Cunard has unveiled a number of new culinary experiences set to debut on board the remastered Queen Mary 2.
Cunard is already renowned for serving some of the finest cuisine at sea and new dining venues introduced to the flagship will offer enhance the offering even further. New menus and new venues have been revealed, all of them set to whet our taste buds ahead of the official lunch of the Remastered Queen Mary 2 in June 2016.
New venues set to debut aboard include:
A peaceful lounge area offering light breakfast and lunches, alongside speciality tea and coffees and a dedicated patisserie counter.
» Eggs Florentine on a Toasted Buttered English Muffin with Sautéed Lemon Spinach and Shallots
» Sour Dough Toast with Maple Cured Bacon, Scrambled Egg and Monterey Jack Cheese
» Scandinavian Seafood Platter with Horseradish Cream
Exactly 80 years since the first Verandah Grill took to the seas on Queen Mary in May 1936, Cunard’s signature restaurant will return aboard the Queen Mary 2.
The menu will be a celebration of fine, contemporary French cuisine, with dishes designed to evoke the flavours of great regional cooking from southern France. Expertly sourced produce includes French specialities such as Gascon Black Pig, Chalosse Duck and Bayonne Ham, whilst dishes also showcase ingredients such as Highland Venison, Galician Beef and Amalfi Coast Lemons. The Verandah will serve a fixed price Lunch ($20pp) and Dinner menu ($35pp).
Sample Verandah Grill menu:
» Sea Scallop Ceviche Salad, Smoked Eel, Apple
» Asparagus Spears, Oeuf Mollet, Pink Grapefruit, Warm Mayonnaise
» Bayonne Ham, Gruyere Gourge, Vegetable Chiffon, Olive Oil Jelly
» Magret of Chalosse Duck, Yorkshire Rhubarb, Nave, Orange Fondant
» Rack and Shoulder of Dorset Lamb, Panisse Fritters, Nicoise Tapenade, Smoked Tomato Chutney
» Galician Aged Beef, Escargots and Bone Marrow, Pont Neuf Potatoes, Romensco, Marcona Almonds
» Wild Turbot en Papillotte, Skate and Mussel Cannelloni, Chilli Crevette Rose
» Amalfi Lemon Meringue
» Chocolate Ganache and Tonka Bean Mousse
KINGS COURT BUFFET
Queen Mary 2 Remastered will debut a completely transformed Kings Court Buffet. New and improved features include new menus, pre-set tables and waiter served drinks, along with the introduction of a brand new American BBQ concept called Smokehouse. Over 80 new lunch dishes and 50 new dinner dishes will be launched in the Kings Court restaurant.
Samples Smokehouse Menu:
» Smokehouse Signature Nachos
» Loaded Potato Skins
» Buffalo Style Chicken Wings
» Slow Cooked Smoked Chipotle Beef Brisket*
» Blackened Salmon
» Memphis Style Baby Back Ribs
» Buttermilk Fried Southern Fried Chicken
QUEENS & PRINCESS GRILL RESTAURANTS
Cunard Grills already afford guests the most sophisticated dining experience at sea but Cunard is seeking to strive for new standards of excellence for its most discerning guests. A new evening menu has been designed exclusively for Cunard Grill guests, taking 12 months in the making and developed in collaboration with chefs from each of Cunard’s Three Queens. The menu will feature a host of new dishes developed exclusively for the entirely refurbished Queens Grill and Princess Grill restaurants.
Sample Cunard Grills Menu:
» Arbroath Smokie and Leek Soup with Caviar
» Devon Crab Cannelloni Braised Baby Fennel, Shellfish Cream and Sauce Vierge
» Fillet of Wild Atlantic Turbot, Morel Mushrooms, Truffle Purée, Fresh Almonds, Potato Gnocchi and Almond Milk
» Roast Breast and Confit Legs of Grouse, Black Pudding, Salsify, Beetroot, Blackberries and Toasted Hazelnuts and a Raspberry Vinegar Sauce
» Grilled 28 Day Aged Onley Grounds T Bone Steak, Herb Butter, Pont Neuf Potatoes, Black Garlic and Cherry Tomato Confit
» Cherry and Cinnamon Parfait, Marinated Cherries
» Grand Marnier Soufflé, Sauce Anglaise
Which of the new dining venues has whet your appetite for the launch of Queen Mary 2 Remastered?