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Vintage Menus of the Cunard White Star Line

First Class Restaurant Dining on the RMS Britannic

First Class Restaurant Dining on the RMS Britannic

The Cunard White Star Line (1934-1949) was formed as a merger of the two once giant steamship lines - The Cunard Steam Ship Company and the White Star Line.

Dinner Menus

Front Cover, SS Georgic Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare 20 April 1935

SS Georgic - 20 April 1935

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 20 April 1935 on board the SS Georgic of the Cunard White Star Line featured Fricandelles à l’Allemande, Tournedos of Beef, St. Laurent, and Pouding Wilhelmina for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Georgic Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 18 August 1938

SS Georgic - 18 August 1938

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 18 August 1938 on board the SS Georgic of the Cunard White Star Line featured Deep Sea Scallops, Sauce Rector, Croquettes à la Reine, and Coupe Danicheff for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Lancastria Dinner Bill of Fare - 7 May 1939

RMS Lancastria - 7 May 1939

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Sunday, 7 May 1939 on board the RMS Lancastria of the Cunard White Star featured Fried Chicken. Honey Glazed Pineapple, Grenadins of Veal with Noodles, and Fresh Pears Flambés for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 August 1949

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 28 August 1949

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Sunday, 28 August 1949 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard White Star Line featured Fried Filet of Sole, Anglaise, Roast Chicken, Chipolata Sauce, and Plum Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 12 May 1951

RMS Queen Mary - 12 May 1951

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Saturday, 12 May 1951 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard White Star Line featured Supreme of Halibut, Cardinal, Medaillon of Veal, Milanaise, and Plum Pudding, Rum Sauce for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 19 June 1952

RMS Queen Mary - 19 June 1952

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Thursday, 19 June 1952 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard White Star Line featured Suprême of Turbot, Véronique, Pigeon en Cocotte, Polonaise, and Pineapple Soufflé for dessert.

Luncheon Menus

Front Cover, SS Georgic Luncheon Bill of Fare - 14 March 1938

SS Georgic - 14 March 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 14 March 1938 on board the SS Georgic of the Cunard White Star Line featured Epicurean Ham & Dill Pickles, Cassolettes à la Toulouse, and Loganberry Flan for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Georgic Luncheon Bill of Fare - 16 March 1938

SS Georgic - 16 March 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 16 March 1938 on board the SS Georgic of the Cunard White Star Line featured Smoked Sturgeon, Roast Rib of Beef, Shredded Horseradish, and Lemon Cheese Cakes for dessert.

Other Luncheon Menus From This Voyage:

  • 18 March 1938
    Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 18 March 1938 featured Fried Deep Sea Scallops, Sauce Remoulade, Fillets of Mutton, a la Parisienne, and Apricot Pie for dessert.
Front Cover, RMS Mauretania Luncheon Bill of Fare - 17 October 1947

RMS Mauretania - 17 October 1947

Exquisite Luncheon Bill of Fare from the Steamship RMS Mauretania of the Cunard White Star Line. Included an elegant cover with a Portrait of James II after Sir Godfrey Kneller.

Vintage Menus from the GG Archives collection are representative of the menus, typically printed on board each steamship during the voyage onto a blank pre-printed graphic cover. The bill of fares was intended as souvenirs of the journey and provided to each passenger for that class (First, Second, Third, Tourist, etc.). Many survive today as delightful displays of gourmet meals served in elegant dining saloons on the ocean liners of yesteryear.

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