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In addition to the main and buffet restaurants the following alternatives are available:


Steakhouse at The Verandah - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth

Enjoy a menu which takes influence from both sides of the Atlantic, showcasing Prime USDA grain finished New York Strip steak, Maine lobster and Alaskan king crab, alongside dishes celebrating British provenance such as Scotch grass fed dry aged beef and Salt Marsh lamb rack. Offerings such as renowned Wagyu Beef from Australia also feature.

  • Entrées are complimented with an array of appetisers including London Cure gin & tonic salmon and tea smoked duck.
  • Enjoy deserts such as bourbon baba with Florida orange marmalade and melting toffee and peanut butter brownie sundae.
  • Enjoy an enhanced bar experience following the Anglo-American theme and featuring 8 sophisticated cocktails. 

* Open for lunch and dinner with a cover charge of $25pp for lunch and $39.00pp for dinner. A small supplement is payable on some dishes in addition to the cover charge.


The Golden Lion – Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of a real pub with great beers, scrumptious lunches, live sport and pub games. Choose a pub classic from the food menu - included at no extra cost as one of your dining options – followed by a pint of ale, lager or cider.


Queens Room - Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth

In the Queens Room, you can enjoy our signature Afternoon Tea each and every day of your voyage. This experience perfectly encapsulates Cunard’s service and sense of occasion. Afternoon Tea is served by white-gloved waiters from 3.30 to 4.30pm every day, with finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and Twinings fine leaf teas, accompanied by wonderful live classical music.

Note: For afternoon tea lovers, our Grills guests may also retreat to the more intimate Grills lounge, while a more casual interpretation awaits in the Golden Lion, Lido or King’s Court.


Boardwalk Café – Queen Mary 2 (open seasonally/during warmer climates)

With its alfresco seating, the Boardwalk Café is perfect for a tasty snack in sunnier climates.


Sir Samuel’s – Queen Mary 2

Sir Samuel’s is the perfect venue to enjoy expertly blended tea or coffee. Indulge yourself in the exquisite selection of confectionery by the Belgian chocolatier, Godiva. You’ll find a wonderful array of pralines, truffles and luxurious ice creams with intense dark chocolate in a waffle cone. Enjoy fondue, with strawberries and marshmallow pieces, or select from a menu of heavenly chocolate drinks.


The Carinthia Lounge – Queen Mary 2

This venue is a stylish spot to relax with friends and family. It is also home to the largest port collection at sea, and we have bottles on sale dating back to our founding year, 1840. During the day, a small counter offers alternative breakfast and lunch options to the neighbouring Kings’ Court, along with speciality teas and coffees and a patisserie counter. In the evening, guests can enjoy a cocktail and listen to a pianist play the ships only white piano.


Lido Restaurant – Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth / Kings Court – Queen Mary 2

As well as offering relaxed and delicious buffet style dining throughout the day and into the evening, an area of this restaurant transforms into a speciality dining venue with table service for dinner. Here you can enjoy a variety of themed evenings:

Aztec (Mexican)**
Coriander (Indian Bistro)**
Bamboo (Pan Asian)**
La Piazza (Italian)**
Smokehouse (American)**

** These speciality dining offerings come at an additional charge of $19.50pp


Café Carinthia – Queen Elizabeth

With its own dedicated patisserie serving sandwiches and pastries with premium illy coffee, wine and cocktails – Café Carinthia is the perfect spot for relaxing and indulging at sea.


The Chart Room – Queen Victoria

With its elegant menu, pairing classic drinks with light canapés and snacks, as well as its array of Godiva chocolates, the Chart Room is always a treat to visit.


Each of our ships also offer an extensive room service menu, perfect to enjoy in the comfort of your stateroom or while relaxing on the balcony. Visit: Do you offer room service?


Pre Booking Alternative Dining Venues

You can pre purchase a table, selecting the date and time, at the alternative dining venues on board each ship detailed below:

Queen Victoria - Steakhouse at The Verandah
Queen Elizabeth - Steakhouse at The Verandah
Queen Mary 2 - Steakhouse at The Verandah

Bookings can be made through My Cunard. Simply log on using your first name, surname, booking reference and date of birth. Once you have logged in you should visit the Dining heading on the menu ribbon and click on Alt

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