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Saturday, July 15, 2023

Culinary Paradise Awaits: Princess Cruise Line Future Restaurants and New Dining Concepts on the Sun Princess in 2024

Ahoy, food aficionados! Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as we unveil the delectable future dining experiences awaiting you on the Sun Princess who's inaugural sailing is on February 8, 2024. Tired of the Main Dining Room or the Horizon Court Buffet? This blog post takes you on a gastronomic journey, showcasing the innovative and exquisite restaurants that will elevate your culinary adventures at sea to new heights and what we would like to see on a cruise ship. From international flavors to immersive dining concepts, the future Sun Princess is set to redefine the onboard dining experience. Let's dive in! If you scroll to the bottom of this post you will see some of Princess Cruise line's current dining options. 

1. The Epicurean Haven:

Step into a realm of refined elegance at The Epicurean Haven, a culinary sanctuary dedicated to exquisite flavors and impeccable service. Indulge in a menu curated by award-winning chefs, offering a fusion of international cuisines and artfully crafted dishes. From delectable appetizers to tantalizing mains and divine desserts, each bite is a celebration of culinary mastery. The Epicurean Haven is the epitome of fine dining, providing an intimate and sophisticated atmosphere for discerning palates.

2. Pan-Asian Delights:

Embark on a tantalizing journey through the flavors of Asia at the Sun Princess' Pan-Asian Delights restaurant. This vibrant eatery takes you on a culinary adventure, featuring authentic dishes from countries such as Japan, China, Thailand, and India. Experience the delicate balance of flavors, the artistry of sushi rolls, the sizzle of stir-fried noodles, and the aromatic spices that define Asian cuisine. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance and let your taste buds explore the wonders of the Far East.

3. Love by Britto:

Prepare for an immersive and interactive dining experience at Love by Britto, where food becomes an art form. This avant-garde restaurant combines culinary expertise, theatrical presentation, and cutting-edge technology to create an unforgettable feast for the senses. From projection mapping that transforms your plate into a canvas of flavors to molecular gastronomy techniques that push the boundaries of taste, each course is a delightful surprise that engages both your palate and your imagination.

4. Coastal Seafood Bar:

Calling all seafood lovers! The future Sun Princess introduces the Coastal Seafood Bar, a haven for oceanic delicacies and maritime delights. Feast on the freshest catches sourced from the world's oceans, prepared with skill and served with finesse. Enjoy succulent oysters, plump shrimp, flavorful ceviche, and more, all expertly curated to transport you to the seaside and evoke the essence of coastal cuisine. With its relaxed atmosphere and stunning ocean views, the Coastal Seafood Bar is a seafood lover's paradise.

5. The Garden Terrace:

Experience the perfect blend of healthful cuisine and serene ambiance at The Garden Terrace. This innovative restaurant focuses on fresh, locally sourced ingredients and plant-based dishes that delight both vegetarians and vegans alike. Savor vibrant salads, wholesome grain bowls, and creative plant-based creations that celebrate the natural flavors of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. The Garden Terrace offers a tranquil oasis where you can nourish your body while enjoying panoramic views of the ocean.

Although the menus and cover charges haven't been released yet, we are looking forward to experiencing these in 2024! We anticipate that most of the restaurants listed here will incur and additional fee. As of July of 2023, most specialty restaurants on Princess Cruise ships are an additional $39 per passenger.

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Prepare to embark on a culinary voyage of unparalleled proportions on the future Sun Princess. With an array of exquisite dining options ranging from refined elegance to immersive experiences, the ship promises to delight food enthusiasts from around the globe. From The Epicurean Haven's refined gourmet fare to the Pan-Asian Delights' vibrant flavors, Gastronomic Voyage's avant-garde presentations, the Coastal Seafood Bar's oceanic indulgences, and The Garden Terrace's healthful creations, each restaurant offers a unique and unforgettable dining experience. Bon appétit as you set sail on the Sun Princess, where culinary dreams come true!

