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Radiance Of The Seas

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Dining Options Onboard The Radiance Of The Seas

Cascades (Main Dining Room)
Cascades (Main Dining Room)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The two-story Cascades is the ship's main dining room occupying the aft section of decks 4 and 5 and, with columns draped in curtains and oversized mirrors flanking the sections of the room without windows, the whole space offers a light and airy ambiance. Seating 1110 guests the room also features two small private dining areas, the 30 seat Tides dining room port side and Breakers seating 102 guests starboard side.

Breakfast is served on the lower level of the dining room from 8.00am to 10.00am 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 pm) or late (8.30 pm) dining (on deck 4) or opt for My Time Dining (on deck 5), in which guests select a preferred mealtime (anytime between 5.30pm and 9.30 pm).

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
Giovanni's Table (Italian)
Giovanni's Table (Italian)
Select Dining Venue ($15 lunch, $20 Dinner Cover Charge)
Lunch, Dinner
Giovanni’s Table, a traditional casual Italian Trattoria, opens for lunch from noon until 2.00pm on select days only (with a cover charge of $15.00 per head) and dinner from 6.00pm to 9.30pm (at $20.00 per head) and offers everything from braised meat dishes and stews to Focaccia, salads and pastas.

Located midship of deck 6 and featuring floor-to-ceiling windows spanning the port side of the restaurant giving guests views out over the ocean, reservations are recommended particularly for dinner.

The menu served comprises of appetizers and salads, soups, pasta dishes, entrees and desserts with examples as follows:

Focaccia with potatoes, herbs, artichokes, olives and pesto
Fried shrimp, calamari, fish fillets and zucchini
Anti pasti (salami, prosciutto, anchovies, artichokes, peppers, olive and Italian cheese)
Tomato and mozzarella salad
Baked eggplant parmigiana
Caesar salad

Vegetarian soup
Soup of the day

Gnocchi in light blue cheese sauce
Pappardelle pasta in radicchio cream
Mushroom risotto
Pasta with tomatoes, calamari, bay scallops and pesto

8 ounce grilled strip loin steak
Chicken breast filled with ricotta and mushrooms
Baked jumbo shrimp
Veal meatballs
Sole fillets in lemon butter sauce

Desserts are presented on a cart with selections such as chocolate cake, tiramisu, zupa inglese, pana cotta and miniature cannolis. Giovanni’s also offers specialty coffees with liquor for dessert at an extra charge.

The lunch menu is largely similar to the dinner menu but with fewer entrees to select from.

Giovanni’s also plays host to a murder mystery lunch during each cruise where guests have to solve the who dunnit puzzle over a three course meal. A professional cast host an evening of theatre where guests are the detectives solving the crime over a multiple course dinner paired with fine wine and fun for all. There are limited spaces available for this exclusive event held once per week, and reservations are required.

The event costs around $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
Tea and Coffee
Izumi (Japanese)
Izumi (Japanese)
Select Dining Venue ($5 dining fee plus a la carte Cover Charge)
Lunch, Dinner
Izumi, located aft of deck 11, portside, serves traditional Asian dishes with pure, delicate flavours, fresh ingredients and flawless presentation. Diners can choose from popular sushi rolls, sashimi, Hot Rock (Ishiyaki) Plates, sukiyaki and more.

Seating 74 guests and open for lunch (select days only from noon to 2.00pm) and dinner (from 6.00pm to 9.30pm), a $5 per person dining fee applies plus à la carte pricing.

Examples of dishes available along with prices are as follows:

Edamame Soy Beans (complimentary)
Vegetable Tempura ($5.00)
Crab Cucumber Citrus Salad ($4.00)
Chicken Kara –Age ($4.00)
Tuna Wasabi Carpaccio ($6.50)

Fish on top of rice:
Seared Albacore ($4.50)
Freshwater BBQ Eel ($2.00)
Tofu Sushi ($1.50)
Octopus ($2.00)
Salmon ($2.00)
Snapper ($2.00)
Shrimp ($2.00)

Seared Albacore ($4.50)
Salmon ($4.50)
Octopus ($4.50)
Yellowtail ($5.00)
Snapper ($4.50)

Shrimp Dumplings ($4.00)
Vegetable Croquette ($4.00)
Ahi Ponzo Salad ($4.00)
Tofu Miso Salad ($4.00)
Miso Soup (complimentary)
Shrimp Wonton Soup ($2.00)

