Celeb Cruises meals information: A take a look at all of the eating places and eating choices on board

It is wonderful how Celeb Cruises’ meals has modified over time!

My first Celeb cruise was on Zenith, the road’s second purpose-built ship. It carried fewer than 2,000 passengers. Breakfast and lunch had been served within the ship’s buffet space, and dinner was served at set instances in the principle eating room. That was it. There have been no specialty eating places.

At present, Celeb Cruises ships are a lot bigger — with the smallest being nearly twice the gross tonnage Zenith had (91,000 gross tonnes versus 47,000 gross tonnes) — and have far extra space dedicated to meals.

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Selections on present Celeb ships vary from complimentary choices that your cruise fare covers to higher-quality meals that comes at an additional price. With totally different venues on totally different ships, all these selections can get complicated. Which Celeb eating places can be in your subsequent cruise?

Whether or not you have cruised with Celeb just lately or are new to the road, you want a meals information to maintain up with what’s obtainable on which ship. Understanding which meals selections every ship has is perhaps a deciding issue through which ship you guide.

You is perhaps shocked to be taught that meals selections can play a giant function through which cabin class you select on Celeb, as sure cabins and suites grant entry to unique eating places and complimentary room service or provide precedence seating in specialty venues.

Our Celeb meals information begins with a listing of all of the eateries, together with which ships they’re discovered on. After that, you may discover a number of the most-asked questions on Celeb meals. Word: Our information doesn’t cowl the Galapagos expedition ships, however you possibly can count on an indoor eating room and a multipurpose alfresco possibility on every of these ships.



Included for AquaClass friends, space-available foundation for Retreat friends; breakfast and dinner

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Visitors who guide an AquaClass spa cabin can entry the unique restaurant, Blu, for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is a delight, with contemporary fruit smoothies included day by day. The dinner menu modifications day by day, plus you possibly can order from the principle eating room menu when you’d desire.

The cruise line’s descriptions of Blu make it sound prefer it serves spa or wholesome meals. Whereas there are wholesome selections on the menu, I discovered the menu total to be extra akin to a important eating room’s — however with higher-quality meals.

For instance, breakfast choices embrace contemporary fruit smoothies every day — nothing fancy with components like greens or chia seeds much like what you should purchase on the Spa Cafe, simply tasty fruit in a glass. The ambiance and repair are extra like a specialty restaurant. Social media posts are crammed with cruisers who guide AquaClass rooms particularly for the privilege of eating in Blu.

Accessible: Fleetwide

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Brunch or Dinner on the Edge

Mounted worth; brunch and dinner on choose days

These two choices are alfresco meals experiences, reasonably than separate eating places. They’re scheduled occasions that happen on the Magic Carpet elevator positioned on the aspect of the ship. For these occasions, the Magic Carpet is stationed subsequent to the pool deck (aka resort deck). The dinner menu consists of seafood and chateaubriand.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Cabana meals

Included and a la carte; all-day eating

In the event you hire a deck cabana on the Edge Class ships or an Alcove on the Solstice Class ships, you may be introduced with an unique meals menu. The checklist consists of fruit skewers, snacks and sandwiches.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past, Eclipse, Edge, Equinox, Reflection, Silhouette and Solstice

Cafe al Bacio

A pastry and occasional drink from Cafe al Bacio on Celeb Cruises’ Celeb Ascent. ASHLEY KOSCIOLEK/THE POINTS GUY

Included and a la carte; snacks

Anticipate typical espresso store fare, together with pastries, desserts, tarts and cookies. Just a few of those are the identical as you’d discover within the buffet on the Oceanview Cafe, however I discovered that the majority are unique to Cafe al Bacio. On a current cruise, I loved eclairs, sugar donuts and a slice of luscious crimson velvet cake. There are usually three or extra cookie selections, whereas the ice cream space in Oceanview usually solely has one.

The baked items are complimentary; espresso and specialty teas are priced a la carte however are included in each the Traditional and Premium beverage packages. A gelato counter is discovered subsequent to or throughout from the espresso and snack counter. Not like the ice cream counter within the buffet space, this gelato comes with an added cost. Captain’s Membership members obtain a free scoop per cruise beginning after you earn 2 cruise factors or full your first cruise.

Celeb Edge Class and Solstice Class ships have a second Cafe al Bacio (known as Il Segundo Bacio) situated within the Oceanview Cafe buffet space. The menu of drinks (additional cost) matches what you’d discover in the principle Bacio location on board, which makes it a handy spot to seize a specialty espresso or glass of wine to accompany your informal meal. Simply do not count on the specialty snacks discovered on the important location; you possibly can decide up snacks on the buffet as an alternative.

