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Britannia isn’t just the biggest ship ever built for the British market – she’s glamorous too combining the excitement of cruising with the sophistication of a five-star hotel. Enjoy classic European cuisine by Marco Pierre White, create your own culinary masterpieces with an all-new Cookery Club with James Martin and try our relaxed buffet dining around the clock. Whatever you fancy, Britannia serves up something for every taste. You’ll also find on board 4 pools, a Spa and Retreat, fantastic children’s clubs, theatre shows, films bars and nightclub plus much more. There really is something for everyone.

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At a glance
Tonnage

141000

Length

1082

Capacity

3647

Total Crew

1350

Maiden Voyage

2015-03-01

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Life Onboard Overview

Dining

Experience dining delight with P&O's wonderfully eclectic range of restaurants.

Shopping

From designer jewellery to perfume, clothing, toys and souvenirs, P&O's onboard shops have a comprehensive array of luxury items and holiday essentials.

Bars & Lounges

There's a range of bars and lounges in which to unwind across the P&O fleet.

Spa & Wellness

The P&O fleet all feature their renowned Spa aboard every ship.

Leisure & Activities

From lazing around the pool and dipping in the Jacuzzi, to enthralling lectures and dancing the night away to live performers, here's what's on offer with P&O.

Family

P&O have a great range of services for families of all ages, shapes and sizes across their seven family-friendly ships.

Entertainment

P&O offer a range of evening entertainment to help maximise your experience at sea.

Britannia isn’t just the biggest ship ever built for the British market – she’s glamorous too combining the excitement of cruising with the sophistication of a five-star hotel. Enjoy classic European cuisine by Marco Pierre White, create your own culinary masterpieces with an all-new Cookery Club with James Martin and try our relaxed buffet dining around the clock. Whatever you fancy, Britannia serves up something for every taste. You’ll also find on board 4 pools, a Spa and Retreat, fantastic children’s clubs, theatre shows, films bars and nightclub plus much more. There really is something for everyone.

At a glance
Tonnage

141000

Length

1082

Capacity

3647

Total Crew

1350

Maiden Voyage

2015-03-01

Life Onboard

From the fine Egyptian cotton linens and overstuffed down pillows to the complimentary in-suite bar filled with your favorite beverages, your suite was designed for exquisite comfort.

Good to know

accessibility
account
dress code
gratuities
laundry
medical
power
smoking
wifi

Meridian

Freedom Dining at the Meridian Restaurant. Like to escape the usual routine on holiday? Then you’ll love the flexibility of Freedom Dining. Opt for an early dinner one night and a late supper the next; you can shape each day as you please.

Oriental

Take your seat in the Oriental Restaurant. Choose a particular Club Dining seating and you’ll dine at the same time and table each night and enjoy the same company. It’s the way many a friendship has been made on board.

Sindhu

Enjoy a menu inspired by Atul Kochhar. His Soft Shell Crab and Squid Salad, in particular, is sure to be a favourite. The restaurant is located at the top of Arcadia on Sky Deck, adjacent to the central lifts. Here you will be welcomed by panoramic views, an informal atmosphere and contemporary décor.

The Limelight Club

A first for P&O Cruises, The Limelight Club is a venue exclusively for adults that combines great food with dazzling entertainment – a feast for all the senses!

The Epicurean

The Epicurean celebrates fine dining traditions of the past, combining them with contemporary presentation and the very best ingredients. The menu features skillfully prepared dishes such as Whole Dover Sole à la Meunière or Seared Diver Scallops. With time to thoroughly appreciate each course, you can relax and revel in the restaurant’s special atmosphere.

Afternoon Tea

Treat yourself to a classic English afternoon tea, served daily in the main restaurants. You can enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, delicious cakes and of course the all-important scone topped with clotted cream and jam all served alongside a pot of tea or coffee.

The Glass House

This stylish, relaxed restaurant and bar offers an informal menu of steak and seafood. With wines selected by Olly Smith, find the perfect match for each course and drink in those sea views!

Market Café

Feel a little moreish at Eric Lanlard's Market Café and get ready to travel your taste buds!

Celebrity Chef Hosted Dinners

If you are a fan of our famous Food Heroes and would like the chance to get up close and personal with them, then don’t miss out on these exclusive dinners.

Peninsular

Freedom Dining at the Meridian Restaurant. Like to escape the usual routine on holiday? Then you’ll love the flexibility of Freedom Dining. Opt for an early dinner one night and a late supper the next; you can shape each day as you please.

Pool Bars

Enjoy a brief respite from the sun on one of its stools or stay on your deck lounger and have a refreshing cocktail - or two!

