Britannia

Britannia

Britannia, Our Flagship

Inspired by our past. Designed for the future.There has never been a more stylish way to see the world!

Nothing beats the feeling of stepping on board a new ship for the first time, and whether you are new to cruising, or a veteran of the high seas, your moments on board our new cruise ship, Britannia, designed by world-leading interior design experts, are sure to be truly memorable.

Designed for the modern British holidaymaker

Combining the excitement of cruising with the sophistication of a five-star hotel, Britannia isn’t just the biggest ship ever built exclusively for the British market – she’s the most glamorous too. Your first moments on board are sure to be truly memorable as the spectacular ‘starburst’ centrepiece of her atrium comes into view.


Staterooms

Inside

Britannia’s boutique style cabins feature a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens and bespoke artworks from British artists.

Standard cabin facilities:

  • Daily steward service
  • TV, radio and telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity/writing desk and chair
  • Wardrobe and drawer space
  • If you are travelling with children between the age of 2 and 12, each child will have a helium balloon, bag of jelly beans and special bedding
  • Pamper pack. Toiletries included: 100ml Shampoo, conditioner and moisturiser, 40g soap and shower cap

Balcony

All of Britannia’s outside cabins come complete with a balcony.

All of Britannia’s outside cabins come complete with a balcony. Amenities include a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens, plus somewhere to soak up the views and some sun, it’s the perfect retreat.

Standard cabin facilities:

  • Daily steward service
  • TV, radio and telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity/writing desk and chair
  • Wardrobe and drawer space
  • If you are travelling with children between the age of 2 and 12, each child will have a helium balloon, bag of jelly beans and special bedding
  • Pamper pack. Toiletries included: 100ml Shampoo, conditioner and moisturiser, 40g soap and shower cap

Suite

Designed by Richmond International Britannia’s suites offer the latest in luxury including their own butler and separate living areas these generous spaces are holiday heaven.As well as all the standard amenities: a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens.

Standard cabin facilities:

  • Daily steward service
  • TV, radio and telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity/writing desk and chair
  • Wardrobe and drawer space
  • If you are travelling with children between the age of 2 and 12, each child will have a helium balloon, bag of jelly beans and special bedding
  • Pamper pack. Toiletries included: 100ml Shampoo, conditioner and moisturiser, 40g soap and shower cap

What's on Board

Dining

Relaxed and formal dining. We have fabulous on-board eateries to suit your every mood.

Dining at sea should be an event every day. That's why we work with top chefs to develop interesting and varied menus befitting your luxurious surroundings. Simply put, we love food. Not just for what it is, but for what it brings with it: exquisite surroundings, great company and conversation, and of course, fine wines from around the world.

Meridian

Meridian

Like to escape the usual routine on holiday? Then you’ll love the flexibility of Freedom Dining. Opt for an early dinner one night and a late supper the next; you can shape each day as you please.

With Freedom Dining you'll still enjoy the special ambience and sociable atmosphere of a main dining room, with a five-course menu (six-course on Gala Nights). The difference from Club Dining is that this option allows you the flexibility to turn up at selected restaurants anytime you choose between 18:00 and 21:30, with whom you like, and every effort will be made to accommodate you. Freedom Dining is included in your fare when you book a Select Price. Just opt for it when making your Select Price booking.

Peninsular

Peninsular

Freedom Dining at the Peninsular Restaurant...Like to escape the usual routine on holiday? Then you’ll love the flexibility of Freedom Dining. Opt for an early dinner one night and a late supper the next; you can shape each day as you please.

With Freedom Dining you'll still enjoy the special ambience and sociable atmosphere of a main dining room, with a five-course menu (six-course on Gala Nights). The difference from Club Dining is that this option allows you the flexibility to turn up at selected restaurants anytime you choose between 18:00 and 21:30, with whom you like, and every effort will be made to accommodate you. Freedom Dining is included in your fare when you book a Select Price. Just opt for it when making your Select Price booking.

Oriental

Oriental

Take your seat in the Oriental Restaurant...

Choose a particular Club Dining seating and you’ll dine at the same time and table each night and enjoy the same company. It’s the way many a friendship has been made on board.

With Club Dining you'll enjoy the special ambience and sociable atmosphere of the main dining room, and a five-course menu (six-course on Gala Nights). This style of dining is a wonderful way to share your holiday experiences and meet new friends.

By choosing Club Dining you’re opting for the cruising tradition of set sitting times. The same table will be reserved for you and your table companions every night for first or second sitting, at 6.30pm or 8.30pm. You can request your preferred sitting when you book a Select Price and we’ll inform you of your table number, sitting and restaurant with a card in your cabin when we welcome you on board.

