Royal Caribbean International's Icon of the Seas
is not only the largest cruise ship ever built come 27 January 2024
when it sets sail on its maiden voyage, but it also promises to be a
paradise for food enthusiasts.
As the largest cruise ship ever built, with the capacity to
accommodate 7,600 guests, Royal Caribbean International had to ensure
that its guests have a plethora of dining options onboard. With over 20
new and signature dining venues, the ship leaves no taste bud
unattended, catering to the diverse preferences of families and
adventurous individuals alike.
Here are some of the dining options available on board:
1. Empire Supper Club
Empire Supper Club offers an eight-course experience with premium American cuisine, live music, and drink pairings.
Step into the lavish ambiance of Central Park and indulge in an
extravagant night out reminiscent of old New York. This upscale
restaurant offers an eight-course premium American cuisine experience
accompanied by the delightful melodies of a three-piece band.
2. Celebration Table
At Celebration Table, a new 12-seat private experience, special occasions receive VIP treatment.
Special occasions and milestones receive the VIP treatment at this
private 12-seat dining experience. Paired with sweeping ocean views from
AquaDome, guests can choose from American, Italian, Asian, and seafood
menus, with personalised menu upgrades available.
3. AquaDome Market
Royal Caribbean's first-ever food hall introduces a tantalising
selection of flavors. With five different stalls, guests can savour
sweet and savory crepes, Asian delicacies, Mediterranean delights, and
complement their meals with a diverse range of wines and beers,
available from breakfast to dinner.
4. Izumi in the Park
Izumi in the Park, a new all-day window complements the signature Izumi restaurant, offering fresh sushi and Japanese street food to-go.
Situated beside Central Park, this all-day window serves up fresh
sushi and delectable Japanese street food to-go. Don't miss the taiyaki
ice cream, topped with Insta-worthy flavours.
5. The Pearl Cafe
Nestled between The Pearl and the breathtaking ocean views in Royal
Promenade, this café offers a convenient stop for refreshing bites, day
Refuel and recharge at this new spot, situated between Thrill Island,
Chill Island, and The Hideaway. Sip on drinks and enjoy treats like
pretzel bites with cheese sauce and crispy shrimp bao buns. Don't forget
to visit Desserted, the nearby milkshake bar serving over-the-top
shakes, including boozy options for adults.
7. The Grove
For a relaxed and casual Mediterranean dining experience, head to The
Grove, conveniently located on the suite sun deck in the Suite
8. Surfside Eatery
Dedicated to families, this buffet in the heart of Surfside offers an
extensive selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. With
twists on classic favorites, there's something for everyone, including
9. Pier 7
Experience laid-back, all-day brunch at this Surfside venue,
featuring casual California-inspired dishes like surf-and-turf tacos,
smoked salmon benedict, and sharable platters.
10. Surfside Bites
Guests can maximise their time spent onboard with quick snacks from
this convenient walk-up window featuring burgers, popcorn chicken,
cinnamon-sugar donut holes, and more.
Guests can anticipate these culinary offerings and more when the ship
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