The food on the NOORDAM, in general, is good. However,
The Pinnacle Restaurant is exceptional. It is an extra-tariff
venue that offers premium cuisine that surpasses the food in
the main dining room. (See above and left).
When NOORDAM entered service, The Vista Dining Room
followed the traditional cruise ship approach of having
two-seatings for dinner with assigned tables. In 2008, Holland
America introduced As You Wish Dining in a section of the
restaurant, which is more similar to the approach followed by
The room occupies two decks with a large balcony area.
Located at the stern of the ship, it has large windows on three
sides looking across the outdoor promenade to the sea.
Above: One evening each cruise, the chefs present a
lavish display of deserts next to the indoor pool.
Right: The Terrace Grill offers hamburgers, hot dogs
and light fare poolside at lunchtime.
The Explorations Cafe offers
specialty coffees and pastries in the
The Lido Restaurant is NOORDAM's self-serve, informal restaurant. The seating area is pleasantly decorated and offers
sweeping views over the sea. The food stations offer a variety of dishes including Asian, Italian, deli, and a carvery as
well as desserts and ice cream. In addition, they are not so spread out that one cannot sample more than one cuisine.
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