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Alexandria (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Alexandria (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Alexandria’s, located aft of deck 6, is one of Aurora’s two main dining rooms with large windows looking out over the ship's wake.

Alexandria’s opens for dinner only with Club dining where guests are allocated the same table each night for the duration of the cruise at set times of 1st seating at 6.30pm and 2nd seating at 8.30pm.

With silver service, the menu is a five course menu (6 courses on a Gala Night) and tables are available for two to ten people.
Medina (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Medina (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Medina Restaurant, positioned midship on deck 6 with Moorish North African and Middle Easter décor and double stairway, is the second of Aurora’s main dining rooms with tables available seating from two guests up to ten guests.

Medina opens for breakfast from 8.00am to 9.30am, lunch between 12.15 and 1.45pm, afternoon tea from 4.00pm to 4.45pm and dinner at 6.30pm (1st seating) and 8.30pm (2nd seating).

Examples of menus are as follows:

Selection of fruit juices
Fruit compotes
Fresh fruit salad
Natural yogurts
Cooked breakfast (sausages, bacon, eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, hash browns, black pudding etc)
Omelette to order
Pastries and muffins
Scotch pancakes
Daily Chefs Speciality (e.g. Eggs Benedict, Kedgeree, Devilled Kidneys)
Tea, coffee and hot chocolate

LUNCH (3 Course Menu)
Egg Mayonnaise Salad
Cream of Celery & Stilton Soup
Pan Fried Pork Cutlet
Spicy Chicken Chimichanga
Baked Potatoes
Peach Melba
Selection of Ice Cream
Cheese and Biscuits
Tea and Coffee

Melon and Mixed Berries
Atlantic Prawn Cocktail

Lamb and Pearl Barley

Rolled Fillet of Plaice with Brown Crab
Roast Leg of Pork with Crackling and Stuffing
Grilled Sirloin Steak in Red Wine Sauce
Spaghetti Carbonara
Mediterranean Vegetables in Tempura Batter with dip
Lancashire Hot Pot

Ginger and Fig Steamed Pudding
Kiwi Fruit Pavlova
Fresh Fruit Salad
Choice of Ice Creams and Sorbets

Lighter options are also available ranging from Classic Caesar Salad and Grilled Chicken Breast to Pasta of the Day and a selection of Cold Meats and Salad.
Cafe Bordeaux (Marco Pierre White Celebrity Restaurant, French)
Cafe Bordeaux (Marco Pierre White Celebrity Restaurant, French)
Select Dining Venue (£6.50 to £12.50 Cover Charge)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The 120 seat Café Bordeaux is situated at the heart of the ship on deck 8 and is one of Aurora’s select dining venues, serving French-inspired dishes created by Michelin-starred chef Marco Pierre White.

The venue offers a complimentary continental breakfast between 6.30am and 11.00am, lunch from 11.00am to 5.30pm and afternoon tea between 5.30pm and 6.30pm.

Dinner, served from 6.00pm to 10.30pm, attracts a cover charge as follows:

2 Course Meal on 8+ Day Cruise £6.50
3 Course Meal on 8+ Day Cruise £9.50
2 Course Meal on 3-7 Day Cruise £7.50
3 Course Meal on 3-7 Day Cruise £10.50
2 Course Meal on 1-2 Day Cruise £9.50
3 Course Meal on 1-2 Day Cruise £12.50
Rib Eye Steak Additional Charge £4.75

Complimentary late night snacks are available between 10.30pm to 6.30am.

Menu examples are as follows:

Seasonal fruit platter with yoghurt
Corned beef hash with fried duck egg
Smoked haddock kedgeree
Toasted waffles
Warm pastries
Fruit Juice, tea and coffee

Soup of the day
Chicken liver pate
Roast Beef, horseradish and watercress baguette
Warm quiche Lorraine tart
Chicken a la King
Warm goat’s cheese salad
Marco’s dish of the day (£2.50 charge)
Selections of desserts and pastries

Scrambled egg with grilled bacon
French fries with mayonnaise
Cookies and muffins

DINNER (additional charge)
Quails eggs hollandaise
Lobster cocktail
Rillette of Duck

Soup of the day or classic French onion

Main Courses
Grilled Calf’s Liver with creamed potatoes and choice of sauce
Rump of Lamb glazed with French mustard served on flageolet beans
Grilled Tuna Steak Nicoise
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Fruits de Mer (£6.00 supplement)

Blueberry Soufflé
Chocolate Truffle Cake
Classis French Lemon Tart
Champagne Jelly with Fresh Fruits and Passion Fruit Syrup
Selection of French Cheeses
The Pennant Grill (Steak House)
The Pennant Grill (Steak House)
Select Dining Venue (£8.50 to £11.50 Cover Charge)
The al fresco Pennant Grill, located aft of deck 12 and with views over the ship's wake, opens for dinner only from 7.00pm to 9.30pm. During inclement weather, the Orangery is converted into the Grill.