Accessible: Fleetwide

Cosmopolitan Restaurant

Included and a la carte; breakfast, lunch on sea days and dinner

That is the purpose at which Celeb meals selections turn into complicated. In an effort to interrupt away from the standard important eating room expertise, Celeb Edge Class ships break up the principle eating room into 4 distinctly adorned eating places, every with a menu that’s made up of fundamentals obtainable in all 4, plus alternatives which can be unique to that restaurant. Visitors are assigned to one of many 4 however might choose to dine at any of the opposite three at any time they select.

Cosmopolitan, serving day by day breakfast and lunch on sea days, is the one most carefully resembling an ordinary important eating room. The dinner menu modifications nightly however consists of some gadgets which can be at all times obtainable. There are additionally premium alternatives of filet mignon and broiled lobster tail that include an added cost.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Craft Social

A la carte; all-day eating

They’d me at “Mac ‘n’ Brie.” Craft Social is a bar, however it has a considerably secret bar meals menu. It is actually solely a secret when you do not usually go there to drink. Everybody who frequents the place is aware of in regards to the good eats.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Cyprus Restaurant


Included and a la carte; dinner

Cyprus is among the 4 important eating rooms on Edge Class ships. It includes a fundamental menu that’s obtainable in all 4 eating rooms, plus an unique menu of Mediterranean choices (suppose: lamb kabobs or coq au vin).

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Eden Cafe

Included; breakfast and lunch

Celeb gives breakfast and lunch counter service at Eden Cafe throughout restricted hours. It’s close to the favored specialty eating venue, Eden Restaurant, however the meals served on the cafe is complimentary. Specialty coffees and teas like these served at Cafe al Bacio, plus grab-and-go meals and lighter fare like soups and salads include an added cost.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Eden Restaurant


Mounted worth; dinner

That is high-quality eating with an earthy menu that includes seafood, lamb, beef and hen entrees. Three totally different eating experiences can be found: the principle menu, a seven-course tasting menu with elective wine pairings and a seven-course vegan tasting menu with elective natural wine pairings. The gown code is wise informal, so no have to get all dolled up for a meal right here.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Tremendous Minimize Steakhouse

Mounted worth; dinner

Celeb’s model of the American steakhouse options every little thing you’d count on from a high-end, land-based steakhouse. The menu consists of grilled seafood, steaks, hen and lamb, in addition to prime rib. Topping selections vary from bearnaise to blue cheese to black truffle butter. Further entrees include an additional cost, as do dry-aged beef cuts.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

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Garden Membership Grill

Mounted worth; lunch and dinner

Celeb places a twist on yard barbecue with the Garden Membership Grill. At this grill restaurant, you possibly can sit again and benefit from the view of the ocean past the one actual grass yard at sea when you wait to be served. The menu features a full salad bar, customized flatbread pizza appetizers and a listing of desserts that makes me need to hold going again till I’ve tried all of them. On the prime of my checklist is the nice and cozy chocolate chip cookie, which isn’t a cookie in any respect however reasonably cookie dough baked in a 4-inch ramekin till crispy on the surface and gooey on the within; it is served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on prime.

Accessible on: Celeb Reflection and Silhouette

Le Grande Bistro

Mounted worth; breakfast, lunch and dinner

Think about a French sidewalk cafe at sea serving heat croissants with Nutella at breakfast and a day by day particular that ranges from baked ham sandwiches on French baguettes to pan-seared Dover sole.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Le Petit Chef


Mounted worth; dinner

The expertise at Le Petit Chef goes far past the meals on the plate. That is as a result of the complete desk involves life with an animated present all through the meal. The menu is damaged into two choices: Le Menu Extraordinaire and “The Different Menu.” The primary options hen, whereas the “different” selection is a filet mignon. Each lean towards wealthy French delicacies.

Accessible: Fleetwide

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Included for Retreat friends; breakfast, lunch on sea days and dinner

Anticipate meals that could be a notch above even a number of the specialty eating choices on board. Service is designed to cater to your each want. Breakfast gives a selection of staples, whereas the lunch and dinner menus rotate day by day.

Accessible: Fleetwide

Major eating room

Included and a la carte; breakfast, lunch on sea days and dinner

Every non-Edge Class ship within the fleet has a single, multistory important eating room. The primary eating room has a unique title on every ship. The meals is complimentary, apart from additional a la carte choices obtainable every evening. The menu modifications day by day and is accessible within the Celeb app, in your cabin’s interactive TV and posted close to the eating room.

