London Gatwick South: First Lounge

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Open 05:15 to 20:00 hrs daily, for Gold/Emerald and First passengers, plus guest, usual oneworld rules apply.

Buffet from 05:15, menu food from 7am

For the Gatwick South BA User Guide, click here.
Details on the Club lounge can be found here:http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...ub-lounge.html
Temporary access directions for the new lounge can be found by clicking here.
Details on the Speedbird temporary South lounge can be found here: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/briti...ba-lounge.html
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Old Feb 4, 17, 3:36 am
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London Gatwick South: First Lounge

I can announce the first lounge is open for GCH or F pax only. Very nice. Photos to follow
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Excellent, thanks for passing the information along!
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Fantastic news, thank you. They have had plenty of time to make sure it's fully stocked anyway!
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Yes, my mother is in there now, says its packed and "nothing special". She said she is very underwhelmed.
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Originally Posted by BillyBleach View Post
I can announce the first lounge is open for GCH or F pax only. Very nice. Photos to follow
Originally Posted by Dave_C View Post
Yes, my mother is in there now, says its packed and "nothing special". She said she is very underwhelmed.
Opinion is clearly divided on the subject!

Anyway, it's open [at last], and I'm looking forward to seeing BillyBleach's images [and anyone else's].
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NOt sure if the access is being restricted as Aidy is in Clubrooms or maybe they literally only just opened as I arrived??

The entrance was through a backdoor staircase, the lifts weren't in use.



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Miserable day but nice location for the lounge overlooking the runway.
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Food was only self service, but they did have a full english and continental breakfast laid on.

Also well stocked bar and champagne. Lots of staff available to help, some handing out chocolates.
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There is no longer a menu to order from?!
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Sorry the quality isn't as good as I thought, turns out theres a smudge on my phone camera lens.
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There is no longer a menu to order from?!
As we entered they did mention this was a phased roll out for only GCH and F, maybe the kitchen isn't fully ready yet??
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On a positive it is a significant improvement on the old LGW F lounge. Much more space, lots of seats. Quiet areas and a decent sized study (space for 8).

Also a quiet corner with 4-5 big comfy chairs (like the Library @ No.1 lounges - no photo though as I was concerned I was prying on those sitting there).

Champagne bar, food area and coffee all in a single area. All self service today, though I would be surprised if a menu service in some form didn't return as the self service area is small.



Obviously not the same level as GF at LHR but isn't doesn't need to be.
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Good work there, Billy ... thanks
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