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The White Horse Pub Longford off Bath Road Heathrow

The White Horse pub. Longford, off Bath Road, Heathrow

The Bath Road runs along the northern perimeter of Heathrow Airport and is the main hotel strip.

 

Staying at a hotel along the Bath Road is arguably the best choice for a hotel at Heathrow if you cannot afford the more expensive Sofitel and Hilton hotels attached to Terminals 2, 5 and 4 respectively.


Off airport hotels have a habit, especially at the weekends, of offering 'loss leader' room rates where you may well end up paying much more than the room rate for airport transfers and expensive hotel food and drink.

 

Staying at a hotel along the Bath Road enables you to 'escape' the hotels and eat and drink at local prices and much cheaper, sometimes free public transport to the passenger terminals.

 

The availability of public transport also enables you to spend time in somewhere attractive like Windsor rather than killing time in the hotel bar. Many Heathrow Airport hotels are isolated where it's harder to 'escape'.


On this page we focus on the western section of the Bath Road. Staying here is especially a good choice if you are using Terminal 5.

 

We have a dedicated page of the eastern section of the Bath Road at Heathrow, which may be of particular interest to those using Terminals 2 and 3. The eastern section also has a larger variety of restaurant choices and access to local shops.


Restaurants, pubs & shops on Bath Road (West) Heathrow - prices sampled 2020

Pubs with food

3 Magpies Pub

The 3 Magpies is strategically situated above the main entrance to Heathrow airport. In the immediate locality are some of the largest airport hotels at Heathrow. The Park Inn is opposite and the Renaissance is the next building east along the Bath Road.

The 3 Magpies offers budget simple pub food, most of the mains below or around the £10 mark.


The Kings Arms Pub

The Kings Arms is located in Longford village opposite the Heathrow Lodge hotel and offers similar 'value for money' simple pub fayre.

Both the Kings Arms and 3 Magpies are at the extreme end of the western section of the Bath Road covered here so have totally different catchment areas.

Pub grub Fish & chips, pie & chips, curry around £10.


The White Horse Pub (pictured top of page)

In terms of quality of food, the best of the three pubs. This quality comes with a significant price premium. Situated in Longford village next to a thatched cottage this is a traditional pub founded in 1601.

Burgers £13-18, Steak & Chips £19, Stews/Pies £13-15.


Restaurants

Kaniz Indian Restaurant

Kaniz is and Indian restaurant doing the full range including Vegetarian. There is a take away option too. Situated on a small parade of shops on the Bath Road about mid-way between the Heathrow and Sheraton hotels. The Kaniz has an off-licence situated next door.

Various Indian dishes £7-12, e.g. Tikka Masala £8.95.


London Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant Heathrow

London Hong Kong Chinese restaurant

London Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant

Offers Cantonese and Peking cuisine including a Dim Sum menu. Open for lunch and dinner until late.

Located conspicuously on the corner of a road junction, just east of the Sheraton hotel.

Set dinners per person from £22.80.


Heathrow Fish & Chips

Next door to Kaniz, a traditional Fish & Chip shop with eat-in or take-away includes kebabs, burgers and chicken.

Cod & Chips £6, Half pounder burger, chips & can of soft drink £7.


Il Basilico Pasta Restaurant

Down by the side of the Park Inn, a straight forward pasta restaurant serving budget pizza and pasta dishes at prices well below the neighbouring hotels.

Pasta dishes £8-10, Pizza £8-11. House specialities £18.95.


McDonald's

Located strategically at the Longford Village junction from the Bath Road, yards from both the Sheraton and Thistle Heathrow hotels.

 

The restaurant has a pleasant seating area outside, a nice option on a fine day if you can ignore the noise of the traffic on the Bath Road. There is a petrol/gas station adjacent which sells basic convenience foods and drink.

Big Mac Meal and similar meal deals 5-6 GBP.

 

Map of Bath Road (West) Heathrow With Hotels, Restaurants ...

 

Sovereign Convenience Store by Park Inn Hotel Heathrow Airport

Sovereign convenience store by Park Inn Hotel

Sovereign Convenience Store

Handy convenience store that also sells alcohol and some take away food. Situated next door to the Park Inn hotel.

 

The Sovereign also is an outlet for selling Oyster Cards and Travelcards.

 

If you are going into London for sightseeing, using one of these is by far the least expensive way to do this from Heathrow using the London Underground.

 

Local buses to airport and beyond

The local buses that run along this section of the Bath Road are from a mixture of operators, the majority being the famous London red buses.


