How much do drinks and drinks packages cost on Cunard?

We cruised on the Cunard Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship twice in 2021 and on Queen Mary 2 in 2022 and often get asked ‘How much do the drinks cost on Cunard?’ and ‘Do Cunard have Drinks Packages?’.

With those questions in mind we have put together this post showing how much drinks cost on board the Cunard fleet and cost of Drinks Packages on board. We also have drinks prices and packages posts for P&O and Royal Caribbean which may be of interest to you too.

Read on and find out how much your drinks will cost on Cunard and then you will be able to see if purchasing a drinks package would be a good option for you.

Related Reading –

P&O Drinks Prices and Packages

Royal Caribbean Drinks Prices and Packages




Can you take your own alcohol on a Cunard Cruise Ship?

It is good to know that Cunard do allow alcohol to be taken on board. Each person can take one bottle of wine or champagne that can be consumed in your cabin free of charge. However, if you want to drink it in one of the bars or restaurants then you will be charged with a $25 corkage fee.

How much are Lager, Beer, ciders Ales and Stouts on a Cunard Cruise Ship

Bottled Lager and Wheat Beer

Remember all these prices are subject to 15% service charge.

Blue Moon Belgian White – 330ml. $5.90  (15% service charge =$6.90 or £5.14)

Budweiser – 330ml. $5.80

Corona – 355ml. $5.90

Grolsch – 450ml. $6.50

Peroni Nastro Azzurro – 330ml. $5.90


Draught Beer – Pints

Fosters – Lager. $6.00 (15% service charge =$6.90 or £5.15)

Marston’s Pedigree – Pale Ale. $6.50

Stella Artois – Lager.  $6.30

San Miguel – Lager. $6.70

Fuller’s London Pride – Ale. $6.80

Guinness – Stout. $6.00


Cider

Aspall – 500ml. $6.30 (15% service charge =$7.25 or £5.40)

Rekorderlig Premium Strawberry & Lime – 500ml. $6.50

Strongbow – 440ml. $5.80

Thatcher’s Gold – 500ml. $6.00


Bitter, Ales & Stouts

Broadside Adnams Southwold – 500ml. $6.00 (15% service charge =$6.90 or £5.15)

Doom Bar, Sharp’s Brewery – 500ml. $6.30

Jennings Cumberland Ale – 500ml. $6.30

Old Peculiar – 500ml. $6.00

So.LA West Coast Pale Dark Revolution – 330ml. $5.90

Tribute St Austell Brewery – 500ml. $6.30

Yorkshire Pride – 500ml. $6.30

Old Thumper Ringwood Brewery – 500ml. $6.00


Gluten Free Beer

Old Speckled Hen – 500ml. $6.30


Non Alcoholic Beer

Becks Blue – 330ml. $5.80

Ghost Ship Pale Ale – 500ml. $6.30


Cunard Craft Collaboration

Cunard Gold Perfect Pilsner – pint. $6.80

Cunard Red IPA – pint. $6.90

Cunard Black Biscotti Breakfast Stout – pint. $6.90

A Tasting Flight, a third of a pint of the three listed above. $6.90




The cost of Spirits on Cunard Cruise Ships

Cunard bar drinks Prices and drinks package gins
Gin drinks and packages Cunard cruises

Selection of Gin’s on the Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship

Remember all these prices are subject to 15% service charge.

Queen Elizabeth -1oz. $6.80 (15% service charge =$7.92 or £5.05) 2oz. $10.30

Queen Mary 2 – 1oz. $6.80 – 2oz. $10.30

Queen Victoria – 1oz.$6.80 -2oz. $10.30

Bombay Sapphire – 1oz.$7.00 – 2oz. $10.50

Gin Lane Pink – 1oz. $7.30 – 2oz. $10.80

Monkey47 – 1oz. $7.80 – 2oz. $11.30

Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla – 1oz. $7.10 – 2oz. $10.60

