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


Salt grill by Luke Mangan

Australia’s first celebrity chef restaurant at sea offers a truly unforgettable dining experience that’s sure to be a highlight of your holiday. 

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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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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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Chef's Table

Chef’s Table is the most exclusive dinner party on the ship. Join our Executive Chef for a degustation dining experience you won’t forget!

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A Taste Of Salt

Don’t miss our favourite celebrity chef’s new restaurant on Pacific Explorer. A Taste of Salt by Luke Mangan offers a mouth-watering degustation menu featuring a number of Luke’s signature dishes.

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P&O Favourites


Luke's

Following on from the success of Salt grill by Luke Mangan, we’re excited to offer the trendy and casual al fresco outlet Luke’s on Pacific Explorer, serving up some seriously delicious burgers.

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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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The Grill

Eat alfresco on top deck where the vibe is casual and the meals are mouth-watering. 

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Cafe's


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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The Café

For a caffeine fix or sweet treat any time of the day head straight to The Café.

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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 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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