Why consider specialty dining on a cruise ship?
One of the many benefits of cruising is that your food is included in your fare. There is often a wide variety including the buffet, a la carte choices, ice-cream parlours and pizzerias to name a few.
Whether it be a special occasion or trying some new and different cuisines, have you considered a specialty dining experience on your cruise?
Some feel they don’t want to spend extra to eat in a specialty restaurant when they’ve already paid for it in their fare. But here are just a few highlights of the specialty dining options on offer on my recent visit to the Majestic Princess and why I think specialty dining can offer up some amazing value and experiences.
Majestic Princess has 2 restaurants with Michelin stars;
Harmony – classic Cantonese from Chef Richard Chen
La Mer – A French Bistro by Emmanuel Renaut
Consider the cost of dining out at a Michelin star restaurant in any city around the world compared to the minimal charge onboard your cruise ship. You’ve got a deal right there! These restaurants are a lot smaller than some of the other dining options on board so also provide an ideal option for something smaller and more intimate while experiencing some gastronomic delights
If you’re looking for an extra special experience on Majestic Princess, then look no further than The Chefs Table Lumiere. Depending on the length of cruise, there may only be a couple of nights where this is available. You can’t pre-book this experience prior cruise so if you want a seat, make sure to book this as soon as you get on-board. Get a behind the scenes look at the galley, champagne and hors oeuvres and an exceptional dinner created and hosted by the Executive Chef along with selected wines and a signed Princess cookbook. And you don’t want to miss sitting at the exclusive marble table and amazing Swarovski crystal display
Birthdays, anniversaries or milestones – or maybe you just want a new experience, consider a specialty dining option on your next cruise