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Here is the British Airways Tom Kerridge food and drink menu in full

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Yesterday we mentioned the new Tom Kerridge designed menus which British Airways will be offering in all cabins on long-haul routes during August.  This is part of the #BA100 centenary events.

Someone posted the menu in the comments yesterday.  This is what you can expect:

First Class

  • Loch Fyne smoked salmon tartare with smoked mayonnaise, seeded cracker and quails egg
  • Fillet of halibut with roasted cucumber, girolle mushrooms, salad cream, accompanied by a classic Caesar Salad with sourdough croutons and pickled anchovies
  • Milk chocolate and amaretto tart with salted caramel and white chocolate sauce

British Airways Tom Kerridge menu

Club World

  • Severn and Wye smoked salmon with asparagus and gribiche dressing
  • Roasted breast of corn-fed chicken with braised pearl barley risotto and wild garlic
  • Chocolate and amaretto tart with salted caramel sauce

World Traveller Plus

  • Salad Dorset Blue Vinny cheese, celery, grapes and sunflower seeds
  • Roasted breast of corn-fed chicken with braised pearl barley risotto and wild garlic
  • Chocolate and amaretto tart, coffee and mascarpone cream

World Traveller

  • Gourmet smoked chicken stew with a variety of summer vegetables (starter and dessert are unchanged)

Apparently this menu can be at least partially pre-ordered – ignore what BA told us.

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Comments (71)

  • Andrew says:

    OT (bits) – BALPA/BA Appeal Hearing scheduled for tomorrow. From the Court of Appeal Civil Division Daily List for tomorrow:

    COURT 73
    Tuesday, 30th July, 2019
    At half-past 10
    From The Queen’s Bench Division
    A2/2019/1780 British Airways Plc -v- British Airline Pilots’ Association. Appeal of Claimant from the order of Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing, dated 23rd July 2019, filed 24th July 2019.

    • Rob says:

      My source was correct then!

      I’d like to pop down but I’m having lunch with Alex at the launch of BA2119 at the Saatchi 🙂

      • Lloyd says:

        This is an appeal by British Airways against the order made by Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing dated 23 July 2019 refusing to order an interim injunction preventing strike action by British Airways Pilots.

        British Airways has claimed that the ballot had not been carried out correctly and had failed to provide a list of the categories of employees who had been balloted and argued that British Airline Pilots’ Association’s failure to specify whether the pilots were in long- haul or short- haul fleets meant that the ballot could not be relied on.

        British Airline Pilots’ Association submitted that it was not required to provide that level of detail and that this would amount to a disproportionate interference with the right to strike.

        Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing held that British Airline Pilots’ Association’s notice of ballot had satisfied its obligation under section 226A of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

        British Airways argue that Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing’s conclusion is incorrect.

      • BJ says:

        I wonder whose mobile will ding with the appeal outcome first 🙂

    • Lady London says:

      Queen’s Bench is public court, isn’t it?

      Wondering what would “in camera” be listed as?

      • Andrew says:

        Link also says that the hearing will be live streamed:
        “This appeal will be live streamed live via the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website. For more information and to view the hearing please click the link below.”

        However, Rob, lunch at the Saatchi sounds far more appealing. Swap?

  • rams1981 says:

    OT Hilton family day at mcclaren. Bargain at 25,000 points for 4 people. Highly recommended if it comes up again.

  • Benylin says:

    OT: Booked LHR to Osaka Biz and HND (Tokyo) to LHR with Avios 2-4-1. Me and partner both basic BA members.

    For seat selection, what options do I have? Do I just have to pay up to select seats today?

    • BJ says:

      Pay with cash or avios (only if extremely avios-rich), select for free at T-24, take a chance, or achieve bronze before departure to select for free T-7d.

      • Joseph Heenan says:

        Or check how much it would be to upgrade to first, where seat selection is free. Given the seat charges BA asks for these days (and the 2-4-1) this may be a good option if there’s availability.

        • BJ says:

          With a 241 that would be (for both of you, not each) an extra 27k off peak or an extra 30k peak in each direction if F seats were available.

        • Benylin says:

          Oh is F free seat selection if booked direct with Avios? Missed that

          • BJ says:

            Yes, from time of booking. IMO it is worth it if you can spare the avios required.

          • BJ says:

            Just to add though, you are looking at change fees of £70 or £140 unless you made your reservations within the last 24h. Apart from the better seat, space and service in First, the other reason I think it is worth it is that in the unlikely event you are downgraded it is not a huge fall from F to CW whereas it is if you were to be downgraded from CW to WTP.

  • MarkH says:

    OT – I would like to say a big thanks to Hfp and regular contributors for all the useful tips I’ve picked up from the articles and comments over the past couple of years.

    Currently sitting on the Eurostar home from my first year wedding anniversary trip to Paris booked on points.

    Stayed 3 nights at the lovely Renaissance Paris Republique for 105k Marriott points + €60 supplement for the Bobo room (cash price was £726). Travelled on the Eurostar in Standard Premier for 60k MR (cash price was £330ish so not the greatest value but it was booked before the Amex changes when I was earning points faster than I could use them).

    Even missing the train due to slow immigration queues (Malaysian wife refuses to get a British passport…) wasn’t too much of a hardship as the cocktail bar was opening just as we arrived in the lounge!

    Anyway pretty chuffed overall and had a great time in Paris. Now looking forward to Lisbon in Sept to finally use my travel package. Thanks again all.

  • Olly says:

    @Rob’s comment, “Apparently this menu can be at least partially pre-ordered – ignore what BA told us!” A shining example of efficiency, BA not knowing their own product.

  • stevenhp1987 says:

    OT: Virgin Atlantic Credit Card holders… I paid my balance via the app on Friday. It showed as pending… Then the pending transaction disappeared Saturday and did not post basically maxing my card again and leaving my funds in limbo.

    Rang Virgin just now who said app payments haven’t been working and it should be allocated to my account by Friday. The money has already posted to the Debit Card too today…

    Anyone else experiencing this? It’s more of a nuisance as I’m sure the payment will be allocated eventually but these types of errors seem to keep occuring with the Virgin cards.

  • V says:

    O/T: Flying to US on BA Club ex-EU. Have 12 layover in London back at home. Can we still drop bags at LHR T5 rather than at 1st flight from EU and, if so, what’s the earliest we could on morning of flight?

    • Shoestring says:

      sure, the assumption being you don’t need to check luggage all the way through with your first flight

      so you (maybe) picked up luggage after your positional flight there & back, you get your 12 hr layover, now you can drop off luggage exactly as if this were a 15 day stopover, ie go there on day of flight and check in & drop it off

      in Club, there’s no particular hours limit before flight, so I guess dropping luggage off 5 hrs before flight will be fine

  • James says:

    Wildly Off Topic:

    Us there currently an Economist subscription Avios promotion ??

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