Review of MSC Bellissima deck 6 (Musica-Dining-Shops)
On Deck 6 are located most of the ship's entertainment and dining facilities.
Plaza Bellissima is a semi-circular space (size 130 m2) housing duty-free shops, patisserie (pastry bar), ice cream bar, live music performances. Promo sales are often offered throughout the day. The shops include Perfumes and Cosmetics, Watches and Sunglasses, Fashion, Jewellery, MSC Shop (logoed merchandise), Boutique and Accessories Shop, Fine Watches and Jewellery Shop, Mini-Mall (convenience store).
Galleria Bellissima (size 1035 m2, Deck 6/7) is the indoor Promenade featuring an 80-meter LED ceiling changing throughout the day with different skies, patterns, mini-movies. The Galleria is the ship's social hub, with a double-deck of shops, bars, and restaurants. It is home to nightly parades, featuring the onboard performers. The ceiling over Galleria Bellissima is sized 480 m2 (LED screen "digital sky") and transmits live views (sunsets, sunrises, night sky), also special events, shows, live performances. At Galleria Bellissima's LED ceiling are displayed a variety of scenes throughout the day and night, all of which are listed on the ship's daily planner. Themed parties are held in the evenings when the indoor promenade turns into a party street for dancing till late.
Jean-Philippe Chocolate & Coffee (80-seat, size 230 m2, open between 7 am -1 am, a la carte priced) is an open-kitchen / patisserie display / chocolate shop / cafe with a few seats by its porthole windows. The emphasis is on the unique sweets creations made by the ship's chocolate team (reefs, octopuses, turtles) displayed in glass cases in front of the open kitchen. Guests can't buy these but can buy an exquisite chocolate shoe for EUR 29 apiece, which is the best-selling chocolate item.
Jean-Philippe Crepes & Ice Cream (15-seat, size 41 m2, open between 4-10 pm) is an a la carte-priced venue serving crepes, gourmet ice cream and ice cream sundaes.
London Theater (main show lounge, level 2 of 2), Bellissima Bar Lounge (64-seat, size 267 m2) is the promenade bar located aft (outside London Theatre). In the early evening, it is a lively spot with a dance floor.
"HOLA! Tapas" bar by Michelin-starred chef Ramon Freixas (56-seat, size 1614 ft2 / 150 m2) replaces Eataly Restaurant (Eataly Food Chain designed food store and specialty restaurant)
EDGE Bar (60-seat pre-dinner cocktail bar, size 160 m2) features a sidecar centerpiece and full-size motorbike.
The aft-located Lighthouse Restaurant (730-seat, size 1000 m2, open between 6:15-10 pm) features a high ceiling, large windows, Flexi and MyTime Dining. The restaurant is accessed via the corridor that cuts through IL CILIEGIO and LE CERISIER, passing the wine cellar.
IL CILIEGIO/LE CERISIER (828-seat, size 1338 m2, open between 6:45-9:30 pm) are part of the same restaurant divided via a central walkway with Enomatic wine-dispensing machines and a wine display in the middle. The venue offers Flexi and MyTime Dining, so passengers can choose when they want to eat here. Tables are ranged tightly around the room and in various sizes.
On Deck 6 are also located MSC Excursions (tour-booking point), Panoramic Lifts (Atrium), Photo Shop and Gallery (size 120 m2), Emotions Immersive Gallery.