Ship Facts

  • Sizelarge
  • Styleresort
  • Launch Year2010
  • Last Refit Year2014
  • Languageen
  • Gross Tonnage90900
  • Length294
  • Width32
  • CurrencyUSD
  • Speed21
  • Capacity2092
  • Crew Count900
  • Deck Count12
  • Cabin Count1034
  • Wheelchair Cabin Count20
Dining

A range of complimentary and speciality dining restaurants are available, with menus created by Jean-Marie Zimmermann, Cunard’s Global Culinary Ambassador. Tables for 4-8 are typical, with seating allocated prior to cruising. Limited numbers of tables for two are available on request.

Queen's Grill

The Queen's Grill is a luxurious, fine-dining venue reserved exclusively for Queens Grill Suite passengers. The elegant restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la carte menu also available.

Princess Grill

The Princess Grill offers an intimate, fine dining experience, reserved exclusively for Princess Grill Suite passengers. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la cart menu is also available.

Britannia & Britannia Club Restaurant

Make a dramatic entrance down the grand staircase into the elegant Britannia two tier dining room and revel in the sumptuous menus and perfectly attentive service. Choose between an early or late sitting or book a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom and enjoy single-seating dining in the intimate Britannia Club restaurant.

The Verandah

The Verandah is Queen Elizabeth's formal alternative dining venue and is your invitation to savour contemporary French cuisine that uses traditional ingredients sourced directly from France.

The Lido Restaurant

Should you prefer a club sandwich or a light bite in the afternoon head for the Lido restaurant where buffet dining is available throughout the day. By evening it transforms into one of Cunard's regional venues: Asado is a South American Grill; Jasmine serves up exquisite Asian cuisine; while Aztec tempts you with interpretations of Mexican classics.

Queen's Room

The elegant tradition of Afternoon Tea is a Cunard signature not to be missed. White-gloved waiters serve delightful cucumber sandwiches, fresh scones and tea accompanied by the sounds of the orchestra in the magnificent Queens Room ballroom.

Enrichment

Enrichment programs and lectures on contemporary and classical subjects are popular features on Cunard cruises. Queen Elizabeth covers a wide range of activities from ballroom dancing to computing lessons.

Cunard Insights

Explore a number of historical and contemporary issues presented by a wide range of speakers. These can include explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians as well as historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award winning actors and film makers.

Book Club

The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among guests during each voyage. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.

Cunard ConneXions

Cunard ConneXions offers a programme of activities all day every day from watercolour to computer lessons, wine tasting to ballroom dancing as well as bridge and board games.

Entertainment

Queen Elizabeth provides you with a wealth of engaging experiences to keep you entertained day and night. From spectacular theatrical performances to the excitement of the casino, there's something to keep everyone happy.

The Royal Court Theatre

Designed in an elegant opera house style, The Royal Court Theatre showcases classic and modern films during the afternoon, with fantastic live comedy, cabaret and theatre performances in the evenings.

Empire Casino

This elegant casino will set your heart racing as you spin the roulette wheel, play the slots or try your hand at black jack. If you are not sure how to play then the casino also offers complimentary gaming lessons.

Galleries

Art connoisseurs can enjoy a choice of three galleries. Cladendon Fine Art features original artwork and lithographs by 20th and 21st century artists. Cunardia and Cunarder’s Gallery each focus on artefacts from past lines, black and white photography of famous faces and stories of those who have travelled with Cunard over the years.

Shopping

The ship features a variety of shops for those who enjoy a spot of retail therapy. Passengers can find designer brands in the Royal Arcade boutiques, pick up souvenir photographs in the Image Photo Gallery, or check out the nautical literature and memorabilia in the bookshop.

Queens Room

The wonderful Queens Room provides the opportunity to foxtrot in the largest ballroom at sea. There is no better place to hone your dancing skills than under the dramatic high ceiling with its beautiful crystal chandeliers.

Royal Night Theme Balls

Royal night themed balls in the magnificent Queens Room Ballroom are your chance to don your formal dancing attire and take to the floor in a sea of glittering ball gowns and tuxedos accompanied by sounds from the marvellous orchestra.

Yacht Club

Venture into the Yacht Club in the after hours and dance the night away. Named after the lively QE2 venue, with its quirky nautical features, including the compass shaped dance floor, this exciting addition to our gracious new Cunarder provides the scene for lively evenings and relaxing days.

The Commodore Club

Located on deck 10 at the front of the ship, the Commodore Club provides magnificent views across the ocean or your delightful port of call for that day. Sink into leather chairs or sofas and relax whilst enjoying a delicious martini, cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. During the day this is a perfect location to watch the world go by, in the evening listen to the mellow sounds of a pianist or singer whilst enjoying a pre- or post-dinner drink.

