Eat & Drink Festival

EAT & DRINK FESTIVAL 2024

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GET READY FOR A MONTH-LONG FLAVOR FIESTA
The experience you love, but bigger and even better

Whether you're a foodie or in it for the epic vibes (and views), our July voyages offer a unique chance to explore and indulge on delicious delights.

If you haven’t experienced our Eat & Drink Festival yet, you’re in for a treat. Because this isn’t just any gastronomy festival, it's an exclusive opportunity to deeply explore the incredible array of tastes and talents that light up our lady ships.

Best Dining - Large Ship Category

Best Dining - Large Ship Category

With 20+ unique eateries on board, we've earned praise from foodies and publications across the map.

Best Adult Alcohol-Free Beverage Program

Best Adult Alcohol-Free Beverage Program

Innovative sips without the buzz — our booze-free mixology magic keeps on making headlines!

Best Overall - Cruise Lines

Best Overall: Cruise Lines

Featuring forward-thinking drink menus at every bar on board, our beverage program has us sailing to the top.

Best Value-for-Money - Large Ship Category

Best Value-for-Money - Large Ship Category

Always included, our dining experiences prove that gourmet adventures can also be the best value at sea.

Signature experiences

A TASTE OF PAN-ASIAN SPLENDOR

Virgin Voyages’ Asian Night Market

As the sun dips below the horizon, The Galley turns into a fiery hub echoing Asia's bustling bazaars. From standout dishes like pork belly Banh Mi and Curry Fried Rice to retail rarities, where every corner brims culinary delights and cultural finds.

Embark on an extraordinary journey at the first-ever Asian Night Market at sea — an immersive experience that invites you to explore the rich tapestry of Asian cultures through authentic tastes like sizzling skewers, fresh boba teas, and much more. Dive into a gourmet adventure filled with distinctive flavors, challenge friends or make new ones over classic table games, and soak in the vibrant energy that only a sea night filled with food, drinks, and fun can ignite.
Asian Market

COCKTAIL TREASURE HUNT

Seven Seas Sippers

Gather your crew or sail solo on a nautical-themed adventure across our ships’ legendary bars. With a map in hand, unleash your inner explorer on a spirited journey over international waters, and embrace the spirit of adventure with every new sip.

A chic lounge where we pour our love for aged spirits over ice. A nauti dive bar where lively games, good times, and great drinks flow. A retro-cool casino where you can grab a drink with Lady Luck. And can’t-miss spots like The Net at the Athletic Club. Follow the map to explore iconic bars on board, use your Eat & Drink Month Bar Tab to discover 7 delicious cocktails or mocktails, collect all Seven Seas Sippers stamps, and earn a shot at claiming a secret treasure. Ready, set, bottoms up!
Seven Seas Sippers

A VOYAGE OF CULINARY INNOVATION

The Test Kitchen’s New Tasting Menu

Experience a culinary voyage that blends innovative techniques, the freshest ingredients, and global flavors on the debut of a spectacular tasting adventure by Michelin-starred Chef Matt Lambert — soon to become a permanent feature across our ships.

Known for pushing culinary boundaries, Michelin-starred Chef Matt Lambert is set to awaken your senses with his brand-new 6-course feast at The Test Kitchen, marking a vibrant new chapter for our gastronomy lineup. Mixing innovative cooking with vibrant global influences, this unparalleled dining adventure features delicate textures of scallops and eels, surprising twists on cheese and chicken, and much more. Vegetarians, fear not — a specially crafted exploration of flavors is waiting for you.
Test Kitchen
WHAT’S ON THE MENU
Events tailored to every taste
From brand-new additions to much-loved classics that have captured hearts beyond our decks, we’re building on our reputation as the best at sea and enriching our lineup even further to make the third year of our Eat & Drink Festival the best one we’ve ever had.

Three lady ships, a world of sips and eats

From Miami's warmth to Barcelona's charm and Athens' ancient allure — our lady ships bring the world to your plate.

Whether you're craving the vibrant rhythms of the Caribbean, the captivating elegance of the Mediterranean, or the timeless beauty of the Adriatic Sea, our three lady ships are ready to take you there with an enriched experience — only this July.

Feast your eyes with a tantalizing recap of last year’s event.

From sumptuous dishes to spirited sips, get a taste of what made our Eat & Drink Festival 2023 a culinary sensation.

REVIEWS

Word on the sea is that we’re the ship

We don’t mean to brag, but with the highest number of 5-star reviews on Tripadvisor, we love to say we can!

We know how precious your vacation time is, so peek into what makes voyaging with us a 5-star journey before you book to discover firsthand why our Sailors rave about their experiences aboard our lady ships.

Virgin Voyage Review

Stef Katz on Facebook

The food quality! ALL of it is the same high quality that other brands reserve just for those in their high-end suites. Virgin Voyages offers no mediocre food to anyone anywhere on any ship. :heart::knife_fork_plate::champagne:

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@elcequestrian on Twitter

just ALL the food on @VirginVoyages I literally couldn’t find a bad dish all trip, and whoever thought asparagus... 😘  we’ve purposely booked our longest cruise just so we can Augustus Gloop ourselves with all the food 🤣 #CruiseHour

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@cruisechatswithcaroline.ie on Instagram

Just one of the many food experiences onboard #valiantlady most talked-about restaurant is Razzle Dazzle. Food was amazing onboard with over 20 dining options 😋👌 virgin voyages

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Anthony Kwiatkowski on Facebook

Just got back from 7 night Mediterranean Cruise w the family. 6 of us all had a blast. Food and service was outstanding, can’t say enough about how good the food was. Highly recommend!!

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