Lunch choices may include unusual dishes like peanut butter sandwiches and fried banana.There is also the Italian-styled piazza, around which are located the International Cafe (with its wonderful coffees and scrumptious pastries, quiche and chocolate fondue); across the way is Vines, ship's wine and sushi bar (it's got the only really good wine list onboard Ruby).The brand new Royal Princess became line's flagship in May 2013, and a year later was joined by a new sister-ship, Regal Princess.
Before Share, both ships had three main dining rooms, a steakhouse and a buffet, all of which average in terms of overall experience and quality.From its celebrity chef to its natural ingredients and perfectly sized portions, you won't find food like Share's anywhere else on the ship. The space is open, airy and large, with long tables and more intimate seating arrangements. Share's family-style dining and chic decor allow guests to dress their best and still feel relaxed.For the most part, Ruby Princess isn't an innovator.The cruise liner has all the most popular Princess facilities - like the 3-deck Piazza with its own bakery, as well as many of those found on older vessels, including the Sanctuary (adults sundeck) and specialty restaurants Sabatini's and Crown Grill.In January 2016 Celebrity chef Curtis Stone teamed up with Princess Cruises for his first-at-sea specialty restaurant serving high-quality, inventive food.
During Ruby Princess' dry dock, Share replaced the signature Italian Sabatini's, and introduced new bedding, dining options, entertainment and more.Share is only open for dinner and applies a cover charge.Its menu features five areas from which to select multiple dishes and a charcuterie platter.Food like this cannot be found anywhere else on the ship.Emerald Princess and Ruby Princess are simple when it comes to dining venues.Cafe Caribe and Horizon Court look identical and are open all day long.