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After visiting Cathay Pacific’s The Cabin lounge in Hong Kong, I moved on to The Bridge, which is a much larger business class lounge that has been recently remodeled.
The layout of The Bridge is interesting. After you descend an escalator, you arrive at the check in desk, where from there you can either go to the left or the right. It seems the bulk of people go to the right, and that’s where I went first, as it seems that the desk staff point people there by default.
The theme of the dining area in The Bridge was The Bakery. There was a nice selection of dim sum as well as different western breakfast items and lots of different breads and pastries, plus sandwiches. There was a nice salad selection as well. While some of the items were the same as what I had seen before, many of the dishes were unique to The Bridge. It would be very easy for Cathay Pacific to have identical food in all of their Hong Kong lounges, so it’s great that they mix things up.
Also in The Bridge is The Long Bar, which is exactly that. It was still early, so it wasn’t crowded, but it was well-stocked and had plenty of seating.
There was also a TV lounge.
For those who are looking for some quiet, there are some quieter areas on the right side area, along with nice tarmac views, but overall the right side of the lounge is busier than The Cabin.
If you want more quiet in The Bridge, then you want to go to the left side. The odd layout means that you need to pass by the front desk once again, which somehow makes it feel like you’re sneaking across.
While the left side of The Bridge is smaller and quieter, it does go back farther than it initially appears. This side of the lounge also features shower rooms and a business center, though I needed neither.
There was a coffee bar as well.
The food on this side of The Bridge was also different, specializing more in snacks & desserts, including cheese, cookies & cake. There were also hot foods for lunch, which came out around 11:30am. Even though I had been snacking all morning and was going to be having a business class meal soon on my flight to Osaka, the hot food looked so good that I needed to try some.
Like every other Cathay Pacific lounge in Hong Kong, The Bridge is outstanding. I like how all the Cathay lounges are just different enough to give you legitimate options rather than just going to the biggest or the closest one. At the same time, if all you have time to do is go to the closest one, you’re not going to be sacrificing on the experience. I don’t know what The Bridge was like before it was remodeled, but now it’s a great lounge.
Read below for all of my posts about my trip around the Pacific Rim!
A trip around the Pacific Rim – Introduction
OneWorld Business Lounge Los Angeles LAX review
Cathay Pacific Business Class Boeing 777-300ER Los Angeles LAX to Hong Kong HKG review
Cathay Pacific Business Class Airbus A330 Hong Kong HKG to Kuala Lumpur KUL review
Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral review
A layover in Kuala Lumpur – Street markets & Petronas Towers
Cathay Pacific Lounge Kuala Lumpur KUL satellite review
Plaza Premium Lounge Kuala Lumpur KUL review
Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge Kuala Lumpur KUL satellite review
Malaysia Airlines Business Class Airbus A330-300 Kuala Lumpur KUL to Auckland AKL review
Air New Zealand Economy Class Airbus A320 Auckland AKL to Queenstown ZQN review
Queenstown Motel Apartments – Queenstown, New Zealand review
Queenstown, New Zealand – A Lord of the Rings tour
Day trip from Queenstown, New Zealand – Milford Sound
Queenstown, New Zealand – Skyline Queenstown
Craft beer in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown to Franz Josef, New Zealand by bus
Hiking to Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand
Franz Josef to Nelson, New Zealand by bus
Fellworth House – Nelson, New Zealand review
A beer & wine tour through Nelson, New Zealand
The best craft beer in Nelson, New Zealand
Nelson to Wellington, New Zealand by bus and ferry via Picton
A nerdy day at Weta Workshop in Wellington, New Zealand
Exploring the museums & parks of Wellington, New Zealand
The best craft beer in Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington to Auckland, New Zealand by bus
New Year’s Eve in Auckland, New Zealand
A rainy New Year’s Day at the Auckland War Memorial Museum
A rainy day at the Auckland Art Gallery & New Zealand Maritime Museum
The best craft beer in Auckland, New Zealand
Emperor Lounge Auckland AKL review
Malaysia Airlines Business Class Airbus A330-300 Auckland AKL to Kuala Lumpur KUL review
Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur review
A layover in Kuala Lumpur – Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia & Jalan Alor
Malaysia Airlines Golden Regional Lounge Kuala Lumpur KUL review
Malaysia Airlines Business Class Boeing 737-800 Kuala Lumpur KUL to Hong Kong HKG review
A visit to Tim Ho Wan in Hong Kong for dim sum
A rainy day in Hong Kong – Science Museum & Kau Kee noodles
Hong Kong – Victoria Peak & more great food
More dim sum in Hong Kong – Din Tai Fung & Dim Sum Square
A day trip to Macau from Hong Kong
Grand City Hotel Hong Kong review
The best craft beer in Hong Kong
Cathay Pacific The Cabin Business Class Lounge Hong Kong review
Cathay Pacific The Bridge Business Class Lounge Hong Kong review
Cathay Pacific Business Class Airbus A330-300 Hong Kong HKG to Osaka KIX via Taipei review
A layover in Osaka – Ramen, sushi, & exploring the city
JAL Sakura Lounge Osaka KIX review
JAL Business Class Boeing 787 Osaka KIX to Los Angeles LAX review