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Jewel Of The Seas

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Dining Options Onboard The Jewel Of The Seas

Tides (Main Dining Room)
Tides (Main Dining Room)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Tides Dining Room is Jewel of the Seas two tier main dining room located on decks 4 and 5 with large central area spanning both decks giving a light airy feel to the room which is decorated with a moonlight and tide theme and features a large painting at the end of the room. The room also features small dining areas called Seaside and Shorewide for private dining.

Breakfast is served on the lower level of the dining room from 7.30am to 9.30am offering a waiter service menu featuring the usual breakfast fare of omelettes made to order, eggs, bacon, sausages, pancakes, French toast, smoked salmon bagels and usually a special of the day dish. A buffet area also offers a small selection of pre-made omelettes, scrambled eggs, meats and cheeses, cereals, fruits, toast and yogurts etc.

Lunch, served from noon to 1.30pm on deck 4 (sea days only), features a Brasserie 30 menu (designed to enable guests to complete their meal in 30 minutes) and includes a “Tutti” salad bar with everything from lettuce, tomatoes, eggs, sweetcorn and grated carrot to meats, prawns, tuna, cheeses and breads.

Examples of dishes available on the Brasserie 30 menu are as follows:

Royal Caesar Salad
Fennel Roasted Pork Salad
Fattoush Salad
Chicken Sliders
Potato, Leek and Spinach Gratin
Harissa Barramundi Fish
Fish Enchilada
Tomato Risotto
Char Grilled Palm Sugar Chicken
Pasta Dishes
Tutti Salad Bar
Almond Polenta Cake
Praline Chocolate Crunch
Warm Cherry Custard Crepes
Caramelized Banana Mille Feuille

Both breakfast and lunch are open plan seating where guests are seated at whichever tables are available at the time.

For dinner, passengers can choose between assigned early (6 p.m.) or late (8:30 p.m.) dining (offered on both decks) or opt for My Time Dining (on deck 5 only), in which guests select a preferred mealtime (anytime between 6 and 9:30 p.m.)

The dinner menu offers different daily choices with nine appetizers to choose from, three different types of soups, ten entree choices, seven desserts and classics (which are always available each night). Options also include gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian and vitality (healthy) options which are indicated by the symbols next to the dishes on the menu. Additionally the menu lists the Chef’s Inspiration which is the Chef’s recommendations for a starter, main and dessert each day.

Examples of dishes on offer are as follows:

Cantaloupe and Honeydew Melon
Bay Scallop Gratin
Traditional Lobster Bisque
Oakwood Smoked Chicken Breast
Double Broiled Chicken Consommé
Chilled Banana and Rum Soup
Roman Vignole Salad
Royal Shrimp Cocktail
Escargots Bourguignonne
Caesar Salad

Grilled Salmon Vignole Salad
Shrimp Ravioli
Pan-Fried Fillet of Barramundi
Roasted Duck
Carve Filet of Beef Tenderloin
Artichoke-Filled Crepes au Gratin

Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé
Double Strawberry Cheesecake
Sky High Lemon Meringue Pie
Low-Fat Berry Bliss
Sugar-Free Chocolate Pot de Crème
Crème Brulee
Chocolate Sensation
Royal Cheese Plate

CLASSICS (Always Available)
Linguin Pomodoro
Premium Angus Beef Sliders
Broiled Filled of Atlantic Salmon
Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast
Aged Hand-Cut Manhattan Strip Steak
Portofino (Italian)
Portofino (Italian)
Select Dining Venue ($20 per person Cover Charge)
With large windows offering spectacular sea views, Portofino’s on deck 6 is Jewel of the Seas select Italian dining room seating 95 guests and open from 6.00pm to 9.30pm

Reservations are recommended and, with a cover charge of $20 per person, the menu offers appetizers, soups and salads, pasta, main courses and desserts, with examples as follows:

Carpaccio of seared tenderloin or Tuna
Prawn Risotto
Prosciutto Salad
Fish and Tomato Soup
Antipasti Plate (prosciutto, mozzarella, artichokes, olives, Bresaola and Soppressata)
Crostini with choice of marinated tuna and tomato, duck and truffle pate or marinated aubergine
Caesar Salad

Prawn and Crab Risotto
Taglierini Pasta with Pesto
Skewer of Maine Lobster, Gamberoni, Scallops and Salmon
Roasted Lamb Chops
Char-Grilled T-Bone Steak
Thinly Sliced Veal with Risotto
Beef Tenderloin
Veal Ossobuco

Chocolate Mousse with Brandied Cherries
Tiramisu with crushed Raspberries
Pine Nut and Almond Tart
Sampler of Portofino Sweets

All guests 13 and over are welcome and may be booked on-line. Children under 13 years may book only before 7 p.m. but must be booked onboard; based on availability and total party size. After 7 p.m. children under the age of 13 are not allowed. All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Portofino’s is also the venue for the ships Mystery Theatre Dinner nights, a “who dunnit” interactive dinner show that includes champagne and hor d’oeuvres followed by a five course dinner with wine. With a professional cast hosting the event, which takes place once per week in the Safari Club at 6.30pm, limited spaces available and children must be 13 or over to attend.

