Norwegian Joy deck 8 plan (Promenade)

Deck layout and review

Review of Norwegian Joy deck 8 (Promenade)

  • Promenade Deck’s best feature is the Waterfront Promenade. It offers an unique open-air deck experience by several seaside venues with outdoor seating. The list of the venues features shops, bars, restaurants, a 1/4 ml long boardwalk (outdoor area with shaded seating) located 8 stories above the water.
  • The Grand Tea Room is a high-end tea room which offers both Asian and English teas served with stylish finger foods. The Tea Room features daily High Tea service.
  • Food Republic is a new and exclusive dining concept (via partnership with the Pubbelly Restaurant Group). This specialty restaurant is open lunch through dinner, offers international cuisine with a la carte menu and iPad ordering system.
  • Humidor is the ship’s smoking-allowed / cigar lounge and bar.
  • Private Dining
  • La Cucina is the Italian specialty restaurant (reservations-only, cover charge US$15 PP, kids charged a full cover). The Cucina restaurant is open between 5:30-9:30 pm and has large tables. The NCL Joy’s Italian dining experience is marked by a casual atmosphere and large portions (perfect for family dinners) and traditional Italian fine wines and gourmet cuisine specialties – pizzas, pastas, seafood, classic salads, freshly baked breads, desserts (including ice cream). La Cucina additionally has a separate outdoor seating terrace (waterfront) area.
  • Le Bistro is the French specialty restaurant (reservations-only, cover charge US$20 per person, kids charged a full cover). The intimate and romantic Bistro restaurant is dinner-only (open between 5:30-10:30 pm) and offers some of the NCL Joy ship’s best luxury dining experiences with its upscale amenities, superior whiteglove service, sophisticated cuisine with a vintage wines selection and classic French gourmet specialties in the menu. During the day, Le Bistro hosts food and wine tasting events.
  • Le Cave is ship's upscale wine bar offering a wide range of premium spirits and wines. Select menu items are available at Duty Free pricing for full-bottle purchase.
  • The Time Zone
  • Atrium Shops (duty-free alcohol, tobaccos, NCL-logoed merchandise, jewelry, fashion, special occasion gifts, beauty shop, Tides boutique)
  • Global Tax & Duty
  • Photo Gallery & Shop (photo-video services by professional onboard photographers)
  • Godiva offers sweet treats, including truffles, delicious chocolates, and rich soft-serve ice cream.
  • Prime Meridian Bar (specialty cocktails)
  • Neptune's Seafood Restaurant is a reservations-only specialty restaurant with cover charge US$49 per person (kids charged a full cover) featuring a cold buffet with seafood selections as well as hot a la carte dishes to order. 
  • Cagney’s Steakhouse is a specialty dinner restaurant (open 5:30-10:30 pm) for prime steaks (Certified Angus Beef) and gourmet seafood specialties. The Cagney’s restaurant is reservations-only, with cover charge US$30 per person and a free Kids Menu. At Cagney’s, kids are charged a full cover. Additionally, the steakhouse is open for suite-guests only serving Breakfast (7:30-9:30 am) and Lunch (12-1:30 pm).
  • “678 Ocean Place” (Atrium upper level 3 of 3)
  • District Brew House has a keg room and offers a selection of 50 bottled beers and 24 draft beers on tap (including the new Wynwood brew). The venue is operated via the NCL partnership with the Miami’s Wynwood Brewing Company.
  • 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar offers live music performances.
  • Moderno Churrascaria (open 5:30-10:30 pm) is a Brazilian steakhouse. This is a reservations-only specialty restaurant with cover charge US$20 per person (kids charged a full cover). The Moderno steakhouse has separate bars for salads, cheeses, barbecue (cured and slowroasted meats – beef, pork, chicken, lamb) and desserts. The Moderno restaurant additionally has an outdoor seating (waterfront) area. Its Moderno Bar opens at 12 pm, and features Latin-American music, themed food and specialty drinks, including Brazilian cocktails.
  • Tobacco Road Liquor Bar is part of the 678 Ocean Place. This is a traditional tavern named after the oldest bar in Miami FL, and has memorabilia from the original bar. The Tobacco Road bar offers a selection of specialty cocktails by Leo Holtzman (“Holtzman’s Cocktail Collection”).
  • Cellars Wine Bar is operated via NCL partnership with Mondavi, and offers premium wines and tapas-style a la carte menu. The Wine Bar has a separate room for wine tastings (with sommelier service), and outdoor seating area on The Waterfront.
  • Pincho Tapas Bar offers Latin dishes (a la carte menu).
  • Bayamo Restaurant is a Latin cuisine seafood restaurant.
  • Sugarcane Mojito Bar features live Latin music performances.
  • Dolce Gelato (Italian ice cream bar, a la carte)
  • Carlo’s Bake Shop (onboard bakery by Buddy Valastro /TLC TV celebrity; offers custom-made celebration cakes, cupcake decoration classes)
  • Cruise cabins from 8112 to 8778, of which Mini Suites (category MA Family, MD and MG), Family Balcony rooms (BB), Balcony (BE), and Inside rooms (category IG).