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Royal Caribbean Dining Package Prices & Guide

In this post I am going to talk about Royal Caribbean Dining Package Options and what’s included in each package. This may help you when deciding if you need a Royal Caribbean drinks package or dining package or indeed both for your next cruise.

Cruise food is a huge part of the whole cruise experience, and Royal Caribbean offers the ultimate food experience to suit so many types of cruises. Whether you prefer casual dining, speciality of indeed snacking as you go, there is something for all tastes and budgets onboard Royal Caribbean ships. From a huge list of speciality restaurants at an extra cost, Coastal Kitchen for suite guests, or more about Star Class, in cabin dining or eat as much as you can in the Windjammer.

To check out which ships have which restaurants check out our Royal Caribbean restaurant guide.

Dining Packages On Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean Dining Package Options And Prices 2022

There are several dining packages on Royal Caribbean offering diners the choice to have unlimited speciality dining, or indeed choose one or two speciality dining experiences over the space of their cruise. Check your individual sailings for packages available, however, we have done the research and these are the current price options for our 2022 cruise.

Of course Royal Caribbean do often hold sales and dining package discounts so keep your eye out for those. These prices are by no mean static, they change all the time, however it’s great to have a guide.

Some Of The Royal Caribbean Speciality Dining Package Choices Are

  • Unlimited Dining Package, £141.60 per adult (Roughly $190)
  • The 3 Night Dining Package, £81.62 per adult (Around $110)
  • Chops Plus 1 Dining Package, £62.55 per adult (Roughly $85.00)
  • Taste Of Royal Lunch, £25.84 per adult (Around Around $35)
Royal Caribbean Dining Packages
Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest and newest cruise ship, previews in Barcelona, Spain. Jamie’s Italian food pics.

How Much Do Speciality Dining Restaurants Cost On Royal Caribbean Ships?

Before we look at the Royal Caribbean Dining Package options available, and how much they cost, I want to make you aware that these prices do fluctuate wildly by ship, and destination. Please do bear that in mind, but these prices are correct of my cruise dashboard for my 2022 sailing.

This list is not exhaustive, check out our Royal Caribbean Restaurant Guide for an idea of dining and snacks included in your Royal Caribbean cruise for each ship, and what dining is extra, also note most restaurants charge 18% gratuities on top of speciality dining charges.

Izumi Hibachi & Sushi , dining on Royal Caribbean
Izumi Hibachi & Sushi

  • 150 Central Park $45.00 – $50.00 and $10.99 for children eating from the children’s menu
  • Chops Grille, from $2499 for lunch, $50.00- $60.49 for dinner, Kids $10.99
  • Chef’s Table, $95-$103.04 for dinner
  • Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar, $22.99 for lunch, $35-$45 for dinner, $10 dining charge for children 6 to 12 years old with kids menu
  • Hooked Seafood, $24.99 for lunch, $52.99 for Dinner, Children $10.99 6 to 12 years old with kids Menu
  • Izumi (Prices available onboard) but as a guide 8 snow crab rolls $13, 8 champagne lobster rolls $15, sushi selection for 2 $21
  • Izumi Hibachi, $34.99 plus gratuity for lunch; $45.99 for dinner
  • Johnny Rockets, $9.95
  • Jamie’s Italian, $49.99 for dinner, $22.99 for lunch, Children $10.99 6 to 12 years old with kids Menu
  • Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade, individual prices such a 2 pulled pork sliders for $7, steak topped fries $3, 24 wings for $14, burger $9
  • Sabor, $24.94 for lunch and dinner, $10 dining charge for children 6 to 12 years old
  • Samba Grill, $29.99 for dinner
  • Teppanyaki, prices vary but an appetizer cost around $8-13 dollars with complimentary vegetable fried rice, miso soup and a green mix
  • Vintages, Tapas, prices vary
  • Wonderland by Dadong, around $45 per person
  • Wonderland, $54.99-$60.49 for dinner., $10 for children
Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas
Launch of Symphony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest and largest ship. Cheshire Cat Cosmo cocktails at Wonderland

Royal Caribbean Dining Packages And Prices

The Unlimited Dining Package

The Unlimited package and costs £141.60 per adult (Roughly $190) per adult.

Children are complementary from age of 0-5.

You have two options for Children aged 6-12. The dining plan costs half the adult price. If you do it this way to must order the package for all guests who wish to dine. The adult price is applied for all guests regardless of age; the difference between the adult price and child price will be refunded in the form of a refundable onboard credit (unless booked with non-refundable credit, in which case OBC will be non-refundable). However you don’t need to book the package for kids, you can pay as you go, this way Children 6-12 pay $10.99 per child to dine and must order from the kid’s menu.

What’s Included In The Royal Caribbean Unlimited Dining Package

For this you can enjoy multiple entrees and visit multiple specialty restaurants every night of your sailing. The unlimited package also includes to lunch at specialty restaurants on sea days.

Plus, a discount of 40% off bottles of wine under $100 and 20% off bottles above $100 while dining in specialty restaurants during your cruise.

How The Ultimate Dining Package Works?