Charges apply as follows:
8+ Day Cruise £8.50
3-7 Day Cruise £9.50
1-2 Day Cruise £11.50
Some items also incur additional charges from £2.50 to £5.50

An example of dishes on offer is as follows:

Hot oak smoked salmon fishcakes
Baked Portobello mushroom
Watermelon, feta cheese and toasted pumpkin seed salad
Salt and pepper tempura king prawns and coconut crusted scallops with Thai green curry dip(£2.50)

Sirloin Steak
Fillet Steak (£4.50)
T-Bone Steak (£5.50)
Corn-fed chicken breast brochettes
(Grills are served with a choice of sauces, triple cooked chips, mushrooms, tomatoes and onions)

Catch of the Day
Prime haddock in panko crumb and salmon goujons in batter
Prime North Atlantic cod fillet
(Served with triple cooked chips, minted crushed peas and tartare sauce)

Handmade Speciality Burgers
Bison Burger with oak smoked cheddar
New Zealand Lamb Burger with caramelised onion and feta cheese
Spicy Vegetable Burger

Caesar Salads
Warm buttered brown shrimps
Grilled chicken breast
Pancetta lardons
Oak smoked silken tofu

Trio of warm chocolate brownies
Banoffee cheesecake
A sizzler of strawberries
Cheese sharing platter
Sidewalk Cafe (Burger Bar)
Sidewalk Cafe (Burger Bar)
The Sidewalk Cafe by the spa on deck 12 is the ideal place to grab a bite to eat without having to get dressed for lunch. It serves light snacks from 11.00am to 6.00pm, with pizzas, burgers, salads and open sandwiches on the menu.
The Orangery (Self Service)
The Orangery (Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Orangery, situated in the aft section of deck 12 by the Crystal Pool, is an informal self-service lounge which opens early for full English breakfasts, extensive buffet lunches and afternoon tea and dinner buffets. It is located 80ft above the water, offering spectacular views, and in the evening the soft lighting transforms the mood.

Between 7.00am and 10.30am a continental breakfast is served with brunch served from 10.30am to 12.00. Lunch is served from 12.00 to 2.30pm and light snacks from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

In the evening, softer lighting and the opening of a dance floor transform The Orangery into the perfect venue for themed dinners served from 6.30pm to 9.00pm ranging from Country and Western to Mediterranean, Indian and Italian themes.

Free ice cream is also available from 10.30 to 11.00am and a children’s tea from 5.45pm to 6.30pm.
Children’s Menu
Children’s Menu
Children can either eat from the main adult menus on board which can be adapted to suit including smaller sized portions or elect instead to eat from the Children’s menu.

Examples of food on offer on the Children’s menu are as follows:

Chicken Nuggets
Grilled Chicken Breast
Poached Salmon
Fish Fingers
Beef Burger
Hot Dog
Fresh Vegetables
Stir Fried Vegetables
Mashed Potato
Potato Smiley Faces
French Fries
Spaghetti Hoops
Ice cream with a selection of sauces
Chocolate Brownies
Children’s Tea
Children’s Tea
Every day between 5.45pm and 6.30pm a special children’s tea is held in the Orangery aft of deck 12. The buffet meal consists of hot and cold dishes and snacks including fish fingers, pizza, salads, baked beans and desserts with baby food also available upon request.
Room Service
Room Service
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
24 hour room service is provided on board the ship and can be ordered over the phone or on the door hanger located in state rooms for breakfast where guests tick what they require and a time slot for when they want breakfast to be delivered.

Most items are complimentary whilst a few select dishes attract a small charge.

Continental Breakfast is served from 7.00am to 11.00am (excluding disembarkation day) with a selection of fruit juices, yoghurts, fruit compotes, cold meats and cheeses, fresh pastries, Danish pastries, croissants, pain au chocolate and muffins to chose from.

Available from 11.00am to 11.00pm, guests can select from items ranging from pizza, baguettes and sandwiches (served with crisps), soup of the day, melon, spaghetti Bolognese, poached salmon and grilled Quorn and beetroot on toasted ciabatta to salads and desserts such as apple pie, and fruit salad. Examples of additional charge items include Chicken and Bacon Sandwich (£1.50), Prawn Salad (£1.75), Smoked Salmon with bread and butter (£2.00), Multi Deck Burger and fries (£3.95) and Rich Chocolate Torte (£1.00)

Throughout the night (between 11.00pm and 7.00am) a complimentary selection of baguettes and sandwiches such as roast beef with red onions and horseradish or baked ham with tomatoes and lettuce, or Croque Monsieur (Pan fried Ham with Gruyere Cheese for £1.50) are served.

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