As the second largest liner in Cunard’s fleet, many of Queen Victoria’s passengers enjoy her slightly smaller features in comparison to the larger Queen Mary II. Her special ambience, so adored by her passengers and crew, is evocative of great liners of the past, and yet her luxurious facilities are among the most modern you will find. With seven restaurants, thirteen bars, three swimming pools, a glamorous ball room and a magnificent theatre, she guarantees a premium voyage to all who sail with her.
Queens Grill Suites provide your own personal haven in the most spacious and decadent accommodation. Complete with marble bathroom and whirlpool bath, guests can indulge in sumptuous luxury.
Guests of the Princess Grill enjoy stunning suites and special flourishes, including personalised stationery, a Bon Voyage bottle of wine, fresh fruit and concierge service.
Beautifully decorated with soft colours and fine art prints, Britannia Staterooms offer guests incredible comfort with Inside, Balcony and Ocean View options.
Cuisine, Dining and Drinks
Experience world-class cuisine and enjoy Cunard’s White Star Service, which sets the standard by which all others are judged. During the day, the splendid Queen’s Room is the venue for traditional White Gloved Afternoon Tea. Grills customers have exclusive access to Princess and Queens Grills restaurants with their intimate and sophisticated atmosphere as well as private Grills terraces and lounges. As the largest dining venue, the iconic Brittania restaurant creates a wonderful sense of occasion, with a magnificent sweeping staircase and Art Deco inspired design. Choose from a delightful selection of entrees, savour magnificent main dishes and indulge in delectable sweet treats.
If you're a steak, lobster or king crab fan, be sure to make a visit to The Verandah restaurant for Steakhouse at The Verandah. Taking an influence from both sides of the Atlantic, Cunard's chefs have created a menu showcasing prime USDA grain finished New York strip steak, Maine lobster, Alaskan king crab and much more to whet your appetite. To view the dinner menu, please click here. You will also find a selection of crafted cocktails that reflect some of the world's most dynamic cities, including a Brooklyn Sour, Moonshine Martini and a Queen Affair. For the full cocktail menu, please click here.
For smaller bites, the Cafe Carinthia offers light dishes at lunchtime and cakes and pastries at teatime, while the Golden Lion pub celebrates traditional English pub food with options including beer-battered fish and chips and satisfying ploughman’s sandwiches.
A World of Drinks
At the end of December 2018, guests travelling on a voyage of four nights or more can upgrade to Cunard’s new inclusive drinks package, offering an extensive range of delicious beverages on board. Guests can choose from a range of packages to suit their drinking requirements, including a Soft Drinks option, Specialty Hot Drinks, Premium Soft Drinks, Beer, Wine and Spirits option or a Wine Collections option. Packages start from $10 per guest per day and are available to purchase from any bar and lounge on board. To see a breakdown of each package, please click here.
At night, the Queens Room is the magnificent setting for Captain’s cocktail parties and elegant balls. Royal Night Themed Balls see guests dancing in their finest tuxedos and shimmering gowns to the sound of the talented resident orchestra. For a more contemporary experience, the stunning Hemispheres nightclub is the place to dance to the beat of the big band and the resident DJ under the splendid glass-domed ceiling.
Live piano music, jazz bands and a string quartet create a wonderful atmosphere throughout many of the exceptional bars and lounges.
Enjoy lavish music and dance productions performed by Cunard’s Royal Dancers and Singers at the spectacular Royal Court Theatre. With its regal red and gold seating, it also boasts the first private viewing boxes at sea for an unforgettable evening.
The Monte-Carlo inspired Empire Casino offers plenty of chances to tempt Lady Luck with gaming tables, slot machines and video poker. Learn to play or brush up on your existing skills with complimentary gaming lessons.
Spa and Fitness
The Royal Spa comprises breath-taking ocean views, tranquil treatment rooms and indulgent therapies. Soothing massages, treatments for couples, and wellness and beauty seminars are just some of the ways to unwind and indulge during your voyage.
Work out in the state-of-the-art Fitness Centre or join one of the many fitness classes, from relaxing Yoga and Pilates to energising aerobics classes.
Young passengers enjoy activities throughout the day and into the evening. The Playzone caters for children between 1 - 7 years to enjoy arts and crafts, story time, puzzles and games, and is staffed by qualified early-years professionals. Supervised by Youth Staff, The Zone is an area designed for 8-12 year olds providing games and activities such as games consoles plus sport competitions, arts and crafts and scavenger hunts. The Teen Zone is a great hangout for 13-17 year olds, with pizza parties, discos, sports tournaments and fun activities throughout the day. The Night Nursery is perfect for little ones, 12 – 23 months and is supervised from 6pm-11pm so you can enjoy the array of evening entertainment.
Sports and Activities
There are plenty of opportunities to keep active during your voyage. Passionate golfers can practise on deck with golf nets, while fans of tennis can take to the court for an energetic game. For the first time at sea, guests can learn and practice the art of fencing aboard the Queen Victoria. It’s also the perfect chance to master traditional nautical games, such as shuffle board and deck quoits. Play with friends or take part in an organised tournament.
Major sporting events are covered by sports channel Sports24. Watch live in selected bars and lounges, and in all staterooms and suites.
Enjoy a first-run feature during your voyage in the spectacular setting of the Royal Court Theatre. You'll also find a selection of movies throughout the day on the stateroom television.
Explore a range of historical and contemporary issues with notable guest speakers. Featured speakers have previously included explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians, historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award-winning actors and film makers.
Join leading winemakers from around the world for fascinating complimentary lectures and to discover the exciting wine-themed events, including hosted tastings, due to happen on board.
The Queen Victoria’s impressive library holds a collection of 6000 books for you to browse and enjoy. Join the Cunard Book Club, hosted by the resident librarian to discuss your thoughts and opinions with fellow passengers. As you enjoy extraordinary shopping in the Royal Arcade, lose yourself in the beautiful book and souvenir shop, and look out for voyages featuring book signings by renowned authors and lecturers on board.
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