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Luncheon Menus - Steamships and Ocean Liners

Vintage Luncheon or Midday menus from steamship and ocean liner lines featuring great graphics and Bill of Fare layouts, dating from 1900 through 1947. View menus that provided basic to elaborate luncheons for different classes of passengers.

Luncheon Bill of Fare Card, SS American Farmer, American Merchant Lines, 1934

SS American Farmer - 28 June 1934

Luncheon Bill of Fare Card from 28 June 1934 on board the SS American Farmer of the American Merchant Lines featured Broiled Mackerel, Baked Pork and Beans, Braised Short Ribs of Beef and Boiled Ham.

Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 June 1921

RMS Aquitania - 27 June 1921

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare Card from 27 June 1921 on board the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line featured Fillets of Codfish—Bercy, Boiled Leg of Mutton Caper Sauce, and Rice Pudding for dessert. Cunard Line Republic of France Emblem appeared on the reverse side.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 July 1929

RMS Berengaria - 21 July 1929

Elegant Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 21 July 1929 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured an extensive selection including Escalope of Veal-Forestière, Ravioli à Ia Bolognaise, and Gelée au Vin for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Luncheon Bill of Fare - 22 August 1930

RMS Berengaria - 22 August 1930

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 22 August 1930 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured Corned Brisket of Beef and Dumplings , Stewed Veal—Jardinière, and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Bergensfjord Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 July 1929

SS Bergensfjord - 29 July 1929

Vintage Cabin Luncheon Bill of Fare from 29 July 1929 on board the SS Bergensfjord of the Norwegian-America Line featured Hungarian Goulasch, Consommé Macédoine, and Gâteau Mille-feuille for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Bergensfjord Luncheon Bill of Fare - 10 September 1938

SS Bergensfjord - 10 September 1938

Vintage Tourist Class Luncheon Bill of Fare from 10 September 1938 on board the SS Bergensfjord of the Norwegian-America Line featured Fried Mackerel with Brown Butter, Omelet Florentine, and French Apple Cake for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Bergensfjord Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 September 1938

SS Bergensfjord - 11 September 1938

Vintage Tourist Class Luncheon Bill of Fare from 11 September 1938 on board the SS Bergensfjord of the Norwegian-America Line featured Fried Pale Fish with brown Butter, Veal Cutlet with Vegetables, and Tartlet Jamaica for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Bergensfjord Luncheon Bill of Fare - 17 September 1938

SS Bergensfjord - 17 September 1938

Vintage Tourist Class Luncheon Bill of Fare from 17 September 1938 on board the SS Bergensfjord of the Norwegian American Line featured Norwegian Sausage, Fried Trout with brown Butter, and Fyrste Cake for dessert.

Front Cover, Luncheon Menu, January 1926, SS Berlin, North German Lloyd

SS Berlin - 31 January 1926

Lunch Bill of Fare for Sunday, 31 January 1926 on board the SS Berlin of the Norddeutcher Lloyd. Featured item from the Bill of Fare included Corned Brisket Beef, White Cabbage with Bouillon Potatoes.

Other Luncheon Menus from this Voyage:

  • 1 February 1926
    Lunch Bill of Fare for Monday, 1 February 1926 Featured item from the Bill of Fare included Fried Home-made Sausage, Lentils German Style, and Mashed Potatoes.
Menu Cover

SS Bremen - 18 August 1930

Extensive à la Carte Bill of Fare from the North German Line steamship SS Bremen features Hors d'Œuvress, Cold Dishes, Soups, Eggs, Fish, Entrées, Salads, Vegetables, Potatoes, Sweets and Ice Cream. The Specials of the day was Veal Cutlet Mazarin and Chicken Pot-Pie Américane.

