Celebrity Cruises Introduces “Celebrity Select” Flexible Dining

Courtesy of Celebrity Cruises.

Celebrity's MuranoCelebrity Cruises introduces Celebrity Select DiningSM, a new flexible dining option that allows guests to choose when they dine in the main dining room onboard, on a day-by-day basis, which includes the industry’s first pre-cruise day-by-day flexible dining reservation system.

“Celebrity Select Dining gives our guests the flexibility to spend their days any way they like,” said Jacques Van Staden, Vice President of Culinary Operations, Celebrity Cruises. “Whether they wish to enjoy more time in a specific port of call one day and dine later that evening than another, or whether they wish to keep a traditional set dining time, they will receive the same amazing service and enjoy the same menu. It’s all about our guests, and it’s all about choice.”

No other cruise line that offers a flexible dining option also offers pre-cruise day-by-day reservations. Through this industry-leading technology, Celebrity’s guesDining Couplets can go online to choose their desired dining time – anytime between 6 and 9:30 pm – for each day of their cruise, up to four days prior to boarding. Reservations also can be made onboard with the main dining room’s Maitre d’. Pre-cruise reservations are strongly encouraged in order to ensure the best possible dining experience. Guests can pre-book their dining times online. All dining times are subject to availability, and guests who elect Celebrity Select Dining must pay gratuities.

Fine DiningDuring the booking process, guests will choose either Celebrity Select Dining or traditional dining. Guests will be accommodated on a first-come/first-served basis. Guests who choose to customize their onboard dining times through Celebrity Select Dining also will have the choice to either dine with only their own traveling companions or with other guests on the cruise, and Celebrity will work to accommodate this choice.

Guests sailing on Celebrity’s newest ship, the 2,850-guest Celebrity Equinox, will be the first to experience Celebrity Select Dining. Guests who are already booked on Celebrity Equinox’s sailings can choose to switch to Celebrity Select Dining.

With the exception of sailings on Celebrity Xpedition, the 92-guest mega-yacht sailing year-round in the Galapagos Islands, the option to choose Celebrity Select Dining is available now for all other participating ships. Celebrity Select Dining’s online day-by-day dining reservations will be avSolsticeailable for all participating ships as of October 15. For sailings not available for booking day-by-day online reservations as of October 15, guests will be able to place their day-by-day reservations no less than 30 days prior to their sail date.

Guests planning to experience Celebrity Eclipse, the third ship in Celebrity’s new Solstice Class, which will enter service in April 2010, will be able to elect Celebrity Select Dining on a date that will be announced later.


1 Schwartz Dalia { 09.03.16 at 1:33 pm }

I am booked on cruise on 14jan from hong kong with the millenium, with party of 2 ben lulu.
My agent asked me to ask you for our dinner time.
we would like to have the second seat in a table of 4 passengers.
Thank you for your coporation. I am waiting for your answer.
Mrs. Schwartz Dalia

2 The Cruise Web Team { 09.08.16 at 8:32 am }

Hi Mrs. Schwartz,

Thanks for reaching out. We are a cruise travel agency, but still more than happy to assist if you’d like to call 001-240-487-0155 x 396, or email derekc@cruiseweb.com.

Derek C.
The Cruise Web

3 Joanne riley { 09.13.16 at 5:00 pm }

What is the dress code for celebrity select dining

4 Susan E. - The Cruise Web { 09.13.16 at 7:43 pm }

Joanne — Celebrity Select Dining has the same dress code as the Main Dining Room. I look forward to talking to you and discussing all the details and options onboard Celebrity. You can reach me here at The Cruise Web at 240-487-0155 ext 237 or by e-mail at susane@cruiseweb.com.

Susan E.
Cruise Consultant | The Cruise Web

5 Jo-Anne Woodward { 11.30.16 at 6:03 am }

Hi there,
My husband and I are booked on your Christmas/New year cruise leaving Sydney 23/12/16
We would like to organise an evening table for two only at the 8.30pm seating in the main Dining room and have been told by Sydney staff to do this online!
This is our 4th cruise on the Solstice and we would really appreciate you accomodating our request.
Many thanks and we await your reply.
Jo-Anne and Jon Woodward.

6 Jo-Anne Woodward { 11.30.16 at 6:05 am }

As above.

7 lynn Mottolese { 08.31.17 at 4:33 pm }

I am trying to make a reservation for Celebrity Select dining on theSummit for the evening of Sept.10,2017 for 2 people for 7:15 and I can not find a place to do it.

8 The Cruise Web Team { 09.01.17 at 7:57 am }

Hi Lynn,

You should be able to make your reservations online using the Pre-cruise Planner:

Or, you can wait until you get onboard and call the dining hotline during the day to make reservations, or just show up in the dining room when you are ready to eat.

For future vacations, please consider booking with The Cruise Web by calling 1-800-377-9383. Our expert consultants and client service team can walk you through the entire process, all while getting you the best deals.

Thanks for reaching out, and have fun on your upcoming cruise!

– The Cruise Web Team

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