This Cathay Pacific The Wing First Class Lounge HKG Review is from a recent Cathay Pacific First Class trip, including stays at luxury hotels in Hong Kong and Vietnam. For prior posts in this trip report, see
Cathay Pacific The Wing First Class Lounge Hong Kong Location, Hours and Access
Cathay Pacific's The Wing First Class Lounge is situated in Terminal 1, Level 7, near Gate 2, a short walk after clearing security, and about a 15 minute walk from The Pier First Class Lounge. The Wing First Class lounge is open daily from 5:30am to 00:30, just after midnight, and access is open to these passengers:
- Cathay Pacific or Dragonair First Class + 1 guest
- oneworld First Class + 1 guest
- Asia Miles Marco Polo Diamond Member + 2 guests departing on Cathay Pacific, Dragonair or oneworld carrier flights only
- oneworld Emerald elite member + 1 guest departing on Cathay Pacific, Dragonair or oneworld carrier flights only
Cathay Pacific The Wing First Class Lounge Hong Kong Amenities and Cabanas
Cathay Pacific's The Wing First Class Lounge doesn't offer spa massages, but it does have its own highlight: Cabanas that are far newer, cleaner and sleeker than the British Airways Concorde Room Cabanas. There are 5 Cabanas, so if you'd like to reserve one, I recommend going straight to the reception desk. At the time I was there, in the late morning, there was no wait and I was escorted straight to a Cabana, but during busier times they may all be taken and there's a wait list.
In consideration of other passengers, Cathay asks that you limit your time in a Cabana to 1.5 hours:
The Haven Dining Menu and Food at The Wing First Class Lounge
The Wing does offer a light self-serve buffet and tea bar in one of the main open seating areas, with some sandwiches, fruit and fruit tarts:
There's also a bar, where I had a mango juice. I asked if it was freshly squeezed and was told it was, although it tasted canned and not fresh squeezed at all.
Here's a wine list and cocktail menu:
The Haven is the main dining room at The Wing, and offers both a self-serve buffet as well as a la carte dining.
Here's the menu from my visit:
I chose the Salmon Fillet with White Quinoa and Beet, which was so quick to come out, it seemed doubtful that the salmon had been prepared to order; it was probably reheated in some way, which would explain why it was slightly overcooked. It was still tasty, and I do give credit for at least having organic white quinoa and the nice presentation.
The portion was the perfect size, not too large, so I tried a few items from the self-serve buffet as well, which offered char siu pork (delicious), steamed dim sum (very average), sushi (average), fresh fruit, smoked salmon, cheeses and desserts.
If you've recently visited Cathay Pacific's The Wing First Class Lounge in Hong Kong, what was your experience?
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