What are Princess Cruise Lines Current Restaurant and Dining Venue options?

When it comes to exceptional dining experiences, Princess Cruises takes center stage. Embark on a culinary journey as we dive into the diverse and delectable dining options available on board. From the elegant main dining rooms to specialty restaurants and casual dining venues, Princess Cruises offers a plethora of culinary delights to satisfy every palate. Join us as we explore the ship-specific dining venues, charges, and highlights from Princess Cruises' exceptional dining offerings. Here are the descriptions and below we will break down the most common dining venues with ships and cover charges. 

Specialty Restaurant Venues (Cover charge or a la carte charges apply...SEE BELOW):

  • 360: An Extraordinary Experience:
  • Indulge in a destination-inspired, immersive seven-course feast. This unique dining experience offers surprises, adventures, and carefully paired drinks along the way. Suite guests can enjoy an exclusive invitation to this extraordinary experience.
  • Chef's TableSM*:
  • Discover an exclusive multicourse dinner and wine experience hosted by the executive chef. Limited to 10 to 12 guests, this intimate dining affair features a menu curated exclusively for the occasion.
  • Chef's Table LumiereSM**:
  • Elevating the Chef's Table experience to new heights, guests are seated at a custom-made table surrounded by a soft curtain of light. Enjoy a specially prepared meal while relishing the heightened privacy and ambiance.
  • Sabatini'sSM Italian Trattoria:
  • For nearly two decades, Sabatini's has been a signature family-style Italian restaurant on Princess Cruises. Indulge in handmade pasta, authentic sauces, seafood, and a selection of Italian wines and cocktails.
  • Crown GrillSM:
  • Experience the relaxed ambiance of a classic American steakhouse. Crown Grill serves premium beef and seafood prepared in an open kitchen, offering a delectable array of steakhouse favorites.
  • Sterling SteakhouseSM:
  • Delight in a selection of premium, grain-fed beef, including New York Strip Steak, Porterhouse, and Filet Mignon. This venue ensures an exceptional steakhouse experience.
  • Kai Sushi:
  • Immerse yourself in the art of Japanese cuisine at this traditional sushi bar. Indulge in sushi, sashimi, and enjoy wine by the glass.

Casual Dining Venues:

  • World Fresh Marketplace:
  • Enjoy a wide variety of tempting choices, including hearty sandwiches, signature soups, hand-carved roasted meats, fresh fruit, and salad selections. Available during specific hours for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No additional charges apply.
  • The International Café:
  • Satisfy your cravings with specialty coffee, tea, freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, salads, and quick bites. Beverage charges apply.
  • Vines Wine Bar:
  • Sample a curated collection of regional wines, guest favorites, and wine flights. Explore the diverse world of wines while enjoying the inviting atmosphere of Vines Wine Bar. Beverage charges apply.
  • Alfredo's & Gigi's Pizzerias:
  • Indulge in freshly prepared individual-size pizzas along with beer and wines by the glass at these charming sit-down venues. Beverage charges apply.
  • Slice:
  • Taste the renowned Neapolitan-style pizza prepared with made-from-scratch dough at this top-deck pizzeria. No additional charges apply.
  • Pizzeria:
  • Savor classic Neapolitan-style pizza either poolside or delivered to your stateroom during regular Pizzeria hours of operation. No additional charges apply.
  • The Catch by Rudi:
  • Celebrate the connection with the sea at this restaurant curated by Chef Rudi Sodamin. Enjoy seasonal dishes made with local ingredients, a catch of the day, seafood bar, as well as steaks and pasta. No additional charges apply.

These are just a few highlights of the exceptional dining venues offered by Princess Cruises. In addition to these options, you can also find enticing venues such as the Salty Dog GastropubSM, O'Malley's, and more. Whether you're seeking an elegant dining experience or a casual meal, Princess Cruises ensures that every culinary desire is catered to.

