From tantalizing sauces and warm breads to pastries baked three times a day, the world-class chefs create exceptional cuisine from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. And whether you’re sailing to Alaska or the Amazon, you’ll find a wonderful array of dining choices to suit any mood, from elegant restaurants to more casual options.
1) Traditional Dining
Traditional Dining is the classic cruise dining experience. Indulge in the freshly-prepared, award-winning cuisine, served at set times in an elegant dining room with the same waitstaff and table mates each evening.
Dining Hours: 1st Seating – 6:00pm 2nd Seating – 8:15pm
* Number of seatings and dining hours are subject to change. Actual times may vary based on itinerary per season.
* Requests for preferences are considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
2) Anytime Dining
Anytime Dining offers a flexible dining experience – just like a restaurant would – and gives you the freedom to dine with whomever you wish, at your convenience between 5:30pm to 10:00pm in elegant, upscale venues.
* Not available on voyages round-trip from Japan.
* Not available while operating in Australia.
3) Specialty Restaurants
Variety is the spice of life, especially when it comes to gourmet fare. That's why Princess offers several Specialty Dining options for you to choose from on every ship. These distinctive restaurants provide intimate dining in an upscale atmosphere. Reservations are suggested at these popular venues. And because these restaurants at sea are truly a special treat, a cover charge of USD 29 will apply per person. 50% discount applied to children aged 3-12 years old. No charge for children under 3 years of age.
- Sabatini's - Serves up an authentic Italian dining experience in a remarkable eight-course meal. The stellar menu features both local seafood specialties and other regional favorites.
- Sterling Steakhouse - Experience a more refined approach to the traditional steakhouse. Enjoy the best, most tender cuts of beef, such as New York Steak, Porterhouse and Filet Mignon.
- Kai Sushi Restaurant - An exquisitely decorated traditional sushi bar, serving up sushi and sashimi expertly prepared before your eyes.
* Nominal ala carte pricing applies.
4) Casual Dining Venues
When a casual mood calls, you have plenty of choices, even on formal nights.
Horizon Court - A tantalizing selection that changes throughout the day, to satisfy the most discriminating palate.
Crab Shack - Seafood lovers will have a full crab shack experience, complete with mallets, bibs and buckets. Diners can enjoy crawfish in a Bayou-style “Mud Bug” boil, spiced peel and eat shrimp, or a mixed steamer pot filled with snow crab, jumbo shrimp, clams, and mussels. Cover charge USD 29 per person.
Lobby Bar (Pâtisserie) - The place for pastries and coffees. Specialty drinks, wine, and beer are at current menu prices but there's no extra charge for food.
Prego Pizzeria (Poolside) - Wait until you taste this classic treat, 100% homemade, Neapolitan style. You can also choose to have it delivered to your stateroom during regular Pizzeria hours of operation (USD 3 Stateroom delivery charge applies).
Trident Grill (Poolside) - The all-American favorite, Burger & Hot Dog Grill.
- Sundaes (Ice Ceam Bar) - Complimentary soft serve ice cream and popcorn. A real hit with “kids” of all ages.
Afternoon Tea - Offers traditional afternoon tea, complete with tea, sandwiches, cookies, scones and the requisite hearty jams and rich, creamy spreads.
English Pub Lunch - A range of British favourites from bangers & mash, fish & chips and Ploughman's Lunch to cottage pie, complement a selection of traditional pub drinks such as Stella Artois, Bass Ale or Guinness.
5) Room Service
You may call for personal complimentary Room Service at any time of the day or night. To have continental breakfast delivered to the stateroom, fill out the breakfast card included in the stateroom portfolio and hang it out at night on the stateroom door in order to receive delivery the next morning at the time of your choosing. For a full stateroom menu, you may review the stateroom portfolio, call the number listed in the telephone directory or press the "Room Service" button on the phone.
6) Ultimate Balcony Dining
Enjoy an intimate, romantic dining experience with breathtaking views and a special meal served by your own dedicated waitstaff on your stateroom balcony. This special room service option is available for either breakfast (USD 45 per couple) or dinner (USD 100 per couple). Ultimate Balcony Dining features a hosted cocktail party, fresh flowers, champagne and a deluxe four-course meal featuring delicate sweet lobster tail or juicy steak among many available delicacies.
7) Chef's Table
The Chef’s Table is designed as a special treat for dining enthusiasts, and offers the rare opportunity to be welcomed into the inner sanctum of the ship's galley to enjoy a full evening of memorable sights, tastes and conversation hosted by the executive chef.
While many passengers are able to enjoy galley tours during the quiet off-hours, the Chef's Table experience takes interested diners behind the scenes during the height of dinner preparation where they'll also enjoy Champagne and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a special multi-course tasting dinner paired with selected wines in the dining room.
The Chef’s Table program is limited to approximately 10-12 passengers per table, at USD 95 per person and includes a complimentary copy of Princess' cookery book and photo taken at the private table with the chef.
Reservations are made onboard through the ship's DINE telephone line or in person at the dining reservations table set up on the first day of the cruise.
* Once onboard and subject to availability, you may attempt to switch preferences with 24 hours notice to the Maitre D’ (you may just call the number listed in the telephone directory). The staff will do their best to accommodate your preference.