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Arvia serving up 30-plus F&B offerings including destination-inspired dishes by Shivi Ramoutar and José Pizarro

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The Limelight Club on Arvia
P&O Cruises' new ship Arvia will feature more than 30 bars and restaurants, with exclusive destination-inspired dishes by Shivi Ramoutar and José Pizarro.

Arriving in December, Arvia will have new menus by local food heroes Ramoutar and Pizarro and is set to be home to new restaurants created exclusively for the ship including Green & Co feat. Mizuhana and 6th Street Diner.

Shivi Ramoutar-inspired Caribbean cooking

P&O Cruises is collaborating with contemporary Caribbean cooking specialist Ramoutar and acclaimed Spanish chef Pizarro to bring local food experiences to Arvia's holidays in the Caribbean and Mediterranean respectively.

At The Beach House Ramoutar will celebrate her passion for Caribbean cuisine with a range of dishes including Jerk Chicken Supreme with rice and peas, coleslaw, shallow-fried plantain and a Jamaican cornmeal speciality known as festivals.

Tapas by José Pizarro

In The Glass House and Cellar Door guests will be able to try tapas created by José Pizarro, paired with wines selected by Olly Smith. Dishes include grilled whole tiger prawns, mango, chilli and garlic salsa; lamb cutlets, crushed potatoes, olives, dried cherry tomatoes and romesco sauce; and tuna tartare with avocado, tomato and chilli dressing.

Plant-based dishes

Green & Co feat. Mizuhana will be a new restaurant exclusive to Arvia and will offer guests crafted fish and plant-based dishes. Guests will be able to dine at the sushi bar and watch the chefs at work or be seated at tables to enjoy the views out to sea. Dishes will include: Chakalaka Wellington with a South African inspired spiced, smokey tomato sauce, red cabbage gel, corn relish, warm green bean salad, crispy corn kernels and a side of spiced sweet potato pakoras, coconut labneh, pea and mint dip; Moriawase Platters Nigiri with yellow fin tuna, Highland salmon, yellow tail, sea bass, maki and tuna uramaki and Chocolate Earth Plate with dark chocolate and beetroot pebbles, chocolate mushrooms, tarragon jelly, chocolate soil and non-dairy vanilla gelato

6th Street Diner is new for Arvia and is an all-American diner serving breakfast, brunch, dinner and sweet treats, accompanied with music and ice-cold cocktails.

Roast at The Quays is also new for Arvia with traditional lunches served with a modern twist, including a jumbo Yorkshire pudding filled with Sunday roast meats.

Other highlight on board include: Amber Lounge – situated in the Grand Atrium, where guests will be able to enjoy crafted cocktails while watching artists perform aerial vignettes above. New cocktails for Arvia include a Barberousse (with a mixture of 3 different rums, apricot and pomegranate juice) and a Tortuga Cobbler (with Aperol, grapefruit, raspberry juice and rum from The Tidal Rum).

Anderson’s Bar – boasting a boutique distillery and a menu of craft rums and gins, is a cosy spot for drinks by day and night. During the winter season, the on-board still will create unique rum, created exclusively by The Tidal Rum and in the summer, we make bespoke Marabelle Gin.

Infinity is Arvai's new swim-up bar.

Fresh and informal

Vistas Café Bar will be serving pâtisserie and sweet treats with Costa coffee, teapigs™ tea and ocean views. Ripples Gelateria, in partnership with Snowflake Luxury Gelato, will offer gelato cones, cakes, and sundaes, including a rum & raisin gelato and a special Caribbean-inspired sundae while Taste 360 will feature burgers, hot dogs, oven-baked pizza, authentic street food and special dishes from Ramoutar and Pizarro.

Contemporary flavours

The Olive Grove is a Mediterranean restaurant with a menu featuring the region’s iconic dishes, from Greek mezze to Moroccan lamb tagine. On Celebration Nights, the restaurant will offer an exclusive menu from Pizarro.

The Keel and Cow - Gastropub serving dry-aged steaks, British classics and signature burger, The Prime Minister.

Epicurean will serve up classic British ingredients with a modern twist.

Signature venue, The Limelight Club, also features on Arvia and The 710 Club live-music bar that’s been crafted by P&O Cruises' music director Gary Barlow’s where guests can listent to an array of musical genres while enjoying cocktails and negronis hand-picked by Barlow. Another P&O signature, Sindhu celebrates the best of contemporary Indian cuisines.