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Dining Options Onboard The Vision Of The Seas

Aquarius (Main Dining Room)
Aquarius (Main Dining Room)
Aquarius is Vision of the Seas' main dining room spanning two decks with an elegant blue carpeted staircase sweeping up to the upper level and decorated in warm creams, browns and blues with statement palm trees adding a touch of greenery to the room.

Offering a wide variety of menu items and seating 1158 guests, the dining room is located on decks 4 and 5 and opens as follows:

Breakfast 7.00am to 8.30am (Open Seating, Deck 4)
Brasserie 30 Lunch noon to 1.30pm (Deck 4, Sea Days Only)
My Time Dining 5.30pm to 9.00pm (Deck 5)
Main Seating 6.00pm (Deck 4)
Second Seating 8.30pm (Deck 4)

Breakfast is á la carte with waiter service and features the usual breakfast fare of omelettes made to order, egg benedict, bacon, sausages, pancakes, French toast, smoked salmon bagels and a special of the day dish. Meats, cheeses, cereals, fruits, toast, pastries and yogurts are also available.

Lunch features a Brasserie 30 menu (designed to enable guests 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 dining (at the same table each night) or opt for My Time Dining in which guests select a preferred mealtime each night and are seated at different tables each night.

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 ($20 per person ($15 at lunch) Cover Charge)
Lunch, Dinner
Giovanni’s Table, added during Vision of the Seas' revitalisation in October 2013, is the ship's select Italian restaurant, located by Chops Grille on deck 6 with a seating capacity of 78.

Designed to replicate a traditional casual Italian Trattoria, with an old fashioned meat slicer, large vats of olive oil and vinegar and art work depicting traditional Italian countryside scenes, Giovanni’s opens for lunch on sea days (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.

With reservations 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.
Izumi (Asian, Japanese)
Izumi (Asian, Japanese)
$5 dinner, $3 lunch
Lunch, Dinner
The light and airy 79 seat Izumi, one of three select dining rooms added during Vision of the Seas upgrade in October 2013, 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.

Located up on deck 12 using space from the Viking Crown Lounge with large windows offering spectacular sea views and Japanese inspired decor, Izumi opens for lunch (on sea days only from noon to 1.30pm) and dinner (from 6.00pm to 9.30pm).

A dining fee of $5 per person ($3 for lunch) plus á la carte prices applies with examples of dishes and prices from the menu listed below.

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.
Chops Grille (Seafood, Steak House)
Chops Grille (Seafood, Steak House)
Select Dining Venue ($30 per person Cover Charge)
Taking the place of the Showboat Lounge when Vision of the Seas received her upgrade in October 2013, Chops Grille on deck 6 just forward of the Some Enchanted Evening lounge seating 74 guests, is Vision’s select steakhouse featuring premium cuts of steak cooked to specification, plus fresh seafood, side dishes and desserts.

Guests can enjoy the sea view out of the large windows whilst they dine from the numerous different seating arrangements on offer within the room with its upscale contemporary decor featuring tones of reds and browns.

Open for dinner only from 6.00pm to 9.30pm, a dining fee of $30 per person including gratuities is charged and reservations are recommended.

An example menu is listed below.

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
Ben & Jerry’s (Ice Cream Bar)
Ben & Jerry’s (Ice Cream Bar)
a la carte
Ben & Jerry’s, located next to Cafe Latte-tudes on deck 6, serves ice cream charged at a la carte prices.

Prices and flavours of Ben & Jerry’s available on Vision of the Seas are as follows (subject to change):

Small Cup (1 scoop) $2.50
Small Waffle (1 scoop) $3.25
Medium Cup (2 scoops) $3.25
Large Cup (3 scoops) $4.00
Large Waffle (3 scoops) $4.00
Toppings $0.50 per topping

Coffee, Cherry Garcia, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Chunky Monkey, Phish Food, Strawberry Cheesecake, Sweet Cream & Cookies, Vanilla, Butter Pecan and Mango Sorbet.

Shakes ($4.50), Hot Fudge Sundae and Caramel Sundae (both $4.25) are also available.

The usual 15% gratuity is also applicable on top of the above prices.
Park Café (Self Service)
Park Café (Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Park Cafe took the place of the Solarium Cafe during Vision’s 2013 dry dock and is a deli style venue with made-to-order salads, Panini’s and freshly prepared sandwiches, as well as a selection of gourmet pastries and coffee.