The Golden Lion

A Cunard favourite, choose from a wide selection of beer, cider and wine to compliment the delicious gastro pub style menus in a comfortable, traditional setting. Enjoy all the British pub essentials such as quizzes, live music and screens to show your favourite sporting events.

Cafe Carinthia

Located in a central position on Deck 2, overlooking the Grand Lobby, Cafe Carinthia is the perfect place to sit and relax watching the world go by. Sip specialty teas and coffees with an accompaniment of delicious pastries.

The Garden Lounge

A light and sociable room, inspired by Kew Gardens. Spend a lazy afternoon reading a book or relaxing with a Garden Lounge Smoothie or return in the evening for live music, dining and dancing under the stars at the occasional ‘Supper Clubs’.

Health and Fitness

The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities for passengers that wish to stay active or relax and be pampered. These include a spa, fitness centre, games deck and sports courts.

Royal Spa

The Royal Spa, takes you on a blissful journey of relaxation, thanks to its range of innovative and indulgent treatments, massages and fitness services. From massages and body scrubs, manicures and pedicures to colour, cut and styling options in the hairdressers. A range of saunas, hot tubs, therapy pools and thermal suites are also available.

Fitness Centre

Passengers who wish to stay active can make use of the fully equipped gymnasium. As well as state of the art gym equipment, the centre also offers classes, including yoga, pilates, aerobics and spinning.

Games Deck

When the warm weather entices you onto the spacious Games Deck you’ll notice a definite English country garden ambience, with the gentle clunk of croquet balls in the welcome shade of its canopy. The games on offer include traditional cruise favourites such as shuffle-board, bowls, quoits, and paddle tennis, with occasional tournaments also taking place.

Sports

The ship also offers a wide variety of sports facilities for passengers who want to stay active during their cruise. These fantastic facilities include, basketball courts, paddle tennis courts and a golf simulator.

There is a sports channel on all three ships - Sport24 - which offers coverage of major sporting events including Premier League, Wimbledon, Formula 1, Ryder Cup and many others. Sport 24 will be shown in selected bars and lounges.

Swimming Pools

In warm weather, deck 9 is the place to be with a choice of two inviting swimming pools, The Pavilion and The Lido as well as four whirlpools. 

Facilities

Special Dietary Requirements

The ship can cater for the following dietary requirements on request: Vegetarian, low /no fat, low salt /no salt, lactose intolerant , dairy free, gluten free, wheat free, low cholesterol, diabetic, kosher and vegan. Passengers requiring any of the above diets should notify the Customer Contact Centre prior to sailing.

Dress Code

During the day casual shirts, shorts, trousers and beachwear are ideal. The main restaurants require a casual dress code for breakfast and lunch, however you may wear shorts in either the Kings Court (Queen Mary 2) or Lido Restaurant (Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth).
Evenings are split into 2 different dress codes. As a guide, these are:
Formal evening wear consisting of an evening or cocktail dress or smart trouser suit for ladies, a tuxedo, dinner jacket or dark suit for men. Passengers may wear formal national dress or military uniform if they wish.
Informal evenings would consist of a required jacket and optional tie for gentlemen, whilst ladies should wear cocktail dresses, stylish separates or equivalent.

Disabled Facilites

Fully accessible adapted cabins are available onboard the ship and some suites are also suitable for wheelchair users as the cabin door is wider and the bathroom offers a larger floor space. Assisted embarkation and disembarkation is available at some ports.

Passengers who have a disability which might mean that they require additional assistance, in particular in an emergency situation, must inform the Customer Contact Centre at the time of booking.

Smoking & E-cigarette Policy

There are dedicated areas on the ship where passengers are permitted to smoke. Smoking is not permitted in any public room, inside your cabin or on your cabin balcony (with the exception of Churchill’s Cigar Lounge, which is reserved for cigar and pipe smokers only).

Electronic cigarettes, including those which do not emit smoke, are not permitted in public areas but can be used in staterooms, balconies and designated areas of the open deck.

Age Restrictions

Children older than six months may travel with Cunard, however Transatlantic crossings have a minimum age requirement of 12 months. Guests under 16 years of age must be accompanied in the stateroom by a guest who is 16 years of age or older.

As with UK laws, the age limit for purchase and consumption of alcohol on board is 18 years of age, however, when in US waters, the age limit increases to 21.

Children

For younger cruise passengers, there are a number of facilities available to keep them entertained. Running primarily during the school holidays, kids clubs are available for children or teens travelling on Queen Elizabeth.

Night Nursery

Open between 6pm – 11pm, the Night Nursery operates on a first come, first served basis. Providing trained childcare for 12-23 month olds, parents and grandparents can drop their little ones off and enjoy an evening to themselves.

Play Zone

Designed for 2-7's, Play Zone provides a supervised play area for some of Cunard’s youngest passengers. The club features arts and crafts, books, puzzles, toys and computer games.