OceanNow® Delivery:

In addition to the delightful dining venues, Princess Cruises offers the convenience of OceanNow® delivery. Order anything you desire, whether it's a burger, sunscreen, or extra hangers, and have it promptly delivered to your stateroom, deck chair, or Piazza perch. Enjoy the convenience of this service through your smart device or stateroom TV.


Main Dining Rooms:

The MDR on All Princess Ships:

- Enjoy a refined dining experience in the main dining rooms, serving a variety of international cuisines and classic favorites. No additional charges apply.

Chef's Table:

- Indulge in an exclusive dining event hosted by the executive chef. Delight in a multi-course meal with wine pairings. Cover charge: $110 per person with wine, $100 per person without (Caribbean, Coral, Crown, Diamond, Emerald, Grand, Island, Ruby, Sapphire Princess).

Wine Maker's Dinner: 

Discover the art of wine pairing with a specialized menu. Cover charge: $45 per person (Discovery, Enchanted, Majestic, Regal, Royal, Sky Princess).


An Extraordinary Experience: Immerse yourself in a fine dining event like no other. Cover charge: $39 per person (Discovery, Enchanted Princess).

Specialty Restaurants:

Sabatini's (Caribbean, Coral, Crown, Diamond, Discovery, Emerald, Enchanted, Grand, Island, Regal, Royal, Ruby, Sapphire, Sky Princess):

- Indulge in Italian cuisine with a wide selection of traditional dishes. Cover charge: $35 per person (adults and children over 12 years old), $17.50 per person (children 3-12 years old), no charge for children 0-2 years old.

Crown Grill (Caribbean, Crown, Discovery, Emerald, Enchanted, Grand, Majestic, Regal, Royal, Ruby, Sky Princess):

- Experience a classic steakhouse atmosphere and savor perfectly cooked steaks and gourmet creations. Cover charge: $39 per person (adults and children over 12 years old), $19.50 per person (children 3-12 years old), no charge for children 0-2 years old.

La Mer (Discovery, Majestic, Sky Princess):

- Immerse yourself in the flavors of French cuisine and enjoy a refined dining experience. Cover charge: $39 per person (adults and children over 12 years old), no charge for children 0-2 years old.

Specialty Experiences:

Chef's Table Lumiere (Discovery, Enchanted, Majestic, Regal, Royal, Sky Princess):

- Embark on an exclusive culinary adventure in a private dining room with a lighted table. Delight in a multi-course meal with wine pairings. Cover charge: $130 per person with wine, $115 per person without.

Casual Dining:

International Café (Caribbean, Coral, Crown, Discovery, Emerald, Enchanted, Grand, Majestic, Regal, Royal, Ruby, Sapphire, Sky Princess):

- Grab a quick bite or enjoy specialty coffee and tea at this 24-hour café. No additional charges apply.

Vines Wine Bar (Caribbean, Crown, Emerald, Grand, Majestic, Regal, Royal, Ruby, Sapphire, Sky Princess):

- Sip and savor a variety of wines in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. No additional charges apply.

Slice (Caribbean, Crown, Discovery, Emerald, Enchanted, Grand, Ruby, Sky Princess):

- Satisfy your cravings with mouthwatering pizza and international favorites. No additional charges apply.

Alfredo's/Gigi's Pizzeria (Discovery, Enchanted, Grand, Majestic, Regal, Royal, Sapphire, Sky Princess):

- Indulge in delicious pizza and Italian specialties. No additional charges apply.


Princess Cruises offers a culinary experience that caters to every taste and preference. From the elegant main dining rooms to the specialty restaurants, casual dining venues, and unique experiences like the Chef's Table, guests can embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other. Indulge in a variety of cuisines, savor expertly crafted dishes, and enjoy the impeccable service that Princess Cruises is known for. Get ready to satisfy your cravings and embark on a culinary journey of a lifetime on your next Princess Cruises vacation. Bon appétit!

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