By Tim O’Keefe
Holland America Lines has one-upped its rivals by bringing the Le Cirque dining experience to The Pinnacle, its fine dining room. As mentioned in an earlier blog, Le Cirque debuted aboard the Maasdam several weeks ago. It still is not yet available on board all Holland America ships but is expected to be by the end of December.
The search for the menu is one of the hotter topics in cruising, and here the genuine menu is in its entirety, perhaps for the first time. At least we know it’s not published on HAL’s site or anywhere else we’ve looked.
The Le Cirque evening usually occurs once or twice on each cruise. It is an extra fee of $39 per person, and formal attire (coat and tie) is required.
Wine is additional. Single glasses are available for $8 while full bottles begin at $39.
The Le Cirque Menu
As you will see, the menu is limited. There is much to be said for doing a few things perfectly vs. many of them mundanely.