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Cunard Queen Mary 2 (QM2) Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Europe from Southampton

4.0 / 5.0
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1275 reviews
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Sunset on the last night of a west bound transatlantic crossing.
Cheap phone picture of Northern Lights
It's Homer Simpson on the QM2!
Sunset with clouds from Commodore Club.
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Extremely Disappinted by Queens Grill
"The quality of food was good but not fantastic, and certainly not of 5 star fine dining standard.We selected this short cruise as a good way for us to treat ourselves to Queens Grill and try it out...."Read More
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A Beautiful Classic Ship

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pjmiiim
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I have been on cruises with all the major lines. This cruise was magical. First --hats off to Cunard for even adding this itinerary--chasing the Northern Lights in Norway was a gamble. It was spectacular --and we had two ports cancelled as a result of storms. This ship is not a "rust bucket"--it is a beautiful and understated ship with great common areas; great staff; the best ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Extremely Disappinted by Queens Grill

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G&PCruisers
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We selected this short cruise as a good way for us to treat ourselves to Queens Grill and try it out. It was a good job that we did this , as we were extremely disapointed and will never waste our money on the Grills experience again. Starting with embarkation. We don't think Cunard understand the meaning of "Priority" in Priority Embarkation. We were herded into the same queue as everyone ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


Overall enjoyable but disappointing in some respects

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Darloali
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was my first time on Cunard since QE2 in 1996 and my expectations based on my previous experience were high. I am a well seasoned cruiser having taken over 25 cruises since the 1990s. First impressions of the exterior of the ship were that it was a little tired and rusty, especially our balcony, although that didn't really bother me. I was very impressed with the interior decor which was ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


First time on QM2 - experience and impressions

Review for Queen Mary 2 (QM2) to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Nozomi
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have just returned from a 14 night cruise around the Mediterranean on Queen Mary 2. Whilst we have travelled many times on Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria this was my first time on QM2. One cannot help but be impressed by the sheer size, spaciousness and quality of the interior of the ship, evoking the grandeur of past ocean-going liners. The Royal Court theatre is quite impressive ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


We disembarked 9 days early!

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louiseB8888
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have sailed with Cunard since 2004 we have diamond passenger status, but this ship was a disaster, we paid £13,500 for a p1 grill room for a two week voyage , the cabin wasn’t as clean as it should be , the toilet bowl VERY obviously wasn’t clean, and my husband stupidly used the brush to clean it before I got a chance to call the steward, the tv system in the rooms is still worse than rubbish ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Princess Suite


Sunshine and Excellence!

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David George, Chester
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Are we seeing the end of cruising’s golden age? Months of false starts, cancellations and frankly awful standards of service from certain companies - no names no pack drill - had made me pessimistic but having just returned home from a 14-night cruise to the Mediterranean on board Cunard’s QM2, I’m brimming with confidence. The good times are back! QM2 is an elegant ship - plenty of dark ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Single Oceanview


An excellent experience

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exlondoner
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

There were faults with this cruise, but not over the things that are important to me. These are cabin, food, service, a calm and serene atmosphere, an elegant and spacious ship. All these aspects were excellent, especially the quality of service, which was faultless. The passenger/crew ratio of 1.77:1 was good, and there seemed more than enough staff. Yes, the QM2, being an ocean liner does have ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


Very disappointing!

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Pm7pst
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My first ever cruise. Was very much looking forward to the advertised excellent service, fabulous entertainment and delicious food. This ship failed on all points. The service in the majority of the restaurants was very slow, receiving your bottle of wine half way through your main course is not good enough. The entertainment was basic and lasted just 40 minutes per show. The britannia restaurant ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


Grand old dame of elegant cruising

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londonlady2
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Like being transported to a bygone era - spotlessly uniformed staff await you, glamorous interiors and beautifully presented food, that tasted absolutely delicious. So what’s NOT to like? Woefully slow and expensive internet - only accessible in SOME restaurants and bars (the lobby/atrium isn’t good) - def no signal in your cabin. The Cunard ‘my voyage’ app is full of glitches. Pursers ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony, sheltered


Definitely not 5*

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Bornagaintraveller
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have to agree with the previous review that there is simply nothing special about the Cunard service and in particular the Queen Mary 2. We decided to take this sojourn away from our favourited Celebrity cruises just for a short valentines break away and although we had a ‘nice’ time would we return…. The answer has to be No. We felt there was an amateurish aura around the ship like a 3* hotel ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


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