A vaguely Asian style defines this room, but menu offerings are continental.
The second of Sapphire Princess’ five main dining rooms, this restaurant at mid-ship on Deck 6 was flanked by windows offering views of the ocean rushing by. On sea days afternoon tea was served, a treat on afternoons with good scenery.
For dinner we had for an appetizer the twice-baked goat’s cheese soufflé—it was rich with mild cheese, and tasty. A strawberry and thyme infused lemon sorbet came as a palate cleanser—we almost took it for dessert. For a main we found the orange roughy poached in champagne broth to be beautifully presented, served on a bed of wilted spinach and with a punchy scallop mousse on the side.
Although the right side of the menu changes nightly, the choices at Pacific Moon basically mirror those at the four other “main” dining rooms.
The ship’s standard wine list was available, and cocktails from the standard drink menu could be ordered.
On sea days an afternoon tea is served here. Warm scones with cream and strawberry jam and pots of tea were offered by servers, along with pastries and finger sandwiches (tuna, cucumber, ham and cheese). This was a gathering place for some of the groups onboard.
Pacific Moon Dining Room was open for dinner nightly from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Afternoon tea was served on sea days from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
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