Crystal Cruises Restaurant Guide
2020 heralds Crystal Cruises 30th year of award-winning luxury travel. Since 1990, they have been committed to providing industry-leading standards in service, space, quality, choices and destinations.
Dining on Crystal CruisesIndulge in cuisine of Michelin-level envy, crafted by Crystal Cruises own award-winning chefs showcasing Vintage Room wine-pairing dinners, fine Italian fare, and ever-evolving dishes from around the world.
Dine at your leisure on extraordinary fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The chic and spacious ambience of Crystal Cruises elegant open-seating main dining room features intimate tables for two, four and more; plus delicious dishes inspired by the local cuisines you sample ashore. Exquisitely set tables – think Villeroy & Boch china, Riedel crystal, Korin glassware and Garnier-Thiebaut linens – are the perfect stage for Crystal’s acclaimed cuisine. Savour delectable menus of classic favourites served alongside progressive Modern Cuisine selections.
Umi Uma Restaurant
Known simply as "Nobu" the world-renowned, master chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa brings his inventive Japanese-Peruvian cuisine to Umi Uma. Dine with Crystal Cruises compliments at the only sea–going restaurants in the legendary chef’s eponymous empire. Nobu-style Lobster with Truffle-Yuzu Sauce. A Bento Box of Chocolate Soufflé Cake with Shiso Syrup and Sesame Ice Cream. Umi Uma is the place to indulge in Nobu’s famed eclectic cuisine. Rivaling any land-based restaurant, The Sushi Bar serves the freshest, most delectable sushi and sashimi dishes in Nobu's signature style.
Tableside service and menus of authentic Northern Italian fare are savoured at this speciality venue showcasing modern and classic takes on favourites, from carbonara to tiramisu and everything in between. Prego's vividly designed space is rich with artfully covered walls, vibrantly upholstered furnishings and warm dramatic lighting. From entrée to dessert, Prego is simply delizioso. You won't want to miss the mouth-watering Carpaccio di Manzo or the Slow-roasted Pumpkin Ravioli nor the Crystal-classic must-have, Crystal Cruises divine Mushroom soup.
Marketplace and Churrascaria Restaurant
By day, a fresh and friendly indoor/outdoor venue featuring lavish culinary presentations and made–to–order favourites; by night, a Brazilian steakhouse offering succulent cuts, ceviche and caipirinhas. This casual and welcoming eatery offers open-seating al fresco dining on the ship’s canopied aft deck, and indoor tables with floor-to-ceiling window walls of sea, sky and sun. Deliciously authentic, extravagant food islands feature a wide range of breakfast and lunch specialties showcasing the flavours of the world, from handcrafted salads and sandwiches to custom pizzas, burgers and delicious desserts. Evenings sizzle at this authentic Churrascaria where prime cuts of meat are sliced and seared to exacting specifications. Leather-clad gauchos host your meal, and a cool cocktail of cachaça and lime over crushed ice adds to the experience.
Silk Kitchen and Bar Restaurant
Surrounded by enchanting views of sea and shore, savour Chinese-inspired al fresco dining on deck, with open seating for breakfast and lunch, and reservations recommended for dinner. Try some dumplings, porridge and savoury crepes for breakfast; nibble on dim sum, noodles and soups for lunch; and enjoy a dinner menu of tantalizing family-style sharing plates. Savour prawn vermicelli, wok-fired lobster and scallops, crispy duck salad and more.
Palm Court on Crystal Cruises
With its enviable forward location, sunshine pours through the floor-to-ceiling window walls at this popular spot known for its Mozart-themed Afternoon Tea and evening cocktails and dancing. Recalling the glamour-filled Coconut Grove of Hollywood's yesteryear with an ultra-contemporary flair, Palm Court sparkles as the crown jewel atop the ship. Recently reimagined, this welcoming space now includes more intimate seating for two, cocktail tables and a new in-the-round stage and modernised bar area.
The Bistro Restaurant
Rich pâtés, charcuterie and international cheeses. Exotic coffees and freshly baked desserts. All served complimentary throughout the day. With hours late into the evening, this popular spot serves savoury small plates and wines by the glass, too. A double mocha for breakfast. A late afternoon cappuccino or an espresso following dinner at Prego. Whatever your wish, coffees are made to order and served with compliments.
The Vintage Room Restaurant
Created for the true oenophile, optional, one-of-a-kind wine dinners feature some of the rarest vintages in the world; such as a nearly impossible-to-get 1959 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild and a 1996 Screaming Eagle from Napa Valley. Let Crystal Cruises customise a wine-pairing dinner just for you; a rare label of fine wine can elevate the dining experience into the sublime, and the ships' wine cellars boast more than 10,000 bottles with over 230 vintages. Certified by the Court of Master Sommeliers, Crystal Cruises wine stewards share the nuanced details of each vintage served all-inclusively at every meal, as well as the wines available for purchase on the Connoisseur Wine List.
Poolside al fresco fare includes delicious burgers, pizzas, wraps and salads plus our popular Late-Risers Breakfast served from 10:00 am - 11:00 am for those who wish to luxuriously sleep in.