American Airlines London first class lounge is located in Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport. That terminal has a cornucopia of lounges available for oneworld frequent flyers operated by some of the world’s best airlines.

As a result, the AA lounge is often overlooked as the poor cousin of the bunch. While it has not been renovated to be a Flagship Lounge and has some very tired, dated and out of style decor as a result, the food selection seems to be on point.

American’s London First Class Lounge

Let’s pretend we’re just there for the food, which is arguably one of the most important points of a lounge. This lounge features a separate dining area with tables and the menu is quite decent.

For those wanting self-service, there is plenty available. Classic Ploughman’s on white roll is an option as is Chorizo, cheddar, chive and salad wraps, not to mention Baba Ghanoush, Radishes, Cauliflower, Heritage Carrots, and a Cheese Platter.

But wait, that’s not all! You can also get Tzatziki, or a Caesar Salad, or have some Orzo Pasta, Spinach and Sundried Tomato Salad – or maybe you’d like the Quinoa and Vegetable Stir Fry Salad?

Those with a sweet tooth (Hi there!) might want to finish off with some Butterscotch Mousse, or perhaps Chocolate Cookies. I mean, what’s not to like??

Overall Thoughts

While everyone loves the Cathay Pacific London first class lounge, or heads over to the Qantas lounge, perhaps the real dark horse here is the American Airlines first class lounge. It seems to be holding its own, at least when it comes to the food on offer.

Hopefully the airline will give the facility an update sooner rather than later. When the Admirals Club in Washington National (okok, Reagan) looks better from a design point of view than a first class lounge in a place like London, you know it’s high time to sort that out.

What do you think of the American Airlines London first class lounge in Terminal 3? Is the food and drink up to par with the competing lounges there? Thank you for reading and if you have any comments or questions, please leave them below.

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