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Celebrity Solstice - Dining


Celebrity Solstice – Dining 


Cruising all around the world is hugely in demand, and cruising close to home has become increasingly popular!  I was lucky to visit the Celebrity Solstice while tendered at Akaroa in January 2019.

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Cruising is a great way to have an all-inclusive holiday and enjoy the ship as part of the destination.  Along with the pools, world-class theatre shows, and activities on board, one of the first things to come to mind when cruising is the food!  Dining on your cruise is a major part of the experience and when you’re sharing a ship with 2850 passengers, you’ll be needing a variety of cuisine and a selection of restaurants to suit every mood.

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The good news is that on Celebrity it’s certainly a mix or quantity and quality! With a range of options including buffet, a la carte in the Main Dining Room (sample menu below), café style, Asian, Japanese, Grill and even a specialty restaurant for the health-conscious. You’ll be making meal time part of your holiday experience!  You can purchase specialty dining packages and beverage packages too. There are also a number of bars and social areas to enjoy on the ship.

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I’ve cruised on Avalon, Royal Caribbean and Princess and loved the different experience with each cruiseline. This was my first experience seeing a Celebrity ship, and I certainly wasn’t disappointed with the dining options here!  If you’re new to cruising, why not try a cruise close to home and see if you like it!



Main Dining Room :


Sample Menu



Cold Smoked Atlantic Salmon Roulade* With Shaved Cucumber Salad, Herbed Cream Cheese, Pumpernickel Points and Broken Salmon Caviar Cream

Beef Carpaccio* Layered with Dijon Aioli, Arugula Salad and Shaved Parmesan

Buffalo Style Frog Legs In Rustic Garlic-Parsley Butter, Served With Carrot and Celery Spears and Blue Cheese Dressing

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, shellfish, eggs, milk or poultry may increase your risk of food-borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions

Soups and Salads

Spanish Seafood Soup With Saffron, Tomato, Garlic, Parsley and Calamari

Rich Vegetable Broth With Vegetable Linguini, Cellophane Noodles and Cilantro

Baby Spinach Salad With Bacon Bits, Chopped Eggs and Crispy Shallots

Crisp Romaine Lettuce With Julienne Carrots, Sliced Button Mushrooms, Chopped Radish and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


Mediterranean Chicken Pasta Served With Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomato, Sliced Mushrooms and Chardonnay Cream Sauce

Cedar Plank Grilled "Black Salmon"* Served with Yellow Corn Mashed Potatoes, Haricots Verts-Artichoke Ragoût, Crispy Bacon and BBQ Sauce

Quail Delight Roasted California Raised Quail with Wild Rice and Black Truffle Stuffing; Served Over Braised Savoy Cabbage, Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms and Sage Jus

Roasted Colorado Rack of Lamb* Dijon & Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb; Served with Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Broccoli Florettes, Glazed Baby Carrots and Rosemary Lamb Jus

"Celebrity's Signature" Beef Tournedo* Medallion of Beef Tenderloin, Ragoût of Morel Mushrooms & Pearl Onions and Roasted Potatoes; Served with Haricots Verts and Black Truffle Sauce

Vegetable Paella Paella-Style Steamed Vegetables with Israeli Couscous and Cilantro Aioli Crostini

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, shellfish, eggs, milk or poultry may increase your risk of food-borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions


New York Cheesecake with Fresh Homemade Berry Compote

Apple Pie à la Mode Our One of a Kind Blend of Golden Delicious Apples in Seasoned Brown Sugar, Baked in a Crispy Dough

Crème Brûlée Delightfully Balanced Vanilla Infused Custard with Caramelized Sugar Topping

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