Located on deck 9 in the Solarium, the cafe opens for breakfast (7.30am to 10.30am), lunch (from noon to 6.00pm) and evening snacks (from 10.00pm to 1.00am) with examples of food served 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
Soup such as Cantonese beef broth
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

A range of different desserts are served throughout the day ranging from muffins and Danish pastries at breakfast to cheesecake, chocolate cake, cookies and filled choux pastries during the rest of the day.

Hot and cold self service drinks are also available from Park Cafe offering coffee, tea, lemonade, hot water and ice whilst late night snacks include a small selection of pre-packaged sandwiches, pizza, hot dogs, soup, nachos and cookies.
Viking Crown Lounge
Viking Crown Lounge
a la carte
The Viking Crown Lounge is located high up on deck 11 of the ship with spectacular sea vistas, and offers a range of appetisers from 5.00pm until midnight to enjoy with a drink.

Charges apply with examples as below:

Heirloom Tomatoes, Serrano Ham and Manchego Cheese on grilled Ciabatta Bread $5.00
Soft-Shell Crab with lemon and yuzu-wasabi wafu sauce $5.00
Shrimp Gyoza dumplings with sweet chilli sauce $5.25
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail $5.00
Chops Salad or Caesar Salad $3.50
Chop’s Grille Crab and Scallop Cake $5.25
Cheese and Jalapeno Sausage $4.00
Grilled Churrasco Steak with garlic fries and chimichurri sauce $8.75
Rib Eye Skewers in soy mirin sauce $5.75
Flatbread with artichoke and roasted red pepper relish $3.50
Kobe Beef Sliders with steak fries and mustard pickle dressing $7.00
Pulled Pork Sliders with curly fries, mayo and lime and onion relish $5.25
Chocolate Mud Pie $525
Red Velvet Cake $4.25
Room Service
Room Service
$3.95 between midnight and 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 guest’s 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).
Chef’s Table
Chef’s Table
Select Dining Venue ($95 per person Cover Charge)
The Chef’s Table is hosted in its own exclusive cordoned off area within the Aquarius main dining room aft of deck 4 (starboard side) on selected nights only for a maximum of fourteen diners. 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.

Guests gather prior to the meal to enjoy a glass of champagne and meet fellow diners before their dining experience begins which lasts for between two and three hours.

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.

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 Chef’s Table experience costs $95 per person including the wine and begins at 7.00pm finishing at 10.00pm.
Café Latté-tudes
Café Latté-tudes
Complimentary snacks, charge for coffee
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Along with Starbucks coffees and teas, Cafe Latte-tudes on deck 6 also offers complimentary cakes and pastries for guests to enjoy. Open from early morning (7.00am) until late at night (11.00pm) with seating for 12 guests, it is the ideal place to grab a quick specialty coffee and dessert.
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 Vision 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
Windjammer Cafe (Self Service)
Windjammer Cafe (Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The Windjammer Cafe, located on deck 9 with room for 454 guests, offers a wide range of stations including Asian Flavours, Carvery, Vegetables and Salads, Pasta, Seafood, Daily Specials and Desserts plus a tea, coffee and water 24 hour self service stand (starboard side) and self-serve soft ice cream with choice of vanilla, chocolate and vanilla chocolate twist .

The cafe offers buffet-style breakfasts (from 7.00am to 10.30am) and lunches (from 11.30am to 3.00pm) whilst in the evenings (from 6.00pm to 9.00pm) the casual atmosphere is complemented by a changing menu and restaurant-style service with dishes on offer emulating those in the main dining room.

The breakfast selection ranges from cereals, oatmeal, breads, muffins, pastries and donuts to cold cuts of meat and cheeses, fresh fruit, bacon, sausage and baked beans. There is also an omelette station for freshly prepared eggs and area serving Asian speciality selections.

Lunch options include pizza, burger and sandwich stations, a pasta station (with choice of sauces) and hot dishes such as barbecue pork ribs, grilled fish filet, lasagne, aubergine parmigiana and beef stroganoff. An Asian section is also offered each day offering the likes of sushi and stir-fries whilst the salad bar station has 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.
Mini Bar
Mini Bar
Some of 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 also applies to all mini bar purchases).

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