The event costs $55 per person and an example of the menu is as follows:

Antipasti: Selection of grilled vegetables, prosciutto and melon
Soup of the day or Caesar Salad
Tiger shrimp or Filet Mignon
Tiramisu with crushed marinated raspberries
Tea and Coffee
Chops Grille (Seafood, Steak House)
Chops Grille (Seafood, Steak House)
Select Dining Venue ($30 per person Cover Charge)
Chops is Jewel of the Seas select Steakhouse located on deck 6 with seating for 86 guests and open from 6.00pm to 9.30pm each evening, with a cover charge of $30.00 per person.

A typical menu example is as follows:

Shrimp Cocktail
Dungeness Crab and Shrimp Cake
Smoked Duck Salad
Oyster Duet
Warm Goat Cheese and Basil Soufflé
Cheese N’ Onion Soup
Forest Mushroom Soup
Caesar Salad
Beefsteak Tomato and Purple Onions
Signature Salad

Pan Fired Barramundi Fillet
Alaskan Halibut
Herb-crusted Jumbo Shrimp
Free-range Chicken Breast
New York Strip Steak
Petit Filet Mignon
Broiled Veal Chop
Mixed Grill
Broiled Porterhouse Steak
Boneless Beef Short Rib
Filet Mignon

Chocolate Mud Pie
Passion berry Duo
Grannies Caramel Apple Slice
Uptown Cheesecake

Royal Delight
Irish Coffee
Kioki Coffee
Orange Coffee
Mocha Berry
Mini Bar
Mini Bar
All Royal Caribbean staterooms provide guests with a mini bar which offers the following snacks and drinks:

Choice of three different cans of drinks (Coca Cola, Diet Coke or Sprite) $2.25 each
Sparkling Perrier Water $2.75
Large bottle of still water $4.25 each
Red Bull drink $3.95
Snacks (M&M’s, Shortbread, Honey roasted peanuts or mini Snickers box) $4.95 each
Room Service
Room Service
$3.95 delivery charge between midnight & 5am
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Room Service is available onboard any time of the day and night. Whilst it is complimentary, any orders between midnight and 5am incur a service charge of $3.95 per delivery.

Room Service can be ordered from the room service menu located in staterooms - either via the stateroom phone or interactive TV service.

Breakfast service is available between 7.00am and 10.00am daily (with the exception of departure morning) and orders need to be placed prior to 3.00am on the outside door handle of guests staterooms on the order forms provided. Food available for breakfast includes a selection of juices and hot beverages, cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, hash browns, tomatoes, toast and a selection of pastries and preserves.

For the remainder of the day and night guests can choose from soup of the day, fruit plates, Caesar salad, Mediterranean chicken salad, smoked salmon and brie sandwiches, turkey and Swiss cheese Panini, steak sandwiches, fried chicken, beef burgers, spinach and artichoke dip, breaded fish, cheese pizza and pepperoni pizza. Desserts include a cheese plate, chocolate and pear tart, raspberry cheesecake and cookies. Hot beverages and milk are also available.

As well as choosing from the selection of meals and light snacks, guests can also order some dishes from the Main Dining Room menu (at certain hours).
My Time Dining
My Time Dining
My Time Dining allows guests to enjoy dinner in the main dining room, while reserving their preferred seating times during their cruise holiday.

To ensure prompt seating, reservations for each evening are strongly encouraged and can be made pre-cruise or once guests board. Due to demands for seating in the main dining room varying nightly, especially following evening shows, it is recommended that guests reserve their preferred dinner times as early as possible, especially if done after boarding.

Daily Reservations is an online reservation system for guests enrolled in the My Time Dining program via and can be accessed from the 'Book Cruise Add-Ons' link at the foot of the page Through Daily Reservations. It allows My Time Dining guests to make their preferred reservations in the main dining room for each night of the cruise themselves, as well as including other guests at their table. Reservations are subject to availability and as guests may be served by a different wait team each evening, any guest wishing to take up My Time Dining must pre pay their service charge (gratuities) as part of their booking.

Reservations can be made anywhere from 3 months before sailing, up to 4 days prior to sailing, or once guests arrive on board at the My Time Dining Reservations Desk

Reservations are available between 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm, although these times can vary depending on where the ship is sailing. Availability of times will be shown when guests book and some time slots may already be fully booked so guests will have to find the nearest suitable alternative.