Tanqueray No. 10 – 1oz.$7.30 – 2oz. $10 80

Whitely Neill Rhubarb & Ginger – 1oz. $7.10 – 2oz. $10.60

Gordon’s & Gordon’s pink – 1oz. $6.20 – 2oz. $9.70


Tequila

El Jimador Blanko – 1oz. $6.00 – 2oz. $9.50

El Jimador Reposado – 1oz. $6.20 – 2oz. $9.70

Patron Anejo – 1oz. $8.00 – 2oz. $11.50

Patron Silver – 1oz. $7.50 – 2oz. $11.00

Patron XO Cafe – 1oz. $7.70 – 2oz. $11.20

Hacienda de Chihuahua Sotol – 1oz. $7.50 – 2oz. $11.00


Rum

Appleton Estate Reserve Blend – 1oz. $7.00 – 2oz. $10.50

Barcardi Carta Blanca – 1oz. $7.00 – 2oz. $10.50

Captain Morgan Spiced or Dark – 1oz. $6.00 – 2oz. $9.50

Sagatiba Cachaca – 1oz. $6.30 – 2oz. $9.80

El Dorado 21 Year Old – 1oz. $14.00 – 2oz. $24.00

Mount Gay – 1oz. $7.50 – 2oz. $11.00


Vodka

Absolut – 1oz. $6.30 – 2oz. $9.80

Grey Goosa – 1oz. $7.80 – 2oz. $11.30

Ketel One – 1oz. $7.00 – 2oz. $10.50

Smirnoff – 1oz. $5.80 – 2oz. $9.30


Whisky

Single Malt

Bowmore 10 Year Old – 1oz. $7.50 – 2oz. $11.00

Lagavulin 16 Year Old – 1oz. $12.00 – 2oz. $15.50

Caol lla 12 Year Old – 1oz. $7.80 – 2oz. $11.70

Dalmore Cigar Malt – 1oz. $10.00 – 2oz. $13.50

Glenfiddich Select Cask – 1oz. $7.50 – 2oz. $11.00

Blended

Chivas Royal Salute 21 Year Old – 1oz. $9.00 – 2oz. $12.50

Bells Original – 1oz. $5.90 – 2oz. $9.40

Jonnie Walker Black – 1oz. $7.40 – 2oz. $10.90

Crown Royal – 1oz. $6.30 – 2oz. $9.80

Famous Grouse – 1oz. $6.30 – 2oz. $9.80

Bourbon

Makers Mark – 1oz. $7.30 – 2oz. $10.80

Evan Williams Vintage – 1oz. $7.70 – 2oz. $11.20

Jim Beam White Label – 1oz. $6.20 – 2oz. $9.70

Tennessee

Jack Daniel’s Black Label – 1oz. $7.00 – 2oz. $10.50

Rye

Van Brunt Stillhouse Rye – 1oz. $8.30 – 2oz. $11.80


Cognac

Courvoisier VSOP – 1oz. $7.60 – 2oz. $11.10

Martell VS – 1oz. $6.90 – 2oz. $10.40

Remy Martin XO – 1oz. $16.00 – 2oz. $24.00


Armagnac

Baron De Sigognac VSOP – 1oz. $7.60 – 2oz. $11.10


Brandy/Calvados

Nonino Picolit Cru Grappa – 1oz. $14.50 – 2oz. $24.00

Lemorton Calvados 15 Year Old – 1oz. $14.50 – $24.00

Boulard Grand Fine Pays d’Auge – 1oz. $7.00 – 2oz. $10.50




What Wine can I buy on a Cunard Cruise Ship?

Cunard Queen Elizabeth Britannia Restaurant
Cunard drinks prices and packages bar Queen Elizabeth

Here are the costs of White Wine on the Queen Elizabeth –

Remember all these prices are subject to 15% service charge.

Cunard Private Label, France – 150ml. $7.50 – 250ml. $11.60

Chardonnay Reserve, Australia – 150ml. $8.80 – 250ml. $14.00

Douro Reserva, Portugal – 150ml. $6.80 – 250ml. $10.50

Piersporter, Germany – 150ml. $7.50 – 250ml. $11.60

Pinot Grigio, Italy – 150ml. $8.80 – 250ml. $17.50

Sancerre, France – 150ml. $11.00 – 250ml. $17.50

Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand – 150ml. $8.80 (15% service charge =$10.12 or £7.54) 250ml. $14.00

Rose Wine

Cunard Private Label, France – $150ml. $7.50 – 250ml. $11.60

Provence Rose, France – 150ml. $13.20 – 250ml. $21.00

White Zinfandel, USA – 150ml. $8.00 – 250ml. $12.60

Red

Cunard Private Label, France – 150ml. $7.70 – 250ml. $11.80

Cunard Private Reserve, France – 150ml. $8.00 – 250ml. $12.60

Douro, Portugal – 150ml. $6.80 – 250ml. $10.50

Malbec, Argentina – 150ml. $8.80 – 250ml. $14.00

Merlot, USA – 150ml. $11.00 – 250ml. $17.50

Pinot Noir, France – 150ml. $8.80 – 250ml. $14.00

Shiraz, Australia – 150ml. $8.80 – 250ml. $14.00

Champagne/Sparkling

Laurant-Perrier La Cuvee, France – 150ml. $16.75 – 750ml. $78.00

Laurant-Perrier Cuvee Rose, France – 150ml. $19.90 – 750ml. $95.00

Gusbourne limited Release Twenty Fifteen, England – 150ml. $12.30 – 750ml. $58.00

Zonin Special Cuvee Prosecco, Italy – 150ml. $8.80 – 750ml. $40.40

How much are Cocktails on Cunard Cruise Ships?

