Christmas comes early at Terminal 3 with the arrival of Luke Mangan’s Bistro & Bar

Friday 22 December 2023

  • Chef Luke Mangan’s new restaurant opening today at T3 domestic terminal
  • Luke’s Bistro & Bar is located through security with seating for 200 guests
  • Slick and modern menu caters for time-pressed passengers
  • Sydney Airport expanding food and beverage offering as passenger numbers surge

Renowned Australian chef and restaurateur, Luke Mangan, has today launched new restaurant concept ‘Luke’s Bistro & Bar’ at Sydney Airport’s T3 domestic terminal, just in time for Christmas.

Located after security, Luke’s Bistro & Bar has places for 200 diners split between bar seating for those on the go and inviting booths and tables for those looking to settle in and enjoy the exquisite menu and wine list.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu includes a full seafood bar, shared plates, family favourites and a comprehensive set of classic cocktails and drinks with a signature Luke Mangan twist.

Luke Mangan Luke's Bar and Bistro

Chef Luke Mangan said: “Luke’s Bistro and Bar is for everyone, whether you want to come in and enjoy a full breakfast, lunch or dinner, or just grab a quick bite and go.”

“You can have a glass of wine at the bar or the seafood counter or sit down with your family and friends in one of our comfortable booths to enjoy a meal together.

“I’m big on open kitchens and open spaces and I love seeing people sitting at the counters and bars enjoying their food while they chat to the staff.”

Sydney Airport’s Executive General Manager Commercial Mark Zaouk said: “We are thrilled to welcome Luke Mangan to the T3 domestic terminal, offering a touch of gourmet flair to our domestic dining experience.”

“Luke's reputation as a renowned Australian chef and restaurateur precedes him, and we are excited to showcase his culinary expertise to domestic travellers.

“With passenger numbers continuing to grow, our food and beverage offering has been expanding, with a host of newcomers moving in across our domestic and international terminals.

“We now have a curated dining offering that reflects the quality and diversity of Sydney’s rich food experiences. Whether our passengers are looking for a great coffee, local seafood, authentic international flavours, simple family favourites or a fine dining experience, they can find it at Sydney Airport.”

The arrival of Luke Mangan’s Bar & Bistro comes as part of a wider remix of the food and beverage offer across all three Sydney Airport terminals.

Recent newcomers to the T2 and T3 domestic terminals include KFC, Oporto, Liv Eat, Loop Bagels and Taste of Thai, and Espresso@T3 with Sydney Coffee Exports, Great Northern Bar, the Stone and Wood Bar and All Press all landing soon.

Pulp and Grind Liv Eat

These arrivals bring the total number of food and beverage outlets across the domestic terminals to 45, catering for travellers who need on-the-go options through to those who have time up their sleeves to enjoy a vibrant selection of fresh and made to order meals.

In T1 international, PappaRich leads a number of new arrivals alongside perennial crowd pleaser KFC, and offers an authentic Malaysian experience and is serving its signature dishes, including Nasi lemak, Roti Canai and its renowned iced teas.

The T1 terminal boasts diverse French and Modern Australian cuisine from The Bistro by Wolfgang Puck, where passengers can sit upstairs and overlook the airfield while enjoying a true restaurant meal and glass of champagne.

Lilong by Taste of Shanghai offers travellers fresh, hand-made dumplings, authentic noodle dishes and popular street food favourites.

Opening soon in the T1 international terminal are Betty’s Burgers, Mad Mex and Atrium Bakery Café which will complete the stable of 30 food and beverage options for international travellers.

Note to Editors

  • Photos Luke Mangan and signature dishes from Luke’s Bistro & Bar available HERE
  • Photos of new food and beverage outlets to Sydney Airport available HERE