Tips & Advice

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Tips & Advice

Post by lsmt971 » 21 Jun 2018, 16:08

Hi

We're doing 7 nights around Greece in August. There doesn't seem to be too much up to date reviews lately so I was just after some tips on the restaurants and dress codes. Or even any general tips for the journey.

Thanks Lee
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Re: Tips

Post by Whynd1 » 21 Jun 2018, 18:37

When I read the title of this thread for a minute I thought it was going to be all about the auto gratuity.

Phew what a relief.

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Re: Tips

Post by Stephen » 22 Jun 2018, 07:39

Yes, same here. A taboo subject Lee ;)

Welcome to the forum :thumbup:

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Re: Tips

Post by barney » 22 Jun 2018, 09:34

Welcome Lee
I'd guess you will be on Oceana.

She's a lovely ship with a stunning atrium.
It's been over ten years since we've been on her so I'll leave it to others to give you up to date tips on dining etc.
I remember there was a bistro called Cafe Jardin that did very nice Moules, if that's your thing. when we were there it was + five quid but I espect that has changed ;)

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Re: Tips

Post by Manoverboard » 22 Jun 2018, 11:06

Do you require ' tips ' on the Ports … if so then please list them.

ps ... Hello and Welcome :wave:

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Post by Happydays » 22 Jun 2018, 13:52

We shall be on Oceana in September after your cruise but on the cruise personaliser the alternative dinning is showing Cafe Jardin as having an Italian theme in the evenings £8.50pp we are going to try that as we like Italian! Hopefully someone who has been on recently shall give some current information. Enjoy your cruise.


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Re: Tips & Advice

Post by Honk honk » 22 Jun 2018, 15:39

Hallo Just back from a 7 day Fly Cruise on Oceana . Prior to our cruise we booked 3 nights Beach House And 3 nights Cafe Jardin. We do not use the large dining rooms,so we always choose the select venues... Dress code in both these venues is smart casual. Even on formal nights. Any questions,then just ask away. We had a great time. Oceana is our favourite ship


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Re: Tips & Advice

Post by CaroleF » 23 Jun 2018, 10:25

Cafe Jardin has always been our favoured place for breakfast on Oceana. True you can't get a full English but we don't usually want that anyway. Particularly at the beginning of a cruise when not everyone is aware of Cafe Jardin it can also be a peaceful place for breakfast. We are next on her at the end of September but this time there will be people on board in the middle of a cruise so it may not be as peaceful as usual. As we are on for 14 nights and some passengers will be leaving on our 7th night when we return to Valletta and some new ones arriving which means that there will be Open Dining that evening in the Club Restaurant we have booked to have dinner that night in Cafe Jardin. I really like the look of the new menus - not MPW as before but Gino D'Acampo.


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Re: Tips & Advice

Post by lsmt971 » 21 Jul 2018, 11:50

Hi all. thanks for the welcome. Sorry for the delay but i got a bit waylaid after posting. Honk honk, I was mainly after advice on casual dining. Are they pretty strict, can adults wear smart shorts or dark denim? I also have a 17 tear old son so it will just help a touch with the packing.

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Re: Tips & Advice

Post by david63 » 21 Jul 2018, 12:55

lsmt971 wrote:
21 Jul 2018, 11:50
can adults wear smart shorts or dark denim?
Shorts, of any kind, are not allowed in public areas after 18:00 - dark denim is fine.

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Re: Tips & Advice

Post by GillD46 » 21 Jul 2018, 16:43

I don’t know if you are calling at Rhodes, but there is a lovely Taverna in the old town, that my husband and I always lunch at when there - if you are interested.
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Re: Tips & Advice

Post by lsmt971 » 24 Jul 2018, 17:18

Thanks David.

We are stopping in Rhodes Gill. We haven't planned anything for their other than just wandering around so yes that could be an options.

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