Princess Cruises Unveils Culinary Options on Sun Princess

Princess Cruises unveils the culinary options on Sun Princess which include a new Teppanyaki restaurant, Irish pub, and more.

Princess Cruises Unveils Culinary Options on Sun Princess

Princess Cruises Offers First Look at Elevated and Expanded Culinary Delights Onboard Next-Generation Sun Princess

Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant, Irish Pub, and Mouthwatering Concepts from Celebrity Chefs Among New Sensational Options Aboard First Sphere Class Ship

At last, Princess Cruises unveils the multitude of culinary options that will be available on Sun Princess. When Sun Princess debuts early next year, this next-gen ship will elevate the brand’s culinary excellence with an array of dining options catering to every palate. These include exciting concepts from world-renowned chef, Rudi Sodamin, and a celebrity chef to be announced soon.

Delectable dishes will be found throughout the new ship, with an astonishing selection of 29 new and signature dining and lounge options.

“Outstanding food and drink at exceptional value are a cornerstone of the Princess experience. Sun Princess elevates the entire portfolio of offers and wraps them in restaurants, bars and sundecks that reveal stunning views, ocean vistas and sunshine, ice and wildlife,” said John Padgett, Princess Cruises president. “Our chefs will serve up vibrant flavors, pour perfectly crafted cocktails and provide personalized service that is second to none.”

Princess Cruises Unveils Culinary Options on Sun Princess

Guests aboard the latest Love Boat can indulge in an array of tempting new dining experiences. These range from Japanese Teppanyaki at Umai TeppanyakiO’Malley’s Irish Pub, to The Catch by Rudi from chef Rudi Sodamin.

Meanwhile, The Promenade introduces a fresh perspective, serving up slices of Promenade Slice pizza, gourmet burgers, hot dogs, bagels, and a selection of ice cream.

Further, timeless favorites aboard the ship remain a staple of the Princess dining experience. From the elegance of the Crown Grill and the charm of Sabatini’s, to Alfredo’s Pizzeria, Kai Sushi, Crooners, Wheelhouse Bar, and Princess Live!

Cruisers can enjoy coffee concoctions, frozen treats, sushi specials, artisanal pizza, tangy barbecue, deluxe burgers and hot dogs. Vegetarian and plant-based meals give all diners plenty of options.

Horizons Dining Room

Previously revealed as a first for Princess, the Horizons Dining Room introduces a stunning, three-story main dining venue with a total capacity of 1,931 guests. This open and flexible space elevates the traditional main dining experience with stunning wake views and natural light that highlight a decorative sculpture, stretching from deck 6 to deck 8. The three dining levels will serve guests multicourse meals from friendly wait staff. Each will have their own personalities, offer different dining experiences, and range in levels of formality.

Breakfast options include a Smoked Salmon Omelet and Swedish Pancakes. Lunch dishes include items such as Corn Chowder with a Signature Burger, Cobb Salad, or Quinoa Salmon Poke Bowl. Dinner entrées like Lamb Leg Provençale, Sautéed Redfish Caponata, and Cauliflower Steak are on the menu as well.

A new level of suite accommodations, the Signature Collection, includes access to the new Signature Restaurant (Deck 7) and Signature Lounge (Decks 15/16). Guests booked in the Reserve Collection of mini suites and cabana cabins will have access to the Reserve Collection Restaurant (Deck 7).

Both private dining areas offer exclusive menu options that include a Prime Rib Carving Trolley as well as an expanded list of chefs’ culinary creations.

No matter where guests are aboard Sun Princess, the options are delicious and boundless. 

Princess Cruises Unveils Culinary Options on Sun Princess


  • Bellini’s Cocktail Bar (Deck 7) – In the center of the Piazza, Bellini’s Cocktail Bar is inspired by the shimmering beauty of the finest gems. Step inside and be transported to a world of glamour and elegance. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a night out with friends, sip the finest bubblies while enjoying the Piazza entertainment and panoramic views from the massive Sphere window.
  • Coffee Currents (Deck 7) – Skilled baristas whip up the perfect drink to suit every taste, including a classic espresso or a creamy latte exclusive to Sun Princess. Located on the first level of the Piazza, an array of delectable snacks including bakery croissants, Danish, and muffins complement that perfect artisan brew along afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches, and other treats.
  • Good Spirits At Sea (Deck 7) – Good Spirits takes guests around the globe in search of extraordinary everyday people, sharing stories of spirits and collecting farm-fresh, local ingredients to inspire one-of-a-kind cocktail creations. Immerse yourself in the region as skilled bartenders lead you through an immersive cocktail experience. On Sun Princess, this Princess favorite is a distinct venue. It will also offer an immersive Martini experience as well as an immersive royal tea experience.
  • O’Malley’s Irish Pub (Deck 7) – A popular new pub now on Enchanted Princess, O’Malley’s joins Sun Princess as a traditional Irish pub with live music, interactive entertainment, and mouthwatering menu items including the freshly-ground ribeye-blend Bushmills Blue Burger and the O’Malley’s Burger patties, dressed with Bushmills Whiskey glaze. Located in heart of the ship adjacent to the Piazza, this venue is open for lunch, dinner, and late-night fare. O’Malley’s serves up comfort food at its best – pub-style Fish & Chips, Traditional Bangers & Mash, Shepherd’s Pie.

