Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Community > Trip Reports
Reload this Page >

Copenhagen and Swiss First

Copenhagen and Swiss First

Reply

Old May 22, 18, 9:58 am
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Boston, MA
Programs: AA Million Miler, Mosaic
Posts: 1,262
Copenhagen and Swiss First

I had pretty much decided not to do a trip report but some time opened up and haven’t seen too much on Swiss in a while so here we are. With apologies to some, this will be photo- and not narrative-driven. It's also a bit food centric and focused on 3 things: a great dinner at Restaurant Naervaer, Swiss First lounge in Zurich and the Swiss First meal from ZRH to BOS.

This was my first visit to Copenhagen. I believe the weekend I was there was the first nice one weather-wise of 2018. So, spirits seemed high across the city and many people were out and about. You can’t really discuss out and about in CPH without referencing the bicycles.





A few indoor and outdoor highlights from around Copenhagen:









I stayed at the very cool Hotel Nimb. You never knew what you’d find outside your balcony.







On to dinner, Naervaer seats about 12-14 people at one U-shaped counter with the kitchen in the middle. You get to watch everything prepared, interact with the staff and enjoy a great meal. The food and hospitality were outstanding (but it doesn’t come cheap). Here are the highlights:














I love the Swiss First Class lounge in Terminal E and had planned a long layover (5 hours) to fully enjoy it. Initially, I had thought about visiting the renovated Terminal A lounge but tepid reviews kept me away. This paid off as I was able to get one of the two day rooms for a nap and shower.





By the time I finished up, all the early afternoon flights had left and I had the entire lounge to myself.





I headed in for delicious lunch – the cheese soup, in particular, was outstanding.








After many glasses of champagne, plane spotting and reading inside and outside, it was time for the flight. No photos of the cabin since it was the disappointing A340. Entertainment system worked only intermittently, seat froze up, not much privacy. Thankfully, we were only 3 of 8 in first but it’s time to retire this product. The terrific in flight crew was apologetic but there was only so much they could do. Here’s the recap of my dinner:












All in all, a good flight but not sure I’ll fly Swiss First again unless it’s the 777 or A330.
AJO and kellio33 like this.

Last edited by Yahtzee; May 22, 18 at 10:35 am
Yahtzee is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Sep 3, 18, 3:43 pm
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 373
nice photos, thanks for the contribution, as LX F reports are quite rare...!
probably due to lack of redemption opportunities except for SEN and HON.
rosenkavalier is online now  
Reply With Quote
Old Sep 4, 18, 12:43 am
  #3  
Moderator: Trip Reports
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Dubai
Posts: 3,109
So many bicycles!

Hotel Nimb looks amazing, great location too inside Tivoli.
DanielW is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Sep 7, 18, 3:48 pm
  #4  
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 6
Great photos. Thanks for the report!
amandarub is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old Sep 8, 18, 8:29 am
  #5  
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: San Francisco
Programs: GM on VX, UA, AA, HA, AS, SY; Budget Fastbreak
Posts: 4,420
Great TR! Bummer about the hard product for LX F!
gaobest is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread