Dining & Restaurants


What sets us apart from other cruise lines? Our commitment to innovative, fresh and fantastic food sourced through Australian farmers and suppliers. With up to 17 different dining experiences to choose from across the fleet, we're plating up everything from casual to connoisseur, so you can choose when, where and how you dine.

Complimentary Dining Options


Waterfront Restaurant

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Waterfront Restaurant serves up a selection of both classic and cutting edge cuisine.

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Angelo's

Welcome to classy upscale Italian dining with modern charm. Enjoy la dolce vita and indulge in a dinner to remember.

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Dragon Lady

Be seduced by the mysterious setting and exotic spices at our Pan-Asian restaurant Dragon Lady.

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The Pantry

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, our food court style restaurant with menus changing daily, provides a wide range of international cuisine and modern Australian delights.The Pantry caters to both the adventurous and family favourites.

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Specialty Dining Options


400 Gradi

Foodies rejoice! Pacific Explorer is now home to a new Pizzeria, 400 Gradi, overseen by famed and award-wining Melbourne pizza chef Johnny Di Francesco who won the Best Pizza in the World award in 2014. Buon appetite!

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Luke’s Bar & Grill by Luke Mangan

We’ve partnered with Luke Mangan for well over a decade to bring his experience, creativity and passion to the high seas.
Luke takes the freshest and finest Australian ingredients and creates signature dishes like the crab omelette with enoki mushroom salad and miso broth, and the famous liquorice parfait. Book into Luke’s Bar & Grill for an elegant meal or a refined high tea and discover the evolution of the Salt grill concept, with all the favourites still on offer.

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Luke's

Sit back and relax while Luke Mangan takes care of the menu. Enjoy a casual yet mouth-watering burger for lunch or a delicious three-course dinner with the sunset..

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Shell & Bones

Enjoy the catch of the day or feast on some seriously good meats from the butcher, out at sea!

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Gradi Pronto

In partnership with award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny Di Francesco, Gradi Pronto on the pool deck is perfect for a laid back and delicious takeaway alternative, Neapolitan style, when you don’t want to dress up and keep enjoying sun and sea and, amazing pizza.

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Luke’s Burger Bar

Sit back and relax while Luke Mangan takes care of the menu. Enjoy a casual yet mouth-watering burger, salad or hot dog for lunch or for dinner with the sunset.

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P&O Favourites


New Zealand Ice Cream

Why stop at one scoop? Try all your favourite flavours onboard at New Zealand Natural ice cream.

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In-Room Dining

If you don’t feel like eating out, you can order in with our room service menu. Breakfast in bed anyone?

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Cafes


Charlie's Bar

Open from early morning until late at night Charlie’s is the go-to place for coffee, cake, cocktails and more.

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Ocean Bar

Ocean Bar features comfy chaise lounges, a relaxed, homey vibe with live music performances in the evening.

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The Deli

Located in The Lobby, The Deli caters for all your cravings from morning till late including professionally brewed-to order coffee, freshly baked pastries and pies, delicious cakes, and crunchy salads.

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The Pantry


Our food court-style restaurant (Bye Bye Buffet) brings you a wealth of culinary creations from the best variety of international cuisine to creature comfort, modern Australian favourites.  With menus changing daily, from the adventurous to family favourites, there’s something for everyone! 

P&O Dining Options


MY TABLE DINING

Enjoy your dinner at both the same time and table each night with a choice of two seating time options. Your waiter will look forward to welcoming you back every night. My Table Dining is available in Angelo’s, Dragon Lady and Waterfront Restaurant.

MY CHOICE DINING

Dine when, where and how you choose. Reservations can be made each night or you can join us at your leisure. We look forward to welcoming you in any and all of our venues.

CASUAL DINING

From delicious burgers by the poolside to expertly brewed coffee with cake, our casual dining venues serve up all of your favourites. The hardest part will be choosing what to order.

SOMETHING SPECIAL

At P&O we believe unforgettable dining experiences should be a highlight of any good holiday. That’s why we offer a range of specialty restaurants onboard. From celebrity chef dining at Salt Grill by Luke Mangan and delicious seafood at Shell & Bones to 400 Gradi, brought to you by the man with the Best Pizza Margherita in the world, there’s something for everyone. Reservations are recommended and cover charges or a la carte pricing applies to specialty restaurants.

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Beverage Packages

Drinks packages are now available onboard all P&O Cruises' ships. The 'Premium Beverage Package' and 'The Lot! Beverage Package' are available to adult guests on cruises of seven nights or more and the 'Soft Drinks Package' and 'Refreshment Package' are available to all guests onboard any cruise.

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Pre-Cruise Packages

We have a range of packages available to make cruising even more memorable. If you are celebrating a special occasion or just want to book in advance to focus on the fun while you cruise, there is a package (or two) to suit everyone.

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