Front Cover, SS Bremen Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 July 1937

SS Bremen - 29 July 1937

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 29 July 1937 on board the SS Bremen of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen (North German Lloyd) featured John Dory Niçoise, Tendrons of Veal Marengo, and Lemon Meringue Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Bremen Luncheon Bill of Fare - 31 July 1937

SS Bremen - 31 July 1937

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 31 July 1937 on board the SS Bremen of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen (North German Lloyd) featured Broiled Mackerel. Anchovy Butter, Wiener Schnitzel - Green Peas, and Apple Tart with Whipped Cream for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Bremen Luncheon Bill of Fare - 1 August 1937

SS Bremen - 1 August 1937

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 1 August 1937 on board the SS Bremen of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen (North German Lloyd) featured Loin of Pork in Cider - Candied sweet Potatoes, Mousselines of Chicken à la Patti, and Cold Danish Pudding, Vanilla Sauce for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Drottningholm Luncheon Bill of Fare 27 May 1946

SS Drottningholm - 27 May 1946

Luncheon Bill of Fare from 27 May 1946 on board the SS Drottningholm of the Swedish American Line, featured Chopped Beef à la Lindstrom for Standard Class Passengers on an eastbound voyage from New York to Gothenburg.

Front Cover, SS Empress of France Luncheon Bill of Fare - 19 May 1953

SS Empress of France - 19 May 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 19 May 1953 on board the SS Empress of France of the Canadian Pacific featured Spaghetti Napolitaine, Potage Queue de Bœuf, and Apple Pie à la Mode for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Europa Luncheon Bill of Fare - 18 April 1930

SS Europa - 18 April 1930

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from Date on board the SS Europa of the SteamshipLine featured Omelette, Hollandaise, German Pancake, and Cannelons Chantilly for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Europa Luncheon Bill of Fare - 18 June 1930

SS Europa - 18 June 1930

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 18 June 1930 on board the SS Europa of the Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd) featured Larded Calf’s Liver, Lyonnaise Potatoes, Emma Salad, Braised Jarrets of Lamb Bourgeoise, and Rhubarb Tart for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 20 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 20 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 20 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Sauté of Beefsteak, Bourgeoise, Sea Bass, Portugaise, and Zwieback Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 21 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 21 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Grey Mullet, Provençale, French Lamb Stew, and Gooseberry Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 22 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 22 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 22 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Smelts à l'Anglaise, Canneroni à la Capri, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 23 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 23 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Braised Ox Tail, Bourguignonne, Poached Hake, Crème au Gratin, and Vermicelli Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 25 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 25 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 25 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Sirloin Steak, Maître d’hôtel, and Plum Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 26 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 26 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 26 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Welsh Rarebits, Lamb Chops , and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 27 August 1938

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 27 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Braised Round of Beef, Jardinière, and Tapioca Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

RMS Franconia - 11 June 1955

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 11 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Cocky Leeky, Poulet de Grain Grille au Cresson, and Poire Melba for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

RMS Franconia - 12 June 1955

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 12 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Fried Fillets of Whitefish, Rémoulade Sauce, Cote d’Agneau Grillee, aux Petits Pois, and Compote of Peaches for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Frederik VIII Luncheon Bill of Fare 19 October 1923

SS Frederik VIII - 19 October 1923

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 19 October 1923 on board the SS Frederik VIII of the Scandinavian-American Line featured Mock Turtle, Roast Duck, and Anchovies for Danish Soup and Sandwiches. Bill of Fare printed in Danish Only - Primarily Scandinavian dishes.

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.
Cover, SS Hamburg Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 2 July 1933

SS Hamburg - 2 July 1933

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 2 July 1933 on board the SS Hamburg of the Hamburg-Amerika Linie featured Philadelphia Pepper Pot, Roast High Rib, and Viennese Makronentorte for dessert.

