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No. 1 Lounge at LHR Terminal 3

With batmandds arriving from FRA at the same time as my MUC flight, we met just before Terminal 2 Immigration and headed downstairs to the inter-terminal shuttle to Terminal 3.

OK, this is one ancient terminal.  We re-cleared security and headed for the transit desk.  Helpful SkyTeam agent contacted Garuda with our flight and passport info.   A few minutes later, he advised us to go to the lounge where a Garuda rep would find us with our boarding passes.

Garuda uses the something called the No. 1 Lounge, which seems to be the main lounge for airlines with limited LHR service.  Although not fancy, it's a rather pleasant Business Class facility, ith a number of smaller reserved rooms for First Class passengers.  We found a good spot in one of those rooms to spend the next 4 hours. Staff was friendly and very helpful.  Wifi was adequate and I was able to get some work done and then take a shower.

There was a limited selection of serve yourself food options in the main section of the lounge.  In addition, we were offered a menu with made to order dishes.  

Our spot in the First Class section of the lounge.

About a half hour after we arrived, a personable Garuda rep Luke stopped by and introduced himself, delivered our boarding passes and advised that he would be escorting us to the gate and plane.