Sweet treats at Eric Lanlard’s Market Café
Eric Lanlard’s Market Café on Britannia offers you the chance to indulge in heavenly crêpes and waffles, exclusive ice cream flavours and fine pâtisserie, all in stylish surroundings. Bon appétit!
Highlights of the menu include the Red Velvet and Frosted Berry Waffle
Settle into a cosy world of temptation at Market Café. With a fresh menu created by master pâtissier and P&O Cruises Food Hero Eric Lanlard, this luxurious haven in the heart of Britannia’s atrium offers something sweet for every palate. Collaborating with Jude’s – an award-winning, family-run dairy in Hampshire – Eric has co-created two brand-new ice creams: Toffee Apple and Cherries & Clotted Cream. Market Café is the only place you can taste these fabulous flavours, so why not try one in a decadent sundae?
Tuck into tasty crêpes and luscious waffles from Eric’s signature range. Or choose from a host of handmade biscuits and delectable cakes including gluten-free options. Fancy something a little finer? Eric made his name making pastries for celebrities around the world, and when you try his range of pâtisserie you’ll understand why he’s held in such high regard. Unwind with a Costa coffee and indulge in a treat with wow factor as you enjoy delicious views out to sea.
‘It was exciting to develop a menu for Market Café,’ says Eric. ‘I love to experiment with different ingredients and textures, and I’m really proud of the ice cream flavours I created with Jude’s dairy in Hampshire.’
Highlights of the menu include:
- Chocolate Salted Caramel Mille-feuille – caramelised puff pastry with dark Maracaibo chocolate mousse and salted butter caramel sauce
- St Clement Chocolate Cup – blood orange cream, stewed apples, cinnamon and apple popcorn (gluten free)
- Lemon and Yuzu Tart – Japanese citrus fruit
- Dark Chocolate Layer Cake (vegan)
- Mini Victoria Sandwich
- White Chocolate Cupcake with a Lemon Curd Centre
Crêpes and waffles:
- Red Velvet and Frosted Berry Waffle – a red velvet waffle with frosted mixed berries, Jude’s and Eric Lanlard Cherries & Clotted Cream Ice Cream and hot white chocolate sauce
- Toffee Apple Crêpe – a French crêpe with Jude’s and Eric Lanlard Toffee Apple Ice Cream, baby apples, fudge pieces and caramel pearls
To reflect the menu, Market Café’s décor was refreshed in April 2019 to create a warmer feel. New furniture throughout the venue makes for an easily accessible and more comfortable experience.
‘Market Café is a luxurious place you can come to every day of your holiday and try something unique – finding a new surprise on the menu each time,’ says Eric. ‘I hope you’re wowed by our cakes, crêpes and fine pâtisserie as well as the stunning sea views.’
Master pâtissier Eric Lanlard
About Eric Lanlard
Master pâtissier Eric Lanlard has earned himself an international reputation for superlative baked creations. He is, according to Vanity Fair magazine, one of the best pâtissiers in the world. Visit Britannia’s Market Café or Vistas Café Bar on Iona to sample his fine pâtisseries and you’ll soon see why. Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard is also not to be missed. The playful reinvention of this British tradition takes teatime decadence to a new level, with creations such as porcini and pancetta éclairs and saffron and mango verrines. On Iona, you can join Eric himself for Afternoon Tea, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with the master pâtissier. He also hosts masterclasses and dinners when on board Britannia, bringing his charisma to the whole experience. Click here to find out more.