The Crow's Nest

Combining traditional nautical touches with a real sense of modernity. By day, it’s all about the view. By evening, piano music and cocktails transform the mood. Hosting up to 20 gins including small, artisan brands such as The Botanist Islay Dry Gin (Argyll), Tarquin`s Dry Gin (Cornwall), Darnley`s View (Edinburgh), as well as big names such as Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray and Hendrick’s.

Shopping

Open plan and inspired by the finest London department stores items on sale include souvenirs, designer handbags, perfumes and jewellery, clothing, evening wear and holiday essentials.

Spa

Onboard you will find some of the most luxurious spa facilities afloat, offering all the latest treatments for men and women. Additionally, you’ll find saunas, steam rooms and even hair and beauty salons. In fact, there’s everything you need to be truly pampered.

Sea Day Activities

During days at sea, there is a wide range of activities available on board such as guest speakers, quizzes, dance lessons, fitness classes, sports tournaments, galley walk-throughs, cinema screenings, spa seminars and craft classes. Of course, you may just prefer to relax on deck with a cocktail and a book; you can do as little or as much as you choose.

Horizon

Choice abounds in this buffet restaurant, offering innovations including a live cooking station for pancakes, omelettes and noodles, a coffee bar and a dedicated salad counter.

Brodie's Bar

Featuring 70 different bottled beers, ales and ciders from 56 UK counties including pilsners, ales, stouts, gluten-free beer and speciality beers such as Chocolate Tom from Robinson’s Brewery in Cheshire, Ginger Hare from Bath Ales in Somerset and Orange Peel from the Wadsworth Brewery in Wiltshire. You’ll find all of these - plus many more interesting beers, ales and ciders.

The Library

Choose from an extensive range of both fiction and non-fiction books, or browse through the tempting selection of books available for purchase. You’ll also find PC terminals where you can surf the net, research your next port of call or send an e-card back home.

Sports

A range of sports is available onboard, including table tennis, darts, football, golf nets, cricket and deck tennis.

The Blue Bar

Elegant. Sophisticated. Refined. The Blue Bar will find you cosseted in the ship’s very heart with a cocktail list in hand. What could be better?

Grab & Go

With a selection of pre-packed snacks, sandwiches and salads located by the main pools on Deck 16 you can simply ‘grab and go’. Grabbing an instant meal has never been easier.

Kids Clubs

Splashers 2-4-year-olds - Qualified youth staff provide a full programme of age-specific activities.
 
Surfers 5-8-year-olds - Qualified Reef Rangers provide activities, adventure, games and sport coaching sessions.
 
Scubas 9-12-year-olds - Children this age can either join in the organised games with the specialist Reef Rangers or simply hang out with friends in the chill out areas.
 
H20 13-17-year-olds - Children have their own room to chill out, watch movies, play games or participate in coaching sessions, talent shows and parties.

Pools

Enjoy a leisurely dip in the pool or simply relax on deck and soak up the sun on one of the sun loungers.

Lido Grill

All that swimming and lounging can be hungry work! Visit the Grill for quality burgers, vegetable kebabs or The Lido classic fish and chips or opt for a freshly baked pizza from The Pizzeria.

Java

Nothing beats a lazy morning or a languorous afternoon, coffee and magazine in hand. Java offers just the place with an open-air terrace, comfy seating and a tempting selection of pastries and cakes. You can also purchase Costa Coffee here.

Headliners Theatre

Raising the curtain on the digital era. Britannia introduces a new era of onboard entertainment. With its stunning LED backdrop, her theatre offers dynamic shows and the slickest of production values.

The Live Lounge

Take a seat for live bands, comedy & more. A buzzing venue, the Live Lounge will play host to singers, tribute acts and live bands. And when the entertainment’s over, the dancing begins as the venue turns into a nightclub.

The Crystal Room

Your chance to shine on the dance floor! If you love to dance, you will love the glamorous Crystal Room with its rich wood dance floors and glinting chandeliers.

Deck Shows

Brand new for P&O Cruises, spectacular deck shows. Get ready for an explosion of light, colour and sound, using the latest technology to create dazzling entertainment under the night sky.

The Studio

One room, so many possibilities! This multi-purpose, state-of-the-art venue will be the place to come for anything and everything from talks, guest speakers, cookery demos, films, game shows and music recitals.

The Cookery Club

Have you always wanted to hone your skills in the kitchen, but never found the time? Well, what better time than on holiday? Led by Britain’s favourite TV chef, James Martin, The Cookery Club is a brand new innovation for P&O Cruises.

Sports Arena

Play with family and friends, or take part in friendly tournaments, arranged by our entertainment crew. The tiered viewing decks are great for cheering on family and friends, and also ideal for parents who want to keep an eye on the children while topping up their tan. There is also screens either side of the bar for playing the latest motion-sensing video games.

