Silk Road presents Nobu’s celebrated dishes such as Lobster with Truffle-Yuzu Sauce, Grilled Wagyu Beef Rib-Eye with Wasabi Pepper Sauce, and his signature dessert, a Bento Box filled with Chocolate Soufflé Cake with Shiso Syrup and Sesame Ice Cream. The famed chef enjoys a long history with Crystal and unveiled his own line of fine china during Crystal Serenity’s inaugural season.
Charming and romantic, Prego brings the flavors of Italy to Crystal. A seasonally changing Valentino at Prego menu features signature dishes such as Scaloppine Di Vitello Servite Con Capelli D’angelo and Linguine Con Aragosta E Zucchini, along with wines that are served at Piero Selvaggio’s revered Los Angeles and Las Vegas restaurants, Valentino. Valentino is considered by many to be among the finest Italian restaurants in the country.
The Sushi Bar
The eclectic–and delectable–cuisine of world-renowned master chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa is prepared by Nobu-trained chefs at The Sushi Bar. Regarded for his innovative approach to sushi, Nobu blends classically styled Japanese foods with distinct Peruvian and European influences. The Sushi Bar offers an assortment of Nobu’s inventive sushi and sashimi, including Salmon Tartar with Sevruga Caviar, Tiradito Nobu-style and Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño.
In the heart of the ship, this popular European-inspired café is buzzing with activity all day. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a freshly baked morning croissant with espresso before venturing out for your shoreside adventures. Later in the day, relax with an exotic coffee drink or premium wines by the glass as you savor delectable pâtés, international cheeses, and freshly baked desserts. Distinctive to Crystal, The Bistro’s exclusive porcelain is created by celebrated artist Guy Buffet.
The Vintage Room
Inspired by the rich tradition of wine makers to gather and showcase their most treasured vintages, dinners served in the elegant Vintage Room are the pinnacle experience for wine enthusiasts. Working with the sommeliers, Crystal’s culinary team creates menus to enhance the unique attributes of each vintage, with exceptional selections from famed wine-making regions such as Bordeaux and the Napa Valley.
Whether you prefer a Monte Cristo or Davidoff with your Courvoisier, your eery wish is indulged in the comfortable, yet refined, atmosphere of the intimate Connoisseur Club.
Glittering and stylish, with fabulous chandeliers and an air of energized excitement, the Crystal Casino offers thrilling games of chance featuring Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, 3 Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and Mini-Baccarat (on request), as well as slot and video poker machines.
The main showroom for Crystal’s award-winning Broadway-style production shows and headline entertainers features exceptionally comfortable seating and a hydraulic-rising stage for optimum viewing from anywhere in the room. In addition to the sophisticated staging, the acclaimed shows each feature elaborate costumes and sets created by renowned designers with decades of theatrical experience.
Centrally located in the middle of the main activity deck, a dramatic round bar takes center stage in this stylishly open environment offering panoramic sea views. With window walls sparkling with Swarovski crystals, the new Starlight Club is the place to see and be seen, featuring lectures by day and dancing by night.
From its polished aluminum Philippe Starck bar stools to the glass Bisazza mosaics, this modern nightclub is a sophisticated spot for drinks, dancing and conversation. A dazzling lighting system flashes electric colors off shimmery finishes and stunning shades of black, silver and white.
Enjoy a selection of popular recent-release and classic films in the ultra-comfy confines of the shipboard theater featuring Dolby sound and multi-lingual translation systems. Devices for the hearing impaired are also provided.
With its dark paneled walls and rich leather club chairs, the Avenue Saloon is the perfect place to steal away a cocktail and some quiet conversation. But as the evening rolls on, and the live piano music kicks it up, a lively camaraderie fills the night.
The well-stocked library contains over 2,000 books on subjects ranging from classics to popular biographies, history to contemporary mysteries. There is also an entertaining selection of over 1,000 movie titles on DVD and board games which may be borrowed without charge for your enjoyment during the cruise.