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Norwegian Reveals New Prima Class Dining Upgrades – Cruise Maven

Norwegian Reveals New Prima Class Dining Upgrades – Cruise Maven

Norwegian Cruise Line is slowly but surely revealing information for their new Norwegian Prima eating and beverage venues.

These first two of six Prima Course ships will, as Norwegian put it, “push the boundaries of standard cruise delicacies with the debut of 9 new dining and beverage venues together with Metropolitan Bar.”

3 favorite signature eating places and passenger faves will also see updates on Norwegian Prima and Norwegian Viva.  We’ve obtained the info. 

Norwegian Reveals New Prima Class Dining Upgrades – Cruise Maven
Norwegian Prima float-out party. Image: Norwegian Cruise Line.

New Norwegian Prima Eating Options 

Amid Norwegian Prima dining venues (and Norwegian Viva, way too) is the all-new Mediterranean seafood specialty cafe idea, Palomar

This cafe will showcase higher-finish Mediterranean cuisine made with simple however complex components.

Norwegian Prima Palomar restaurant rendering.
Norwegian Prima Palomar cafe. Artist rendering: NCL

Hasuki is Norwegian’s interpretation of the traditional “hibachi-style” restaurant with intimate spaces featuring Japanese-motivated minimalist decor and artwork. 

Norwegian Prima Hasuki restaurant rendering
Norwegian Prima Hasuki restaurant. Artist rendering: NCL

Nama is the new sushi restaurant with premier sushi dishes well prepared by learn chefs who will generate the sushi and sashimi masterpieces.

The location is set amid a whimsical Japanese backdrop encouraged by the restaurant’s menu goods. 

Diners will see a marble sushi bar that replicates the marbling in the high-quality sashimi and gentle orange ambient lights that signifies the colour of masago (fish roe).

Key Eating Home Menu Improvements

As on lots of of Norwegian’s ships, the principal eating home on Norwegian Prima is located aft to provide diners with a 270-degree views of the ocean. 

The ship’s two most important eating rooms, with classic eating at Hudson’s and much more upscale delicacies at The Commodore Place, will boast a revamped comprehensive fastened menu. 

Options will include far more world dishes that consists of Spanish Paella and Italian mussels organized in a white wine sauce. 

Norwegian Prima Hudson's restaurant rendering.
Norwegian Prima Hudson’s cafe. Artist rendering: NCL

These two eating rooms will give vegetarian solutions as effectively with products like mushroom risotto and cauliflower piccata.  The new menu will also boast a construct-your-have-pasta segment. 

Friends can find their alternative of pasta, sauce, and topping, giving extra than 24 food combos.

The menu will also contain a “Specialties” part where by diners can pick a dish from a single of the ship’s specialty dining eateries.

The revamped menu will debut first on Norwegian Prima and will roll out throughout NCL’s 17-ship fleet through 2023.

Up on Deck 17, the Surfside Café and Surfside Grill aspect a numerous menu, with self-provide relaxed dining, and goods ready “a la minute” on request.

Claimed Harry Sommer, Norwegian Cruise Line president and chief govt officer. “Our hottest food stuff and beverage offerings get our Norwegian Prima Food and Beverage practical experience to an additional amount, 1 that travels perfectly beyond the visitor expectation to supply elevated gastronomical ordeals featuring sophisticated design, masterful mixology and delicacies that delivers complete-throttle flavor.”

New Cocktails and Bars

The Metropolitan Bar will be released under Norwegian’s new Sail and Maintain software. 

This progressive bar features zero-waste cocktails ready with surplus ingredients (like banana peels!) as nicely as a thoroughly sustainable spirits and biodynamic wines. 

Norwegian Prima Metropolitan Bar rendering.
Norwegian Prima Metropolitan Bar. Artist rendering:  NCL

Biodynamic wine?  Metropolitan Bar will showcase additional than 20 biodynamic wines.  These are wines that are made with organic farming methods this sort of as making use of compost as fertilizer and staying away from lots of pesticides.

The Metropolitan Bar’s signature sustainably built cocktail the “Primadonna”, usually takes a participate in on an Previous Trend and is crafted employing surplus banana peels with Flor De Cana rum that is developed with 100% renewable electricity.

Norwegian collaborated with Bodegas Hidalgo La Gitana to create responsibly sourced botanical gins precisely for NCL using 100% recyclable glass and wood for the bottle’s style.

Other new bar and lounge alternatives on Norwegian Prima and Viva include The Belvedere Bar, a modern day cocktail lounge showcasing crafted cocktails with a modern-day, contemporary take on basic beverages.

Prima Class Penrose Atrium

Norwegian’s very first a few-story, glass-walled Penrose Atrium that spans Decks six, seven and eight was created by Miami-centered Studio Dado.  The objective was to evoke the feeling of surprise felt by the ocean’s earliest explorers. 

The grand three-tale house will be showcased with a substantial-scale chandelier customized crafted by the renowned Czech lights design organization Lasvit.

Norwegian Prima Penrose Atrium rendering.
Norwegian Prima Penrose Atrium. Artist rendering: NCL

The chandelier installation was encouraged by constellations and capabilities moving light fixtures weighing much more than 7,300 kilos.

Surrounding Penrose Atrium will be a 3-deck-significant mild function that mimics the experience of the solar rising on the horizon.  There will also be a 3-amount wall artwork piece that resembles a topographic map.

Retail areas and large-end luxurious shops are within Penrose Atrium’s 3 amounts.  The Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest Starbucks Coffee, Whiskey Bar and the Prima On line casino are positioned in the a few-tale atrium.

Norwegian Updates Guests’ Favored Eating Venues

Norwegian Prima and Viva will retain lots of of their signature eateries.  This contains Cagney’s Steakhouse, with a refreshed design and new décor that celebrates the 20th-century modernist architecture of Chicago.

Le Bistro French specialty cafe will be outfitted with 3 floor-to-ceiling chandeliers, coffered ceilings and plaster moldings.  Even the lighting is brighter.

Norwegian Prima Le Bistro rendering.
Norwegian Prima Le Bistro. Image: NCL rendering.

Food Republic, the Asian-fusion specialty location also returns on the very first two Prima Course ships.  Current décor, a larger restaurant room and improved sights of the outdoor are planned.

New Notion:  Indulge Foods Corridor

Norwegian Prima Indulge Food Hall with aft outdoor seating.
Norwegian Prima Indulge Food items Corridor with aft outdoor seating. Artist rendering: NCL

Inside Indulge Meals Corridor, there will be 11 different eateries.  Some of these include Onda by Scarpetta, Los Lobos, The Neighborhood Bar & Grill, Vibe Seashore Club, Waves Pool Bar, and the Prima Speedway Bar.

Way up on Deck 17 is the well-liked Observation Lounge, a multi-use location featuring different places for lounging, and socializing. 

On these new ships, the ambiance in the Observation Lounge will be additional cozy, with alcoves divided by elegant screens and partitions.

The refreshed Observation Lounge will also present complimentary use of telescopes.

The Humidor Cigar Lounge returns as the premiere cigar store and cigar lounge.

Much more Norwegian Prima Dining and Beverage Solutions To Be Introduced

In complete, both of those new ships will feature a whopping 35 eating and lounge possibilities.  As we obtain out much more data, we’ll enable you know.   

Norwegian Prima is scheduled to debut in November 2022 in Southampton, England.  Norwegian Viva will start in 2023.