Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Miles&Points > Airlines and Mileage Programs > British Airways | Executive Club
Reload this Page >

Club Europe catering | menus, reviews and photos

Club Europe catering | menus, reviews and photos

    Hide Wikipost
Old Jul 18, 22, 8:55 pm   -   Wikipost
Please read: This is a community-maintained wiki post containing the most important information from this thread. You may edit the Wiki once you have been on FT for 90 days and have made 90 posts.
 
Last edit by: Tobias-UK
Wiki Link
Please do not quote photos in this thread.

Details of band and service timings can be found here: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/30193785-post1.html

Sister thread: Club Europe catering | opinions and general discussion
Archived thread Club Europe catering | menus, reviews and photos (Sep 2018 to Mar 2022)




Print Wikipost

Old Mar 16, 22, 8:25 am
  #31  
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Programs: BA Gold, Mucci
Posts: 1,344
Originally Posted by Sealink View Post
16MAR22 INV LHR BA1469

An absolute step change in quality. Full on flavour.
Look at THAT! That's some meal. Look at all the colour - it looks like a meal I'd like to eat. Glad to hear it was amazing!

Exciting!!
Sealink likes this.
FlightDetective is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 8:31 am
  #32  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Falkirk, Scotland,VS Red, BA Gold, HH Diamond,UK Amex Plat
Programs: Master of the Privy Purse des Muccis
Posts: 16,448
Hi

Now this is where BA could do itself some favours and send out emails to pax who have flown club during covid saying something like

Thank you for your continued loyalty
appreciate your patience with us during covid regarding food quality.
we are now rolling out an improved club europe food service

And post a few photos like those above.


That would be a good email imho.

Regards

Tbs
The _Banking_Scot is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 8:57 am
  #33  
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Programs: Accor ALL Gold, BAEC Gold, HHonors Gold, Marriott Gold
Posts: 69
Well, Im crying because Ive ordered a special meal which I cant cancel for tomorrows flight from IST 😭

Sods law really. What are the chances the crew will let me have a normal meal if I ask nicely?
marcokng is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 9:03 am
  #34  
Ambassador, British Airways Executive Club, easyJet and Ryanair
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: UK/Las Vegas
Programs: BA Gold (GGL/CCR)
Posts: 14,906
Originally Posted by marcokng View Post
Well, I’m crying because I’ve ordered a special meal which I can’t cancel for tomorrow’s flight from IST 😭

Sod’s law really. What are the chances the crew will let me have a normal meal if I ask nicely?
Nil I would say. BA exact cater in CE so unless some other passenger refuses a meal (unlikely on such a long flight) you're stuck with what you ordered.
orbitmic likes this.
Tobias-UK is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 9:22 am
  #35  
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: UK
Programs: BA GfL & GGL, MB Titanium, IHG Platinum, Hilton Diamond
Posts: 1,806
The special meal might actually be pretty good especially if the quality has also increased in line with the standard offering.
GOTBound likes this.
MaxFlyer is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 9:28 am
  #36  
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 870
Plastic covers, foils etc are supposed to be removed btw, that's the new standard from March 15th. So bar, hot towels, it looks like a definite positive step in the right direction for Club Europe!
The _Banking_Scot and Genius1 like this.
AirbusA350 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 10:10 am
  #37  
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: London
Programs: BAEC GGL, BA Amex PP
Posts: 1,046


Breakfast LHR-JER (BA2770) this am which I guess is Express band (?) Muesli, fruit platter and a decent egg/tomato/cheese roll.

Last edited by nh1980; Mar 16, 22 at 10:15 am Reason: service banding comment
nh1980 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 10:50 am
  #38  
Ambassador, British Airways; FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Leeds, UK
Programs: BA GGL/CCR, GfL, HH Diamond
Posts: 37,352
Pre covid JER was alway a bit odd, express band with a band 1 service. That did mean you got a cooked breakfast so it does appear this has not reverted back to that.
The _Banking_Scot and Sealink like this.
KARFA is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 12:26 pm
  #39  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: London, UK
Programs: BA Gold, LX Frequent Traveller, IHG Diamond Elite Ambassador, Accor Silver
Posts: 15,402
Originally Posted by AirbusA350 View Post
Plastic covers, foils etc are supposed to be removed btw, that's the new standard from March 15th. So bar, hot towels, it looks like a definite positive step in the right direction for Club Europe!
Which begs the question, when is Club World reverting to the usual service?
stephenjc and AnaTravel like this.
Genius1 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 12:27 pm
  #40  
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 870
Originally Posted by Genius1 View Post
Which begs the question, when is Club World reverting to the usual service?
Not until Autumn 2022 as a minimum. That is more deeply intertwined with cabin crew shortages which is preventing resumption fully there. At least that is BA's line and I understand with BASSA's agreement (or at least acknowledgement) to it.
AirbusA350 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 12:28 pm
  #41  
FlyerTalk Evangelist
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: London, UK
Programs: BA Gold, LX Frequent Traveller, IHG Diamond Elite Ambassador, Accor Silver
Posts: 15,402
Originally Posted by AirbusA350 View Post
Not until Autumn 2022 as a minimum. That is more deeply intertwined with cabin crew shortages which is preventing resumption fully there. At least that is BA's line and I understand with BASSA's agreement (or at least acknowledgement) to it.
Hmm. Hopefully the quality / variety of the offerings on the single tray can be improved, and the coverings removed. None of that is crew dependant.
Sealink likes this.
Genius1 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 12:32 pm
  #42  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: UK
Programs: MUCCI, British Airways Executive Club Gold
Posts: 1,728
Im genuinely baffled that the CE offering is now better than CW and that its the same single tray concept???
VSLover, Sealink, LPQ and 1 others like this.
tom139 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 12:40 pm
  #43  
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 870
Originally Posted by Genius1 View Post
Hmm. Hopefully the quality / variety of the offerings on the single tray can be improved, and the coverings removed. None of that is crew dependant.
Of course, I was solely responding to the full service query, which I assumed OP was inferring to the course-by-course service
From BA's own press releases, I believe there will be some interim CW improvements though, of which removal of coverings and improvement of menu itself might be on the cards. So I don't think it'll be a slog until Autumn with this current service/product standard. I would expect sometime before the British summer season, in time for holidays, is when an improvement there will take place, as a pre-cursor to resumption of "full service" from Autumn.
Genius1 likes this.
AirbusA350 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 1:28 pm
  #44  
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Programs: BAEC Gold
Posts: 1,257
Originally Posted by Genius1 View Post
Hmm. Hopefully the quality / variety of the offerings on the single tray can be improved, and the coverings removed. None of that is crew dependant.
Where do you think all the surplus bangers & mash is headed?
Genius1 and orbitmic like this.
Agent69 is offline  
Old Mar 16, 22, 4:44 pm
  #45  
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Southampton
Posts: 164
BA1306 ABZ-LHR 16-Mar

According to BA, or Do&Co, this is an onion bhaji. Hmmm. Pretty to look at but a huge disappointment as I quite fancied what I call an onion bhaji. This was a rock hard piece of pitta-like bread with some unidentifiable veg inside, hard, impossible to eat with knife and fork and really bland. I eat anything....but I didn't finish this. Pud, melon and the mini-salad with those red crunchy seeds (pomegranate?) were all nice. Crew said 'just cut through the string' to open it. A BA knife did not work so I improvised with my new implants (teeth...) Maybe Do&Co sold this as an passenger entertainment food experience?

Last edited by Spongthrush; Mar 16, 22 at 4:48 pm Reason: forgot to mention the string
Spongthrush is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread