THE Brigg & Stow Bar at Bristol Airport has been opened after undergoing a major refurbishment.

On March 13, travellers were able to see the new and improved bar area, the refurbishment of which was part of a £4 million redevelopment of the departure lounge.

Customers are able enjoy a wide range of food and drinks in the bar and restaurant, which is located after Security in the Departure Lounge.

The bar is open everyday from first to last flight, meaning that there will be something for everyone.

Tom Hack, head of commercial at Bristol Airport, said: “Following an extensive investment in both the kitchen and front of house facilities from the operator, SSP, we are thrilled to open the doors to the new Brigg & Stow Bar and Kitchen at Bristol Airport.

"The facility will offer a fantastic experience for our passengers who can sample some delights from the South West region and beyond.

"Our customers can look forward to enjoying a drink and a meal in the new and improved space during their next trip.”

Fi Butcher, UK & Ireland marketing director, SSP, said: “Brigg & Stow at Bristol Airport is a prime example of our team’s success in delivering truly local experiences to travellers.

"Everything is a reflection of the Bristol region - from the design of the space which draws inspiration from Bristol Bridge, and features graffiti-style graphics, down to the title of the outlet, which is derived from Bristol’s original name of ‘Brigg Stow’ (meaning ‘‘meeting place at the bridge’ in the original Saxon).

"Our research shows us that today’s traveller is looking for more sustainable food and beverage options, so as much as possible we aim to work with local suppliers.

"Our local partnerships include gins from Bristol-based, carbon neutral micro distillery, Psychopomp Microdistillery, ciders from local-favourite, Thatchers Cider and cheddar cheese and breads from family run businesses, Barber’s Cheddar and Hobbs House Bakery.”

Bristol Airport is expected to experience one of its busiest summers this year, with people flying to a wide range of destinations on their holidays.

Having a place to eat and drink while waiting for your flight could make your travels all the more enjoyable.

For more information, please visit the Bristol Airport website.