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Australia’s Gardening Journey
Festival of Food and Wine
February 4–11, 2023
September 22–29, 2023
Setting sail from Melbourne, our inaugural gardening
voyage offers a wonderful opportunity to indulge in a love
of gardening while enjoying all the delights of a summer
cruise on Queen Elizabeth in Australia’s southern waters.
Leading gardening experts and well-known personalities
such as Graham Ross and Jamie Durie will join this special
seven-night voyage to share their knowledge and the latest
garden trends during informative talks, exciting shore
experiences and intimate dinners.
Great Australian Culinary Voyage
January 28–February 2, 2023
Cunard’s inaugural Great Australian Culinary Voyage
offers a wonderful opportunity to indulge in your love of
food and wine while celebrating Australia’s culinary story.
You will be able to taste exceptional dishes, learn about
indigenous ingredients, sample beautiful Australian wines
and immerse yourself in the unique local food experiences
on bespoke shore excursions.
Some of Australia’s most celebrated chefs, including
Matt Moran and Mark Olive, join this voyage, as well as
wine makers and food critics who will shine the spotlight
on Australia’s culinary uniqueness and diversity. Exclusive
dishes created by talented Australian food icons will make
this an unmissable experience for all food enthusiasts.
Beatles and Beyond
April 19–28, 2023
Indulge in a truly unparalleled experience on Queen Mary 2’s
first ever Festival of Food & Wine, in association with
The Times and The Sunday Times. This unique Transatlantic
Crossing offers the opportunity to become immersed in a
world of gastronomic grandeur, with an impressive repertoire
of guests on board plus events to take part in.
Be inspired by experts from the culinary world, such as
Michel Roux Jr, legendary two Michelin-starred chef Patron
at Le Gavroche, and The Sunday Times columnist and awardwinning wine writer Will Lyons, with more names
to be announced.
In addition to these famous faces, you’ll find our own
talented chefs, sommeliers and mixologists on hand to
share their knowledge. Be privy to a fascinating glimpse
behind the scenes and find out exactly what it takes to
curate an exquisite Cunard menu.
Find a tempting array of cooking demonstrations and wine
pairings, and join culinary talent for talks, tastings, and
Q&A sessions on all things gastronomical. Plus, exclusively
on this crossing, dine like never before at Steakhouse at
The Verandah, where Michel Roux Jr will bring the famous
cuisine of Le Gavroche to sea for the very first time.
Should you wish to explore the world of wine a little further,
another option is to join the Cunard Wine Academy and
obtain your WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)
Level 1 Award. This is a recognized qualification designed
for those who are new to the world of wine.
Join as Queen Elizabeth plays host to our first ever
Beatles and Beyond: Celebrating the Best of British voyage.
Surround yourself in much-loved aspects of British culture
encompassing film, food tastings, demonstrations and music.
Dance and let go to the sounds of ‘60s and ‘70s Britain
as the Queens Room comes alive with hits of this
iconic era. Be transported back in time as you hear the
music of the Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks,
Small Faces, Tom Jones and pop-rock legends, The Beatles.
A spectacular finale awaits in the Royal Court Theatre
where The Bootleg Beatles, the world’s leading Beatles
tribute band, are set to bring you a night to remember.
The Bootleg Beatles
Michel Roux Jr