Little travellers have not been overlooked at Heathrow. Kids Facilities at Heathrow Terminal 3 include soft play areas geared toward small children. Kids can romp and expend extra energy before their flight in their own designated play area. Parents must keep close watch on children as these sites are unsupervised by airport personnel. In addition, there are book and electronics shops where parents can purchase small toys or other items to amuse little passengers. A pharmacy is located in the concourse as well for any last-minute items that children might require while traveling.
Kids Facilities at Heathrow Terminal 3 – Things for Kids to do
In addition, all BAA desks provide an activity book and a small box of crayons free of charge for children to keep boredom at bay. The concourse also offers the perfect distraction with sweeping views of the runways, allowing children the opportunity to watch as planes land and take off.
• Infant Care
There are kids Facilities at Heathrow Terminal 3 for changing and feeding infants at several points along the concourse. Guests can locate these points by following the child-care symbol. Special rooms for changing infants and nursing mothers allow families to care for little ones in privacy. Some restrooms for both men and women also have convenient tables that fold down to assist in changing little travellers.
Kids Facilities at Heathrow Terminal 3 – Places to Eat
Bite – A sandwich shop that focuses on fresh ingredients and on-the-go options. Kid-friendly meals and a low-key atmosphere make this a great choice for families.
Eat – Soups and sandwiches head the menu at this budget-friendly eatery. Breakfasts are on offer as well and all items can be packaged for taking on the plane.
Krispy Kreme – Doughnuts and sweet treats will tickle the fancy of every member of the family at this American-style doughnut shop. Delicious variety, cold and warm drinks, and orders packaged for taking on the plane make this a fun choice for travellers of all ages.
M&S Simply Food – Families short on time can pick up premade meals or single ingredients to make their own. Quick, uncomplicated, and inexpensive choice for families who need to forego a sit-down meal due to time constraints. Perfect for taking on board a flight or eating in the concourse.
Pret a Manger – This café is perfect for the health-conscious, budget-conscious traveller. Natural food handmade with an eye for quality and eclectic ingredients, with children’s options. Their pre-packaged choices are perfect for taking on the plane.
Strada – An Italian restaurant for families with time for a sit-down meal. Pasta dishes and pizza headline their children’s menu. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert menu choices for the entire family in this bright and cheerful restaurant.
The Three Bells – This pub has a little something for every member of the family. Adults and children will enjoy the slide show of famous London attractions while they are dining. A varied menu offers reliable British standbys as well as innovative cuisine choices in a relaxed atmosphere.
Yo! Sushi – An eye-catching conveyer belt delivers single servings of sushi and Asian-inspired dishes. Customers serve themselves by selecting a dish as it passes by their seat and the bill is tallied at the end. Great fun for kids of all ages.
• Airport Lounges
Guest service company No. 1 Traveller opened a family-oriented lounge in Terminal 3. Filled with beanbag chairs, toys, and a television with kid-friendly programming, it is the perfect play area for families with small children and long layovers. There is even Wi-Fi for adults with laptops and complimentary buffet-style food. Rooms to catch a quick catnap are available as well. Using the lounge requires booking in advance and does have a fee, with £12.50 for each child and £25 for adults.