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Onboard Newcastle – Amsterdam

Our onboard service has been temporarily adjusted due to Covid-19. To ensure an enjoyable and safe onboard experience we have implemented various measures and certain facilities may not be available.

Please note, onboard facilities may vary depending on demand, capacity and most importantly, safety.

Onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam restaurant


For our guests to fully enjoy the space onboard during breakfast and dinner, we have adapted our dining experience:

  • To avoid crowding in our restaurants, and to guarantee a smooth dining experience, pre-travel reservation for dinner and breakfast are strongly advised.
  • For dinner a table reservation is required.
  • Our menu selection has been adjusted. All meals will be served by our crew at your table or at the buffet.
  • Please note that it is not possible to book meals once onboard or to bring your own food due to Covid-19 safety measures.
  • À la carte dining is currently unavailable and North Sea Bistro is temporarily closed.
  • Coffee Crew café is open from boarding until late and from early morning until arrival.
  • Restaurants and bars onboard will close at 10pm.
Explorer's Kitchen onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam


Dinner will be served in Explorer’s Kitchen. This will be served at the buffet or at your table depending on capacity.

Dinner 18:00 – 22:00

  • Buffet served on separate bowls or plates
  • All food handed to you by our crew
  • Adjusted buffet menu: choice from 4 starters, 7 main courses and 3 desserts
  • No à la carte dining until January 2021
  • Pre-booking dinner is strongly advised
Explorers Kitchen Breakfast Newcastle to Amsterdam


Breakfast will be served in Explorer’s Kitchen. There will be a choice of cooked dishes and continental breakfast options.

Breakfast 07:00-09:00

  • Buffet served on separate bowls or plates
  • All food served by our crew
  • Adjusted assortment
  • Pre-booking breakfast is strongly advised
Navigators pub onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam

Bars & Entertainment

  • The casino is closed until further notice.
  • The arcade games area is open, with social distancing measures in place.
  • The video game room is open. A maximum of six people can use the bigger games room at one time. A maximum of four people can use the smaller games room at one time.
  • The cinema onboard King Seaways is closed. On Princess Seaways it will be open as normal with social distancing measures in place.
  • Columbus Club, Navigators Pub and Sky Bar will be open depending on capacity.
  • Compass bar is closed until further notice.
  • Seating is arranged to facilitate social distancing measures. Passengers are limited to the number of available seats. No standing will be allowed if seats are full and unfortunately no dancing is permitted.
  • Restaurants and bars onboard will close at 10pm.
Kids on deck

Children’s Entertainment

  • Children’s soft play areas are closed.
  • The games area is closed.
  • Children’s entertainment will only be available where social distancing can be achieved.
  • The ORCA Wildlife Lounge is closed for the remainder of the season.
Shopping onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam ferry

Sea Shop

  • The Sea Shop will be open onboard for a limited time.
  • Hand sanitisers must be used before entering the shop and a limited number of customers will be allowed to enter the shop at any one time.
  • Card payment is preferred but cash is accepted.
  • Please use the marked entrance and exit to the shop and abide by social distancing markers on the floor, especially when queuing.
  • Please do not handle articles while browsing.
Standard cabin Amsterdam-Newcastle


  • The Commodore lounge is temporarily closed and Commodore services are limited. Room service is currently unavailable.
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