As you would expect from Cunard their cocktail menu is incredibly extensive.

Prices range from $9.00 up to $17.00 and if they don’t have it on the menu (which would be a big surprise) they will do their best to make it for you. Here are some common cocktail prices –

Bloody Mary $9

Cunard Perfect Serves – $13.60

Negroni $10.50

Moscow Mule Deluxe $11.00

Peach & Elderflower Collins – 10.50

Chocolate Affair ¢12.50

Cool as a Cucumber $10.50

Black Bellini $10.50

Cosmopolitan $12.00

Non Alcoholic Cocktails Costs between $5.50 and $6.50




How much do Soft Drinks cost on Queen Elizabeth Cruise Ship?

Coca Cola/Diet Coke 330ml $3.80

Fentimans Botanically Brewed drinks 275ml $3.80

Fever Tree Tonic Water 200ml $3.30

Frobishers Bashed and Bottled Juices 250ml $3.50

Red Bull/Red Bull sugar free 250ml $4.90

San Pellegrino 330ml $3.50

Schweppes tonic/Slimline Tonic 200ml $2.80

Fountain sodas Small $2.70 Large $3.70

Fountain Mixers $1.80

Cunard Gin & Fizz Drinks

As the name suggests this is the place for speciality Gins and Bubbles there are over 40 different Gins to choose from with prices ranging from $6.00 to $7.80 for 1oz and $11.30 to $13.50 for a 2oz.

To perfectly complement your choice of Speciality Gins there is also comprehensive range of speciality tonics with prices ranging from $2.50 to $4.50 for a 200ml serving.

There is also a selection of Larent-Perrier Champagnes ranging from $78.00 to $198.00 per 750ml bottle and a selection of sparkling wines from $40.00 to $70.00 per 750ml bottle.

Remember all these prices are subject to 15% service charge.

 

Room Service on Cunard Cruise Ships

Wines Beers Ciders and Spirits are the same price on room service as they are on the rest of the ship.

There is also packages available are are as follows

Water

Six 1 litre bottles of still or sparkling Hildon water $23.00

Soft Drinks

Choice of 6 sodas and juices and a complimentary snack $23.00

Beers

Choice of 6 Lagers, Bitters, Ales and Ciders with a complimentary snack $35.00

House Bar

Choice of 1 Bottle of house spirits and 12 mixers with a complimentary snack $75.00

Premium Bar

Choice of 1 bottle of premium spirits and 12 mixers with a complimentary snack $100.00




Is the Drinks Package with it on Cunard?

garden lounge Queen Elizabeth Cunard cruises drinks packages
aft pool deck Queen Elizabeth Cunard cruises drinks packages

Drinks packages can only be purchased on cruise of 5 nights and longer and can be purchased from when you book until the first 2 days on board. There are currently 4 types of drinks package available on cruises with Cunard, you can have up to 15 alcoholic drinks per day and it covers drinks up to $12.

Here are the 4 drink package options currently available –

Beers, Wines and Spirits option – $69

This package costs $69 per person per day, includes up to 15 up to the cost of $12 per serving. This includes a selection of beers including craft beers, wines by the glass, spirits, liquors and cocktails. This also includes the benefits of the premium soft drinks package. If you do want a drink over $12 then you will receive 20% off, some bottles of wine and large bottles of water.

Premium Soft Drinks Package – $29

This includes a range of soft drinks, bottled water, non alcoholic cocktails, squeezed juices and speciality coffees. There is also a 20% reduction in drinks not included in the package. There is no limit of amount of drinks per day.

Speciality Hot Drinks Package – $10

Hot chocolate, Tea Forté infusions and iffy speciality coffees. There is no limit on amount of drinks per day

Soft Drinks Option – $10 

This includes draught soft drinks, selected fruit juices, squash and cordials. There is no limit on amounts of drinks per day.

 

Verdict

Hopefully this post has given you the information to make the right choice for you. Only you will know if the drinks package is going to be good value for you.

If you have found this post useful then you may be interested in the cost of drinks and drinks packages with other cruise companies too.

P&O Drinks Packages

Royal Caribbean Drinks Package




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