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Old Jun 18, 22, 8:37 am
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Gosh LHR is a mess this afternoon. North Galleries an absolute tip, dirty glasses (supposedly cleaned) etc, and full to the brim. Lots of cancellations on the board - perhaps thatís not helping. I feel for the lounge staff having to deal with all of us!
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Old Jun 18, 22, 8:43 am
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North tends to get the brunt of shorthaul delays - it really struggles these days even in 'normal' peaks. If you're on long-haul or have more than two hours before your flight, wander over to T5B, it's usually much quieter.
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Old Jun 18, 22, 8:45 am
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North tends to get the brunt of shorthaul delays - it really struggles these days even in 'normal' peaks. If you're on long-haul or have more than two hours before your flight, wander over to T5B, it's usually much quieter.
am off to Madrid - actually hoping I get a B gate so I have the excuse!
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Old Jun 18, 22, 8:53 am
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ExceptÖ.

Iíve just noticed theyíre serving a 2014 Chateau Batailley (RRP £65 or so) - so Iíve changed my tune rather dramatically.
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Old Jun 18, 22, 8:59 am
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Iíve just noticed theyíre serving a 2014 Chateau Batailley (RRP £65 or so) - so Iíve changed my tune rather dramatically.
The BA lounge wine randomiser is always a joy. I'm sure someone at Waterside picks out wines with an idea of which lounge each is meant to go in. However, I don't think anyone on the ground is aware of this.
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Old Jun 18, 22, 9:02 am
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The BA lounge wine randomiser is always a joy. I'm sure someone at Waterside picks out wines with an idea of which lounge each is meant to go in. However, I don't think anyone on the ground is aware of this.
indeed. Drinking a really good red out of a dirty glass while eating a coronation chicken sandwich that must have cost sub 2p to make rather sums up the schizophrenic BA experience at the moment.
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Old Jun 18, 22, 9:05 am
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Iíve just noticed theyíre serving a 2014 Chateau Batailley (RRP £65 or so) - so Iíve changed my tune rather dramatically.
Full to the brim in a dirty glass?
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Old Jun 18, 22, 9:06 am
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Full to the brim in a dirty glass?
I donít know WHAT you mean.
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Old Jun 18, 22, 11:02 am
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am off to Madrid - actually hoping I get a B gate so I have the excuse!
Was on an IB to Madrid a couple of weeks back that left from C, so B lounge was a no brainer!
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Old Jun 18, 22, 11:45 am
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Originally Posted by Tootall33 View Post
Iíve just noticed theyíre serving a 2014 Chateau Batailley (RRP £65 or so) - so Iíve changed my tune rather dramatically.
LHR Galleries North is a bit of a secret spot for good wine. I had the best part of a bottle of 2014 Chassagne-Montrachet last time I was there.

EDIT: QR were serving Batailley in J last time I flew with them. Very acceptable claret!! 🍷🍷🍷
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Old Jun 18, 22, 12:56 pm
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LHR Galleries North is a bit of a secret spot for good wine. I had the best part of a bottle of 2014 Chassagne-Montrachet last time I was there.

EDIT: QR were serving Batailley in J last time I flew with them. Very acceptable claret!! 🍷🍷🍷
Was delicious! And thoroughly spoiled the RdD I had on the IB flight to be honest.
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Old Jun 18, 22, 1:53 pm
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Full to the brim in a dirty glass?
Alcohol is a disinfectant, and you need to disinfect the entire glass, correct?
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