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What’s on the new British Airways airport lounge food menu?

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Two of the British Airways lounges at the south end of Heathrow Terminal 5 re-opened today.  What food are they serving?

Until 12.30, Business Class / Silver cardholders use Galleries Club South whilst First Class / Gold cardholders use Galleries First.  After 12.30, when traffic is lighter, everyone is using Galleries First.

If you were wondering what food is available, here is the post-breakfast menu, courtesy of readers Laura and Andrew.  As everyone will be in Galleries First after 12.30, this is what you will receive for lunch and onwards irrespective of the colour of your card or the class of your ticket:

British Airways lounge food

Remember that you need to order by scanning a QR code unless you specifically request a paper menu:

British Airways lounges QR code

…… with the camera on your mobile to bring up an online menu, with your order delivered directly to your seat.  There is no self service food.

The food is split into three sections post-breakfast.  You have house salads (click to enlarge):

British Airways lounge menu

Hot dishes:

British Airways lounge menu

….. and afternoon tea:

British Airways lounge menu

Here are the meatballs, which are reportedly very good:

British Airways lounge food meatballs

The standard range of Galleries First drinks is available, including champagne.  This means that Silver cardholders and Club World / Club Europe flyers are getting an upgrade on the quality of drinks available!

Overall, British Airways seems to have done an excellent job here – credit where it’s due.

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Comments (38)

  • CV3V says:

    Meatballs, fine dining indeed, but are they as good as Ikea’s?

  • K4 says:

    If you live in West London, there really isn’t much point booking a hotel before flying from Heathrow!

    • Rob says:

      We did it once when we had a very very early departure and we wanted some extra time in bed! It is less stressful because you just get up and leave the hotel without all the frantic last minute packing, ‘have we shut all the windows’ type panic which I didn’t want at 4am …..

      • K4 says:

        I suppose it depends where in London you live.

        25 mins on the M4 or Piccadilly line, from Chelsea, Chiswick or Kensington really isn’t worth £200 for a night at the Sofitel to me.

        • Rob says:

          We didn’t stay at the Sofitel. We did a cheap night at the old CP which also has an excellent pool, which kept the kids happy and also helped justify the cost (which wasn’t much).