Free buses to Heathrow passenger terminals

Local buses are attractive to visitors staying in hotels at the airport because they are free to use all around the perimeter roads. If you are staying at one of the hotels along the Bath Road between the Park Inn and the Longford hotels, such as the Sheraton and Heathrow Lodge, the journey is free to all terminals.

 

U3 Local Heathrow Airport Bus

U3 local Heathrow Airport bus

From the west section of the Bath Road in question, the 423,441 and 350 buses will take you westward to terminal 5 and the U3, 7 and 441 buses go east to Terminals 2 and 3.

 

If you board or disembark to the west of the Sheraton you pay the standard flat fare, which is still half the price of the Heathrow Hoppa Hotel shuttle buses.

 

Local Buses Serving Heathrow details


Visiting London from Bath Road East hotels

The money no object solution to getting into London for sightseeing is to take the Heathrow Hoppa Hotel Buses to Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and then get the Heathrow Express train into London Paddington.

 

For a fraction of the price, you can use the London Underground and have unlimited travel for the day on London's buses and Underground using a Oyster Card or Travelcard.

 

Heathrow Airports Transfers & Logistics

You can purchase Travelcard and Oyster cards from Sovereign Convenience Store by the Park Inn or you can also get them from the Underground ticket offices at Heathrow.

 

From the hotels along the western strip of the Bath Road the 423, 441 and 350 buses will take you westward to terminal 5 and the U3, 7 and 441 bus go east to Heathrow Central Bus Station, immediately above Heathrow Central Underground station.


Visiting Windsor from Bath Road West hotels

The area along the Bath Road is like the perimeter of any commercial airport. Many people just kill time in the lounge or in the their room watching TV.

 

Close to Heathrow though is Windsor, famous for its castle and a great place to visit. There is a range of interesting places to eat, even a theatre to attend that can make an evening to remember.


Hotel & link to detail page

Midweek

Weekend

Hotels walkable to terminals

Premier Inn Terminal 4 ~+#

£39

£39

Holiday Inn Express Terminal 4 +#

£58

£58

Crown Plaza Terminal 4 +#

£94

£76

Hilton Terminal 4 +#

£149

£94

Sofitel Terminal 5 +#

£160

£104

Hilton Garden Inn Terminal 2

£124

£115

Aerotel T3 London Heathrow ~

£164

£164

Heathrow Airport budget / 3-star hotels

Travelodge Terminal 5 +#

£28

£24

Heathrow Lodge ~+#

£36

£34

Premier Inn (Bath Road) +#

£34

£32

Premier Inn (M4/J4) +#

£32

£30

Travelodge Central +#

£30

£24

Ibis Heathrow +#

£40

£36

Premier Inn (Terminal 5) +#

£60

£60

easyHotel Heathrow +#

£29

£27

Moxy London Heathrow Airport ~

£55

£55

Mercure Hotel ~+#

£42

£42

Holiday Inn Express Terminal 5 +#

£44

£37

Ibis Styles Heathrow +#

£58

£50

Heathrow Airport 4 & 5-star full service hotels

Thistle Terminal 5 +#

£52

£47

Park Inn Heathrow +#

£80

£59

Holiday Inn Heathrow Ariel ~

£53

£35

4-Star Mystery Hotel +#

£42

£42

Holiday Inn (M4) Heathrow +#

£64

£48

Holiday Inn Terminal 5

£63

£55

Leonardo Hotel +

£68

£50

Sheraton Heathrow

£85

£68

Novotel Heathrow M4 +#

£61

£66

Marriott Windsor +#

£109

£60

Hyatt Place Heathrow

£76

£59

Renaissance Heathrow

£87

£66

Crowne Plaza M4 +#

£70

£57

Sheraton Skyline +#

£117

£72

Hilton Terminal 5 +#

£140

£85

Radisson Blu Edwardian +#

£112

£85

Hilton Garden Inn Heathrow +

£68

£60

DoubleTree By Hilton +#

£73

£58

Novotel Heathrow T1, T2, T3 +#

£110

£97

Marriott Heathrow +#

£195

£96

Heathrow serviced apartments & studio apartments

Stay City Apartments +#

£81

£71

Bed & Breakfast with airport public transport links

Apple Guest House ~+

£61

£57

Skylark Guest House ~+#

£56

£50

London Plus Heathrow ~+#

£59

£59

Lampton Guest House ~+#

£75

£75

Langley Guest House

£55

£49

Firs Lodge ~+#

£59

£59

Cottage Guest House ~+#

£80

£80

Airport Guest House ~

£54

£54

Oakwood Bed & Breakfast ~+#

£41

£40

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