Picture this. You’re surrounded by breathtaking ocean views, bathed in the ambience of a restaurant that would surpass every expectation whether on land or at sea, where impeccably trained staff cater to your every whim.

Exquisite is an understatement when it comes to the culinary masterpieces that grace your table on these luxury cruise lines. Prepare for your senses to be delighted, as you are served the finest cuts of succulent meat to the freshest, sustainably sourced seafood and other incredible ingredients.

Join us on this culinary odyssey as we delve into the world of fine dining on luxury cruise ships. Bon appétit!

Azamara – Prime C

Welcome to Prime C, where every delectable dish is an art form, and every bite is a revelation. The steak and seafood restaurant aboard Azamara’s fleet provides an unparalleled dining experience, not only in the quality of the food, but also the sophistication and service. Their culinary experts are masters in crafting exquisite, intimate menus that will make your taste buds dance with delight.

From succulent, perfectly cooked New York loin steak, to succulent herb-roasted racks of lamb and an exuberant chateaubriand steak to share, Azamara’s chefs prepare every dish with the utmost care and attention to detail. Only the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients make up the menu, delivering flavours, aromas and textures that will excite even the most refined palate.

Add a hand-selected wine list to the mix – including exclusive labels that you won’t find anywhere else – and the entire gastronomic awakening at Prime C is taken to the next level. Whether you prefer to indulge in a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon or a crisp, refreshing Chardonnay, the sommeliers will recommend the perfect pairing for your meal.

Prime C ensures every diner’s time there is both personalised and unforgettable. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, or simply relishing the refined pleasures of exceptional dining, this steakhouse at sea defies expectations.

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Regent Seven Seas – Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim on board Seven Seas Splendor, Seven Seas Explorer and the upcoming Seven Seas Grandeur – launching November 2023 – is where the flavours of the Pacific come alive in a culinary journey that is both enchanting and indulgent. Expert chefs draw inspiration from the diverse cuisines of Asia to create dishes that capture the heart and soul of each region. Succulent Korean-style barbeque lamb chops, Thai red chicken curry and aromatic duck are just some of the dishes on offer across a menu that truly spans the length and breadth of the Pacific.

Pacific Rim is all about creating a culinary journey that encompasses the delicate flavours of this part of the world, as well as the bold, vibrant tastes you won’t encounter anywhere else. The ethos of this restaurant is to develop mouthwatering cuisine that will live on in the imagination for years to come.

All this is to be enjoyed in a pristine Regent Seven Seas Cruises dining room, where the staff provide personalised service that anticipates your every need. Muted lighting creates an indulgent atmosphere, while expansive windows afford views over the ocean that are every bit as impressive as the dishes themselves.

The intricate flavours and textures of each element of the menu are complemented by an expertly curated wine list. Wash down each amazing course with a tipple hand-selected by a sommelier, whether that’s a hearty Pinot Noir, or refreshing Riesling.

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Oceania Cruises – Toscana

Oceania Cruises Toscana transports diners to the sun-kissed hills of Tuscany, catering to discerning travellers who seek the very best in refined and personalised dining. The team of international chefs are well versed in bringing the flavours of Italy to life – and there are a few extra special touches that make this restaurant even more spectacular.

In the same way in which Tuscan cuisine has evolved from rich family traditions, many of the recipes served in Toscana have originated with the mothers and grandmothers of the cruise line’s own Italian culinary staff. They use traditional recipes and modern techniques that come together to create dishes that capture the highlights of Italy’s varied regions.

Indulge in unctuous risottos, perfectly cooked pasta and more unusual fare, all prepared with the freshest ingredients and the utmost care and attention to detail. The menu will evolve throughout the cruise to showcase not only Italy’s diverse regions but also the unique local ingredients of each port of call visited by the ship.

Stand-out dishes menu include octopus carpaccio with Champagne vinaigrette, and the artichoke and Parmesan cheese timbale with black truffle sauce. If you think you’ve savoured the best of Italian cuisine at sea, Oceania Cruises will set the bar even higher.

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Silversea – Kaiseki

Indulge in the captivating cuisine of Japan at Silversea’s Kaiseki restaurant, where the art of dining reaches new heights of elegance and refinement. Nestled within the luxurious confines of Silversea’s exceptional ships, Kaiseki takes you on a journey through the exquisite flavours and meticulous presentation of traditional Japanese cuisine.

The teppanyaki itself embodies a deep passion for tradition and performance that has been reinterpreted to perfection. Inspired by the five elements of Japanese nutritional cuisine, the balanced menus are designed to appreciate – and celebrate – the delicate equilibrium of yin and yang. For daytime diners, the menus offer a delightful variety of sushi, sashimi, and other raw Asian-inspired dishes, each thoughtfully crafted for balance and harmony.

Complementing the extraordinary culinary offerings at Kaiseki is an impressive selection of sake, embodying the essence of Japanese tradition and craftsmanship. Allow knowledgeable sommeliers to guide you through the nuances of this exquisite beverage, enhancing your dining adventure to new heights.

Kaiseki is a speciality dining option currently available across five Silversea ships: Silver Dawn, Silver Muse, Silver Moon. Silver Ray and the brand-new Silver Nova.

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Scenic – Lumière

Culinary masterpieces at sea don’t come much more refined than Scenic Cruise’s Lumière, a contemporary French restaurant that epitomises elegance and sophistication. Step into a world where culinary imagination comes alive, and where every dish is a work of art meticulously constructed to ignite all your senses.

Offered only for dinner service, be entranced as you step into an intimate and luxurious atmosphere, where everything from the elegant décor to the beautiful Champagne bar sets the stage for a night of indulgence and relaxation.

Enjoy a pre-dinner drink at the bar, where premium beverages are poured with the utmost care, accompanied by irresistible fried oysters and caviar that are offered to every diner who has made a reservation. With speciality dining included with Scenic, guests seeking the ultimate Lumière experience can indulge in a set degustation menu, where you can choose your preferred main meal and embark on a true gastronomic journey.

With a seating capacity of up to 35 guests, Lumière offers bespoke and personalised dining that really ensures an atmosphere of exclusivity. If world-class cuisine and service are what you crave, this is a restaurant that will deliver it in droves.

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