Cunard® Line: Queen Victoria®
Queen Victoria is known for her elegance and her graceful splendour. Her unique facilities are amongst the most modern you will find and yet she has a special ambiance evocative of great liners of the past. With luxurious marbles, woods, and rich fabrics she exudes elegance and is adored by her crew and passengers alike.
Your table reservation is at Britannia Restaurant, where grandeur and occasion combine with exceptional service. Breakfast and lunch always feel special here and, whether you’ve chosen to take your seat for dinner at 6pm or at 8.30pm, you can arrive with a flourish, down the steps of the curved staircase.
Offering a more casual, bright, and airy ambiance by day and night, this venue provides the perfect setting for a more relaxed dining experience. Each evening you’ll find a selection of dishes devoted to a specific theme – be it Italian, Indian, or fondue.
The Verandah Restaurant onboard Queen Victoria is a relaxed yet sophisticated alternative dining venue offering delicious contemporary French cuisine. With magical pairings of flavors, it’s a culinary style that captures simplicity with style and excellence. Menus have been created by Culinary Ambassador Jean-Marie Zimemrman.
Succumb to the varieties of fragrant speciality teas, rich aromatic coffees, and indulgent pastries while overlooking the beautiful Grand Lobby.
PRINCESS GRILL RESTAURANT
The sophisticated, intimate Princess Grill restaurant serves up unerringly excellent cuisine for breakfast and lunch, and for dinner whenever it suits you between 6.30pm and 9pm each evening. To match your choice, the sommelier will gladly talk through the impressive wine list. In warmer weather the courtyard offers al fresco dining, wonderful in more exotic parts of the world.
Indulge in this truly British tradition. White-gloved waiters serve decadent fresh scones with cream, finger sandwiches, and premium tea in the Queens Room.
THE COMMODORE CLUB
Memories of Cunard’s past contrast with panoramic views over the bow. Enjoy your favorite cocktail in this elegant bar and recollect over the day’s events with new found friends. An extensive selection of Martinis is available and you may even be tempted to try the Martini Mixology or Whiskey Tasting classes.
Admire the expansive panoramic views that stretch from horizon to horizon by day. By night, dance to the beat of the big band and the resident DJ under the splendid glass-domed roof of the contemporary stunning nightclub.
THE GOLDEN LION
The Golden Lion is an authentic British pub with a great selection of beer and cider. This complements a traditional pub lunch menu with favorites such as cottage pie and fish and chips to the standard you would expect.
With the Britannia Restaurant next door, an elegant pre-dinner drink is certainly in order as you relax amongst the decor of this nautically themed lounge and bar. Order your favorite cocktail from the fabulous drinks menu while gentle classical music or jazz provides the background to your pre-dinner conversations.
VEUVE CLICQUOT CHAMPAGNE BAR
If you fancy a glass of bubbly before taking your table for dinner then the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Bar overlooking the Grand Lobby is the perfect location. Guests may choose from among seven different Veuve Clicquot Champagnes, served by the bottle or the glass.
ROYAL COURT THEATRE
Rising the height of three decks in reds and gold, the Royal Court Theatre is an already incredible venue. The first ever private boxes at sea add an extra dash of glamour to each dazzling show.
ROYAL NIGHT THEME BALLS
Evenings boast another of Cunard’s finest traditions as guests take to the floor to enjoy elegant ballroom dancing with a mix of beats to accompany the glittering ball gowns and tuxedoed guests as they whirl and spin to the resident orchestra.
Contemporary meets classic with an unmistakable sense of occasion. Cantilevered balconies, ornate frescoes, and back-lit panels rise to the height of two decks. In the evening the room transforms into a sea of shimmering ball gowns for the Royal Nights Themed Balls.
Step into the Monte Carlo-inspired Empire Casino that offers a full variety of opportunities to tempt Lady Luck. Gaming Tables, slot machines, and even video poker. Not sure how to play? Then take part in complimentary gaming lessons.
Practice your swing with the golf nets on deck and get ready for that next round ashore.