Kids Zone

A supervised play area for 8-12's, Kids Zone provides games, consoles, activities, arts and crafts for kids to enjoy, along with sports competitions and scavenger hunts.

Teen Zone

Providing a space for teens to relax, 13-17's can take part in team games, deck sports and tennis tournaments. Trained staff also organise pizza parties, discos, quizzes and bingo.

Deck Plans

Deck 1

  • Royal Court Theatre
  • Internet Centre
  • Grand Lobby
  • iStudy
  • Voyage Sales Office
  • Tour Office
  • Pursers Office
  • Oceanview Staterooms
  • Inside Staterooms

Deck 2

  • Royal Court Theatre (Middle)
  • Empire Casino
  • The Golden Lion Bar
  • Queen's Room
  • Queen's Arcade
  • Cunard Place
  • Library
  • Cafe Carinthia
  • The Verandah Restaurant
  • Grand Lobby
  • Britannia Restaurant (Lower)

Deck 3

  • Royal Court Theatre (Upper)
  • Shops
  • Royal Arcade
  • Art Gallery
  • Connexions
  • Cunarders' Gallery
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • Library (Upper)
  • The Alcove
  • Grand Lobby
  • Midship's Bar
  • Card Room
  • Promenade Deck
  • Images
  • Britannia Restaurant

Deck 4

  • Penthouses
  • Queens Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms

Deck 5

  • Laundrette
  • Penthouses
  • Queen Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms

Deck 6

  • Grand Suites
  • Penthouses
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms
  • Deluxe Inside Cabins

Deck 7

  • Grand Suites
  • Master Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Penthouses
  • Staterooms

Deck 8

  • Penthouses
  • Queens Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms

Deck 9

  • Royal Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Aerobic Area
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa Reception
  • Thermal Suites
  • Pavilion Bar
  • Hydropool
  • Pavilion Pool
  • The Garden Lounge
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Lido Pool Grill
  • Lido Pool Bar
  • Lido Pool
  • Stage
  • Whirlpools

Deck 10

  • Commodore Club
  • Royal Spa Treatment Rooms
  • Bar
  • Admiral's Lounge
  • Churchill's Cigar Lounge
  • The Yacht Club
  • Children's Outdoor Area
  • Teen's Outdoor Area
  • The Playzone
  • The Zone

Deck 11

  • Games Deck
  • The Terrace
  • The Grill's Lounge
  • The Courtyard
  • Queen's Grill
  • Princess Grill

Deck 12

  • The Grill Terrace Area

Accommodation Types

Queens Grill Suites

Queens Grill takes everything that is so wonderfully indulgent about the Grills Experience and raises it to exalted new heights. Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant.

These suites are named after Commodore Sir Arthur Rostron, Commodore Sir Edgar Britten, Commodore Sir Ivan Thompson and Commodore Sir James Bisset.

Suites include: Butler and concierge service, Champagne and strawberries on embarkation, priority embarkation/disembarkation and luggage delivery, exclusive access to The Grills Lounge, nightly turndown service, pillow concierge, fresh flowers and fruit daily, personalised stationery, atlas and books, fully stocked bar and pre-dinner canapés.

Master Suites

Queens Grill takes everything that is so wonderfully indulgent about our Grills Experience and raises it to exalted new heights. Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant.

These suites are named after Commodore Sir James Charles and Commodore Sir Cyril Illingworth.

Penthouses

Penthouses feature living and dining area with large balcony. The entrance and dining areas feature seating for four and there is a fully-stocked bar and guest bath. Both the bedroom and living room connect to a teak balcony. 

Queens Suites

Each Queen suite features a large balcony, spacious living area, dressing room and bathroom with separate shower and whirlpool bath. Original art graces the walls.The sitting area includes a sofa and dual-height coffee table that can be extended to a dining table. The bedroom area features a king-size bed and a separate dressing area with walk-in wardrobes. 

Princess Suites

Choose a Princess Grill suite and you can dine whenever you like between 6:30pm and 9pm in the exclusive Princess Grill restaurant. Princess Grill suites feature separate sleeping and living areas and your own private balcony. You can even choose one of nine style of pillow from the concierge menu for a sound night’s sleep.

Britannia Balcony Stateroom

At any time of the day your luxury stateroom provides a welcome enclave of comfort and good taste. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV or watch the world go by from your balcony. Guests dine at a reserved table for either early or late dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Oceanview Staterooms

At any time of the day your Britannia oceanview stateroom provides a welcome enclave of comfort and good taste. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV. Our turndown service sets the tone for a comfortable night's sleep. Guests dine at a reserved table for either early or late dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Inside Staterooms

The Britannia inside staterooms are anything but ordinary. The smallest is more like a "deluxe" guest room on other cruise ships. And they're beautifully decorated with fine prints on the walls, soft colours on the sofas and coverlets and turndown service when it's time to retire. Guests dine in the Britannia Restaurant with a choice of an early or late sitting.