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JFK Chelsea Lounge | la mise jour du champagne

Old Dec 31, 2023, 9:29 pm
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JFK Chelsea Lounge | la mise jour du champagne

This thread is dedicated to our oenophiles who diligently share their updates on the champagnes on offer in the JFK Chelsea lounge.

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Old Jan 4, 2024, 11:52 am
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In Chelsea now.. Incredible service.. Choice of Dom, Krug or Cristal champers and really great food.. What a difference a couple of months can make!!
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Old Jan 4, 2024, 12:36 pm
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Originally Posted by RTW4
In Chelsea now.. Incredible service.. Choice of Dom, Krug or Cristal champers and really great food.. What a difference a couple of months can make!!
What a difference a few days make. I was there on 1 January. No Krug, Dom, Dom Ros or Cristal. One glass of LPGS and then that ran out. The only "premium" offering was LP Ros, which isn't much different in price from their regular cooking champagnes.
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Old Jan 5, 2024, 12:42 am
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Was I unlucky, or did they just not like the cut of my jib?

The bar was serving Moet when I turned up. I managed to persuade them that I would rather drink Mountain Dew and they came up with a bottle of Ruinart. Laurent Perrier Ros was also on offer.

All fine, but I was rather hoping for something for interesting to kick off the new year.
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Old Jan 5, 2024, 11:17 am
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Originally Posted by EuropeanPete
Was I unlucky, or did they just not like the cut of my jib?

The bar was serving Moet when I turned up. I managed to persuade them that I would rather drink Mountain Dew and they came up with a bottle of Ruinart. Laurent Perrier Ros was also on offer.

All fine, but I was rather hoping for something for interesting to kick off the new year.
The special (guest?? I can't remember what they call it) list isn't itemised on the menu, so I think the bar staff usually just assume you don't know what's on offer. I've had the list read to me which missed both Krug and LPGS, so I usually directly ask for a specific champagne. I also remind them that there is usually supplies in the back.

So basically, I guess it depends, but asking for a specific champagne usually gets results.
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Old Jan 5, 2024, 12:28 pm
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Champagnes on 28 Dec






Krug was my favourite!

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Old Jan 7, 2024, 12:38 am
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The special (guest?? I can't remember what they call it) list isn't itemised on the menu, so I think the bar staff usually just assume you don't know what's on offer. I've had the list read to me which missed both Krug and LPGS, so I usually directly ask for a specific champagne. I also remind them that there is usually supplies in the back.

So basically, I guess it depends, but asking for a specific champagne usually gets results.
I did try a surprised "Did you not have anything more interesting on offer today?" to which the answer was a firm no.
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Old Jan 7, 2024, 2:07 am
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Oh that carefree posture of punter behind Dom looks very classic Chelsea lounge. Or, what I can only imagine to be.
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Old Jan 7, 2024, 11:01 pm
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Question - do you have to sit at the bar to get the premium champagnes or can you order it from anywhere in the lounge?
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Old Jan 7, 2024, 11:26 pm
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Question - do you have to sit at the bar to get the premium champagnes or can you order it from anywhere in the lounge?
Anywhere in the lounge (well maybe not the showers). Just ask one of the servers.
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Anywhere in the lounge (well maybe not the showers). Just ask one of the servers.
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Old Jan 16, 2024, 6:26 am
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Seems like only LPGS Brut and Rose at least for today. 6 am - 9 am Jan 16.
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Arrived here early for BA 112 to LHR.. Without prompting was offered choice of KRUG, CRYSTAL, or DOM.. Lounge is empty
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1st world problem of course, but I wish there was more consistency here. Only had LPGS last time I was there. I did ask at the bar for options but that was it.
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Old Jan 21, 2024, 3:21 pm
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Sat DEC 20 AM - LPGS, Moet, etc, etc, etc, Krug. Cristal for the 2nd glass on request.

Sun DEC 21 PM - LPGS, Moet, etc, etc, etc, Dom. Nothing else on tap after a request.
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