The Glass House

P&O Cruises' new ship Iona to feature 30 bars and restaurants

P&O Cruises' new ship Iona will feature 30 bars and restaurants, new menus by Marco Pierre White, destination-inspired dishes and the “best burger at sea”.

Iona is also set to be home to new restaurants created exclusively for the ship including The Keel and Cow gastropub, Ripples gelateria, and The Glass House, serving a tapas menu designed by Spanish chef José Pizarro. The Chef’s Table is also new and developed for Iona’s gala celebration nights by Marco Pierre White and Eric Lanlard. The menu features wine recommendations by Olly Smith who has also curated a wine selection for The Glass House.  

Guests at The Chef’s Table will be able to order gazpacho soup, incorporating P&O Cruises Marabelle Gin distilled on board; fillet of turbot with a Viennoise crust; New England lobster mornay; and, a classic beef Wellington. A biscuit glace, comprising of a hazelnut parfait, raspberry coulis and almond tuile, and a dark and milk chocolate Tonka bean tear drop are just two of the desserts available.

Menus inspired by Spain and Norway, the countries Iona will visit, also feature on the new ship. P&O Cruises is collaborating with Spanish chef José Pizarro and Norwegian chef Kjartan Skjelde as well as Norwegian cook Marte Marie Forsberg to create dishes for Iona. José is bringing his talents to Iona with a tapas menu for The Glass House as well as creating street style dishes for Taste 360. Kjartan has created a bespoke six-course tasting menu exclusively for Epicurean while Taste 360 and Iona’s freedom dining restaurants will feature Norwegian dishes by Marte Marie.

Also new for Iona is P&O Cruises partnership with Snowflake Luxury Gelato to create Ripples gelateria which will offer gelato cakes; sundaes; customisable sticks; ice cream cookies; and, a gelato afternoon tea.  

www.pocruises.com 


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