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Dining Options Onboard The MSC Splendida

La Reggia (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
La Reggia (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The split level La Reggia restaurant on deck 5 seats 626 guests on one level and 529 on the other and is one of the ship's two main dining rooms offering menus celebrating different Italian regions, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (which is served in two seating’s at 7pm and 9.30pm).

The breakfast menu offers an MSC Express breakfast (scrambled or fried eggs, sausages, bacon and hash brown with toast or rolls and fruit juice) or a selection of scrambled, fried, poached or hard boiled eggs cooked to order, omelettes with a variety of fillings, bacon, sausages, tomatoes, cold meats, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereals, pastries, bread, cheese, smoked salmon, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and fruit juices along with a special of the day.

For Lunch a three course menu is served comprising of a selection of starters (such as green pea soup with croutons), Main Course (for example beef fillet with rocket lettuce and pecorino cheese), a Special Dish (such as oven baked pasta with cheddar cheese or Chilli con carne) and Desserts (including a selection of fresh fruit or, for example, mini chocolate parfait).

Examples of a dinner menu are as follows:

Nicoise Salad
Selection of salami and cured meats

Seared fillet of salmon
Cannelloni stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach and parmesan cheese
Grilled Tuscan style beef

Cheesecake with fresh fruit and coconut sauce
Ice Cream
Fresh Fruit

Vegan choices are also offered (such as vegetarian strudel and Boca burger) whilst 'always available' options include soup, Caesar salad, pasta Bolognese, chicken breast, beef steak, or salmon served with French fries, baked potatoes, or vegetables of the day.
Villa Verde (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Villa Verde (Main Dining Room, Formal Dining)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Villa Verde is the ship's second main dining room on the ship's stern on deck 6 with panoramic views and serving an assorted Mediterranean menu with light choices and options that are always available.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (which is served in two seating’s at 7pm and 9.30pm) it seats 766 guests and food offerings range from risottos to filet mignon.
Bora Bora and Pago Pago (Italian, Asian, Chinese, Indian, Self Service)
Bora Bora and Pago Pago (Italian, Asian, Chinese, Indian, Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Bora Bora and Pago Pago span almost half the length of deck 14 and are the ship's complimentary buffet areas open non-stop for 20 hours each day from 6am to 2am with tea, coffee and tap water available 24 hours.

Seating 412 in Bora Bora section and 404 in Pago Pago, a full service continental and cooked breakfast is available from 6.30am to 10.00am. Items on offer range from sausages, eggs, bacon, mushrooms and baked beans to fruit, waffles, Danish pastries, croissants, cold meats and cheeses along with tea, coffee, fruit juice and water.

Late risers can enjoy a continental breakfast from 10am to noon with choices ranging from pastries, fresh fruit and yogurt to cold meats and cheeses.

Lunch menus are available from noon to 3.30pm, afternoon snacks or casual late lunch from 3.30pm to 6pm including items from the grill, pizzeria and salad bar along with salads, soups, vegetables, fish, meat dishes, fruit and desserts.

Dinner service runs from 7pm to 10pm whilst the grill remains open from noon to 10pm and the pizzeria section from noon until midnight. Snacks are also available right up to 2am in the morning.

The two buffets are divided up into a number of areas which all serve different selections with examples as follows:

Salad and Fruit Corner: Fresh fruit and vegetables are sliced in front of guests and arranged by colour.

Carving Show Corner: Serving a selection of different cuts of meat from turkey to beef.

Grill Take Away Corner: Burgers, hot dogs, chips, sandwiches, piadina wraps and focaccias are available.

Bakery Corner: With guests able to watch bakers making fresh bread, selections range from breadsticks and bread rolls to pretzels and French baguettes.

Pizza Corner: Serving Margherita along with pizza of the day, puff pastry jalousie and stuffed calzone.

Pasta Station: Offering a variety of pasta dishes freshly cooked including pasta au gratin, ravioli and tortellini.

Mediterranean Corner: Serving cheeses, cured hams and salami

Children’s Corner: Serving a range of healthy and tasty items adapted to suits kid’s tastes

Desserts Corner: Sweet treats from cakes and puddings to tarts and mousses are served

Daily Specials: Serving five different dishes each day offering a full menu including soup, pasta, rice and hot dishes.

Ethnic Corner: With dishes from around the world, guests can sample the delights of anything from Moroccan specialities to Chinese and Indian dishes with four different choices from the country of choice each day.
L'Olivo (Italian)
L'Olivo (Italian)
Select Dining Venue (a la carte Cover Charge)
Lunch, Dinner
L’Olivo is a private restaurant exclusively for MSC Yacht Club members only offering gourmet Italian and French inspired cuisine and a connoisseur wine list.

Seating 136 guests and located on deck 15 with an la carte menu, the restaurant opens every day for lunch and dinner with reservations required.

Examples of dishes on offer include:

Black Tagliolini with cuttlefish and artichoke sauce (€7)
Couscous with shellfish & lobster medallions cooked in a tajine (€15)
Fish and seafood Paella (€8)
Meat and Fish Paella (€8)
Caramelized Millefeuille with raspberries (€5)

Santa Fe (Mexican)
Santa Fe (Mexican)
Select Dining Venue (a la carte Cover Charge)
Santa Fe Tex Mex is Splendida’s speciality restaurant with seating for 108 guests and situated on deck 7 with its own show gallery kitchen where guests can watch the food being prepared; and bar serving traditional Mexican drinks from beers to Tequila and Margaritas with Latin American music playing in the background.

