Grandeur of the Seas Cruise Review to Mexico

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Not so Grand

Sail Date: March 01, 2008

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Balcony

This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean and we were not very impressed. The entertainment is just mediocre and the food is absolutely awful.

Pros: Service was great.

Cons: Food is just horrible.

Recommends Grandeur of the Seas? No.

Food and Dining
Being a chef, I know that it is very difficult to feed so many people in such a short period of time. However, it was very clear to me that the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef are not paying any attention to the quality of food. Unseasoned and overcooked food is just a sign of poor leadership in the kitchen. One particular dish I must mention is the braised t-bone of lamb, this was just uneatable or in other words, disgusting. The overall food quality is very, very poor. Very disappointing.
Just OK, seen a lot better in other cruises.
Ship Quality
Very small pool and the ship is beginning to show it's age.
Cabin / Stateroom
Clean and neat and the attendants were very good and helpful.
Service and Staff
Service was great, particularly the dinning room staff.

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