Club Lounges - Best Bubbles

Old Jun 6, 19, 5:51 am
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Club Lounges - Best Bubbles

Greetings from Hong Kong.

The lounge here serves Perrier Jouet - a lovely champagne. The only other club I know of that serves it is Park Lane London.

Which IC club lounges serve quality bubbles?

The Grand Stanford here in HKG offers Mot....and I do remember liking the Hungarian bubbles in Budapest.

Paris Le Grand on the other hand - although available all day - is woeful. Thank heavens for the Cassis.
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Old Jun 6, 19, 10:27 pm
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Originally Posted by DonPedro View Post
Greetings from Hong Kong.

The lounge here serves Perrier Jouet - a lovely champagne. The only other club I know of that serves it is Park Lane London.

Which IC club lounges serve quality bubbles?

The Grand Stanford here in HKG offers Mot....and I do remember liking the Hungarian bubbles in Budapest.

Paris Le Grand on the other hand - although available all day - is woeful. Thank heavens for the Cassis.
As far as I know, below IC properties serve free flow geniune Champagne at Club Lounge or Breakfast time;

London Park Lane: Mot Chandon
Paris Le Grand: Nicolas Feuillatte
Amstel Amsterdam: Mot Chandon (in the breakfast only)
Dubai Festival City: Mot Chandon
Osaka: Louis Roederer
ANA Tokyo: now G.H. Mumm (Yearly rotation from G.H. Mumm, Louis Roederer, Nicolas Feuillatte, Piper-Heidsieck, and Mot Chandon)
Strings Tokyo: Everytime different, but geniune Champagne
ANA Manza Beach Resort: Periodical rotation choice from G.H. Mumm, Louis Roederer, and Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin
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Old Jun 7, 19, 7:25 am
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Originally Posted by Raynyan View Post


As far as I know, below IC properties serve free flow geniune Champagne at Club Lounge or Breakfast time;

London Park Lane: Mot Chandon
Paris Le Grand: Nicolas Feuillatte
Amstel Amsterdam: Mot Chandon (in the breakfast only)
Dubai Festival City: Mot Chandon
Osaka: Louis Roederer
ANA Tokyo: now G.H. Mumm (Yearly rotation from G.H. Mumm, Louis Roederer, Nicolas Feuillatte, Piper-Heidsieck, and Mot Chandon)
Strings Tokyo: Everytime different, but geniune Champagne
ANA Manza Beach Resort: Periodical rotation choice from G.H. Mumm, Louis Roederer, and Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin
The IC PL switched from Moet some time ago to Perrier Jouet.

I am not sure that any generic NV fizz is that great but as far as it goes I prefer Bollinger which I have never had served at an IC.
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Old Jun 8, 19, 7:41 am
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Crowne Plaza Fira Centre in Barcelona serves Mumm's or Moet

IC Frankfurt serves Champagne but you might need to request it, seems they do not always display it
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Old Jun 11, 19, 8:01 pm
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I am sure I had Veuve Cliquot at IC Robertson Quay in Singapore. But they were newly opened at the time so maybe they've started cost reductions.

I also recall a couple of evenings at the GS Hong Kong where i drank my body weight in Moet

IC Sydney, just a cheap generic sparkling wine which is a shame. That view deserves champagne.
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Old Jun 14, 19, 5:39 am
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Paris Le Grand downgraded to Henriot a couple of years ago.

iC Sydney serve Bimbadgen. Its a sparkling Smillon, sells for about AU$9 in the shops. Pretty poor.

Sydney Double Bay serves something similar - they bring glasses to the table so you never see the bottle.

Other major ICs that dont serve genuine champagne -

Singapore
Toronto
Montreal
Wellington


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Old Jun 14, 19, 6:54 am
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this list of IC lounges that do not serve real Champagne is quite long ;-)
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Intercontinental Toronto

No free alcohol of any kind. Prohibited by antiquated provincial law.
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I was always told "free alcohol is the most dangerous alcohol" ;-)
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Old Nov 14, 19, 2:11 am
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Updating with recent changes:

Dubai Festival City - no longer champagne (courtesy Saint77)
Paris Le Grand - Castelnau
Hong Kong - Barons de Rothschild (“upgrade from Perrier Jouet”)
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Old Feb 21, 20, 4:09 pm
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Originally Posted by DonPedro View Post
Updating with recent changes:

Dubai Festival City - no longer champagne (courtesy Saint77)
Does the lounge at the IC Dubai Marina or the IC Abu Dhabi serve champagne?

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