The ship features speciality restaurants, grand main dining rooms and a host of café’s and snack bars. From elegant fine dining to self-service buffets, there's a wide choice of flexible, casual and club dining options to suit everyone.
If you're seeking rich coffee and conversation, Tazzine, is just the place.
With a variety of treats created by Marco Pierre White, guest's experience here is certain to be authentic. Serving speciality coffees, cookies, pastries and savoury snacks, Tazzine makes a great option for a mid-morning coffee, a light lunch or an afternoon snack.
Located just off of Ventura's atrium on Deck 5, in the ship's hub, guests can linger here over a magazine or people-watch to their heart's content. Stylishly rendered, the Cafe features comfy seating, tactile fabrics and sleek, Italian-style chrome and wood furnishings.
The Bay Tree
The Bay Tree restaurant offers leisurely breakfasts or lunches and Club Dining in the evening.
The largest of Ventura's main dining rooms, situated at the aft of the ship on Deck 6, is a wonderful, sociable way to dine, and is often the way long-lasting friendships are made. A six course menu offers a variety of delicious options. Warm woods, richly coloured fabrics and carpets and etched glass screens create a feeling of intimacy. While a special ambience, soft lighting, crisp white table linen and attentive service combine to create a meal to remember.
One of Ventura's three main dining rooms, the Saffron restaurant provides the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely breakfast
You will find exactly the same standards of service and menu as in the Bay Tree. And surroundings that complement the enticing menu. Furnished in orange and gold tones, the restaurant will embody a sense of warmth and hospitality.
A sense of occasion is permanently on the menu at Epicurean.
Here you will find a selection of much loved classic dishes, along with a few soon-to-be-discovered secrets. Although special, the dishes are not overcomplicated or fussy - they allow the ingredients to be the star of the show. It's all about taking the finest British ingredients - fresh, seasonal and all thoughtfully sourced by our team of Executive Chefs - and presenting them with great skill to achieve maximum flavour. Expect the finest cuts of organically-reared meat, and the best seafood and fish British shores have to offer.
The Epicurean Terrace
Head to Deck 17 to indulge in expertly crafted Italian cuisine from Marco Pierre White.
Inspired by the exclusive city hotels of Venice and Florence, The Epicurean Terrace promises to be very special. Furnished in dark woods and plush, sumptuous fabrics, this Select Dining restaurant will offer fabulous food in the most elegant of surroundings. Lunch will be a relaxed and informal affair. While later, a fine dining experience that simply oozes with style will create an experience to remember. You might head here for a relaxed family lunch or a romantic evening meal. There will be an al fresco area for dining in the sunshine or beneath the stars. Simple, yet beautifully made dishes will be the order of the day - classic Italian fare at its very best.
The Beach House
Ventura's family dining venue and open 24 hours, this buffet-style venue offers a variety of children's favourites, plus more sophisticated fare. Guests will find everything they need for a relaxed, informal family meal as high chairs, bibs and children's cutlery will all be on hand. Father of four, Marco Pierre White, has given the menu his own twist, ensuring the food is a hit with all ages. Colourful, light and airy, The Beach House is furnished in light wood and has a seaside feel, complemented by far-reaching ocean views. Guests can help themselves to a wonderful array of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner and as it is open around the clock, guests can even visit for a light snack in the early hours if they're feeling a little peckish.
The Glass House
Writer/TV presenter extraordinaire and specialist wine expert, Olly Smith adds a flamboyant twist to our culinary tale.
On board Ventura, his inimitable and irreverent style coupled with his skills are exhibited in the unique wine bar and restaurant, The Glass House. Here, Olly has developed the wine list and wine-tasting experiences, matching specially selected wines to each course.
The Cinnamon Restaurant
One of Ventura's three main dining rooms, the Cinnamon restaurant is reserved for Freedom Dining in the evenings.
If you prefer not to be tied to specific sittings, Freedom Dining will be an appealing option. Offering you more flexibility and spontaneity, you can book a table here for any time between 6.00pm and 10.00pm. You will find exactly the same standards of service and menu as in the Bay Tree. And surroundings that complement the enticing menu. Furnished in a warm palette of colours inspired by spices, the restaurant is certain to be welcoming.
Atul's restaurant, Sindhu, will showcase an elegant fusion of Indian and British cuisine featuring sublime flavours.
P&O Cruises has a proud tradition of giving guests the very best – and they don't come much better than Atul Kochhar. His Soft Shell Crab and Squid Salad in particular is sure to be a favourite. Guests will also be able to order from a lighter menu for a more informal bite to eat, or sample one of Atul's exotic cocktails from the equally chic bar.
For flexible dining at any time, visit Waterside, midships on Lido Deck.
This buffet-style venue offers informal dining throughout the day, from breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea to themed dinners. Light and airy, The Beach House is furnished in light wood and is complemented by far-reaching ocean views. And as it will be open around the clock, you can even visit for a light snack in the early hours if you are feeling a little peckish.