Iona's Sky Dome
2020 will put P&O Cruises in the history books once again. Iona will offer the next generation of guests the holiday of a lifetime on the next generation of P&O Cruises ships. Iona will hit new heights with the stunning glass SkyDome, the contemporary entertainment venue featuring an impressive roof and pool with retractable stage.
Places to Dine
Pearl, Coral, Aqua and Opal restaurants (Freedom Dining)
The Horizon buffet restaurant
SkyDome Pizzeria and Grill
The Glass House
The Beach House
The Keel & Cow
The Olive Grove
Afternoon Tea, by Eric Lanlard
The Limelight Club
Places to Unwind
Spa and Salon
4 pools, infinity pool, 6 infinity whirlpool spas and 12 whirlpool spas
Photo and art galleries
Reef Children’s Club (age-specific clubs)
Places to be Entertained
Ocean Studios cinema
The Club House
The 710 Club
The Limelight Club
Places to Socialise
The Crow’s Nest lounge and bar
The Piano Bar
The Rising Sun pub
The East Bar
The Crow’s Nest
7 deck bars
One of the highlights of any cruise is the Gala Evening, available to everyone. On these glamorous occasions, you can look forward to a gourmet dining experience with menus personally created by the legendary godfather of British cooking, Marco Pierre White. Some of Marco’s favourite dishes are celebrated in the five-course menu. Savour such treats as New England half split lobster with a Mornay sauce, and Champagne sorbet.
Al Fresco restaurant
Open daily for breakfast and lunch, Al Fresco is a self-service buffet offering lighter options. With seating inside and out, Al Fresco’s close proximity to the swimming pools make this an ideal option for a light bite on a sea day. This dining option is included in the price of your holiday.
H2O Childrens’ Club (13-17 year olds)
H2O is where teenagers (13 to17 year olds) can hang out and make friends. On board Britannia, H2O has a cool, chilled-out vibe with a pool table, computer consoles and even a retro arcade! There are plenty of beanbags and sofas for guests at H2O to just to chill out and chat too. Each ship will be slightly different, but you’ll still find enthusiastic and qualified Reef Rangers in each club, with programmes and activities suited to the H2O age group.
Scubas Children’s Club (9-12 year olds)
9 to 12 year-old guests can enjoy their own dedicated area on the ship with the club called Scubas. Scubas on board Britannia has a cool arcade feel. Guests visiting Scubas will be able to play air hockey, computer games, pool, or just chill out with their new friends, among the wide choice of things to do on offer. Each ship will be slightly different, but you’ll still find enthusiastic and qualified Reef Rangers in each club, with programmes and activities suited to the Scubas age group.
The Cookery Club
Calling all lovers of cooking – whether you’re a whizz in the kitchen or a complete beginner, The Cookery Club has a whole menu of classes to tempt you. It’s a fantastic opportunity to get hands-on in our state-of-the-art kitchen, being guided by our talented team of friendly, professional chefs. You could even learn from the godfather of British cooking, P&O Cruises Food Hero – Marco Pierre White. Places are limited, so make sure you book early.
Ocean Grill by Marco Pierre White is the spot to savour mouth watering steaks and seafood. As you would expect from one of the world’s leading chefs, attention to detail is paramount and provenance and quality are key. The dishes, while simple, are masterfully presented, delivering exceptional flavours. And in the spirit of all great London grill restaurants, the ambience is relaxed yet sophisticated.
The Limelight Club
Bringing you the finest food to tantalise your taste buds, and entertainment worthy of the world stage. Prepare for an evening of great conversation, convivial company and delicious dining at The Limelight Club. The surroundings are sumptuous and you can expect a lively and enjoyable evening in the company of some great performers that you won’t see anywhere else on the ship – all while you enjoy the delights of the modern European menu.
Afternoon Tea by Eric Lanlard
As you’d expect from the imagination of master pâtissier Eric Lanlard, there are some delicious surprises waiting to be plucked from each tempting cake stand. Prepare yourself to be tempted by treats such as savoury porcini and pancetta éclairs, pistachio petit choux with red berries and marble swirls red velvet cake pops. Eric’s unique twist on this classic British institution elevates the humble afternoon tea into something utterly decadent.
Chatter and laughter fills our main restaurant venues, with friendly waiters to greet guests and prepare tables ahead of a tasty breakfast, relaxed lunch, or sublime evening meal. Expect to find British classics on the menu as well as exotic flavours for the more adventurous. On every cruise you’ll also be wowed by an extra special, five-course Gala Dinner devised by the legendary godfather of British cooking, Marco Pierre White.
Surfers Childrens’ club (5-8 year olds)
For guests between the ages of 5 and 8, we have Surfers. Your little Surfer will be able to play computer games, watch movies, run around our soft play area, create a puppet show… there is so much to do! Each ship will be slightly different, but you’ll still find enthusiastic and qualified Reef Rangers in each club, with programmes and activities suited to the Surfers age group.
