Already renowned for creating some of the finest cuisine served in the most glamourous surroundings at sea, Cunard has detailed some of the new dining options, as well as a host of enhancements to Queen Mary 2’s existing restaurants during the liner’s major refit in June.Queen Mary 2 Remastered will see the creation of the entirely new Carinthia Lounge that will serve alternative breakfast and lunchtime offerings together with bespoke premium coffees; the addition of The Verandah restaurant evoking memories of the famous Grill on the original Queen Mary; a completely transformed Kings Court Buffet; new Queens and Princess Grill menus and completely refurbished restaurants for guests staying in the suites, as well as a new Smokehouse alternative dining concept.
In addition, menus in the existing Britannia Restaurant and Golden Lion pub, together with Cunard’s famous Afternoon Tea selection served in the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar, will all be refreshed.
Many of the new menus are being created and tested at a specially-commissioned new Development Kitchen which has opened in Cunard’s homeport of Southampton. Here, teams of chefs have been working with other culinary experts and suppliers to create a wide range of new dishes to be served onboard.
Examples of Queen Mary 2’s new menus, together with images of some of the new dishes to be served onboard, can be downloaded here.
A video featuring Head Development Chef Craig Dunn and Cunard’s identical twin Executive Chefs Mark and Nicholas Oldroyd can be viewed here. Images of the new Carinthia Lounge, The Verandah, Kings Court and redesigned Queens and Princess Grill restaurants can be seen here.