Enjoy care-free dining with new gluten-free and lactose-free menu options

Fresh Ingredients

Pullmantur Cruises has gone to great lengths to improve its culinary offering on board each of their ships, following their newly-established partnership with two Michelin-starred chef, Paco Roncero. The celebrity chef has more than 20 years of experience in top-end establishments throughout Europe and has gone on to open some of the most impressive restaurants in the world including Ibiza’s ‘Sublimotion’.

His culinary knowledge and flair has brought a revolution to the on board dining experience, with the chef having left his mark across both the day-to-day and gala menus. Guests are able to choose from a range of mouth-watering appetizers; entrees consisting of meat, fish and vegetarian options; and a list of decadent desserts.

While it has been no secret that the line will cater to any specific dietary requirement upon request, there is no doubt that it does create an element of unnecessary hassle. Pullmantur Cruises has taken this into account and is now set to start offering menus comprising of gluten-free and lactose-free meal options. Guests will be able to enjoy up to ten appetizers, ten entrees and six desserts – all of which will replace milk or egg products with olive oil, soya and other non-dairy products.

Gluten-free and lactose-free menu options are likely to include tasting menus comprising of chicken, veal or lamb; fish such as hake or grilled salmon; and a variety of pastas including seafood spaghetti, fusilli in basil oil, and lasagne. Additionally, there will also be a range of sumptuous desserts available including fruit salad; gluten-free banana and chocolate crepes; vanilla cakes with strawberry or chocolate cream and warm vanilla sauce; and red wine poached pear with pistachio and tofu cream. Throughout the day, there will also a range of lighter salads available – all of which will feature fresh produce with or without selected meats and fish.

CEO and President for Pullmantur Cruises, Richard Vogel, said: “At Pullmantur Cruises we want all of our passengers to enjoy their vacations with complete peace of mind and to feel at home. For this reason, we have thought of all the people who have the need to adapt their diet avoiding both gluten and lactose and we have incorporated an extensive menu carefully designed for them.”

Passengers are required to request their dietary requests at the time of booking and will be offered the unique menus throughout the duration of their cruise at all meal times. After this, you will be able to relax safe in the knowledge that you can enjoy fabulous food that is catered to your specific needs. As part of the Pullmantur all-inclusive package, you will be pleased to know that the cost of your cruise fare includes a range of unlimited drinks, all meals, on board entertainment, port taxes and much more.


Throughout the winter period, you will be able to enjoy great-value cruises to some of the warmest and most inviting regions on earth. Monarch and Zenith will operate sailings in the Caribbean, while Horizon will operate a series of seven-night sailings around the Canary Islands. If you are seeking an alternative option, you may be intrigued to learn more about the 12-night transatlantic journey to Brazil on board Sovereign, which is set to depart out of Cadiz on 27th November 2017.

For more information or to book one of these fabulous itineraries, contact us via the freephone number above or by completing the online enquiry form.