Fun in the sun with traditional Ocean Liner games from shuffleboard to quoits. With daily tournaments and contests to hone your competitive edge, you’ll be an expert before you know it! There is even a giant chess board on deck.
Get your heart racing and let your competitive side out. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy an energetic game of tennis on the court on deck 11.
The ship’s library houses one of the most impressive collections at sea in serene, stately ambiance. Browsing the 6,000 titles is a real pleasure where warm mahogany, the ornate spiral staircase, and leather armchairs invite quiet contemplation.
THE ROYAL SPA
The Royal Spa comprises breathtaking ocean views, relaxation areas, beautifully appointed treatment rooms, indulgent therapies, and a panoramic glass encased Fitness Centre.
In warm weather, choose from one of the two inviting swimming pools, The Pavilion and The Lido, as well as four whirlpools.
Enjoy a workout with the latest gym equipment in the state-of-the-art gym, located on deck 9. All fitness center facilities are complimentary.
CLARENDON FINE ART
Clarendon Fine Art specializes in British and international contemporary painting and sculpture, and has an international reputation for numerous leading artists working in a wide variety of styles and genres.
Cunardia is a unique museum display of maritime memorabilia and artifacts, complemented by an interactive program that will help to bring tales of yesteryear to life.
Shop at the beautiful bookshop and souvenir shop specializing in nautical literature, posters, postcards, collectibles, and memorabilia.
Enjoy extraordinary shopping in the Royal Arcade, from top boutiques and brands such as Harrods and H.Stern, in addition to exquisite jewelery, high fashion, and further voyage souvenirs.
Learn the remarkable art of fencing for the first time at sea on Queen Victoria, or take the chance to hone your skills.
Through Cunard Insights explore a number of historical and contemporary issues presented by a wide range of speakers including explorers, academics, former ambassadors, politicians, historians, scientists, novelists, biographers, and award winning actors and film makers.
The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among guests. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.
Cunard ConneXions offers an educational and entertainment program of activities all day every day, including watercolor painting, computer lessons, wine tasting, and ballroom dancing, as well as bridge and board games.
Choose from a range of activities from relaxing Yoga and Pilates sessions, to the more energetic Aerobics or Spinning classes.
WINE LECTURES AND TASTINGS
Leading winemakers from around the world will be aboard Queen Victoria’s World Voyage to lead fascinating complimentary lectures and outline the exciting wine-themed events due to happen on board. Joining the expert Sommeliers, they will also host tutored tastings (cover charge applies).
Guest winemakers are invited to pair their wines with a lavish tasting menu, designed to celebrate the best of food and drink on board. The dinners are expertly hosted by the Executive Chef, in partnership with the winemaker, and will be held in the Verandah Restaurant.
The ship’s expert sommeliers have hand-picked a range of fine wines from around the world to create a bespoke collection of Premium and Classic Cunard Wine Packages. For those who prefer to tailor-make their own selection, Cunard also offers two flexible options: the Commodore’s and Captain’s Collections.
THE WINE LINE
Guests can also take advantage of the dedicated Wine Line on board. Simply call the number listed in your telephone directory and you will be put through to an expert sommelier to pre-reserve your chosen wines, or seek advice on the perfect wine to accompany your evening’s dinner.
- Night Nursery: The Night Nursery is open from 6.00pm to 11.00pm. This facility is available to children aged 12 months to 23 months and operates on a first come first served basis.
- The Play Zone: The Play Zone is a permanently supervised play area, staffed by qualified early years staff, for children aged 2-7 years. Supervised activities include arts, crafts, books, puzzles, and a variety of toys and computer games.
- The Kids Zone: Supervised by Youth Staff, The Zone is an area designed for 8- to 12 year olds providing games and activities, such as games consoles, sport competitions, arts and crafts, and scavenger hunts.
- The Teen Zone: The Teen Zone is a club for 13-17 year olds. Activities will include table tennis tournaments, team games, and deck sports throughout the day, with pizza parties, dances, quizzes, and bingo during the evenings.