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Dining & entertainment
on an Antarctica
luxury cruise ship

You will find the following
on the typical luxury ship

Main restaurant


The venue becomes a full-service restaurant with both a la carte and tasting menus. It offers a changing variety of international specialties.


The dining room has large, wraparound windows to capture the changing views.

Breakfast & lunch

It's buffet (though menu service is available).

Second dining room


It is smaller and more casual than the Main Dining Room - and offers a lighter fare. It's the most popular venue for breakfast and lunch buffets (menu service is available on request). At night, it transforms itself into a (usually Italian) restaurant.

Other dining venues

Pool snack bar

Serves light fare like sandwiches and salads. Great when you come back from a morning excursion.

Room service

It's available 24 hours a day.

Pool deck barbeque

The culinary staff holds a themed poolside barbecue. The seafood barbecue (featuring lobster tails) was the guest favorite during my voyage.

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