The Mexican cuisine ranges from Texas steaks to enchiladas, fajitas, burritos and tacos.

A la carte charges apply with menu examples as follows:


Taco filled with chicken, salsa, lettuce and sour cream (€2.90)
Quesadilla with fried courgette flowers, chilli, coriander, salsa, sour cream and cheese (€3.50)
Tostada with beans, chicken, lettuce, salsa and sour cream (€2.90)

Soups and Salads:

Spicy tomato soup (€2.90)
Red bean soup with chorizo, bacon and tomato (€2.90)
Caesar Salad (€2.90)


Mexican rice, selection of beans, corn on the cob, avocado, tortillas or fried onion rings (€1.90)
A selection of sauces and cheeses (€1.00)

Main Courses:

Sautéed prawns with onions, garlic, tomato and peppers (€8.50)
Red snapper with garlic, onions, tomatoes, capers and olives (€7.50)
Wheat tortilla stuffed with beans, beef fillet, grilled chicken, cheese, tomato and lettuce (€8.50)
Chilli con carne (€6.50)
Marinated pork served with corn tortillas (€7.50)
Beef burger (€6.50)
Sirloin steak cooked to order (€9.50)
Pork ribs in barbeque sauce (€11.00)


Traditional Mexican custard with orange caramel sauce (€3.50)
Cinnamon rice pudding (€2.90)
Blueberry Cheesecake (€4.90)
Mango cream with lady finger biscuit (€3.50)

Dining reservations can be made with the Maître d’ or Dining Room waiters.
La Piazzetta (Ice Cream Bar)
La Piazzetta (Ice Cream Bar)
a la carte
La Piazzetta, located on deck 6 with seating for 80 guests, is the ship's Italian Square with live music and its own additional charge pastry, gelato and liquor bar.

Dishes include crème bavaroise with almonds and berries, chocolate semifreddo, vanilla and rose macaroon cream, sponge cake soaked in rum flavoured syrup filled with cannoli cream and meringues.

Pastries cost from around €1.50 for small tartlets, €0.80 for chocolate éclairs and €1.00 for chocolate mousse to €2.90 for a slice of fruitcake or cheesecake and €3.90 for sponge cakes such as Chocó Light Bomb and Raspberry Mousse Cake.

Traditional Gelato Ice Cream is €1.20 per scoop, €2.50 per cone, $3.90 for a smoothie and €5.30 for a banana split or Vanilla and Strawberry ice cream with fresh strawberries.

Ice cream flavours range from chocolate, vanilla, hazelnut and pistachio to coffee, strawberry, mango, lemon, banana, melon, peach and raspberry.
Sports Bar
Sports Bar
a la carte
The Sports Bar is located on deck 7 and serves tasty à la carte snacks. It has seating for 87 guests and large TV screens airing sporting events.

Menu examples include:

Steamed shrimp cocktail €4.90
Fish & Chips €5.50
Buffalo Chicken Wings €2.80
Salad €2.50

Other items Italian flat bread with Parma ham and mozzarella, Italian Gragnano bread filled with sausage, mushrooms and cheese, prawn curry, French baguette with ham, cheese, egg and salad, mini hamburgers, Spanish, German, Turkish and Chinese dishes.
The One Bar
The One Bar
The One Bar is the MSC Yacht Club buffet and bar on deck 18 with a selection of snacks served by butlers.
Top Sail Lounge
Top Sail Lounge
The Top Sail Lounge forward of deck 15 and for MSC Yacht Club members only, offers a continental breakfast along with canopies and finger food during the day.

A traditional English Tea is also served daily in the Top Sail Lounge from 4.30pm.
Children's Menu
Children's Menu
Examples of food on offer on the children’s menu include soup or pizza, pasta (such as spaghetti Bolognese or carbonara), fish in tomato sauce, hot dogs, burgers or omelettes served with fries or vegetables and desserts including ice cream, jelly or dessert of the day.
MSC Happy Dinners
MSC Happy Dinners
Newly introduced to MSC Cruises is MSC Happy Dinners where children select a meal from the kid's menu which is served whilst the adults are enjoying their first course. Once the children have finished their meal specialised Kid's Club staff collect them to have fun with friends whilst parents enjoy the rest of their meal.

There is no charge for this service and parents simply need to register their children in advance.
MSC Fun Time Dinners
MSC Fun Time Dinners
An alternative to MSC Happy Dinners, youngsters can opt for Fun Time Dinners where they dine in a separate specially decorated area of the buffet restaurant, watched over by the entertainment team before departing to the Mini or Junior Clubs where parents can collect them from once they have finished their own meal.

Three of these events are themed into a Welcome Party, Italian Party and Farewell party.

Accommodating children from the age of three to eleven, Fun Time Dinners are complimentary and parents simply need to register their children in advance.
Room Service
Room Service
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Room Service is available with a complimentary continental breakfast of pastries, fruit and toast with tea and coffee which can be ordered either by calling the Reception desk or completing the order form in staterooms and placing it on the door handle the evening before.

The remaining items available such as sandwiches etc ordered at other times of the day incur a small charge.

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