Review of Norwegian Epic deck 5 (Lobby-Dining)
Taste Restaurant (midship Dining Room, capacity 534 seats, complimentary; Your Time/Freestyle dining – Breakfast 7-9 am, Lunch 12-2:30 pm, Dinner 5:30-10 pm; this is also the place for Nickelodeon Characters themed breakfasts/at surcharge)
Le Bistro (126 seats) 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 Epic ship’s best luxury dining experiences with its upscale amenities, superior white-glove 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.
Atrium (3-decks high midship social interacting area, live entertainment/piano music, cooking demonstrations; has a huge LED screen for movies, Nintendo Wii competitions, food demos, circus workshops)
Reception (Reservations Desk) and Shore Excursions Desk (for bookings and information, including loyalty program/future cruise consultant)
Atrium Cafe & Wine Bar (117 seats specialty teas & coffee bar, cappuccinos, espressos, wine, pastries are complimentary, coffee specialties are at surcharge)
Click Photo Gallery & Shop (photographing services and cameras/accessories duty-free purchases)
Meeting Rooms (two connectable rooms/capacity 20 seats each – named Biscayne A and Biscayne B; this is also the place for the “Under 2 Zoo” kids -2yo special activities)
I-Connect Internet Cafe (20 Intranet/Internet-connected computers room, printing)
The Collection Art Gallery (artworks exhibitions, complimentary Champagne auctions)
Epic Theatre (capacity 681 seats, reservations only; for grand-style musical and show productions (including the musical “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” and the dance show “Ballroom Blitz”), live entertainment and performances by world-class celebrities- singers, comedians, “Blue Man Group” and “Legends in Concert”; served by the 12 seats Epic Theatre Bar; lower level 1 of 2).