Afternoon tea

Afternoon tea

Classic English Afternoon tea served on board daily...

Treat yourself to a classic English afternoon tea, served daily in the main restaurants. You can enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, delicious cakes and of course the all important scone topped with clotted cream and jam all served alongside a pot of tea or coffee.

Horizon

Horizon

Where variety is the spice of life!

Choice abounds in our buffet restaurant. And Britannia’s will offer some innovations including a live cooking station for pancakes, omelettes and noodles, a coffee bar and a dedicated salad counter.

Dine around the clock - Late night snacks are available from buffet restaurants between 10pm and 6am. The menu for these late night buffet options changes each day however, examples may include: Self service sandwich bar, ready made paninis, homemade cakes, biscuits and pastries.

Lido Grill

Lido grill

Peckish by the pool?

All that swimming and lounging can be hungry work! Visit the Grill for quality burgers, vegetable kebabs or The Lido classic fish and chips or opt for a freshly baked pizza from The Pizzeria.

Grab & Go

Grab & Go

Fancy a quick bite to eat?

With a selection of pre-packed snacks, sandwiches and salads located by the main pools on Deck 16 you can simply ‘grab and go’. Grabbing an instant meal has never been easier.

Room Service

Room Service

Enjoy room service in your comfy cabin. You can order breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner straight to your cabin.
Activities

There's never a dull moment on board Britannia

Stepping aboard you'll find this ship a destination in its own right, with plenty of daily activities to keep you busy, bars, pools, sports and shops.

You can relax by the pool, catch a film or enjoy a cookery demo. At sea away from the rigours of routine the world unfolds at a leisurely pace and you have time to do as little or as much as you please.

Sea Day Activities

Sea Day Activities

During days at sea, there is wide range of activities available on board such as guest speakers, quizzes, dance lessons, fitness classes, sports tournaments, galley walk-throughs, cinema screenings, spa seminars and craft classes. Of course, you may just prefer to relax on deck with a cocktail and a book; you can do as little or as much as you choose.
The Cookery Club

The Cookery Club

Have you always wanted to hone your skills in the kitchen, but never found the time? Well what better time than on holiday? Led by Britain’s favourite TV chef, James Martin, The Cookery Club is a brand new innovation for P&O Cruises.

Art collection

Art collection

The multi-million pound art collection represents a new approach by P&O Cruises with works having been chosen to complement and enhance Britannia’s interior designs to give the feel of a luxury hotel. Pieces ranging from paintings and bronze sculptures to ceramics and paper wall reliefs have been created by a wide variety of artists – most of them British – with some from as far afield as Japan, Australia and South Africa.
Shopping

Shopping

What will catch your eye? A designer scent, a new handbag or dress, or perhaps some new jewellery for formal night? With Britannia’s shops located in the atrium you can decide over a coffee or lunch.

Open plan and inspired by the finest London department stores items on sale include souvenirs, designer handbags, perfumes and jewellery, clothing, evening wear and holiday essentials.

Relax by the pool

Relax by the pool

Enjoy a leisurely dip in the pool or simply relax on deck and soak up the sun on one of our sun loungers...
Britannia Entertainment

There’s never a dull moment on board Britannia. Whether you’re a dance-the-night-away kind of gal or a chap who enjoys nothing more than a bit of British wit, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Headliners theatre

Headliners theatre

Raising the curtain on the digital era. Britannia introduces a new era of on-board entertainment. With its stunning LED backdrop, her theatre offers dynamic shows and the slickest of production values.

Headliners theatre incorporates the very latest technology including the LED screen wall providing a change of scenery in the blink of an eye, creating a truly unique and immersive experience.

The Live Lounge

The Live Lounge

Take a seat for live bands, comedy & more. A buzzing venue, the Live Lounge will play host to singers, tribute acts and live bands. And when the entertainment’s over, the dancing begins as the venue turns into a nightclub.

During the day The Live Lounge is a great place for family entertainment and in the evening you'll find late-night comedy, tribute bands as well as themed nights and disco.

The Studio

The Studio

One room, so many possibilities! This multi-purpose, state-of-the art venue will be the place to come for anything and everything from talks, guest speakers, cookery demos, films, game shows and music recitals...
he Crystal Room

The Crystal Room

Your chance to shine on the dance floor! If you love to dance, you will love the glamorous Crystal Room with its rich wood dance floors and glinting chandeliers.

The Crystal Room will host glittering evening balls and a range of entertainment from live bands and singers in the evening to dance lessons from experts during the day.

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