All Celeb ships, besides the expedition vessels, have the choice to decide on conventional early and late eating the place you sit on the identical desk on the identical time with the identical individuals and the identical set of servers every evening.

Alternatively, friends can choose the road’s versatile eating possibility, known as Celeb Choose Anytime Eating. You may be assigned to a particular flooring of the eating room (or a particular eating room on Edge Class ships). You can also make reservations for particular instances every day, which will get you seated rapidly and infrequently with the additional advantage of eating with the identical servers every evening. If you don’t make reservations, you possibly can present up once you’re prepared and anticipate an obtainable desk. With out reservations, you may need to attend some time to be seated. Diners on the versatile plan can ask to strive totally different tables and totally different servers all through the week.

Accessible on: Non-Edge Class ships

Magic Carpet restaurant


A la carte; lunch and dinner

The Magic Carpet is the elevator-style platform hooked up to the aspect of all Edge Class ships. When the platform is positioned subsequent to Uncooked on 5, it includes a menu that features favorites from the Uncooked on 5 menu however with extras. For instance, the lunch menu features a turkey membership sandwich and a lobster roll, in addition to fish and chips.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

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Mast Grill

Included; lunch and dinner

The Mast Grill is your go-to spot for poolside burgers and scorching canine together with all of the toppings, fries and onion rings. It is best for a fast alfresco chew earlier than or after a port tour.

Accessible: Fleetwide


Mounted worth; dinner

Murano serves French delicacies in a high-quality eating setting. Visitors have the selection of the five-course tasting menu known as “5 Senses” or their very own starter and entree, amongst a broad choice of meat, poultry and fish choices. Caviar is accessible at market worth.

Accessible on: Celeb Eclipse, Equinox, Reflection, Silhouette, Solstice and Summit

Normandie Restaurant

Normandie Restaurant on Celeb Edge. MICHEL VERDURE/CELEBRITY CRUISES

Included and a la carte; dinner

If you cannot get sufficient French-inspired meals otherwise you prefer it however not sufficient to splurge on it in a specialty restaurant, you possibly can dine at this French-inspired important eating room without spending a dime. You’ll be able to select from the fundamentals served in all important eating rooms or go for the Normandie exclusives, comparable to sirloin en croute or duck confit.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Oceanview Cafe

Included; breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Oceanview Cafe is the ship’s buffet eatery. Anticipate a full vary of worldwide impressed meals at each meal. Cooked-to-order egg, pancake and waffle stations are the middle of breakfast selections. At lunch, search for meat-carving stations, salads, sandwich-making bars and a contemporary pizza station. Plus, there’s ice cream by the inside track. Dinner consists of pizza, pasta and salad stations, plus cook-to-order stir fry and grilling stations.

Accessible: Fleetwide

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Uncooked on 5

A la carte; lunch and dinner

Because the title suggests, Uncooked on 5 is the spot to get your sushi (and even your oyster) repair on Edge Class ships. The menu goes past simply sushi with a contemporary Japanese menu that features cooked dishes like hen teriyaki and pan-seared rib-eye medallions.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Rooftop Backyard Grill

The Rooftop Backyard on Celeb Edge is house to the Rooftop Backyard Grill. MICHEL VERDURE/CELEBRITY CRUISES

Mounted worth; lunch and dinner

Begin with spicy wings and work your means by way of a selection of burgers, pizza, kabobs or ribs at this alfresco, top-of-ship restaurant. Think about summer season yard get together meals to get a way of what to anticipate.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Spa Cafe

Included and a la carte; breakfast and lunch

The solarium is the spot to hunt out wholesome alternate options to heavy cruise meals. Fruit and yogurt cups, salads, gentle sandwiches, wraps and granola are yours for the taking every day. Smoothies and contemporary juices can be found for an additional cost or come included if you are going to buy a drink package deal.

Accessible: Fleetwide

Sushi on 5

A la carte; lunch and dinner

With a extra restricted menu than its Edge Class cousin, Sushi on 5 options conventional sushi and sashimi with only some non-seafood choices. The Kobe Beef Ramen Slider is perhaps the right secret menu merchandise for that cussed journey companion who simply does not do sushi.