Splashers childrens’ club (2-4 year olds)
Splashers is our club exclusively for guests aged between 2 and 4. There are slides and toys, books and activities… your little ones will be spoilt for choice! Each ship will be slightly different, but you’ll still find enthusiastic and qualified Reef Rangers in each club, with programmes and activities suited to the Splashers age group.
The Olive Grow
With a strong focus on food provenance, it’s time to taste your way around the southern and eastern Mediterranean with authentic dishes and sharing platters at The Olive Grove. Mouthwatering aperitifs and a well-chosen list of regional wines complete the menu and add to the relaxed experience. The Olive Grove is the ideal venue for intimate dinners or a celebratory meal – with options to eat in the restaurant or in the conservatory area.
The Keel & Cow
Breakfast, lunch, or dinner authentic gastropub fare is served at The Keel & Cow, with dishes such as black-pudding scotch eggs and a signature beef and stout burger. At night enjoy hearty dishes or select from a range of steaks from the dry-ageing fridge. With views over the Grand Atrium, out to sea, or even to the chefs at work in the open galley, it’s the ideal spot to enjoy delicious food, and real hand-pumped and craft ales.
The Glass House
Headed up by the irrepressible, award-winning wine expert and P&O Cruises Food Hero, Olly Smith, The Glass House is the perfect location for a light bite, lunchtime tipple, afternoon apéritif or a tastefully informal evening out. And if you’re looking to match your chosen wine with your food you’ve picked the perfect place, as you’ll find helpful pairing suggestions in the menu.
Take your pick of self-service snacks such as satisfying sandwiches, fresh salads, and light yogurt and fruit pots. Ideal for when you’re looking for a relaxed grab-and-go option; giving you more time to make a splash in the pool and soak up the never-ending sea vistas from deck.
The Market Café
Settle into a world of temptation at The Market Café. With a menu created by master pâtissier and P&O Cruises Food Hero Eric Lanlard, this luxurious haven in the heart of Britannia’s atrium offers something sweet for every palate. And it’s the only place in the world you can taste Eric’s toffee apple and cherries & clotted cream ice creams, made in collaboration with the Hampshire dairy, Jude’s.
Tuck into tasty crêpes and luscious waffles or choose from crunchy handmade biscuits and delectable cakes. Fancy something a little finer? Try Eric’s range of pâtisserie, unwind with a Costa coffee and enjoy the delicious views out to sea.
The Epicurean fuses classic dining elements with the best of modern British dining to create a sensuous menu, uniquely presented in a sophisticated and contemporary setting. The emphasis is on grand style and flawless service. The menu features dishes that are skilfully prepared table-side in a performance worthy of the West End, and, with time to thoroughly appreciate each course, you can relax and revel in The Epicurean’s special atmosphere.
Authenticity is cooked into every delicious bite at Café Jardin. For breakfast choose from the continental buffet, or enjoy table service and tuck into dishes such as poached eggs with Italian ham, or tomato and mushroom baked baguettes. And if you fancy classic Med-style cuisine during the daytime, choose from favourites such as fresh-cooked pizza, melting mozzarella beef burgers and caprese baked Portobello mushrooms. Bella!
The Beach House
Inspired by South American, Caribbean and Stateside cuisines, The Beach House menu offers hearty dishes and comfort-food favourites. Highlights include the steaks, ribs, grills and burgers, hanging kebabs and a range of sharing dishes. Save space for the decadent and delicious desserts too.
When you’re lying on a lounger and feeling peckish, choose a freshly made snack from the mouth-watering selection at your ship’s poolside grill.
Bite into a juicy burger with a patty made to a special recipe exclusively for our grills. Or make a hot dog even more delicious with your favourite tasty toppings.
Our ever-evolving menus feature Flavours of the Day that change throughout your cruise, and each dish is crafted from fresh, quality ingredients. It’s the perfect option if you fancy a light bite or you’re dashing to your next adventure and need to grab your lunch and go. Even better, it’s included in the price of your holiday!
Showcasing a menu which is a triumph of perfectly balanced spices, delicate flavours and wonderful aromas, Sindhu has become a firm favourite with many. Dishes such as pan-roasted beef tenderloin and spiced mash vie for your attention, alongside ginger and mint tiger prawns and the signature dish – a trio of fragrant curries. So why not take a seat amidst the opulent decor and experience a treat for your senses?
Head to The Quays for informal dining options to suit every mood; ideal for morning breakfasts through to dinner. This multi-venue dining piazza offers an array of eateries, and is a lively hub for socialising over food and watching the world go by. There’s a fun street-food atmosphere, and outdoor dining is available too.
We know that little tums often start to rumble a little earlier than the adults, and often have simpler tastes, that’s why we serve a dedicated early children’s tea in the buffet restaurant. A typical children’s menu has a variety of tasty options from margherita pizzas to poached salmon, and fruit jellies to ice creams.
Every day a beautifully presented afternoon tea takes place in the main restaurant. It’s the perfect way to bridge the gap between a light lunch and a late dinner. You’ll find a classic selection of finger sandwiches, cakes, pastries and freshly baked scones with jam and cream, all served with your choice of speciality fine tea or coffee.