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Gatwick Oriental Restaurant

Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel | North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
+44 1293 579400
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“jungle curry” (13 reviews)
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel | North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Advisable to book in advance as very popular on airport restaurant. The service is good. We had starters. The crispy squid was very nice with a lemony dip. The chicken satay was bland, a disappointment. My husband had chicken in black bean sauce for main....More

Thank Tricia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bearing in mind the wide customer base which means they need to play it safe, this is a good choice at Gatwick. You will never get true Pan Asian but this is not bad at all. Starters were a bit tedious but the mains were...More

Thank Christine J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met friends at the Sofitel for a pre-holiday meal and dined in the Vanda Asian restaurant (it used to be the Oriental). We skipped starters, two of us had the taster menu option (3 smaller main courses with rice or noodles) and two had...More

Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were nine of us for dinner so we opted for the convenience of the excellent Christmas set menu. There was ample food and variety for everyone. Service is pretty good, but they were very busy. By the time you have added a few beers...More

Thank Jimmythefoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place, good service and menu options. The courses were served in good time, very enjoyable too!

Thank Juliet S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was looking forward to eating here as have stayed many times at The Sofitel but never managed to get in. Pre booking is essential. It was very busy which meant staff seemed rushed with one particularly loud group of Londoners who were asked to keep...More

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten in a number of Gatwick restaurants but this is by far the best we have found Large menu and all dishes we had were excellent Will definitely eat here again

Thank iancarpy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Asian food and I was very impressed with all of the dishes served at the restaurant. The staff were also super efficient and helpful. I would thoroughly recommend the restaurant

Thank OrientalKyoko
Reviewed 2 December 2017

The Staff are very friendly and the service excellent. All the food is served hot !!!!. Crispy duck is a must.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We have just had another thoroughly enjoyable dinner at Vanda. We chose the Christmas menu which, although a little on the expensive side, was excellent. It is still November, so seemed a little strange to have Christmas crackers as well but it was a lovely...More

Thank s3aview
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Questions & Answers
28 April 2017|
Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Its okay.
31 January 2016|
Response from PUTNEYBIKER | Reviewed this property |
Yes, hotel has parking and also the regular terminal parking at North Terminal. Also super easy on the train and bang next door to STH/NTH terminal monorail. Follow signage to Sofitel.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 51 - USD 51
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel | North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1293 579400
  • This restaurant is at Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Oriental is a stylish, elegant eatery at the foyer level of the Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel offering a smart menu of pan-Asian cooking. Food ranges across Thai, Chinese Malaysian, Japanese, Indonesian, Singaporean and Hong Kong cultures, and is served in a bright dining space filled with potted plants, crisp white tablecloths and wicker and ironwork chairs that exude a contemporary yet colonial feel.
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