Tossing dough is an age-old art passed down the generations. Lucky for you, someone passed us the secret to the perfect pizza. While aboard, this is the place that will shiver your timbers and warm you to the bone, 24 hours a day, with a Margherita, Funghi, Prosciutto, Pepperoni or Quattro Formaggi pizza. Savvy? Then it?s the pirate?s life for you!
Red Frog Pub
Get into an island state of mind before you even set foot on one. RedFrog Pub is our laid-back, no-worries, oh-so-lively Pacific Island-inspired pub. Sample tropical fare, dominate at the foosball table, enjoy some sweet tunes and sip our tasty signature private-label craft beer; Thirsty Frog Summer Ale. So kick back and feel the island vibe come to life. You?ll be a local here before you know it.
If the smell of breakfast cooking doesn?t help open your eyes, our fresh coffee will surely do the trick. Drag yourself out of bed and over to the Lido Restaurant where you?ll enjoy made-to-order omelettes, help yourself to fluffy stacks of pancakes or indulge in some sizzling sausage or bacon for a delicious and energising way to start the day.
Get a taste of the world as the chef throws the spotlight on a variety of dishes from different countries. Indulge in the foods that make each place famous? and be sure to make this a delicious daily routine.
The Carnival Deli
Looking for a tasty sandwich or wrap for lunch? Drop by the Carnival Deli. Enjoy hot pastrami on rye, or how about roast turkey breast on a country roll? Our sandwiches and wraps are always hand-carved and served fresh with coleslaw or relish. Satisfy your craving for a great sandwich and make sure you don?t forget the pickle on the side.
Dining Room Breakfast
The dining room is the perfect place for breakfast on any port day, you?ll be rewarded with a delicious first meal. Our chefs will happily whip up something, just the way you like it. Choose from a wide variety of selections like scrambled eggs, fluffy pancakes, crispy bacon and sausage, or even fresh fruit and oatmeal. Join us early before you head off to explore the day?s port.
The Carnival Cruise Empire dining room offers an elegant and relaxing setting in which to enjoy a full three course menu! It?s an experience that?s filling, but never stuffy ? you?re just as likely to catch waiters table-dancing as you are to order dessert. Dessert?s included ? along with the rest of your meal, by the way ? in your fare. But don?t skip straight to dessert, because the main course is the main attraction; drop in daily and enjoy a rotating menu of delectable favourites, including steak, seafood and prime rib.
When it comes to eating well for dinner, the name says it all. Good Eats is just the spot to enjoy a casual self-serve dinner aboard. Enjoy strip steak, pork chops served with rice or roasted potatoes, a carving station and so much more. There's something different on the menu every night, so you can come back and try something new each night of your cruise.
Kids' Meals for Campers
With so many fun things to do aboard, your kid will surely work up an appetite. Our meals keep your kids fuelled up and happy with yummy options for them to enjoy as they chow down with a supervised group of their new friends. They?ll enjoy pizza, grilled cheese toasties, fresh fruit, hot chips, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken nuggets, hot dogs, and more! They should save room for dessert, because with banana splits and chocolate brownies, your young ones are going to be pretty excited.
Our kids menus, available at most onboard dining venues, feature foods that are delicious enough ? and fun enough ? to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. We?ve got all the familiar options they love at home, like spaghetti and meatballs, chicken nuggets, hot dogs, mac-n-cheese, peanut butter and jam sandwiches and ? yes mum ? fresh fruit and veggies. They should save room for dessert, though, because with sweet stuff like banana splits and chocolate brownies, your young?uns are going to be pretty excited. There?s even 24-hour pizza and ice cream? but these are subject to bed-time, of course.
Featuring a variety of casual dining options like Chef's Choice, Salad Bar, Carnival Deli and more, the Lido Restaurant has something ? or more likely, at least a few ?somethings? ? to satisfy your craving. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating and food options for everyone, you can enjoy your personal favourites, while dining in the company of family and friends. It?s also where you can find our Pizza Pirate pizza station and Swirls ice cream spots? both open 24 hours a day, which ought to be enough for anybody.
Off the Grill
Join our masters of the grill as they practice their craft right in front of you, serving up outdoor favourites like hamburgers, hot dogs and grilled chicken. Smother them with saut?ed onions and mushrooms, or go traditional with some tomato sauce and mustard. Either way, Off the Grill is the perfect place to enjoy these classics by the pool.
Fresh, tasty, fast and colourful ? all the qualities that make the Salad Bar a great place for lunch or dinner. Stock up on your nutrients for the day and top them off with dressings galore at this self-serve veggie-lover?s paradise. Just because it?s good for you doesn?t mean building your own can?t be fun. Mix in some grilled chicken, fresh tuna or stick to the basics with this quick and healthy option.
Forget what ?they? say ? the most important meal of the day is brunch. Slumberers can sleep in and still enjoy breakfast favourites, while early-risers get a head-start on lunch. And Seaday Brunch brings everybody?s favourite mid-morning meal to your Carnival cruise, and does it right. You?ll enjoy special french toast, loaded mac-n-cheese? and yes, more ways to cook eggs than we even thought was possible. Chow down and fuel up ? you?ve got lots of exploring to do, across the ship, for the rest of the day.
