Food & dining on Britannia

Find out more about food, drink, speciality dining and celebrity chefs on board Britannia, using these links:


Main dining options on Britannia

All of the dining options and menus below are included in the price of your holiday

Meridian restaurant xx


Like to escape the usual routine on holiday? Then you’ll love the flexibility of Freedom Dining. Opt for an early dinner one night and a late supper the next; you can shape each day as you please.

With Freedom Dining you'll still enjoy the special ambience and sociable atmosphere of a main dining room, with a five-course menu (six-course on Gala Nights). The difference from Club Dining is that this option allows you the flexibility to turn up at selected restaurants anytime you choose between 18:00 and 21:30, with whom you like, and every effort will be made to accommodate you.


Freedom Dining is included in your fare when you book a Select Price. Just opt for it when making your Select Price booking.

Example menus

See a taster of what you could enjoy at The Meridian restaurant and take a look at the example menus below...


Casual dining options on Britannia

Horizon  xx


Where variety is the spice of life!

Choice abounds in our buffet restaurant. And Britannia’s will offer some innovations including a live cooking station for pancakes, omelettes and noodles, a coffee bar and a dedicated salad counter.


Dine around the clock - Late night snacks are available from buffet restaurants between 10pm and 6am. The menu for these late night buffet options changes each day however, examples may include: Self service sandwich bar, ready made paninis, homemade cakes, biscuits and pastries.


This dining option is included in the price of your holiday.

Dining with children?

A designated children's tea will be provided in the Horizon restaurant between 17:00 - 18:00, parental supervision is required. Further details and menus will be available on board.

The above timings/locations may change due to operational reasons.Full details will be supplied to you once on board.


From coffee to cocktails

Places to have a drink and socialise

Tea and coffee around the clock






The Glass House


The Blue Bar


The Crow's Nest


Drinks packages

A range of drinks packages can be purchased on board including wine, soft drink and coffee packages.


Our signature select dining

Please note there is a modest cover charge for each of our Select dining restaurants

Afternoon tea at The Epcurian xx

Eric Lanlard's afternoon tea at The Epicurian

Eric Lanlard's afternoon tea at The Epicurian...

For the ultimate indulgence, Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard simply has to be experienced. And as you'd expect from the imagination of master pâtissier Eric Lanlard, there are some delicious surprises waiting to be plucked from each tempting cake stand.


Prepare yourself to be tempted by treats such as savoury Porcini and pancetta éclairs, pistachio petit choux with red berries, marble swirls red velvet cake pops and orange blossom and bee pollen scones. Eric's unique twist on this classic British institution elevates the humble afternoon tea into something utterly decadent, and is available on board Arcadia, Azura, Britannia and Ventura for a small cover charge.

Example menus

See a taster of what you could enjoy at The Epicurian afternoon tea and take a look at the example menus below...

Book your place today...

Once you've booked your Britannia cruise you can book your place at The Epicurian from 120 days before your cruise departs.


The Cookery Club and celebrity chefs

The Cookery Club xx

The Cookery Club

The Cookery Club on Britannia - Inspiration from the best in the business

The Cookery Club on board Britannia is a hands-on cooking school at sea. Create your very own culinary masterpieces under the guidance of the best in the business, including the godfather of British cooking, Marco Pierre White and other Food Heroes (on selected cruises). We will help those with less experience to gain skills and confidence cooking, whilst those who are already keen cooks we will help to further enhance their skills, at state of the art fully-equipped workstations. Whatever skill levels or experience in the kitchen, The Cookery Club team will guide you through a wide range of inspiring classes. Whether you’re an enthusiastic cook, a budding novice or a complete beginner, The Cookery Club will help you develop essential cooking techniques and those all-important presentation skills.


Participants must be aged 18 or over, but keen cooks aged 16 and 17 years old may attend any class with an adult. Only family classes are open to participants aged under 16.

Book your place today

Once you've booked your Britannia cruise you can see what classes will be available on your cruise and book your place via cruise personaliser from 120 days before your cruise departs. Places are strictly limited to 24 per class, this includes one low level wheelchair accessible station, we advise you to book as early as possible before your cruise to avoid disappointment. Please note cookery classes will vary per cruise.

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