as you need a key card to access the accommodation areas.
    Originally posted by PompeyPete
    Yep that's what I thought, plus takaways probably wouldn't deliver to airports due to the strict parking rules.
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 7th Aug 18, 9:14 AM
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    This is a 20 minutes walk

    https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-d1653468?m=19905
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    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:15 AM
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    No good to us though as it's for the evening of our overnight stay, I've already checked what's at the airport and just about everything is after security, we need before security.
    Originally posted by interstellaflyer
    There is a Wetherspoons before Security at North Terminal. But the prices are well above a normal non-airport Wethersoons.
    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:17 AM
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    And it's after security so not a lot of use to us.
    Originally posted by interstellaflyer
    Que? Premier Inn North Terminal isn't even in the Terminal Building, but a 2 minute walk from the train shuttle.
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    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:19 AM
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    There's quite a few easy options in Horley. You can walk it, but one stop on the train is much easier.
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    • By benjus 7th Aug 18, 9:22 AM
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    Que? Premier Inn North Terminal isn't even in the Terminal Building, but a 2 minute walk from the train shuttle.
    Originally posted by PompeyPete
    I think it was a reference to the recommendation for The Red Lion (Wetherspoons North Terminal). You said "Cheaper to eat in @ Premier Inn" and interstellaflyer continued your sentence with "And it's after security so not a lot of use to us."
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    • interstellaflyer
    • By interstellaflyer 7th Aug 18, 9:23 AM
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    Que? Premier Inn North Terminal isn't even in the Terminal Building, but a 2 minute walk from the train shuttle.
    Originally posted by PompeyPete
    Yes I know, it's next to the Sofitel which we've stayed at before.
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
    • PompeyPete
    • By PompeyPete 7th Aug 18, 9:28 AM
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    Sorry.....I'm multi-tasking, doing more than one thing at once doesn't come easy to me. Still think the Jack Fairman 'spoons at Horley is your best bet.
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    • By interstellaflyer 7th Aug 18, 9:57 AM
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    Sorry.....I'm multi-tasking, doing more than one thing at once doesn't come easy to me. Still think the Jack Fairman 'spoons at Horley is your best bet.
    Originally posted by PompeyPete
    Yes thanks, I'm considering it but it will cost us 9.00 return which isn't bad, just weighing that and the extra travelling against on airport facilities.
    I hate football and do wish people wouldn't keep talking about it like it's the most important thing in the world
    • alwaysskint96
    • By alwaysskint96 7th Aug 18, 10:32 AM
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    get the x10 bus to crawley central- loads of cheap places to eat there
    • lindens
    • By lindens 7th Aug 18, 12:47 PM
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    Do hotels allow this?
    Originally posted by interstellaflyer
    yes they do
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