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Marella Explorer 2 Restaurants

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With plenty of familiar faces onboard, Marella Explorer 2 provides many dining options that have been tried and tested and loved by many! Whether you're all for the quick grab and go or prefer more sophisticated dining - you'll find something that more than tickles your fancy.

Latitude 53

Deck 5 & 6
Your main formal dining room onboard Marella Explorer 2, Latitude 53 is located over two decks. Inside you’ll notice its stunning deep navy, gold and grey colour pallet that gives subtle nautical nods through modern elegance. However you’ll be mostly impressed by the restaurants delicious food, with tantalising set menus offering everything from succulent steaks to the freshest fish. Located just along from bar Aperitif and Flutes Champagne bar, both idyllic spots to grab a pre or post dinner drink.


Deck 5
This little Italian gem can be found on the ground level of Latitude 53. Grab a drink at the Atrium before heading along to enjoy the most authentic Italian food onboard this beautiful ship. Experience food like you would right in the centre of Sorrento and delve into popular favourites of creamy carbonara’s, delicious risottos and of course the most perfect pizzas.

Snack Shack

Deck 11
Having proven popular on Marella Discovery, Snack Shack also has a prime spot on Marella Explorer 2! Deck 11 is your place to relax and Snack Shack captures that laid back vibe entirely. With bright coloured beach hut designs plucked right from the sea front of Brighton, Snack Shack is the perfect waterside eatery offering pre-packaged sandwiches, wraps and salads.


Deck 11
New to Marella Cruises, Marella Explorer 2 will feature a dedicated pizza oven on pool deck! Offering delicious slices of that yummy Italian cheese and tomato bread we all love so much. This pizzeria sits right next door to scoops, Marellas quirky ice cream bar, resulting in the most ideal snack stop for everything savoury and sweet!

The Beach Cove

Deck 11
The Beach Cove is also new for Marella Explorer 2, taking on a beach-barbeque theme. Make the most of those sea views at this laidback al fresco dining area. There is a charge to dine here in the evening.

The Market Place

Deck 11
Stand back and watch the chefs whip up delicious dishes from around the world at this buffet styled restaurant. Full of traditional British favourites including a good roast and even yummy scones, cakes and pastries at afternoon tea. Live cooking stations serve up delicious stir-fry’s, curries and other world foods and there’s even a self-serve wine and beer tap! The Market Place is ideal to head to if you’re just not quite sure what you fancy.

The Terrace

Deck 11
Leading out to a large outdoor dining space just along from The Market Place, if you like dining al fresco – you’ll love it here. Located right at the back of the ship, those sea views are tip top and prime for watching the sun go down!

Speciality Restaurants

Speciality dining onboard Marella Explorer 2 is well worth indulging in at least once! For a more intimate dining experience and to make an evening that little bit more special – reward your taste buds and make sure to book a reservation at one of the following during your cruise.

The Dining Club

Deck 5
Treat yourself to high end cuisine at this restaurant made for foodies! Elegant in its appeal with a beautifully rich brown, black and gold theme, The Dining Club is the ideal spot for an extra special evening. Upmarket with gourmet-style, you can delight in a three course affair including caviar, lobster and succulent lamb dishes! Dress to impress and on occasion you can even enjoy the option of wine pairings with each tantalising course.

Surf and Turf

Deck 7
A standout speciality offering onboard Marella Explorer 2, this restaurant is certainly worth the cover charge with its scrumptious selection of premium meats. The steak here is outstanding - juicy, thick and cooked specifically to your liking! Pair with surf, such as lobster tail or salmon, after starting with a yummy prawn cocktail or some delicious scallops. If you still have some room, make sure to try the New York cheesecake for dessert which has been described as the best available onboard any cruise ship.

Kora La

Deck 7
Found to one side of Bar Apertif, Kora La is home to some of the most deliciously authentic Asian food onboard select Marella Cruises ships. The setting is complimentary to its food with a stylish gold, black and red theme complete with trellis windows. Its menu maybe one of the smaller ones certainly doesn’t lack flavour! From rich curries, to delicious noodle and sushi dishes, Kora La will tempt you to more than one helping. End your night with some fizz at flutes, Marella Explorer 2 new champagne bar or lap up the free west end quality entertainment in The Broadway Show Lounge!


Deck 11
A chargeable extra but one so worthwhile! This vintage looking ice cream parlour sits on pool deck, ready and waiting to tantalise your taste buds with some of the most uniquely flavoured gelato. It’s menu changes every day so make sure to make regular visits. We all know Marella Explorer 2 is adult only, so expect adult flavours here too with out of ordinary options like G&T! Of course they’ll still be firm favourites with the likes of cookies and cream in Oreo form!
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