Menu Card, SS Haverford Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 November 1908

SS Haverford - 21 November 1908

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 21 November 1908 on board the SS Haverford of the American Line. featured Curried Lamb à la Madras, Stewed Rump Steak, and Cocoanut, Custard Tart for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Ile de France Luncheon Bill of Fare - 22 August 1935

SS Ile de France - 22 August 1935

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from Date on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Stewed Chicken Chasseur, Broiled Mutton Chop, and Chocolate, Lemon Ice Cream for dessert. Featured wine was Vin Rouge et Vin Blanc des Caves de la Compagnie Générale Transatlantique.

Menu Card, Lahn-1900-06-15-LuncheonMenuCard

SS Lahn - 15 June 1900

Luncheon Bill of Fare Card is for an unamed class of passengers for a 15 June 1900 Eastbound voyage of the SS Lahn of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line. The Bill of Fare is written in German and English.

Menu Card, SS Lahn Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 20 June 1900

SS Lahn - 20 June 1900

Luncheon Bill of Fare Card for a 20 June 1900 Eastbound voyage of the SS Lahn of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line. The Bill of Fare featured Codfish and Roast Beef. Written in German and English.

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.

Menu Card, SS Minnekahda Luncheon Bill of Fare - 31 March 1928

SS Minnekahda - 31 March 1928

Lunch Bill of Fare from Cabin Class for the 31 March 1928 Westbound Voyage of the Minnekahda from London to New York. Featured items included Grilled Fresh Haddock, Veal and Ham Pie, and Rice Custard Pudding for dessert.

Cover, SS Moltke Luncheon Bill of Fare - 24 July 1905

SS Moltke - 24 July 1905

Uniquely constructed luncheon Bill of Fare card from the SS Moltke of the Hamburg-American Line consisting of 3 pieces of paper glued together by design. Featured quality graphics common among German steamship lines of that era.

Menu Card, SS Nieuw Amsterdam Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 15 August 1930

SS Nieuw Amsterdam - 15 August 1930

Vintage Tourist Cabin Luncheon Bill of Fare from 15 August 1930 on board the SS Nieuw Amsterdam of the Holland America Line featured Ballotine of Veal Glacé, Rice Soup Creole, and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Normandie Luncheon Bill of Fare - 8 June 1936

SS Normandie - 8 June 1936

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 8 June 1936 on board the SS Normandie of the CGT French Line featured Lamb from Pauillac with fresh vegitables, Brill with Normande sauce, and Strawberry souffle for dessert.

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 October 1923

SS President Arthur - 23 October 1923

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 23 October 1923 on board the SS President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Beef Roulade, Sauce Piquante, Chicken Maryland, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

Other Luncheon Menus for This Voyage:

  • 24 October 1923
    Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 24 October 1923 featured Baked Weakfish Créole, English Steak & Kidney Pie, and Compote of Apricots for dessert.
  • 25 October 1923
    Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 25 October 1923 featured Fried Flounder, Potato Salad, Hamburger Steak with Onion Sauce, and Peach Pie for dessert.
  • 27 October 1923
    Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 27 October 1923 featured Boiled Turbot, Horseradish Butter, Creamed Pork Tenderloin, and Blackberry Pie for dessert.
  • 28 October 1923
    Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 28 October 1923 featured Filet of Sole, Sauce Rémoulade, Corned Shoulder of Pork, Red Cabbage, and Apricot Pie for dessert.
Menu Card, SS President Harding Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 10 April 1934

SS President Harding - 10 April 1934

Vintage Third Cabin Luncheon Bill of Fare from 10 April 1934 on board the SS President Harding of the United States Lines featured PrimaryEntre, SecondaryEntre, and FeaturedDessert for dessert. Reverse Side contained personal notes from the passenger regarding voyage.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 August 1949

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 29 August 1949

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 29 August 1949 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Corned Brisket of Beef and Vegetables, Vienna Steak, Tomato Sauce, and Ice Cream for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1953

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 12 June 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 12 June 1953 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Fresh Haddock, Dugléré, Pork Sausage, Devilled Sauce, and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 14 June 1953

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 14 June 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 14 June 1953 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Fried Fillet of Flounder and Lemon, Filet Steak, Bordelaise, and Plum Pie for dessert.

