The Crystal Dining Room is Crystal
Symphony's main restaurant. Breakfast and
lunch are on an open seating basis. For
dinner guests can select either the
traditional two-seating method with
passengers assigned a table and time or a
flexible dining system (see article).
Crystal Symphony also has specialty restaurants.
While these require reservations, unlike most cruise
ships, there is no extra charge for dining in these
The Italian specialty restaurant is Prego. (See
The Lido Cafe (left) is the ship's buffet restaurant. It is open for breakfast and
lunch. It also offers casual dining on certain evenings during the cruise.
The Trident Bar and Grill located near the ship's
outdoor pool offers light fare.
A unique venue is Vintages. Guests can
select an array of wines from a special
wine list and the executive chef will
prepare culinary creations to accompany
those selections. The Head Sommelier also
provides wine tasting notes for each of the
selected wines. These dinners are held in
an intimate, private, wood-paneled dining
room. There is an additional charge.
The Bistro (above) is a casual venue located on the second level of the ship's central atrium.
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For Asian cuisine, Crystal Symphony has the Silk Road with cuisine by
Nobu Matsuhisa. Nobu also developed the Sushi Bar, which is located in
the same area as the Silk Road (see menu).