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World-Class Cuisine Takes Center Stage On Discovery Yacht Scenic Eclipse

10 dining experiences cater to nearly every foodie while 8 bar/lounges indulge the spirit



Boston & Vancouver, July 2017 — Dining on board the Scenic Eclipse – the world’s first Discovery Yacht – promises to be a sensory delight with an exceptional choice of 10 dining experiences. Ranging from casual to fine dining and inspired by all four corners of the globe, a truly multicultural culinary adventure awaits guests.


Whether it is contemporary French fine dining and Champagne at bar Lumière, or a favorite steak cooked to perfection in the elegant Elements main restaurant, or a casual meal in the Azure Bar & Café, Scenic is raising the standards of dining on ultra-luxury mega yachts, offering choices for nearly every palate. Specialty onboard dining venues will highlight regional cuisine in small and intimate locations on Scenic Eclipse, allowing for privacy at no additional cost — from the Chef’s Table with its private degustation experience for eight diners to the open Teppanyaki grill private dining experience for just 10 guests. Professional cookery demonstrations at Epicure, the dedicated cooking emporium, offers guests a culinary adventure.

  • Elements – The main restaurant featuring Italian, steak & seafood
  • Chef’s Table – An exclusive invitation to degustation dining
  • Koko’s – Asian Fusion restaurant and Sake bar
  • Sushi @ Koko’s – A wonderfully authentic Japanese experience
  • Teppanyaki @ Koko’s – Private dining with an open Teppanyaki grill
  • Lumière – Contemporary French fine dining and Champagne bar
  • Azure Bar & Café – Relaxed all-day grazing
  • Epicure – Learn from the best in a dedicated cooking emporium
  • Yacht Club – Poolside grill, buffet and bar
  • In-Suite Dining – A 24-hour comprehensive menu, for in-suite dining


Not to be overlooked are the eight spacious bars and lounges where relaxation and sharing good times with loved ones and newfound friends is the focus. Guess can indulge in France’s finest at the intimate Champagne Bar, aperitifs at the elegant Lobby Lounge or plates of oysters accompanied by a crisp glass of Pinot Gris in the Azure Bar & Café. Complimentary beverages are just a part of the Scenic signature truly all-inclusive promise — focusing on providing every guest with a 6-star experience. From top-shelf tipples, fine wine and cocktails, to freshly-squeezed juices, mocktails and specialty teas and coffee – all day, every day.


Scenic is also offering special incentives for guests booking early – paying the cruise fare in full by Oct. 31, 2017 means an additional discount of US/CAN $1,000 or $500 per couple, respectively.


To be delivered in August 2018, the 228-passenger, ultra-luxury mega yacht is designed especially for polar cruising conditions with oversized stabilizers, redundant systems and GPS-dynamic positioning
technology. Scenic Eclipse features 114 spacious suites, all boasting a private verandah and lounge — from the generous 345ft² suites to the truly luxurious 2,659ft² two-bedroom Penthouse Suite. With intimate guest numbers comes a wealth of public spaces and near 1:1 guest to staff attention, including the aforementioned dining and bar/lounge options, a state-of-the-art theatre, the rejuvenating 5,900 ft² Spa Sanctuary, butler service for all guests, and a range of fun and educational amenities and activities.


Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has grown over its 30-year history to include award-winning, all-inclusive escorted tours that take participants to many of the world’s most fascinating destinations; two award-winning river cruise lines – Scenic and Emerald Waterways; and, in 2018, the world’s first Discovery Yacht – Scenic Eclipse. Emerald Waterways’ seven Star Ships offer deluxe cruises in Europe, and the Mekong, while Scenic’s 15 Space Ships offer truly all-inclusive, five-star river cruises in the same destinations as well as the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar.


Additional information on these and other cruises, brochures and reservations can be obtained via travel agents; or in the US:; phone 844-788-7985; or email: [email protected]: and in Canada:; phone (866) 689-8611; or email: [email protected]. Brochures can also be downloaded directly from the website.