Special Diets & Menus

We believe everyone’s special on an MSC cruise ship

We believe everyone’s special on an MSC cruise ship

Which is why we provide tailored menus and solutions to meet everyone’s dining requirements.

- Vegetarian Menus of delicious specialities, freshly prepared to the gourmet standards for which MSC is renowned.

Pre-packed Kosher* meals and high-quality Halal products (beef, lamb and poultry) are available if requested at least two months before departure.

- Gluten-Free** Cuisine: MSC Cruises has obtained a certification from Bureau Veritas to provide gluten-free menus (food code <20 ppm*) worldwide in the main restaurants of MSC Grandiosa, MSC Seaside, MSC Seaview, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Preziosa, MSC Divina, MSC Splendida, MSC Fantasia, MSC Magnifica, MSC Poesia, MSC Orchestra and MSC Musica. 

*Kosher meals may be available on board following former requests of the guest at least two months before departure for an additional charge starting from €25 p.p. to be confirmed at the time of booking.

**MSC gluten free menus are suitable for gluten intolerance, but not in case of gluten allergy.

  • Gluten-Free menus from breakfast through to lunch and dinner in the main restaurants. Afternoon tea (pre-packed snacks) in the buffet restaurants
  • Gluten free meal options for tours that include meals can be requested at the Shore Excursions desk onboard
  • Wide choice of gluten-free beverages, including cocktails and beers 
  • All gluten-free recipes are prepared by skilled personnel in dedicated kitchens on board, using products stored in special areas in accordance with the  "Cruises Project" of the  Associazione Italiana Celiachia (Italian Coeliac Association) with which MSC works closely for the above ships, cruising in the Mediterranean and in Northern Europe.
  • On MSC Armonia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Opera and MSC Lirica guests can find only a limited selection of pre-packaged gluten-free snacks such as, biscuits, croissants, sponge cakes and muffins.                                                                             
Once MSC Grandiosa is launched, we will complete the certification process with Bureau Veritas that will allow us to offer gluten-free menus on this ship as well. 
Please visit our Special Needs page for more information.