Accessible on: Celeb Constellation, Eclipse, Equinox, Infinity, Millennium and Reflection

The Porch Seafood Restaurant

Mounted worth; lunch and dinner

Image your self at a seaside resort within the Hamptons noshing on lobster rolls or a basket of blackened mahi-mahi tacos. Oh wait, you are probably not within the Hamptons; you are cruising on one in every of solely two ships within the Celeb fleet with this distinctive semi-enclosed restaurant on Deck 15. Opening hours are climate dependent — excessive winds can be the principle trigger for a closure. The venue has restricted seating, so you may want reservations.

Accessible on: Celeb Reflection and Silhouette

The Retreat Lounge

The buffet within the Retreat Lounge. MICHEL VERDURE/CELEBRITY CRUISES

Included for Retreat friends; lunch and snacks

The Retreat Lounge serves up bar bites, gourmand snacks and even gourmand burgers from time to time. Test with servers for what’s obtainable to munch on every day.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Tuscan Grill

Mounted worth; lunch and dinner

Mix all issues Italian with a basic steakhouse, and you will find your self in Tuscan Grill. The menu is in depth sufficient so that you can dine right here a number of instances. From soup to pasta and pizza to entrees that includes beef, hen or seafood, you possibly can’t actually go flawed with this selection.

Accessible on: Celeb Constellation, Equinox, Infinity, Millennium, Reflection, Silhouette, Solstice and Summit

Tuscan Restaurant


Included and a la carte; dinner

To not be confused with the Tuscan Grill, the fourth and closing important eating room selection on Edge Class ships is impressed by Italy. Conventional choices are nonetheless obtainable, or go all in on the exclusives, comparable to slow-roasted pork chops or roasted hen with Asiago cheese sauce.

Accessible on: Celeb Apex, Ascent, Past and Edge

Ceaselessly requested Celeb meals questions

How does the principle eating room work?

At reserving, you might be provided a selection between conventional instances, designated as early or late, or versatile eating known as Celeb Choose Anytime Eating.

Do I want reservations for dinner in a specialty restaurant?

Waiter-served, extra-fee eating places — whether or not mounted worth or a la carte — usually require reservations. Standard selections with restricted seating would possibly fill all obtainable time slots as quickly as reservations open. As such, it is higher to make a reservation to make sure you get the time slot you like.

What do ‘a la carte’ and ‘mounted worth’ imply?

A la carte pricing refers to eating places the place the meals is priced per merchandise. You solely pay for what you order. A complete menu is perhaps individually priced, as in Uncooked on 5, otherwise you would possibly solely see a couple of gadgets with costs on an in any other case complimentary menu, as in the principle eating room.

Mounted worth signifies that eating on the restaurant has a single cowl cost for the complete meal. A lot of Celeb’s fixed-price eating places have multiple cowl cost possibility. For instance, you would possibly choose a tasting menu that may have the next mounted worth.

Most even have a la carte selections which can be an additional worth over and above the quilt worth. Examples of which can be the aged beef choices at Tremendous Minimize Steakhouse.

Drinks apart from tea, espresso and water are an added cost at fixed-price eating places until particularly said as being included or a part of a beverage package deal.

Which drinks are included with my cruise fare?

Drip espresso, faucet water, scorching and iced tea, milk and a number of flavored drinks like fruit punch or lemonade allotted from drink machines are included in the price of your cruise. All different drinks might be bought individually, or you should purchase a beverage package deal to pay for limitless drinks upfront (high-quality print applies). Learn our information to Celeb Cruises drink packages for particulars.

Is there room service, and what does it price?

Room service is accessible in all cabins. Continental breakfast is accessible at no cost; selections embrace espresso, pastries, fruit and chilly cereal. Scorching breakfast, lunch, dinner and all snacks incur a supply cost of $9.95 plus 20% gratuity. The meals itself is generally complimentary, however choose gadgets are priced a la carte.

How do specialty eating packages work?

To decrease your specialty eating prices, you should purchase a multinight package deal or an infinite eating package deal. These are all obtainable for buy within the cruise planner earlier than crusing. The limitless package deal means that you can dine at any specialty restaurant every evening of your cruise, plus get pleasure from lunches when they’re obtainable.

Does Celeb cost additional for lobster?

Lobster tails could also be ordered any evening of the cruise for an additional cost in the principle eating room. If complimentary lobster is served within the eating room as a part of the menu, just one lobster tail is included. Further lobsters are charged to your invoice.

Do Captain’s Membership members have entry to Blu or Luminae?

No. Solely friends staying in The Retreat suites might get pleasure from Luminae, and Blu is primarily for AquaClass cabin friends. Retreat passengers might dine in Blu if there’s area obtainable.

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