Mixed Seafood ($10.00)
Beef Tenderloin ($10.00)
Chicken & Beef Skewer ($7.50)

Snow Crab California ($5.50)
Box Salmon and Crab ($5.00)
Rainbow (assortment of rolls - $7.00)
Salmon Lovers Rolls ($5.50)
Champagne Lobster ($8.00)

Selection of crispy tempura rolls including shrimp and eel (from $6.00 to $7.00)

California Roll ($5.00)
Spicy Tuna Roll ($5.00)
Vegetable Roll ($4.00)
Cucumber Roll ($4.00)

Selection of Beef, Seafood and Shrimp hot pot nabe (cooked in stock with vegetables and noodles and served with rice) ranging from around $6.00 for a single serving to $12.00 for two.

A selection of sharing platters and combinations are also available priced from around $3.00 to $23.00.

For dessert Izumi offers both traditional dishes with an Asian touch, along with some regular Japanese desserts. To experience both tastes a dessert sampler is available which consists of a ginger green tea flan, a green tea mousse, an Asian Fruit Salad with coconut milk, and a dumpling with sweet bean mousse filling.
Rita's Cantina (Mexican)
Rita's Cantina (Mexican)
Select Dining Venue ($3 dining fee plus a la carte pricing Cover Charge)
Lunch, Dinner
Rita’s Cantina is an 84 seat Mexican Restaurant offering casual dining with a great selection of Mexican meals, snacks and cocktails. A cover charge of $3 per person plus à la carte pricing applies and a sample menu can be viewed below:

Roasted Chicken and Tomato Broth ($2.00)
Iced Mint Watermelon and Tomato Bisque ($1.50)
Black Bean Soup ($1.75)

Cheese Quesadilla ($1.75)
Nachos with Cheese Sauce ($1.50)
Chicken Tacos ($1.75)

Starter Taco Salad ($2.75)
Fiesta Guacamole ($2.75)
Party Nachos ($2.50)
Shrimp Ceviche Tostada ($3.00)
Grilled Quesadilla ($3.25)

Classic Taco Salad ($3.25)
Ancho Chile Relleno ($3.00)
Grilled Chicken “Chichen-Itza” ($5.25)
Pork Roast and Jalapeno Cheese Chimichanga ($5.50)
Grilled Salmon, Squash and Jalapeno Cheese Burritos ($5.00)
Seared Red Snapper ($5.50)
Chile Con Carne ($5.00)

Mexican Rice, Refried Beans, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Chilli Con Carne, Cheese Sauce, Peppers

Cinnamon Sugar Rolled Churros ($1.75)
Banana Enchiladas ($2.25)
Mexican Flan ($1.50)

Rita’s Cantina can be found aft of deck 11, starboard side, and opens from 2.00pm to 9.30pm.
Samba Grill (South American)
Samba Grill (South American)
Select Dining Venue ($30 per person Cover Charge)
Samba Grill is Radiance’s Brazilian Churrascaria offering Latin American flavours at a cost of $30 per person. Located aft of deck 12, the restaurant opens from dinner only from 6.00pm to 9.30pm and seats 70 guests.

Diners begin the meal with a Caipirinha classic Brazilian cocktail followed by appetizers before the Gaucho (waiters) serve succulent roasted meats carved off large skewers directly at guests tables. An extensive self-service salad bar with choices of breads, cheeses, salad, antipasti, salmon, deli meats and seafood to choose from is also available, and at the end of the meal Brazilian styled desserts are on offer.

Guests are provided with a small sign on their table which is switched off whilst diners are eating their salads and switched on with a green light which remains on until guests switch it to a red light which indicates they require no more meat. The white light indicates that diners are ready for dessert.

As soon as diners are ready, they switch on the little light to green and the “gauchos” start bringing out the meat with 13 different meats to choose from, a selection of which are as follows:

Prime cut of top sirloin
Tender cut of bottom sirloin
Tender chicken breast wrapped in bacon
Beef tenderloin
Grilled lamb chops
Beef Ribs
Parmesan Cheese crusted Pork loin
Brazilian Style cured pork sausage

The meats are accompanied by side dishes including fries, grilled plantains and vegetables, as well as salsa verde (green herb dipping sauce), salt, and tomato salsa.

