Pacific Explorer - Dining (Speciality)

Dragon Lady

Take your taste buds east. Immerse yourself in the intoxicating flavours of Asia at Dragon Lady. From delicate sushi rolls to fragrant curries and spicy stir-fries, Dragon Lady is bringing the heat. With a sultry mix of dark timbers and midnight blue tones, it boasts an intimate and mysterious setting. Be seduced by the exotic scents and spices of a menu inspired by Australia's passion for Asian cuisine. Bursting with flavour, every mouthful promises a tantalising night in the Orient. Open every night for dinner, featuring a fixed menu giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a sensual feast of Chinese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, Indian or Japanese. Only available onboard Pacific Aria, Pacific Eden and Pacific Explorer.

P&O Pacific Explorer - Dragon Lady restaurant

Shell & Bones

The new seafood dining experience at sea. Enjoy a bounty of sumptuous seafood at our new venue, Shell & Bones. Featuring Singapore-style crab, steamed blue mussels, lobster Mornay and much more, this restaurant is set to reel in guests. Or, take a pick of items off the grill with beef short ribs and roasted chicken. Alongside, there are vegetarian options as well, with a sweet treat for all to finish.

P&O Pacific Explorer - Shell & Bones restaurant

Salt Grill by Luke Mangan

World famous food. An unforgettable dining experience is a highlight of every good holiday. We've partnered with Luke Mangan to bring you the first Australian celebrity chef restaurant at sea – Salt grill by Luke Mangan. Luke harnesses his experience, creativity and passion to turn the freshest and finest Australian ingredients into signature dishes like the crab omelet, enoki mushroom salad with miso broth, and the famous liquorice parfait with lime syrup. For an elegant meal or a haute high tea, one taste and you'll soon see why he's been invited to cook for former U.S President Bill Clinton, Richard Branson, Tom Cruise and at the wedding of Danish Crown Prince Fredrick and Princess Mary. At sea, Salt grill is exclusive to P&O cruises and its popularity has inspired land-based Salt grill restaurants in some of the best cities across the globe.

Price: Lunch $49pp* / Dinner $59pp* / High tea $29pp*

*All prices subject to change

P&O Pacific Explorer - Salt Grill by Luke Mangan

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!

P&O Pacific Explorer - 400 Gradi pizzeria restaurant


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.

P&O Pacific Explorer - Luke's burgers

A Taste of Salt / Chefs Table

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.

Compliments to the Chef. Want to have the most exclusive dinner party on the ship? At Chef's Table you have the best seat in the house.

For a meal that is equal parts memorable and mouth-watering, join us and we will host a private dinner for you and your guests (Pacific Jewel caters for 10, Pacific Dawn may cater for up to 14 guests). Your evening will begin with a cocktail and canapé reception, hosted by the Executive Chef. Once seated at the intimate and private table, the Executive Chef will begin to introduce each course and it's expertly matched wine. At Chef's Table it's your job to relax amongst great company and indulge, as we serve up this extraordinary dining experience.

Onboard Pacific Explorer, the Chef's Table is known as Taste of Salt - an experience brought to you by Luke Mangan.

Price: $119* (including wines) *All prices subject to change

P&O Pacific Explorer - A Taste of Salt restaurant