Guide to Manchester Airport Terminal 2

Manchester Airport Terminal 2 Departure Hall
Manchester Airport Terminal 2 Departure Hall (Image: MAG)

Food and Drink

When it comes to dining and enjoying a drink, you will be made up at Manchester Airport Terminal 2. The terminal boasts loads of food outlets and bars that cater to various tastes and preferences.

For those craving a quick bite or some grab-and-go, a KFC bucket might get you sorted. You will be buzzin for Archies smashed star burgers or indulgent waffles might suit if you’re looking for a quick meal before your flight.

M&S Food and WH Smiths will be right for you to stock up on supplies for your flight.

If you prefer something more substantial or want to experience international flavours, Barburrito might temp you with their Mexican flavours or some chic Italian cuisine at San Carlo might be up your street where you can enjoy delicious meals in a chilled setting. Wrapchic with their Indian street food will give you a taste of the Curry Mile (look it up).

If you fancy a brew, Costa, Starbucks and Pret will see you sorted, they do coffee as well!!

For a real Manc pub feel, try a steak and ale pie washed down with couple of scoops of Holts beer at the Bridgewater Exchange or get the full Seven Bro7hers Brewery Experience at the Amber Alehouse. Buzzin mate!!

Overall, the food outlets and bars at Manchester Airport Terminal 2 provide travellers with an array of options to satisfy their cravings while waiting for their flights. From quick bites to leisurely dining experiences, there is something for everyone at this bustling terminal.


There’s still quite a lot of fettling going on at Terminal 2 currently to create a cool shopping experience with a hight street feel including 27 new shops, bars and restaurants. This means the current offering is somewhat limited, but you can bet it will be worth it when the work is completed.

WH Smiths and WH Smiths Bookshop will cater for you last minute supplies to keep you occupied on your flight and at Boots you will be able to stock up on your toiletries (and don’t forget the sun protection).

Accesorize will provide you with the latest affordable accessories to make the outfit complete, from bags and purses to jewellery and clothing. There is also a mint kid’s collection for those mini fashionistas in your life.

Shop for the latest footwear at JD Sports, the undisputed “King of Trainers” and up your style level with the latest street fashion.

Manchester Airport Terminal 2 is committed to providing a positive and convenient travel experience for all passengers. With its comprehensive range of facilities and services, the terminal aims to cater to the diverse needs of travellers. Ongoing refurbishment work will expand the terminal further so check back regularly and stay informed about the latest outlets available.

Correct as of November 2023.