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Good news for Singapore regulars [QF F Lounge opens 2nd December 2019]

Good news for Singapore regulars [QF F Lounge opens 2nd December 2019]

Old Nov 14, 19, 2:58 pm
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Good news for Singapore regulars [QF F Lounge opens 2nd December 2019]

The Qantas First lounge formally opens on 2 December. I had a sneak peek yesterday and it is very impressive. It’s by the D gates so really easy for BA12, or if you’re arriving on BA11 and transitting onto BA15 for Sydney. Frankly though, it’s worth the walk even if you’re leaving from a C gate.

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Old Nov 14, 19, 4:49 pm
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Originally Posted by HFHFFlyer View Post
The Qantas First lounge formally opens on 2 December. I had a sneak peek yesterday and it is very impressive. Itís by the D gates so really easy for BA12, or if youíre arriving on BA11 and transitting onto BA15 for Sydney. Frankly though, itís worth the walk even if youíre leaving from a C gate.
Thanks for sharing this great news!
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Old Nov 14, 19, 6:58 pm
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Thatís great to hear! Any thoughts on how it stacks up relative to the First Bar in the BA lounge. Not the the bar is anything to rave about but I find it a big step up compared to the regular lounge.
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Old Nov 14, 19, 8:14 pm
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If it's anything like the first lounge in Sydney then it is totally and utterly incomparable to the dungeon. A different world.
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Old Nov 14, 19, 11:15 pm
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Originally Posted by flyingmonkie View Post
If it's anything like the first lounge in Sydney then it is totally and utterly incomparable to the dungeon. A different world.
I suspect that the dungeon is about to become redundant.

Maybe CCR card holders will now finally be allowed in!
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Old Nov 14, 19, 11:37 pm
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I usually use the lounge to get some work done, so if more people go to the QF F lounge in preference to the CCB, I wouldn't mind that. That'll be my gain.

Saying all that, I shall certainly be poking my head in to have a look at the new F lounge. If it's really quiet, I might even spend time there in the future.

(SYD/MEL QF F lounges are nice, but the novelty had long worn off, except for the hairy pav. Now, if the SIN F lounge is serving the hairy pav, then I'll be there!)
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Old Nov 14, 19, 11:48 pm
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Originally Posted by HFHFFlyer View Post
The Qantas First lounge formally opens on 2 December. I had a sneak peek yesterday and it is very impressive. Itís by the D gates so really easy for BA12, or if youíre arriving on BA11 and transitting onto BA15 for Sydney. Frankly though, itís worth the walk even if youíre leaving from a C gate.
Pictures. Or you werenít there!
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Old Nov 15, 19, 2:00 am
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Originally Posted by carrotjuice View Post
Pictures. Or you werenít there!
sadly I didnít take any. I shouldnít have really been there at all and I didnít want to get anyone into trouble....
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Old Nov 15, 19, 2:43 am
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Originally Posted by LTN Phobia View Post
(SYD/MEL QF F lounges are nice, but the novelty had long worn off, except for the hairy pav. Now, if the SIN F lounge is serving the hairy pav, then I'll be there!)
forgive me, what in the name of all that is sacred is a ďhairy pavĒ?!
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Old Nov 15, 19, 3:34 am
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Originally Posted by nancypants View Post
forgive me, what in the name of all that is sacred is a ďhairy pavĒ?!
Itís a pavlova thatís served broken up in a glass with Persian fairy floss on top, sort of like troll hair. Itís very good, the fresh fruit changes seasonally so it doesnít get stale, and has been a staple on the menu since the current F lounges opened.

hereís a pic I found from a google search:
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Old Nov 15, 19, 3:37 am
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Originally Posted by justin_krusty View Post
Itís a pavlova thatís served broken up in a glass with Persian fairy floss on top, sort of like troll hair. Itís very good, the fresh fruit changes seasonally so it doesnít get stale, and has been a staple on the menu since the current F lounges opened.

hereís a pic I found from a google search:
That looks another good reason to use the new QF lounge to me.
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Old Nov 15, 19, 3:39 am
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Is that a pavlova pretending to be Boris Johnson?
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Old Nov 15, 19, 5:40 am
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Originally Posted by Mike P View Post
That looks another good reason to use the new QF lounge to me.
this is the problem with never flying out of Sydney or Melbourne internationally!!
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Old Nov 15, 19, 7:01 am
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Originally Posted by justin_krusty View Post
Itís a pavlova thatís served broken up in a glass with Persian fairy floss on top, sort of like troll hair. Itís very good, the fresh fruit changes seasonally so it doesnít get stale, and has been a staple on the menu since the current F lounges opened...
I always find it amusing when a first-timer orders the Pavlova - they stare at it for what seems like minutes trying to decide what to do with the 'fur'. They sheepishly look around to see what others are doing with it!
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Old Nov 15, 19, 7:25 am
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Originally Posted by justin_krusty View Post
That is indeed the offending object, affectionately known as 'hairy pav', although it looks a bit tamer than usual. I don't know if it's staff members playing with me but mine often looks like it's having a serious accident with a hair dryer (don't try calling it hairy pav at SIN F lounge if they are serving it for a while - serving staff might not realise what it is for a while yet! But I've never even had them blink at my calling it at MEL/SYD F lounges).

It's one real signature pudding that they ALWAYS have, no matter how much downgrading they have done to other dishes (they used to have lovely sashimi-like things but I've not seen it for a while), and I am extremely fond of them.

Even if I am not slightest bit hungry, I always have it... Sad, I know! But it's my entertainment...


Originally Posted by Tobias-UK View Post
I always find it amusing when a first-timer orders the Pavlova - they stare at it for what seems like minutes trying to decide what to do with the 'fur'. They sheepishly look around to see what others are doing with it!
I still do it after what must be hundreds of times. Basically my attempt to find a new daft way of consuming it

The first timers often look a bit shocked at the hair, which is rather amusing.
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