Turnbull - Answered a Question by hill (27 Oct 08 14:50)

Quite reasonable, certainly comparable with pub prices in England even including the 15% service charge. Wine in the restaurant is as fairly priced as a restaurant at home, I have always thought corkage was a rip off but it happens wherever you go, but you can if you wish have a couple of glasses from your bottle and have the remainder put by for your next evening meal (Idon't because I like wine and lots of it!) Hope this helps.

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Freemantle - replied to Turnbull (27 Oct 08 16:25)

There is no service charge applied to drinks on P&O ships. You would only be charged corkage if you wanted to take your own bottle of wine into the restaurant or a bar. We have always thought the wine was reasonably priced on P&O. We often have a carafe of wine for dinner (half a litre) if we have had drinks before dinner. You can take alcohol on board with you if you wish, there are no restrictions as to that.

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Turnbull - replied to Freemantle (27 Oct 08 20:29)

I stand corrected then as far as service charges in the bar are concerned, I was under the impression that a service charge was included in the price of drinks in the bar but not shown on your chit. However, there is corkage on the wine in the restaurant wether you take your own or buy it from P&O, you only have to look at the wine prices ,£20 + for a bottle of wine you could buy in most wine stores at home for a lot less. Also it is pertinent to note that you are not obliged to tip your wine waiter in the restaurant (although we always do) as his/her wage is "taken care of" I have never said that the prices are not reasonable, merely on a par with what you would pay in a restaurant at home.

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Smithies - replied to Turnbull (28 Oct 08 18:53)

Think your right about the charge in the bar Mr/Mrs T.... I thought prices were quite reasonable in the bar except for wine in Restaurant that is... Beer same as my local!

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Clayton - Answered a Question by hill (27 Oct 08 21:46)

The drinks are no more expensive than a Hotel and the wine when dinning was reasonable too. Thats what we found on the P&O Oceana last November 08. Beryl Clayton. Birmingham.

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mcdonnell - Answered a Question by hill (30 Oct 08 18:59)

Drinks are cheap on p & o i have all the prices of every drink on there ships they forwarded an email to me with all the prices from the reservatons team. but its that long i dont think it will be accepted on this site.

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brookes - Answered a Question by hill (28 Feb 10 16:48)

I will be going on the oceana in aug can any one tell me about the formal wear and the price of the drink on the oceana.

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