A new pub has opened in Southend Airport’s departure lounge offering air conditioning, free wifi, charging connections and can serve up to 300 customers.
The new pub named The Navigator will be open every day from 4am until the departure of the last flight.
There is both a breakfast and main menu, including a wide of food and dishes to suit vegetarians and vegans. There is also a wide range of drinks including craft beers and pale ales from local areas.
The development is part of the £300,000 investment made by TRG the restaurant group. The company took over the existing airport-operated outlets in June as Part of a £5 million deal to develop the food and beverage offer over the next 10 years. This includes outlets such asGiraffe and Costa. These outlets have created over 40 new jobs.
Steve Cannon, who is from Southend has been appointed as general manager of The Navigator. Cannon brought with him 8 key members from his years working in hospitality in Southend.
When asked for a statement Cannon said: “I am absolutely delighted to join the team at London Southend Airport, its expanding all the time and it’s a huge success story so I really wanted to bepart of that journey.
“A holiday, a mini break or business travel starts the minuet a person arrives in the airport and so it is my goal to ensure that anyone passing through London Southend will only take away good memories of their experience with us.”
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