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Escape Lounge

Quick Lounge Booking

Children under 6 are not allowed

Escape to a tranquil environment suitable for both business and pleasure with The Escape Lounge located at East Midlands Airport.

In the Escape Lounge waiting for your flight is a relaxing experience. Escape has revolutionised the lounge concept at East Midlands Airport, and offers a tranquil setting that is the perfect place for both business and leisure passengers to start their journey.

Enjoy delicious complimentary food and drinks catering for both sweet and savoury preferences.

Dining & Bar

The complimentary buffet and a la carte offering is prepared using fresh locally sourced ingredients and is served alongside complimentary alcoholic and soft drinks.

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A complimentary selection of alcoholic and soft drinks are available throughout the day, including red wine, white wine, beer, cider and a selection of spirits, alongside soft drinks and fresh fruit juices. For those special occasion premium drinks can be purchased at the bar.

The escape menu caters for all tastes, you can enjoy the breakfast menu, which includes a selection of cereals, porridge and warm croissants or enjoy a freshly prepared breakfast bap.

Our brunch and afternoon menu offers a delicious selection of freshly baked pies and pastries, grazing boards, fresh salads, pasta and bloomer sandwiches, which complement the delicious soup of the day. A choice of freshly made tray bakes, cakes and biscuits are to be enjoyed by those with a sweet tooth.

Restaurant and Bar Menu's


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The Escape Lounge at East Midlands merges serene relaxation with the functional practicalities of an office space, with the provision of a free Wi-Fi catering for any last minute business needs before flying.

Check In at the Escape Lounge

You can check in to the lounge up to three hours prior to flight departure. Lounge access is reserved from the time you specified in your booking and your 3 hour entitlement commences from this time.

Dress Code

The dress code in the lounge is smart casual, shorts must be below the knee, baseball caps and football shirts not suitable for wear in the Escape Lounge, alongside hen and stag party attire and any items of clothing with slogans which may cause offence to other travellers.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 04:30 - 19:00
Saturday 04:30 - 17:00
Sunday 04:30 - 20:00

Children & Further Information

The Escape Lounge welcomes children over the age of 6. Unfortunately, we cannot accept entry for children under the age of 6. Children between the age of 6 – 11 pay a child rate whilst children aged 12 and over are required to pay the full adult price for entry.

Groups numbering over six wishing to use the Escape Lounge facilities must receive prior authorisation from the lounge before booking. Should you wish to make a booking for more than six passengers, please telephone 0871 310 3300.

The lounge is accessible for wheelchair users.

For any bookings made from 8th February for arrivals from April 1st, the following will apply:

  • Children aged 2 years and above will be allowed to use the Escape Lounges
  • A flat rate of £21.00 per person will apply for all users of the lounge
  • We must be made aware of all children and infants (0-2) years using the lounge otherwise they may not be admitted.


The lounge is situated after World Duty Free, opposite Gate 17.

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