Desserts (which are held in counters) include puddim de leite, a Brazilian-style flan, arroz doce, a sweet rice pudding with fruits, and a corn pudding.
Chops Grille (Steak House)
Chops Grille (Steak House)
Select Dining Venue ($30 per person Cover Charge)
Chops is Radiance of the Seas select Steakhouse located midship of deck 6 with seating for 90 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
Cafe Latte-tudes
Cafe Latte-tudes
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
A selection of complimentary small cakes, pastries and cookies are available from the Starbucks branded Café Latte-tudes which opens from 6.30am to 11.00pm on deck 5 of the ship. (Charges apply for drinks).
Mini Bar
Mini Bar
All Royal Caribbean staterooms provide guests with a mini bar which offers snacks and drinks, examples of which are below:

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

A 15% gratuity charge for purchases from the mini bar also applies.
Room Service
Room Service
$3.95 delivery charge between midnight and 5.00am
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 royalcaribbean.co.uk 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 Radiance 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
Park Cafe
Park Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Park Café, forward of deck 11 serves the Solarium Pool area and offers a complimentary deli style dining option featuring made-to-order salads, Panini’s and freshly prepared sandwiches, along with a selection of pastries and coffee.

An ideal place for a quick informal and healthy snack, the Café opens for breakfast from 6.00am to 10.00am, lunch from 11.00am to 6.30pm and late night snacks between 9.00pm and 1.00am.

The Breakfast menu is as follows:
Croissants and assorted bagels
Selection of breakfast cereals
Fresh fruit cups
Yogurts and Yogurt Parfait
Milk and juice
Low fat yogurt with granola and fruit toppings

For the remainder of the day, the following menu is served:
Fresh fruit cups
Jerk pork wrap
Parma ham and brie baguette
Tuna Salad
Prepared salads
Wall climber
Tuna and avocado salad
Pesto Coleslaw
Potato Salad
Mixed bean salad
Waldorf Salad
Fruit Salad
Selection of cakes and pastries
Select Dining Venue
Breakers is a small private dining room, seating 102 guests and located just off the main dining room on deck 4. Bookings required.

Select Dining Venue
Tides is a small private dining room, seating 30 guests, located just off the main dining room on deck 4. Bookings required.

Chef's Table
Chef's Table
Select Dining Venue ($95 per person Cover Charge)
The Chef’s Table is hosted in its own exclusive space aft of deck 6 featuring a private 14 seat table and spectacular light fitting made out of cutlery.

Here guests take part in a unique culinary experience offering a five-course set menu of gourmet dishes specially prepared and personally presented by the Chef de Cuisine. Every course is accompanied by wine pairings chosen to enhance their enjoyment of each dish.

Prior to each course, the sous chef introduces and explains the preparation of the dish. The sommelier then follows up with a description of the wine pairings and at the end of the meal guests receive an autographed Savor cookbook to take home with them.

Guests gather in the room prior to the meal to enjoy a glass of champagne and meet fellow diners before their dining experience begins. An example of dishes served is as below:

Lobster and Alaskan King Crab Leg Salad
Soup Trio of Green Pea Bisque, Double Oxtail Consommé and Porcini Mushroom Soup
Chinese-Style Duck Roll
Roasted Double Lamb Cutlet
Warm Granny Smith Apple, Pecan and Pine Nut Torte

The fee for the Chef’s Table is $95 per person (including the wine) and the experience, which begins at 6.30pm, lasts for between 2.5 and 3.5 hours from start to finish.
Boardwalk Dog House
Boardwalk Dog House
Lunch, Dinner
The complimentary Dog House located portside of deck 11 midship by Windjammers serves up hot dogs, wieners, brats and sausages with a selection of toppings. The menu includes “The German”, “The Smoke House”, “The Big Apple”, “The Wunderdog”, “The Coney Island Dog”, “The Sicilian” and “The Warsaw” with condiments of mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup and relish and side orders of peppers, onions and potato salad.

Opening times are as follows:

1.00pm to 6.30pm (port days)
11.30am to 6.30pm (sea days)
9.00pm to 1.00am for late night snacks
Windjammer Cafe (Self Service)
Windjammer Cafe (Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Windjammer Café, located aft of deck 11 near to the pools and seating 797 guests, is the ship's buffet venue, which serves breakfast from 7.00am to 11.00am, lunch from 11.30 am to 3.00pm and dinner from 6.30pm to 9.30 pm. Starboard side of Windjammers is the veranda area offering guests alfresco dining looking out over the sea.

The cafe features a number of food stations with breakfast selections 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.

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