Speciality Dining PackageFrequently Asked Questions

WHERE CAN I PURCHASE A SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGE?

Online in our "Dining" section at ncl.com/myncl or through Norwegian Reservations at 0333 2412319. Once onboard you may also purchase it on the first two days of your cruise by calling or visiting any Restaurant Reservations podium. For three and four-day cruises, this package may only be purchased on the first day of your cruise.

IS THERE A MINIMUM / MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF MEALS I CAN PURCHASE?

A minimum of 2 meals is required and the total amount cannot exceed the length of the cruise.

MY TRAVELLING COMPANIONS DON'T WANT A DINING PACKAGE, DO THEY HAVE TO BUY IT?

No, Speciality Dining Packages are purchased individually.

IN WHICH VENUES WILL MY SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGE BE HONOURED?

Speciality Dining Packages are honoured in the following speciality restaurants: American Diner, Cagney's Steakhouse, Food Republic, Italian, Le Bistro, Los Lobos, Moderno Churrascaria, Ocean Blue and Bayamo by Ocean Blue, Pincho Tapas Bar, Q Texas Smokehouse, Raw Bar, Sushi and Teppanyaki.

Guests may also dine in select entertainment-based restaurants, with per person upcharges, when using their SDP meal.

HOW CAN I MAKE DINING RESERVATIONS FOR A SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGE?

Once purchased, you can make reservations online in our "Dining" section at ncl.com/myncl or through Norwegian Reservations at 0333 2412319. Once onboard, you can also make reservations by calling or visiting the Restaurant Reservations podium or using the Norwegian App.

For Entertainment-based restaurant reservations please visit our online "Entertainment" section or visit the box office once onboard.

*Effective for sailings starting on/after January 1, 2020: Pre-booking Entertainment with Dining is only available at full retail price. To use SDP meals plus upcharges, please visit the ship’s box office (adjustments to pre-booking charges to be done as needed).

CAN I MAKE A RESERVATION FOR MY WHOLE PARTY EVEN THOUGH SOME ARE NOT PARTICIPATING?

Yes, please follow the above instructions. Note there will be applicable charges for those who have not purchased a Speciality Dining Package

CAN I BUY DINNER FOR SOMEONE ELSE WITH MY SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGE?

Speciality Dining Packages are sold individually and cannot be transferred. If you wish to pay for someone else's dinner, you will have to pay regular prices.

HOW WILL THE RESTAURANT STAFF KNOW I HAVE A SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGE?

Your room keycard will be coded and tagged with a sticker. The restaurant staff will request to see your room keycard for verification prior to service. Please keep it handy.

ARE GRATUITIES INCLUDED IN THE SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGE PRICE?

No, a 20% gratuity and speciality service charge will be automatically added to the cost of your package.

ARE ANY MENU ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGES?

All Speciality Restaurant menu items are included except Seafood Platter in Raw Bar. Premium menu item upcharges may apply. Additional entrée charges may apply.

For Food Republic, Pincho, Sushi and Wasabi, an SDP meal includes 4 menu items.

ARE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES INCLUDED IN SPECIALITY DINING PACKAGES?

Speciality Dining Packages do not include alcohol, but we offer a wide range of beverage packages, including the Open Bar, Cork & Caps and Viva Vino. For more information about our beverage packages, please check out ncl.com "Onboard Packages" or visit any bar onboard the ship on the first day of your cruise.

Terms & Conditions

Dining Terms and Conditions

Speciality Dining Packages (SDP) are available online for pre-sale or onboard during the first two days of the voyage. SDP is not available on 1 and 2-day sailings; On 3-day sailings, SDP is for sale on day 1 only. No refunds available if not all meals are used. SDPs are personal and non-transferable. SDP does not include any beverages and additional main courses/premium menu items will incur charges. An SDP meal in Food Republic, Pincho, Sushi and Wasabi includes 4 menu items. A 20% gratuity and speciality service charge will be added to the package price. No SDP kids pricing available. We encourage guests to visit ncl.com/myncl to make dining reservations in advance. Reservations are not required but highly recommended, once onboard, reservations will be subject to availability. SDP meals can be enjoyed at American Diner, Cagney's Steakhouse, Food Republic, Italian, Le Bistro, Los Lobos, Moderno Churrascaria, Ocean Blue and Bayamo by Ocean Blue, Pincho Tapas Bar, Q Texas Smokehouse, Raw Bar, Sushi and Teppanyaki.

Dining options vary by ship. You may choose to use SDP meals in entertainment-based restaurants for an upcharge. When using the upcharge option, that meal will be deducted from the SDP. There will be a 20% gratuity charge on all SDP entertainment-based restaurants. Effective for sailings starting on/after January 1, 2020: Pre-booking Entertainment with Dining is only available at full retail price. To use SDP meals plus upcharges, please visit the ship’s box office (adjustments to pre-booking charges to be done as needed).

Venues/Events not included in SDP include: Room Service, Mini Bar, District Brewhouse, The Bake Shop, Coco’s, O’ Sheehan’s Ice Cream Bar, Gelato, Special Occasion/Holiday menus (e.g. New Year’s Eve, Christmas), Jazz Brunch, Wine Lovers and Murder Mystery lunches.