Wheller - Answered a Question by Cialis (27 Jul 08 15:59)

We travelled to New York in January this year in a Grill suite on the Queen Victoria and found no problems at all with food or beverage service in any restaurant or bar on board. The ship was fully booked so a good test of service.

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Cialis - replied to Wheller (28 Jul 08 23:34)

In a Grill Suite! I'm sure you had no problems.

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Richard Okill - Answered a Question by Cialis (31 Jul 08 17:23)

The curret Queen Victoria was ordered for Cunard (Carnival) almost as soon as Carnival re-allocated the part built 'older' Queen Victoria to become P & O's Arcadia. They improved many facilities and introduced many newer features, including the siting of the Grills Restaurants. Out f interest, on the Arcadia the Orchid Restaurant was originally intended to be a Grills Restaurant. I guess what you heard was hearsay.

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Brooks - replied to Richard Okill (15 Aug 08 20:40)

I cruised on the Victoria, Christmas/New Year, and my hearsay (from a catering officer) was that the food preparation in the galley was minimal due to modern day packaging. Of course I should have chosen Queens Grill accomodation.

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Richard Okill - replied to Brooks (16 Aug 08 08:26)

Hi, my 'hearsay' remark was targetted at the statement '...design turned down by two other major cruise lines'. You are absolutely correct in your remarks regarding minimal food preparation. As a retired hotel owner I am always keenly interested in the standards of food. The vast majority of all cruise ship food is brought on frozen having been pre-cooked and will be re-heated under steam. I accept this on cruise ships because I love cruising and the social life onboard, but would not tolerate it ashore. Sorry, you got me on my pet subject. Happy cruising.Richard.

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