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Difference between Terraces and Galleries Lounges

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Old Jan 11, 19, 7:23 am
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Difference between Terraces and Galleries Lounges

Hello All,
Im flying Club Europe MAN-LHR which means I can use the Terraces lounge at MAN. I just want to know however, what is the difference between a Terraces Lounge and a Galleries lounge?
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Old Jan 11, 19, 7:33 am
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Branding and that is about it.

Terraces are the "old old" branding.
Galleries is the "old" branding.
"BA Lounge" (yeah I know) is the latest branding.

The lounge at MAN is nothing special but there certainly are worse lounges in the world, and MAN is a bit of a nightmare in general.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 8:28 am
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Branding and that is about it.

Terraces are the "old old" branding.
Galleries is the "old" branding.
"BA Lounge" (yeah I know) is the latest branding.

The lounge at MAN is nothing special but there certainly are worse lounges in the world, and MAN is a bit of a nightmare in general.
Thanks. By deduction I was coming to that conclusion but its good to get it confirmed. BTW, is it just a branding difference or are you aware of differences in the offer between the lounges (CLUB). eg availability of food and wines?

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Old Jan 11, 19, 8:35 am
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Thereís no separate F section, itís pretty much a club lounge. Champagne on request, breakfast (IIRC) is porridge and pastries. There are non of the social items on request, they claim they never receive gluten free stock even though they try and order if
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Old Jan 11, 19, 8:39 am
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It's an okay (but not better) lounge as far as food and beverages go, no better than other outstations like AMS. The view is quite nice however.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 11:22 am
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Originally Posted by Pumplekin View Post
The lounge at MAN is nothing special .
Better food (e.g. bacon sarnies) and bar service not self serve (but champers not free) in the Escape lounge next door. Also friendlier staff IMO.
Better view and less crowded in BA lounge.
Your BA ticket doesn't get you in to the Escape lounge, but it's worth a look if you have some other way of getting free access like priority pass.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 2:12 pm
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The MAN lounge is OK but well past its heyday unfortunately.

It used to be MUCH bigger and buzzier when there were international BA flights (other than Billund) leaving from there.

Nowadays, it's a pleasant enough place but it feels a bit forgotten by BA - the computers in the work area haven't worked for months, the wifi is slower than 1Mbps and the only warm food is soup.

The team there do what they can with probably a pretty limited budget and the views are quite nice over the runway
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Old Jan 11, 19, 2:17 pm
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Originally Posted by ThatT1Feeling View Post
The MAN lounge is OK but well past its heyday unfortunately.

It used to be MUCH bigger and buzzier when there were international BA flights (other than Billund) leaving from there.

Nowadays, it's a pleasant enough place but it feels a bit forgotten by BA - the computers in the work area haven't worked for months, the wifi is slower than 1Mbps and the only warm food is soup.

The team there do what they can with probably a pretty limited budget and the views are quite nice over the runway
After navigating the consistently horrific security at Manchester, it always feels like the best place in the world for a short while.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 3:09 am
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Thanks everyone for your comments. I'm looking forward to using the lounge and I'm now planning on upgrading my next trip to club Europe too!

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Old Jan 13, 19, 1:45 pm
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In the MAN lounge - be aware that the lights in the men's bathroom are on a motion sensor. If you spend too much time in the wrong cubicle you can be left in the dark relying on the kindness of strangers to re-trigger the lights :-)
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