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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 good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 3 min
12:00 - 14:30 Hours
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel | North Terminal, Crawley RH6 0PJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have stayed at Sofitel on our way through Gatwick airport several times a year for some years and always enjoyed a meal at Vanda, until last weekend that is , oh dear what have the new owners done to it?. Our friendly waiter who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stay at the Sofitel Gatwick whenever we are travelling on an early flight, and have eaten in the Chinese restaurant on several occasions. On previous occasions the food and service have been very good with average portion sizes however we feel that the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pouance555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vanda is a restaurant inside the Sofitel Hotel complex at Gatwick Airport. We have visited it several times in the past. It was a great surprise because restaurants in Airport terminals and their Hotels are generally disappointing. It served good quality pan Asian cuisine with...More

2  Thank Gbitalian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When as usual for the Oriental meal, the menu has changed and whilst the food that sour party was enjoyed by all,it was not as good as usual and has definitely gone up in price. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Guern54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very enjoyable Asian cuisine restaurant inside the Sofitel Gatwick Hotel. (Note, it is called Vanda). I got there right when they opened and good thing because it was quickly full. I was amazed by how many regulars were there - the staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LAtraveler2CA
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Part of the Sofitel hotel and one of three places you can eat there. The restaurant was decorated nicely with the staff being polite and fast. Out of the three restaurants in the hotel, the Vanda restaurant by far was the busiest which shows its...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank b3mach
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Really pleasantly surprised by the Oriental restaurant. Hadnt realised how many eateries there were in the hotel. Had an excellent meal of asian taster dishes. Really enjoyed it.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank td2traveller
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The food here is pretty good, especially when you consider the turnaround these folks have to do with passengers coming in and out. Starters were hot and tasty, duck was good and mains were ‘okay’. However, the service was very curt. The waiter was inpatient,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ForsakenCritic
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We ate here while staying at the Sofitel. Very good and quick service with an extensive menu so much so we couldn't decide, thankfully they had a tasting plate where you can pick 3 smaller portions of dishes to share. This was the perfect amount...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Meowy24
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Great Asian style restaurant with a good menu, it is now called Vanda. The food is delicious and the service is quick and friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Nattysimps
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27 April 2017|
Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
Its okay.
30 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
US$51 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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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