Teen Deck

Hit the deck! Dedicated sun deck and pool for teens. Teenagers will be delighted to discover their very own outside space on Britannia. A first for our fleet, this is sure to be the place to hang out with their new friends.

Your home on board

P&O give you a wide choice of en-suite, air-conditioned accommodation. From suites with a lounge and spacious balcony, to outside and inside cabins, each private living space is designed to make you feel at home.

Included as standard

  • Daily steward service
  • TV
  • Radio and telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Vanity/writing desk and chair
  • Wardrobe and drawer space
  • Toiletries
  • Refrigerator

Single Inside Cabin

The perfect bijoux retreat with a single bed, all the usual amenities and luxuries including a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens and bespoke artworks from British artists

  • Single bed
  • Bathroom with shower

Inside Cabin

Britannia’s boutique style cabins feature a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens and bespoke artworks from British artists.

  • Double bed
  • Bathroom with shower

Larger Inside Cabin

Britannia’s boutique style cabins feature a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens and bespoke artworks from British artists.

  • Double bed
  • Bathroom with shower

Single Balcony Cabin

The perfect bijoux retreat with a single bed, all the usual amenities and luxuries including a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens and bespoke artworks from British artists.

  • Single bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Balcony

Balcony with sofa obstructed

All of Britannia’s outside cabins come complete with a balcony. Amenities include a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens, plus somewhere to soak up the views and some sun, it’s the perfect retreat.

  • Double bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Sofa
  • Obstructed view
  • Balcony

Balcony no sofa obstructed

All of Britannia’s outside cabins come complete with a balcony. Amenities include a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens, plus somewhere to soak up the views and some sun, it’s the perfect retreat.

  • Queen size bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Obstructed view

Balcony No sofa

All of Britannia’s outside cabins come complete with a balcony. Amenities include a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens, plus somewhere to soak up the views and some sun, it’s the perfect retreat.

  • Queen size bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Balcony

Balcony with sofa

All of Britannia’s outside cabins come complete with a balcony. Amenities include a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens, plus somewhere to soak up the views and some sun, it’s the perfect retreat.

  • Queen size bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Sofa
  • Balcony

Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin

Amenities include a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screen plus a greater square footage than Britannia’s balcony cabins. Luxuriously appointed and cleverly designed.

  • Queen size bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Sofa
  • Living area
  • Balcony

Suite

Designed by Richmond International Britannia’s suites offer the latest in luxury including their own butler and separate living areas these generous spaces are holiday heaven. As well as all the standard amenities: a large flat screen TV for films on demand, pamper packs from The White Company, bathrooms with glass shower screens.

  • Queen size bed
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Balcony

Explore your P&O Cruises ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 5

  • Oasis Spa
  • Hydrotherapy Suite
  • Salon
  • Reception
  • The Limelight Club
  • Shopping
  • Market café
  • Blue bar
  • Meridian Restaurant

What's on Deck 6

  • Headliner's Theatre
  • Brodie's
  • Casino
  • Shopping
  • Peninsular Restaurant
  • Oriental Restaurant

What's on Deck 7

  • Headliners Theatre
  • The Crystal Room
  • Bar
  • The Glass House
  • Java
  • Photo Gallery
  • The Studio
  • Sindhu
  • The Live Lounge

What's on G Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Suite
  • Balcony Cabin (with sofa - obstructed view)
  • Balcony Cabin (No sofa - obstructed view)

What's on F Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Suite

What's on E Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Suite

What's on D Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Suite

What's on C Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Larger Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin
  • Suite

What's on B Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Suite

What's on A Deck

  • Laundrette
  • Inside Cabin
  • Larger Inside Cabin
  • Balcony Cabin (No Sofa)
  • Balcony Cabin (With Sofa)
  • Superior Deluxe Balcony Cabin
  • Suite

What's on Lido Deck

  • Pools
  • The Epicurean
  • The Crow's Nest
  • Library
  • Lido Bar and Grill
  • Lido Pizzeria
  • Ice Cream Grab and Go
  • Riviera Bar
  • Toilets
  • Horizon Restaurant
  • Sunset Bar
  • Single Inside Cabin
  • Single Balcony Cabin

What's on Sun Deck

  • The Retreat
  • Whirlpool Spa
  • Serenity Pool and Bar
  • Deck Games
  • Cookery Club
  • Kids clubs
  • Gym
  • Terrace pool

What's on Sports Deck

  • The Promenade
  • Sports Arena
  • Bar
  • Golf Nets
  • Sunbathing area

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