Review of MS Thomas Hardy deck 2 (Middle-Ruby-Restaurant)
The fore-located Dining Room Restaurant has floor-ceiling windows and offers complimentary buffet Breakfast and waiter-served Lunch and Dinner. The Restaurant is open-seating (no fixed/allocated seating). Breakfast consists of a self-service counter with cold and hot items. Filter coffee and tea are table-served. The buffet Lunch offers a salad bar, selection of meats, pasta-fish-meat dishes. Desserts range from fruits and cakes to cheeses. On the first cruise night, dinner is a buffet style. All other nights are with a daily changing waiter-served menu.
Adjacent to the Restaurant is the Galley (ship's Kitchen) and storage rooms.
Aft is a crew-only area.
Cruise cabins from 201 to 237, all of which are Ruby Deck outside staterooms in categories French Balcony and Superior Suite (rooms 201-202).
All cabin decks are fully air-conditioned and accessed via lift (passenger elevator) and wrought-iron staircase.