Why dining on
the luxury Silver Shadow
cruise ship is special
I was impressed with the food & beverage quality in the Restaurant, La Terrazza, and Le Champagne dining venues. House wines are expertly selected by the Silversea wine professionals. Tables are well spaced, noise level is minimal, and lighting is flattering. Menu selections change daily
This is the Silver Shadow's main and largest restaurant. Dividers break up the room into inviting spaces. Large sea-view windows run along both sides, affording refreshing views. The Restaurant is open for all three meals. Seating is open - you can dine where, when and with whom you want.
View The Restaurant Dinner Menu examples.
At night, the menu typically focuses on the cuisine of a single Italian region, on a rotating basis. Casual buffet and table service are offered at breakfast and lunch. Large windows create sea vistas. Outdoor seating is available, weather permitting.
View La Terrazza Dinner Menu examples.
Le Champagne Restaurant
This petite, intimate restaurant serves a six-course degustation dinner menu, which entails a surcharge. The fine dining features specialties from a particular wine region, such as Burgundy or Bordeaux. Each course is knowledgeably paired with an outstanding wine and, with the final course, cognac. My only criticism was that the sommelier who was on duty during my visit lacked sufficient wine knowledge for his job, which was evident in the way he had to rely on memorized, rote-delivered spiels to describe each wine. And he made several factual mistakes about wines. Also, he was inhospitable at times.
View Le Champagne Dinner Menu examples.
Other dining venues
Casual items such as hamburgers and salads are served on the pool deck. You sit at seaside tables. Weather permitting, festive barbecue and seafood lunches (and sometimes dinners) are held.
You can order 24 hours a day off the room service menu for meals or snacks inside your suite or on your balcony. You can also use The Restaurant's menu during normal breakfast, lunch and dinner hours.
This British tradition takes place daily at 4 pm in the comfortable Panorama lounge. You have a choice of teas served with tea-time pastries and sandwiches.
Make them well ahead of time for the La Terrazza and Le Champagne. None is required for The Restaurant.
The Restaurant will prepare standard low fat, low calorie, and vegetarian dishes on request if the ingredients are available onboard. Passengers with more demanding dietary requirements should make their requests with the Silversea Cruises 60 days before boarding.
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