A reservation will be made for you on first night of your cruise. You will find your reservation confirmation in your cabin on the first day of your cruise. All additional dining reservations or changes to your courtesy reservation must be made once you are onboard at any specialty restaurant. We have found it works to head to a speciality restaurant as your board and book all of your dining.

Royal Caribbean Dining Packages and prices
Launch of Symphony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest and largest ship. Izumi Hibachi

3 Night Dining Package

If you want to try the occasional speciality Restaurant on your cruise but don’t want to go the whole hog? The 3 night dining package is a great option giving you the flexibility to sample speciality dining but still use the main dining rooms, which we do always enjoy.

The 3 nights dining package on Royal Caribbean costs around £81.62 per adult (Around $110) per adult

Children are complementary from age of 0-5.

Like the ultimate dining package you have two options for Children aged 6-12. The dining plan costs half the adult price for the dining package, or you can pay as you go, this way Children 6-12 pay $10.99 per child to dine and must order from the kid’s menu.

Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade onboard Symphony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Speciality dining
Wonderland dining creations on Harmony Of The Seas

How The Royal Caribbean 3 Night Dining Package Works?

Experience three specialty restaurants during your cruise. A courtesy reservation will be made for the first night of your sailing, generally based on your prefered dining time and availability. Your reservation confirmation will be waiting for you in your cabin on the first day of your cruise. You can head to a specialty restaurant as you board to changes your courtesy reservation if you with and book all further dining for your sailing.

You will also receive a discount of 40% off bottles of wine under $100 and 20% off bottles above $100 whilst dining in specialty restaurants.

Specialty restaurants on Royal Caribbean
Wonderland dining creations on board Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas US inaugural sailing.

Chops + 1 Dining Package

The Chops + 1 Dining Package Costs £62.55 per adult (Roughly $85.00) Adult, one dinner must be redeemed on the evening of Day 1 or Day 2 of the sailing. However the second dinner can be used any other night of your cruise vacation.

How The Chops + 1 Dining Package Works?

Your Chops+1 plan includes; dinner at the Royal Caribbean Chops Grille steakhouse, with an additional night at a specialty dining restaurant of your choice. Plus, enjoy a discount of 40% off bottles of wine under $100 and 20% off bottles above $100 while dining in specialty restaurants.

A courtesy reservation will be made for the first or second night of your cruise at Chops Grille based on your preferred dining time. You reservation will be waiting in your cabin on the first day of your cruise, you can then head to a restaurant to make your additional reservation.

Harmony of the Seas.
Harmony of the Seas US inaugurals.

Specialty Dining Experiences Not Included In The Royal Caribbean Dining Packages

  • Chef’s Table
  • Wine Pairing Dinners
  • Taste of Royal
  • Mystery Dinner Theater
  • Holiday Celebration Dinners

Teppanyaki and Izumi Hibachi are included in the ultimate Royal Caribbean dining package, but carry a $10 surcharge, which will be charged to your onboard account.

Mahogany Black Cod. (Photo: Tim Aylen)
Mahogany Black Cod. (Photo: Tim Aylen)

Taste Of Royal Lunch

The taste of Royal Lunch costs 28.85 GBP Adult

What Is The Taste Of Royal Lunch?

The taste of Royal Lunch takes you through a journey or Royal Caribbean Speciality Dining all in one place. Your four course lunch of dreams begins in Wonderland, serving a sensory experience with their Citrus Seas Tuna Tartare. Next up, enjoy a Tuscan cuisine experience with a dish from from Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen, featuring mascarpone risotto with crabmeat.

Followed by a classic surf and turf of filet mignon and jumbo shrimp from Chops Grille. All finished of with a delicious fried cheesecake from 150 Central Park. Also for an additional charge you can add a wine flight to your culinary experience.

You’ll receive a letter in your stateroom the day before your reservation confirming the time and location of your lunch.

If you suffer any allergies or dietary preferences, substitutions can be made however you must inform the Restaurant Manager onboard the day before your reservation. The menu is also subject to change from our example.

Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade onboard Symphony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Speciality dining
Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade onboard Symphony of the Seas

Terms And Conditions For The Royal Caribbean Dining Package

You will receive credits depending on the restaurant you have chosen.

  • For Restaurants With A la carte pricing, you’ll receive a $35 food credit towards your meal.
  • However you will receive a $20 credit for Port Side BBQ and Playmakers

Teppanyaki and Izumi Hibachi is included in the ultimate dining package, but carries a $10 surcharge, which will be charged to your onboard account.

The packages are not valid for premium experiences including: Chef’s Table, Wine Pairings Dinners, Taste of Royal and Mystery Dinner Theater and Holiday Celebration Dinners.

Are Royal Caribbean Dining Packages Worth The Money?

When you do the maths you do make a saving with the dining packages on Royal Caribbean, if fine dining is your thing they are worth the money. The Ultimate Dining Package gives you much more scope. However as long as you use you credits for the 3 day package wisely you will make a saving, and of course enjoy the luxury of an upscale cruise dining experience.

Dining Packages On Royal Caribbean

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Hugo M Rodriguez

Friday 11th of March 2022

Yes would like to know if the Unlimited Dining Package is valid for the entire cruise for example the 7 days Greece island departing from Rome in July 2022,

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