Western Canada Cruising | Dining on the Rocky Mountaineer

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It goes without saying that you’ll be expecting a getaway with a difference and landscape after landscape of stunning beauty when you set out on a cruise to Canada. But if you also want the ultimate in fine dining then a Canadian Rockies cruise will be right up your street.

Choose from one of several rail cruises that include a journey on the Rocky Mountaineer across the astonishing landscapes of Western Canada and prepare for dining opportunities like no other.

Whether you’re travelling with SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service, you’re sure to be amazed by the level of precision and finesse with which your meals are prepared. Discover more about what you can expect at mealtimes on a Canadian Rockies cruise.

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SilverLeaf Service

The SilverLeaf menu promises nothing less than ultimate quality, and each guest will not lack for choice. In the morning, enjoy seat-side breakfast service and feel like a real VIP. You can select your favourite dish and eat while admiring the glorious views from the train windows – what better way to start the day?


The lunchtime menu consists of three courses, each equally delicious. Starters include a fresh tomato salad served with feta cheese, celery, onions and finished off with a mustard seed dressing. For your main, sample the flaky grilled locally sourced salmon served will dill sauce, or enjoy tender, braised ribs with garlic mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables. For dessert, chefs create special options regularly, but some dishes may be available upon request.

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GoldLeaf Service

Travellers opting for GoldLeaf service will certainly not be disappointed. Enjoy your meals in an exclusive dining area and treat yourself to a selection of appetizers (even before breakfast begins). Dishes from the breakfast menu include Canadian cheddar souffle, cranberry, and apple French toast and berry parfait.

Lunchtime is no less impressive, with the chefs catering to every possible preference. Choose from slow roasted pork loin, shrimp gyoza, seared tuna, and vegetable ravioli – to name just a few of the options. Each dish is prepared, cooked and presented with absolute perfection on each and every Canadian Rockies cruise.