Review of Norwegian Gem deck 8 (O’Sheehan’s)
The following dining/drink venues were replaced with the O’Sheehan’s Pub during the refurbishment 2015 dry-dock: Blue Lagoon (portside location / 108 seats complimentary 24-hour fast food restaurant for burgers, Chinese food, bacon, snacks, etc) and Moderno Bar (starboard location / Brazilian specialty cocktails).
O’Sheehan’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill is a 24-hour-open English pub / sports bar serving traditional pub fare and drinks (incl draft beer and specialty coffee). While all the food is complimentary, specialty drinks are a-la-carte priced (incl Lavazza coffee, beer, cocktails). The bar has large TVs for live sporting events, sports memorabilia on the walls, electronic table games, mini bowling lanes, darts, arcades. There are separate menus for breakfast (between 5 – 11 am), lunch and dinner (between 11 am – 5 am), plus late-night snacks. The breakfast menu has French toasts (white or whole-wheat bread, whipped butter, maple syrup), cold meats, Bakery Basket (assorted muffins, Danish pastries, croissants), hot oatmeal, Express (scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, pastries), Country Platter (eggs, bacon, link sausage, baked beans, sauteed mushrooms), Tortilla Vegetable Wrap, juices (orange, apple, cranberry), hot beverages (fresh-brewed coffee, teas, hot chocolate). The lunch menu has Chicken Wings (Buffalo, Texas BBQ, Thai Chili, Jamaican Jerk, all served with celery-blue cheese dip), nachos (bacon, cheddar, jalapenos, cilantro), warm spinach and artichoke dip, fried chicken tenders, Chicken Pot Pie (breast, peas, carrots, cream sauce), soups and salads (incl Caesar and Chef’s), Fish N’ Chips, Burger Bar (prime beef burgers with cheddar, smoked bacon, French fries). The dinner menu offers beef hot dogs (named The Pub, Chicago Style, Coney Island, all served with French fries), Chicken Fajitas (tortillas, guacamole), Irish Favorites (“Shepherd’s Pie” /beef and lamb, “Bangers & Mash” /pork sausages, Fish & Chips), Sandwich Corner (Chipotle Chicken, Grilled Reuben on Rye, Turkey or Roast Beef, Tuna Melt, Honey Smoked Salmon, ), also steaks (a prime rib on select evenings). As all-day breakfast is offered House-Made Corned Beef Hash (served with 2 eggs, 1 toast) and made-to-order omelets (ham, bacon, cheddar, onion, tomatoes, peppers, French fries). Among desserts are Chocolate Brownie Sundae, Warm Apple Pie, Vanilla / Strawberry Pound Cake, Fresh Fruit Plate, also Root Beer Float (with ice cream), and Malted Vanilla Shake.
Cruise cabins from 8001 to 8634, of which Inside cabins (categories – IB, I4-Family, and IX-Sail Away cabin), Oceanview cabins (OA, OK-obstructed view, O4-Family, OX-Sail Away), Balcony cabins (BF, BX-Sail Away, and B1 - aft-facing balcony), SN - aft-facing Penthouse with balcony.