We don?t all have the luxury of dropping our diets when we go on holidays. If you?ve got an eye on what crosses your plate, we?ve got your back. Carnival?s chefs are specially-trained to prepare food options for a variety of diets ? vegetarian, gluten-free, kosher, Indian vegetarian, or food low in carbs, fat, sugar or cholesterol ? so you don?t have to let your dietary restrictions restrict you from having a great time. Or from having seconds. There are also helpful hints on our Empire Dining menu.
There?s nothing sweeter than a visit to Sweet Spot for our specially-made marble chocolate cheesecake, lemon cream pies, cherry crumble squares and more. There?s always something for everyone, including healthier options like fresh fruit medleys. Save room for dessert ? or skip the meal altogether ? and make sure you satisfy your sweet tooth with this mix of desserts that really hit the spot.
Got room for dessert? Sure you do! Swirls ice cream lets you enjoy the sweeter side of brain freeze with a treat that?ll have you smiling from ear to ear. Choose from chocolate, vanilla or strawberry? or make your own mix swirled as high as you can balance it. Open on Lido deck 24/7, our soft-serve ice cream and frozen yoghurt is a great way to beat the heat all day, or the perfect night-time treat after a long evening of fun.
The Taste Bar
A voyage to new destinations is the perfect time to try new things? and here?s the perfect place: The Taste Bar. Stop by for a taste of the flavours awaiting you at dining venues across the Carnival fleet. Pick up a complimentary appetiser before dinner for a taste of something different.
Learn to cook, Steakhouse-style from our team of chefs as they demonstrate the tricks of the trade. We take the joy of cooking and transform it into a delightful hour-long presentation of kitchen skill and ingenuity? where taste tests are always included.
Make Your Own Pizza
Toss it, stretch it, sauce it, cheese it ? kids take control during this fun-filled pizza-making experience. Spread some sauce, pile the cheese on high, throw on some toppings? then they get ready to munch on their work of art. Since this is a kids-and-teens-only event, they decide which toppings go on and which stay off ? sorry parents, for once, you don?t get a vote.
Freshies Corner gives you a taste of the ocean with a range of tasty morsels and light meals including pots of fresh prawns or mussels, classic fish n? chips, kumera fries, freshly grilled chicken focaccias, and the new bespoke Spirit Burger. What?s more, Carnival ambassador and Biggest Loser Trainer Shannan Ponton has worked with our ships? chefs to design a nutritious snack ? a turkey burger on a chia and quinoa bun ? to add to the existing range. Freshies Corner offers the perfect option after a full day of fun in the sun. A nominal surcharge will apply to purchases.
Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast
Seafood Corner gives you a taste of the ocean with a menu filled with quintessential local favourites including fish and chips, seafood platters and lobster rolls. Local prawns, oysters and fresh whole fish such as barramundi, snapper and flounder will also be available to order
Open daily from 4pm, Seafood Corner offers a new option for tasty poolside snacks or a casual dinner.
Check out Bonsai Sushi, the next generation onboard seafood-and-soy-sauce spot. Dine amidst expertly-pruned bonsai trees while enjoying sit-down service and an affordable menu of delectable catches? plus soups, sides, sak?s and desserts. So the next time you?re taking an onboard stroll, stop at Bonsai Sushi for a roll, a box or maybe a whole ship ? it feeds two, and keeps them satisfied.
Enjoy ice-cold refreshments during meals, during shows, during, well... anytime you want with Bottomless Bubbles. This unlimited soft drinks program lets you indulge in all-you-can-drink soft drinks and juice for the full length of your cruise. Sweet! Bottomless Bubbles is available for purchase at the Lobby, Casino and Pool Bars.
The Chef's Table
Treat your taste buds to the experience of a lifetime, culminating in a sumptuous multicourse dinner hosted by one of our master chefs. Your VIP experience starts with cocktails and hors d?oeuvres for a select group of 12, followed by a tour to see the galley in operation. The evening concludes with a mind-blowing full-service dinner of amazing appetisers, entrees and desserts not found on our regular dining menus.
Why not treat yourself to a latt?, macchiato, cappuccino or whichever coffee takes your fancy, as our onboard baristas, professionally trained in Aussie coffee brewing techniques, serve up your favourites. Selections of teas are also available; savour the aroma and have a delicious homemade pastry on the side or, for an even sweeter option, stop by for a milkshake, slice of cake or biscuit.
24-Hour Room Service
So you're in the mood for some good eats, but you?d rather stay in your comfy, cozy stateroom? Really, who could blame you? Simply pick up the phone and order something from our tasty room service menu. And since you get hungry when you get hungry, room service is available any time of the day (or night) and delivered right to your door.
Enjoy the finest aged beef, cut, weighed and char-grilled to your exact specifications. In addition to mouth-watering steaks, a variety of other delectable main courses ? like double-cut lamb chops, lobster tail and grilled fish fillet ? are available.
Whoever said you can?t always get what you want certainly never said it on a Carnival cruise. Odds are that something from our Nouveau menu sounds good ? filet mignon, New York Strip, lobster or surf & turf ? and you know what? Now you can get these signature dishes on your plate anytime you?re enjoying dinner in our lively main dining room. Whether you?re with friends, have the kids in tow or are just in the mood for something different in a familiar setting, you?ll find great options on your dining room menu.
Seafood Corner gives you a taste of the ocean with a menu filled with quintessential local favourites including fish’n’chips, seafood platters and lobster rolls. Local prawns, oysters and fresh whole fish such as barramundi, snapper and flounder will also be available to order.
Open daily from 4pm, Seafood Corner offers a new option for tasty poolside snacks or a casual dinner.