Guests can choose to share their table with other guests, or just dine with their own party. Sharing preferences cannot be guaranteed although the maitre’d on the ship will make every effort to accommodate the guest’s sharing preference onboard.

Daily Reservations will be shown on the guest’s cruise calendar (once logged in to their booking on-line), along with any Shore Excursions and Specialty Dining reservations already booked.
My Family Time Dining
My Family Time Dining
My Family Time Dining allows kids to enjoy a complete dinner within 45 minutes, freeing parents to enjoy coffee and dessert at their leisure. Available only during the first seating in the main dining room and for those registered in the complimentary Adventure Ocean Youth Programme and My Family Time Dining, once seated kids are served immediately and then met by Adventure Ocean counsellors at the main dining room entrances at 6.45pm to be taken back to the Adventure Ocean spaces for on-going evening activities, while parents can continue to enjoy their dinner.
Children’s Menu
Children’s Menu
A children’s menu is available on Jewel of the Seas in the main dining room for those who don’t want to eat from the main menu. Example dishes available are listed below:

Guacamole and sour cream dip with tortilla chips
Vegetable crudités with ranch dressing
Kid’s fruit platter
Toasted tomato and cheese sandwich with apple chips or fries
Chicken noodle soup
Grilled chicken breast
Grilled minute steak
Beef burger or turkey burger
Grilled catch of the day
Chicken fingers
Spaghetti with choice of sauces
Macaroni cheese
Cheese or pepperoni pizza
Banana split
Cookie of the day
Ice Cream
Mini brownie madness
Solarium Cafe
Solarium Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
The Solarium Café on deck 11 is a small counter offering light fare such as pizza, hot dogs and sandwich wraps. It opens for lunch and afternoon snacks from noon to 6.30pm on sea days, 3.00pm to 6.30pm on port days and then from 11.00pm to 5.00am for late night snacks.
Select Dining Venue
A small private dining room located just off the main dining room. Bookings required.

Located on Deck 4.

Capacity 30 people.
Windjammer Cafe (Self Service)
Windjammer Cafe (Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Windjammer Café, located on deck 11 near to the ships pools and seating 680 guests, is the ship's buffet venue, which serves breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. It closes between meals. Behind the Windjammer, toward the aft of the ship, are both a covered outdoor area and a partially covered outdoor seating area for guests to dine alfresco looking out over the stern of the ship to sea.

The cafe features a number of food stations with breakfast selection ranging from cereals, oatmeal, breads, muffins, pastries and donuts to cold cuts and cheeses, fresh fruit, bacon, sausage and baked beans. There is also an omelette station for freshly prepared omelettes and eggs.

Lunch stations include a pizza station, a burger and sandwich station, a pasta station (with choice of sauces) and hot dishes such as barbecue pork ribs, grilled fish filet, fried chicken wings and chips, lasagne, aubergine parmigiana and beef stroganoff. A salad bar station can also be found in Windjammers with everything from lettuce, tomatoes, coleslaws, sweetcorn and carrots to cold cuts of meats and cheeses.

The dessert bar houses a selection of cookies, cakes and pastries. A soft serve frozen yogurt ice cream station is also available offering a choice of flavours along with a bar for drinks purchases and a 24-hour beverage station serving complimentary coffee, tea and water.

The Windjammer offers casual dinners, generally featuring menu items also being served in the dining room.

Opening times for Windjammer’s are as follows:

6.30am to 7.00am Early Bird Continental Breakfast (by the 24 hour coffee machines)
7.00am to 11.00am Buffet Breakfast
11.30am-2.30pm Lunch
3.00pm to 5.00pm Afternoon Snacks
6.30pm to 9.00pm Casual Dinner
Seaview Cafe (Self Service)
Seaview Cafe (Self Service)
Lunch, Dinner
Located aft of deck 12 tucked away in a small area which is easy to miss is the Sea View Cafe seating 104 diners and open from noon to 6.30pm sea days and 3.00pm to 6.30pm on port days and then from 9.00pm to 11.00pm each day for evening snacks. Offering a selection of light and quick to eat food, all dishes are ordered from the waiters who then bring them to the table when they are ready.

Decorated in the style of an informal country club bar with tables both inside and out where guests can take in the sea views, the menu is as below.

Onion Rings
Corn Chips Basket
Feathers ‘N Fingers (Chicken Wings and Fingers)
Soup of the Day
Caesar Salad
Seaview Salad
Fruit & Cottage Cheese
Cuban Sandwich
Tuna Sub Melt
Reuben Sandwich
Vegetarian Sandwich
Fish and Chips
Chili Con Carne
Hot Dogs
Hamburger and Cheeseburgers
Dessert of the Day
Chocolate Brownies

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