Inventive dishes, world-renowned chefs and those quirky dining experiences you’ll never forget; as lovers of cruise – and food – we pick out what we think to be, some of the very best restaurants at sea.
Norman Love, one of the best chocolatiers in the world, has launched Chocolate Journeys onboard Princess Cruises. Chocoholics can find a cocoa fix during a chocolate cooking lesson with the onboard pastry chef; and the cocktail menu includes a chocolate chilli margarita and a chocolate salted caramel rum shake. You can also try an anti-oxidant chocolate body treatment offered in the spa!
Find Chocolate Journeys onboard Princess Cruises
Take your tastebuds on a journey and embrace unexpected twists on classic dishes at Qsine, found onboard selected Celebrity Cruises. You’ll order your food on an iPad menu and the chefs have been playing with taste, texture and presentation so you can dig into sushi lollipops and ‘popcorn’ fish ‘n’ chips. It costs an extra $45 USD, but it is guaranteed to wake up your palate.
Find Qsine onboard Celebrity Eclipse
Try the delectable cuisine of world-renowned chef, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa onboard a Crystal Cruise. Head to Silk Road or The Sushi Bar and Nobu-trained chefs will impress with innovative sushi and classic Japanese dishes with distinct Peruvian and European influences. You can taste yellowtail sashimi with jalapeno at The Sushi Bar and grilled wagyu beef rib-eye with wasabi pepper sauce at Silk Road. Delicious!
Find Nobu onboard Crystal Symphony
Setting a new standard in steakhouses, head to Prime 7 onboard a Regent Cruise for the most juicy, tender beef, which has been dry-aged for at least 28 days. Take a seat in a leather wing-back chair and soak up the surroundings of polished woods and earthy tones and dig into starters including jumbo Maryland lump crab cakes. Prime 7 is only open for dinner and is included in the price of your cruise.
Find Prime 7 onboard Regent Seven Seas Mariner
Caviar in the Surf
The Caviar in the Surf beach party is a signature experience on a Seabourn cruise, and guests are taken via the ship’s tenders to a soft sand beach where they can relax and enjoy Champagne and caviar on arrival, served by immaculately-dressed staff in the water. A lavish beach barbecue follows, served on fine china, with mouth-watering shrimp skewers, steak and lobster.
Find Cavier in the Surf onboard Seabourn Spirit