Carnival tempts Aussie tastebuds
Today, Carnival Cruise Line revealed the much-anticipated dining options onboard Carnival Splendor ahead of her arrival in Australia this December.
Set to become the newest and largest ship home ported year-round in Australia, Carnival Splendor will feature fresh international flavours as she makes her Australian debut, as well as the return of some fan-favourites.
Four new restaurants for the Australian market will be available on Carnival Splendor, including the debut of Masala Tiger, Fahrenheit 555, Pizzeria del Capitano and Seafood Shack. In addition, the ship will offer exciting updates to restaurants Aussies already know and love.
Masala Tiger – This brand new modern dining concept created with the adventurous Australian palette in mind offers a fresh and authentic dining experience boasting delicious Tandoori-style cooking. Enjoy the sea breeze with a beautiful selection of chargrilled meats and veggies, naan fresh from the oven and curries. The best part? The menu changes daily and is included in the cruise fare. Masala Tiger will be located in the tranquil adults-only Serenity™ Retreat, also featuring a nearby bar and the Carnival Deli.
Fahrenheit 555 – Guests can enjoy the finest aged beef, seared to exact specifications to lock in the flavour at the precise temperature of 555 degrees Fahrenheit. Set in an intimate and elegant setting and offering a delectable menu of some of the best cuts of mouth-watering steaks, Farhenheit 555 is the ideal venue for celebrating a special occasion or indulging in a romantic evening. This upscale steakhouse comes at an additional charge.
Pizzeria del Capitano – A taste of Italy on the high seas, Pizzeria del Capitano pays homage to the Italian heritage of many Carnival Captains. The pizzeria offers delicious hand-made pizzas made with imported Italian flour, fresh mozzarella and delectable toppings all included in the cruise fare.
Seafood Shack – A celebration of the sea’s delicious offerings, Seafood Shack is a New England-style seaside spot, where guests can tuck into a Lobster BLT, a tasty serving of fish and chips or enjoy oysters in the fresh ocean air, all available at an additional charge.
A number of all-inclusive family favourites will also be offered onboard Carnival Splendor from Guy’s Burger Joint- the cool poolside burger shack created by Food Network star, Guy Fieri; Lido Restaurant serving a variety of casual dining options; an a-la-carte menu at the Main Dining Room to free soft serve ice-cream 24/7.
“Delicious dining is a core part of every guest’s cruise holiday experience. While planning for Carnival Splendor’s entry into the Australian market; fresh, delicious and varied dining options was top of our list,” said Jennifer Vandekreeke, Vice President Carnival Cruise Line Australia.
“The arrival of Carnival Splendor will offer our Australian guests more dining experiences than ever before. The ship will be jam-packed with delicious international flavours tailored for the Australian market and local favourites. What’s not to love about tasty poolside burgers, mouth-watering steak cooked to your liking, hot fish and chips or fresh naan and tandoor skewers that burst with flavour?”
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