When it comes to enjoying a drink, Navigator of the Seas offers travelers several different bars and lounges. With so many choices, you might want to complete your own “drink around the ship” sampling at least one beverage from every venue onboard Navigator of the Seas. This is a great way to make good use of that Royal Caribbean Deluxe Beverage Package. Not sure where to start? Our Guide to all the Navigator of the Seas Bars includes all of the details, photos, and bar menus to help you make the difficult decisions.
Navigator of the Seas Bar Guide (with Menus)
Many of the bars on Royal Caribbean, offer cocktails and drinks from the standard menu. This menu is organized around different types of spirits, with most drinks in the menu being covered in the Deluxe Beverage Package.
Download the Complete Navigator of the Seas Bars’ Standard Menu (Note, it is a large PDF file).
Home to the line’s signature iSkate show on select evenings, you can enjoy your drink of choice in this venue while watching the performance. Studio B also hosts the popular Crazy Quest and RED Party. There is a full bar located in Studio B, as well as servers making their way around the venue to take your drink order. While the venue offers the standard bar menu, the availability might be limited during the show.
The ship’s main theater hosts nightly entertainment ranging from production shows to headliner singers, comedians, and entertainers. Of course, you will want to enjoy a refreshing drink during the performance. Several bar staff make the rounds to take your order or you can go up to the bar yourself. Again, the theater offers the Standard Bar Menu.
Royal Caribbean’s signature piano bar is a favorite on any ship. The venue boasts a specialty drink menu with martinis including our personal favorites, the Sidecar and Lavender Daiquiri. Located right in front of the theater, cruisers tend to congregate here pre-show or post-show. With a great mixture of craft cocktails and live music, you will want to check out this bar during your cruise on Navigator of the Seas.
If you need a beverage to go along with your slot play, then the Casino Bar is your stop. Offering drinks from the cruise ship’s standard menu, the bar is open whenever the casino is open. This is one of the late night spots on the ship, so don’t be surprised to see some of the night owls grabbing one last drink at this centrally located venue.
If you are looking to spice up your evening, this Latin-inspired lounge might be just the place for you and your senorita. Boasting a signature cocktail menu featuring various margaritas, caipirinhas, and more, these are some of the most unique drinks on the ship. Located near the main dining room, this is the perfect place to enjoy a pre-dinner or post-dinner cocktail while listening to some live Latin music.
Home to various game shows, trivia, and other cruise activities, this venue comes equipped with a full bar. You can grab a seat for a game of Bingo or have a few laughs as you watch fellow cruisers compete in various events like 60 Seconds of Less Game Show. With servers making the rounds, be sure to order up your favorite drink. That always makes the shows even funnier.
Open 24 hours a day, the Cafe offers food items such as morning pastries, small sandwiches, pizza, and cookies. This java house also features an espresso menu with lattes, mochas, and more. Or, you can top off your coffee or espresso drink with a liquor or cordial if you choose. All of this is covered in the Deluxe Beverage Package, so don’t worry about the tab.
Playmakers Sports Bar and Arcade
Playmakers Sports Bar and Arcade is a sports fanatics dream come true. Large flat screen televisions line this pub broadcasting games from around the world. When it comes to food and drinks, Playmakers features an a la carte food menu including fan favorites like nachos and Buffalo chicken wings. With an extensive beer menu as well, you will always have a drink ready to cheer on your home team.
Copper & Clover Pub
If you are a beer drinker then this English-style pub will be your favorite stop. Also featuring an extensive beer list with lagers, stouts, and ales, there is sure to be a brew for you. If you prefer a classic drink, there are plenty of proper cocktails like an Old-Fashioned or Gin Fizz on the menu as well. The pub features acoustic style music most evenings so you can sing along with popular songs in the heart of all the action on the Royal Promenade.
Royal Caribbean’s newest bar addition is the Bamboo Room. This Polynesian-inspired tiki bar is funky and fun with a drink menu that is as exotic as the decor. Open most days starting in the mid afternoon, this venue’s specialty menu serves up some new favorites like the Royal Zombie. With a friendly bar staff and laid back vibes, this is sure to become a popular stop during your drink around the ship.
Bamboo Room Menu: Specialty Cocktail List
Found on some of the older ships in the fleet, Navigator of the Seas has maintained its R Bar. Tucked somewhat out of the way of the hustle and bustle of the Royal Promenade, this bar on Deck 5 is a bit more relaxed and often less crowded option. The R Bar offers a specialty drink menu of its own, and is located near one of the main dining rooms, so is another great spot to grab a pre-dinner cocktail.
R Bar Menu: Specialty Drinks
This adults-only area in the front of the ship includes a pool, whirlpools, and a bar for those grown-up beverages. Here, you can relax sans children and still get to enjoy your favorite frozen drink. With some comfy day beds and loungers, this little oasis separates you from the rest of the often busy pool deck and Lime and Coconut Bar.
Lime and Coconut
Other pool bars need to take notice. The new Lime and Coconut Bar on Navigator of the Seas might just be the best pool bar out there. This 3-story venue offers vibrant colors, trendy seating, bars on 2 levels, and a 3rd story lounge for relaxing day or night. With a new and improved pool bar menu, the Lime and Coconut offers some unique drinks on its specialty menu that you must sample. Of course, you can still order classic favorites like a pina colada or mudslide too.
Lime and Coconut Menu: Specialty Drinks
If you are dining at either Jamie’s Italian or Chops Grille specialty restaurants, you can grab a pre-dinner drink at the Plaza Bar. This bar also serves as the main watering hole for those dining in the Windjammer Cafe. This venue offers a wide variety of liquors, beers, and wines, and is a nicely updated and modernized area that feels more sophisticated than a typical cruise ship buffet bar.
Located at the very top of the ship in the Viking Crown Lounge is the Cosmopolitan Club. Offering stunning aerial views of the pool deck, this venue is home to popular onboard activities including karaoke. The venue also doubles as a nightclub in the late evenings with the ship’s resident DJ. Located nearby is also the Suite Lounge.
With so many Navigator of the Seas bars, the question becomes how will you fit them all into 3 days?
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