Specialty Dining

  • Crown Grill (Deck 7) – The Crown Grill goes next level with a modern, sleek design and theater-style kitchen. Featuring premium aged beef and fresh seafood items, this specialty restaurant offers an intimate dining experience in a classically-elegant setting. Guests will have an eye-view into the show galley buzzing with chefs serving top-quality cuts of beef, chops, and seafood.
  • Kai Sushi (Deck 8) – A modern sushi bar, Kai Sushi offers spectacular views from the Sphere window with a vast array of sushi and sashimi specialties. Plus, there’s signature rolls like Crispy Lobster Tempura, Wagyu Tataki, and Asparagus and Salmon. Guests can enjoy mouthwatering bites from intimate tables or watch sushi crafting from expert chefs at the sushi bar.
  • Sabatini’s (Deck 8) – Watch pasta being made fresh every day in an all-new pasta room with sweeping circular windows. This Princess favorite features intimate bistro style nooks and a dramatic circular dining room. Sicilian fried mozzarella rice balls scented with black truffle, creamy Burrata Caprese, and Classic Beef Carpaccio are just the beginning. Seafood dishes and primavera pastas round out a menu peppered with savory meat dishes.
  • Umai Teppanyaki (Deck 8) – Exclusive to Sun Princess, Umai Teppanyaki is a feast for the senses. Here, highly skilled masters of teppanyaki take center stage to create a dazzling display on a sizzling hot grill. Guests have front-row seats at the table to witness the fun while sipping signature drinks like the Wasabi Cocktail and Japanese Martini.
  • Adjacent to World Fresh is The Catch by Rudi (Deck 9), a pop-up dinner concept from renowned Chef Rudi Sodamin showcasing treasures from the sea like Oysters on the Half Shell with red-and-pink peppercorn Mignonette; Calamari with seasoned panko coating and lemon aioli; Mussels Provençale with crusty bread for dipping; and a Catch of the Day lineup.
Princess Cruises Unveils Culinary Options on Sun Princess

Casual/Outdoor Dining

  • World Fresh Marketplace (Deck 9) – World Fresh Marketplace has undergone a remarkable transformation. It invites guests on a tantalizing journey of flavors and experiences from around the world. Here at this all-day gastronomy experience, conveniently located adjacent to the Piazza with expansive windows overlooking the Promenade, chefs serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner at nine food stations ranging from Mongolian barbeque and Tapas stations to Asian stir fry and Panini stations. There’s something for every guest.
  • International Cafe (Deck 9) – This Princess favorite serves up convenient eats around the clock from savory breakfast sandwiches to focaccia and flatbreads, along with delightful desserts.
  • The Promenade (Deck 9) – Boasting a beachy California vibe, The Promenade features al fresco dining, adjacent to World Fresh Marketplace. The Promenade Grill and Bar outdoor food counters serve up quick and tasty favorites. Guests can sit at a mix of covered tables and lounge seating open to the sky or an aft view, covered deck.
  • Lido (Deck 17) – With a laid-back resort vibe and good eats, the reimagined dining venues on the Lido Deck quite literally have something for everyone, from sizzling burgers and bright salads to spicy tacos, and fresh cocktails and mocktails. Savor these delectable bites poolside or overlooking the beautiful ocean views. Then, head for a treat to Coffee & Cones, where gourmet ice cream sandwiches, free ice cream cones, and specialty coffees and teas delight. To top it all off, hit the lively MIX, a top-deck bar, to enjoy a favorite libation.

Princess has not yet unveiled details about two additional venues – a new high-end specialty restaurant located on deck 17 overlooking the scenic wake of the ship and a mysterious, extraordinary experience that’s been hinted at behind an unmarked black door midship on Deck 8.

More on Sun Princess

Currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, the 175,500-ton, 4,300-guest Sun Princess will also offer an array of exciting new entertainment and activity offerings. It will also feature luxurious staterooms and suites across a broad spectrum of categories. 

With the most balconies and sun decks on any Princess ship, guests can take in the sunshine and crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean and Caribbean from the comfort of their stateroom. The Dome, a transformational entertainment venue inspired by the terraces of Santorini, is the perfect place to relax. The Arena! is an evolution and the most technologically advanced Princess Theater design.

Sun Princess will also feature the exclusive Princess Medallion that will extend Princess’ leadership position in delivering exceptional personalized experiences typical of small ships while enjoying only the best large ship amenities.

Inaugural 2024 Sun Princess cruises to the Mediterranean, Europe, and Caribbean are on sale now.

SOURCE Princess Cruises


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Heidi is a physical therapist by profession, cruise enthusiast at heart, and Princess all the time! She is a self-confessed thrill seeker, obsessive planner, and over-packer. She is always looking for the latest and greatest adventures onboard and ashore, enjoys researching top things to do in ports of call, and loves dressing up for formal nights.
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