Oceania Cruises has expanded its bistro lunch service fleet wide and introduced an entirely new slate of menus with more than 600 new dishes. Due to its success aboard Sirena in 2016, The Bistro is being implemented aboard the line’s other five ships – Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, and Riviera.
Now, aboard all six Oceania ships, guests can enjoy the signature lunchtime staples from the Grand Dining Room that are “always available,” along with daily changing regional specialties on the new The Bistro menu. A sampling of some of Master Chef Jacques Pépin’s favorite bistro-style dishes are available, including Salade Niçoise and a warm Croque-Monsieur accompanied by a glass of wine like Coteaux du Languedoc rosé.
The new menus at The Bistro offer five appetizers, four soups and salads and 11 entrees. To cap off each meal, guests will find a daily changing selection of four different desserts and six ice cream flavors.
Lunchtime at The Bistro also offers 14 new Taste of the World selections from Cuba, Mexico, Scandinavia, Italy, Asia, Greece, France, Lebanon, Spain, Morocco, England, Philippines, the Caribbean and India. Each Taste of the World dish offers a selection of six different local or regional specialties that have been inspired by Oceania’s culinary team and their travels. These dishes and can be ordered as an entrée or as an appetizer.
Some of the more off-the-beaten-path dishes that guests will find include pickled vegetables and roasted lemongrass chicken from the Philippines, lamb kefta from Lebanon, aubergine chickpea salad from Morocco, and marinated herring with polar bread, from Scandinavia.
The Bistro is currently available aboard Insignia and Riviera and will be available aboard Regatta, Nautica, Marina, and Sirena by the end of March 2018.