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Ferries to France


Onboard restaurants


Self-service restaurant

It offers cold and hot dishes. There are vegetarian meals and menus for children.


Food Express (Dover to Dunkirk)

Situated on DECK 6. Best choice for those who want to grab a quick bite. Burguers, hot-dogs, baguettes and hot and cold drinks are some of the options available. Please be aware that its opening hours may vary throughout the year.


Bars and Cafes

Dover to Dunkirk: there are 2 different options. The Café Bar with widescreen TVs and La Veranda Café, on deck 7, with panoramic views. Both offer snacks and hot and cold drinks.

Beachy Head (Portsmouth-Le Havre) & Corneille Bar (Newhaven-Dieppe): split level lounges with fantastic views of the ocean where you can enjoy a drink, may that be a tea or a cocktail.



There are retail shops in all ships where you can get from newspapers, maps, travel essentials and required equipment to drive in Europe, to beers, wines, spirits or cosmetics and fragances.


Children's Play Area

Small children can enjoy specifically designed areas in all ships, called 'Little Nippers'. This areas are restricted to under 6 years of age and 1 metre high children. Older children can enjoy television shows and video games.


Cabins (Portsmouth-Le Havre & Newhaven-Dieppe)

If you prefer an extra bit of comfort you can choose to book one of the fifty private cabins available, with en suite WC and shower and 4 beds.


Other facilities

Dover to Dunkirk: the Information desk, Bureau de change and ATM are situated on Deck 6.



Newcastle to Amsterdam


Onboard restaurants


7 Seas Restaurant

The most popular between all DFDS restaurants. A buffet style restaurant that includes world cuisine. Half price for children and discounts for pre-booking.


Blue Riband

A la carté restaurant ideal for special occasions or intimate dinners. There also special discounts for pre-bookings.


Explorer's Steakhouse

For meat lovers. You can taste juicy stakes cooked to your liking and, as the other two, save money pre-booking.




Navigators Bar

With live music in the evenings and a maritime theme. Wide choice of world beers and cocktails.


Compass Bar

The perfect choice for those who want to relax while having a drink.


Sky Bar

Situated on the top deck for those who prefer enjoying the fantastic sea views.


Columbus Lounge

Live music for all tastes and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy wines, cocktails or tea but also dancing.



All cabins include air conditioning, bedding and towels and, at least, en suite shower and toilet.

Commodore De Luxe

  • • Up to 3 people
  • • Steward service
  • • En suite bathroom with shower & WC with toiletries
  • • TV (Flat screen)
  • • DVD player
  • • Telephone
  • • Wardrobes
  • • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast, fruit packet and mini bar
  • • Internet access


Commodore Plus

  • • En suite bathroom with shower & WC
  • • Bath soap, shampoo, body lotion & vanity kit
  • • TV (Flat screen)
  • • Hairdryer
  • • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast and mini bar



  • • En suite bathroom with shower & WC
  • • TV (Flat screen)
  • • Wardrobes
  • • Complimentary hot buffet breakfast and mini bar


Standard Seaview 5 bed family

  • • En suite bathroom with shower, basin & WC
  • • Vanity desk & mirror
  • • Clothes hooks & hangers
  • • Sea view


Standard Seaview

  • • Up to 4 people
  • • Wardrobe
  • • Table
  • • Sea view


Standard Class

  • • Options for 2 or 4 berths
  • • Clothes hangers
  • • Table and mirror
  • • Plug points



  • • Options for 2 or 4 berths
  • • Clothes hangers
  • • Table and mirror


Updated: 27 May 2024

by Paul Quigley