BARS, LOUNGES, and
The Royal Court Theatre is Queen
Elizabeth's main show lounge. It hold
832 and spans three decks. Continuing a
tradition started on the Queen Victoria, it
has private boxes where passengers can
have champagne or other drinks.
In addition to musical productions, the
ship's theater company performs plays,
including works by Shakespeare and Neil
The theater is also used for lectures that
are part of Cunard's Insights program
The Yacht Club, Queen Elizabeth's nightclub, is named after the
venue that served as the nightclub on QE2. (The location of the
nightclub on QE2 changed several times during the course of that
ship's career finally ending up in the Yacht Club when what had
been a small piano bar was tripled in size in 1994). The Yacht
Club on Queen Elizabeth has a large dance floor and offers view
over the main pool area.
Further aft overlooking the Grand Lobby, Café Carinthia is both a bar
and a specialty coffee shop with premium coffees, teas, sandwiches and
Each of the ship's outdoor pool areas has its won bar. Above Left: The Pavilion Bar. Above right: The Lido Bar.
Traveling down to Deck 2, the Empire Casino occupies a
substantial space forward. It has traditional gaming tables,
electronic gaming, slot machines and its own bar.
The Queens Room is the ship's ballroom. It is two-decks
high and has a very large wooden dance floor. In
addition to hosting gala balls, the room is used for
afternoon tea and events such as the Captain's Welcome
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High atop the forward end of the
superstructure is the
Commodore Club with its
spectacular views of the
The Garden Lounge lies at the aft end of the main pool area.
It has a large glass roof reminiscent of a very large
conservatory. It is used for receptions and for "supper clubs"
that combine dining and dancing.
Across from the Casino is The Golden Lion, a large traditional pub. It is the primary venue for quizzes and for karaoke.
The first Golden Lion appeared on QE2 in 1994 and transformed what had been the rather unsuccessful Theater Bar into
one of the ship's most popular venues.
Occupying the corresponding space on Deck 3 is the Midships Bar. The
room is named after a venue on the original Queen Elizabeth. (The names
was also used on QE2 until 1994 when the Midships Bar became the
Chart Room Bar).