Cruise ship photo tour and commentary - Princess Cruises- Regal Princess - page 8
(Casual Dining Venues)
The Horizon Court is Regal Princess'
buffet restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch
and dinner. The area is quite spacious
with wide aisles between the buffet
counters. In the evening a section of this
restaurant is converted into theme specialty
restaurants, Fondues and the Crab Shack.
The Pastry Shop is dedicated section of
the buffet that is given over solely to
desserts with fresh baked croissants,
pastries, waffles and cookies (below).
PHOTO TOUR AND
The Ocean Terrace is a venue that debuted
on Royal Princess. It is essentially an elegant
raw bar with oyster shooters, fresh sushi and
sashimi, lung crab cocktails and chili and lime
Alfredo's Pizzeria is Regal Princess' gourmet
pizzeria. Each individual-size pizza is baked ala
minute as soon as the guest orders. It has been
described by us and by other cruise writers as the
best pizza at sea. Salads and desserts are also
available. There is no extra charge for this
Note: This restaurant is the least busy during the
first few days of a cruise. Guests often assume
that since it looks like a specialty restaurant, there
must be a charge. Others assume it is "just
pizza." However, as the word gets out that these
pizzas are not your typical pizza and that they are
free, the restaurant becomes more and more
crowded. By the end of a cruise, it is difficult to
find a seat during the popular lunch hours.
The International Café is a 24-hour venue
that is an alternative for breakfast, lunch, dinner
and snacks. Items include complimentary
sandwiches, salads, cakes and pastries. It also
has specialty coffees for an extra charge.
Serving the Fountain pool area are: Prego Pizza (above left), which offers American-style pizza; the Trident Grill (above right),
hamburgers, chicken sandwiches and other poolside favorites, and Swirls (left), the complimentary ice cream venue.
The Tea Tower (right) is next to the International Cafe
on the port side of the Piazza. It has up to 250 blends of
tea and is administered by a tea sommelier who hosts
tea-tastings and tea-oriented events.
Note: There is also a British-style, complimentary
afternoon tea in one of the main dining rooms each
Offering premium ice cream and specialty
sundaes is Gelato There is a small charge for
this ice cream. However, you can also make
purchases here using Princess' specialty coffee