DFDS Pearl ferry at sea

Press Release


At the Danish ferry company DFDS not only a comfortable crossing in the center, but also good food. That is why the ferry company is starting the season on the Amsterdam-Newcastle route with a new and innovative restaurant concept.

Hamburg, March 12, 2018 . In the course of the modernization of the DFDS ferries KING SEAWAYS and PRINCESS SEAWAYS, the Danish shipping company is setting new standards in the design of the "Explorer's Kitchen" buffet restaurant, the "North Sea Bistro" à la carte restaurant and the "Coffee Crew" onboard café ferry business. "Our guests can look forward to high-quality, seasonal dishes prepared by our chefs from fresh, top-quality ingredients," says Pete Akerman, Marketing Director, DFDS.

The buffet restaurants " Explorer's Kitchen " Guests have a choice between a Mediterranean, American, Asian, vegetarian and vegan cuisine. The choices range from tapas, various burgers, sushi, pasta, grilled specialties and fresh salads to a large selection of desserts. In advance, the evening buffet can already be booked for 19.95 euros per person.

The new à la carte restaurant " North Sea Bistro " can have dinner guests with a fantastic view of the sea. Here the guest can expect high quality classics and new creations. "Thanks to their many years of experience, our chefs on board know the best dishes and ingredients from around the world and are inspired by popular classics of international cuisine," says Akerman. Sommeliers on board recommend the right wine to the menu. The 2-course menu is already available from 32.95 euros per person for adults and 19.95 euros for children. With an advance reservation, passengers can save up to 33%.

Trained baristas and bakers on board the DFDS ferries make the coffee " Coffee Crew Café " with delicious coffee and pastries for the perfect start to sail. The first rays of sunshine in the morning, guests on board can enjoy in peace with a cup of coffee at the breakfast buffet. The breakfast buffet is already available for 9.95 euros with a pre-booking.

The shipping company has ever interviewed the most honest customers and asked for their opinion why DFDS has repeatedly won the award: Video in the link .

ABOUT DFDS: As one of the leading ferry companies, DFDS operates eight passenger routes in the North Sea, Baltic Sea and across the English Channel. With a fleet of more than 50 ships a year, the Danish shipping company safely delivers around six million passengers to Scotland, England, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Estonia and Lithuania. In addition to the simple passage, the shipping company's portfolio includes mini cruises, package and round trips as well as group travel and football travel. DFDS has been honored for the sixth time with the World Travel Award as the world's best ferry operator. She wears the title "Europe's Best Shipping Company" for the tenth year in a row. More information www.dfds.de .


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.