Symphony of the Seas Main Dining Room

Vegans will now get the same opportunity as regular passengers on Royal Caribbean cruises to dine in a more formal setting.

Effective as of August 1, the cruise line is now offering a vegan menu in its main dining room.

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Royal Caribbean previously had vegan food available onboard as part of its Windjammer buffet, according to

That option will still be available in the buffet.

Some of the new menu’s offerings include edamame-stuffed portobello mushrooms, vegan spaghetti “bolognaise” and orzo pasta stew with green vegetables. There are also vegan dessert options.

Veganism is a stricter version of a vegetarian diet that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal-derived ingredients.

“At Royal Caribbean, we’re always looking at how to raise the bar of our dining offerings and we do it with one specific purpose: delivering great vacations for our guests,” Linken D’Souza, Vice President of Food & Beverage, Royal Caribbean International, told the website VegNews.

“As the number of people and families adopting a vegan lifestyle continues to grow, we wanted to formalize our vegan offerings in a dedicated menu (available upon request in the Main Dining Room) where guests can explore options and choose their dish—it’s all part of the dining experience. It’s important to us to meet vacationers’ dietary choices.”