Buffet and Restaurants

Elegant dining in our main restaurants and Buffet

Elegant dining in our main restaurants and Buffet

At our Buffet explore the astonishing variety of our cuisine as and when you want, with the freedom to walk in and treat yourself at any time from breakfast through to late-night snacks - 20 hours a day. If you prefer, our onboard main restaurants will always give you a wide choice of high quality cuisine with a different menu selection every day and signature dishes by star chefs, from International to the best Mediterranean food. Depending on your Ship and Experience, you can choose from Classic to Early or Late Dining when booking and we'll reserve table for you for the entire duration of your cruise. To enjoy even more flexibility you can choose My Choice dining style that lets you dine any time you like during the main restaurant's opening hours.


MAIN RESTAURANTS AND BUFFET

Type of service: Included


Meat Carvery

Come to the Carvery for deliciously tender, juicy and flavourful roast meat specialities that will please your palate any day of the week. Enjoy the theatre of watching your personal favourites being carved right in front of your eyes especially for you.

Available on: all MSC Ships

Location: Buffet


Take-Away station

The Take-away Station is just the place to be when you’re feeling peckish for a snack on the go. A wide range of the most popular fast foods awaits you, the perfect casual dining fix for those moments when hunger suddenly strikes.

Available on: all MSC Ships

Location: Buffet


Pasta Station

Check out the Pasta Station for authentic Italian pasta just like mama used to make. Discover a new selection of delicious flavour combinations every single day to satisfy even the most discerning palate.                                                     

Available on: all MSC Ships

Location: Buffet


Daily Special Corner

Get set to be wowed by the creativity of our talented chefs at the Daily Special Corner. Wrap your taste buds around a different speciality every day of your cruise for an unforgettable culinary surprise.

Available on: all MSC Ships

Location: Buffet


Wellness Corner

A selection of light and tasty dishes awaits you at our Wellness Corner. Made with your health in mind, these dishes will boost your wellbeing without putting a strain on your waistline. Stock up on your five-a-day with dishes that are delicious, nutritious and packed with flavour.

Available on: all MSC Ships

Location: Buffet


Ethnic Corner

Enticing aromas and mouth-watering flavours are served up at our Ethnic Corner. Choose your personal favourite from a range of delectable dishes, hand-selected from every corner of the world, from Asian to Indian – and everything in between.

Available on: all MSC Ships

Location: Buffet


Special Diets and Menus

We believe everyone’s special on an MSC cruise ship which is why we provide tailored menus and solutions to meet everyone’s dining requirements:  

  • Vegetarian Menus of delicious specialities, freshly prepared to the gourmet standards for which MSC is renowned;
  • Pre-packed Kosher meals and high-quality Halal products (beef, lamb and poultry) are available if requested at least two months before departure;
  • Gluten-Free Menus* are prepared by skilled personnel in dedicated kitchens on board.

MSC Cruises has obtained a certification from Bureau Veritas to provide gluten-free menus worldwide (food code: 20 ppm).

Available on: all MSC Ships. For MSC Grandiosa the quality certification process will be completed as soon as possible after the launch of the ship, so please check the availability of gluten-free menus on this ship when booking.

Location: Main Restaurants


*On MSC Armonia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Opera and MSC Lirica guests can find only a limited selection of pre-packaged gluten-free snacks such as, biscuits, croissants, sponge cakes and muffins.

Mediterranean Dining
As one of the healthiest diets on the planet, Mediterranean food takes centre stage at our main restaurants, tempting you with French, Italian and Spanish cuisine. Don’t miss the Elegant Dinner with a signature dish our Michelin-starred chef Ramón Freixa
Available on: all MSC Ships
Location: Main Restaurants
 
International Dining
Our main restaurants invite you on a journey around the world’s cuisines, offering exceptional international dishes every day of your cruise. Check out the Elegant Dinner to try a signature dish by three Michelin-starred chef Ramón Freixa
Available on: all MSC Ships
Location: Main Restaurants

Kids Area
Created with the little ones in mind, Kids’ Corner offers a selection of tasty, healthy and fun meals to tickle your children’s taste buds throughout your cruise. Dishes change on a daily basis so there’s always something new and exciting to discover.
Available on: all MSC Ships
Location: Buffet
 
Dessert Corner
Indulge your sweet tooth at the Dessert Corner, a cornucopia of deliciously sweet treats that will have your mouth watering. Enter the magical world of fine patisserie, crafted with love by our team of talented bakers and pastry chefs with meticulous attention to detail.
Available on: all MSC Ships
Location: Buffet