Central Park has a great cafe that during lunch allows you to make your own salad. I wish I would have known this earlier. It is also not nearly as crowded as other places on the ship.
Try the roast beef sandwich at the Central Park cafe for lunch. It is wonderful. The coffee is the best in the Cafe Promenade. Have a drink at the Champagne/Martini Bar with Roland.
Park Cafe has the best Roast Beef sandwich
Make sure to book your entertainment in advance so you get see the shows when you want to...
Use the interactive touch screens on the ship on each deck to find your way around. Interactive TV in the stateroom is very helpful, You can even order room service. The windjammer don't do omelet's, try Johnny Rockets or the Wipe out café. Go to all the shows , Blue Planet was awesome.
We found that eating breakfast on the 3rd deck dining room was much better than battling the crowds at the buffet. We could order off the menu if we desired, and if in a hurry, there was a full buffet to choose from.
Ate at cafe 150 with the tasting menu, found this to be great. As a chef I found the food to be of the highest quality and presentation to be great.
If the windjammer is too crowded go to Park Cafe in Central Park
The sangria pitchers at Vintages in Central Park are a great deal if you don't have the premium beverage package but still want to enjoy a few glasses of wine with friends. We stopped in every afternoon before dinner.
For the dinner in the main dinning hall, the server would be friendly to give you extra main course/dessert/starter. I ordered two royal chocolate cakes! They are my favorite!!!
One of the most amazing ships ever. Anyone who travels should experience this ship. The staff, the entertainment, the food and the excursions were all so amazing.
Central Park is the only place that has fresh squeezed orange juice: even though there is a price listed replenish drink package (non-alcoholic package) includes it. That drink package does NOT include starbucks or the only smoothie bar (near the spa) even though I thought they were included.
If you read your daily paper you will find many places to eat, drink and things to do.
Bring comfortable shoes for walking...on the ship! It's so big, you'll get a good walk just finding your cabin each day.
Come down the day before so you can enjoy your first day on the Ship. Travel day is a nightmare. There is just so much to do.
Go to have fun. Don't go if food is most important.
Book all excursion , show , and dinner reservations online before you get on ship.
Buy your drink and internet packages before boarding. They can be very expensive if buying on board.
Buy drink package and internet service prior to boarding. Royal seems to have pre-boarding promotions for these two items. Also try to book excursions prior to trip or the moment you get onboard because the lines can get long fast.
Have a plan of what you want to do onboard because there is so much to do and see.
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