RMS Queen Mary - 26 December 1940

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 26 December 1940 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Broiled Haddock, Sauce Robert, Beefsteak and Kidney Pie, and Sago Custard Pudding for dessert. This Bill of Fare was prepared for "Officers".

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 December 1947

RMS Queen Mary - 23 December 1947

This post war Christmas Season Bill of Fare was likely viewed by the many British war brides that made the voyage after the war to their new home and life in America. Bill of Fare featured Potage St. Germain, Grilled Fresh Herrings with Mustard Sauce, Tenderloin Hamburger Steak with Garmi Saratoga Potatoes and Compote de Fruits.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1952

RMS Queen Mary - 12 June 1952

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 12 June 1952 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Savory Lamb and Vegetable Stew, Baked Pork and Boston Beans, and Rice Custard Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 15 June 1952

RMS Queen Mary - 15 June 1952

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 15 June 1952 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Roast Loin of Pork, Savory and Apple Sauce, Filets of Haddock, Mornay, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 August 1952

RMS Queen Mary - 12 August 1952

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 12 August 1952 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Grilled Fillet of Cod, Herb Butter, Lamb Chop and Saratogas, and Macédoine of Fruit for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 March 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 29 March 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 29 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Fillet of Whiting, Orly, Frankfurter Sausage and Sauerkraut, and Lemon Chiffon Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 30 March 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 30 March 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 30 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Roast Stuffed Shoulder of Veal, Portugaise, Braised Ox Tail with Vegetables, and Blueberry and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 31 March 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 31 March 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 31 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Boiled Flat Ribs of Beef, Française, Filets of Cod, Grenobloise, and Cherry Flan for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 2 April 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 2 April 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 2 April 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Fillet of Lemon Sole, Meunière, Corned Round and Brisket of Beef with Dumplings, and Rice Custard Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 June 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 11 June 1953

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 11 June 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Spaghetti al Sugo, Grilled Cod, Maître d’Hôtel, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Menu Card, SS Resolute Luncheon Bill of Fare Card - 24 August 1922

SS Resolute - 24 August 1922

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 24 August 1922 on board the SS Resolute of the United American Lines featured Roast Chicken Fermière, Lobster Newbourg, and Wine Jelly with Fruits for dessert.

Menu Card., SS Resolute Luncheon Bill of Fare - 20 May 1925

SS Resolute - 20 May 1925

Cabin passenger Luncheon Bill of Fare from the S.S. Resolute of the United American Lines included both hot and cold selections. it featured Boiled Brisket of Beef, Vienna Veal Steak and the perennial favorite Frankfurters with Sauerkraut. Printed in English and German,

Front Cover, SS Resolute Swedish Luncheon Bill of Fare - 1930s

SS Resolute - 1930s

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from the 1930s on board the SS Resolute of the Hamburg-America Line featured Original Cold Fishes, Swedish Style, Small Tenderloin Steak with Smothered Onions, and Caramel Cream or Apple Pie for dessert. Bill of Fare printed in German, Swedish, and English.

Front Cover, SS Rhein Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 May 1910

SS Rhein - 27 May 1910

Luncheon Bill of Fare for an unamed class of passengers for the 27 May 1910 eastbound voyage of the SS Rhein of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line. The Bill of Fare is written in English and German.

Menu Card - Luncheon Menu, RMS Titanic, 14 April 1912

RMS Titanic - 14 April 1912

Privately published reproduction of the famous Luncheon Bill of Fare from the RMS Titanic feature such specialities as Cockie Leekie, Roast Beef, Veal & Ham Pie, and Virginia & Cumberland Ham.

Menu Card, SS Washington Luncheon Bill of Fare - 6 July 1933

SS Washington - 6 July 1933

Expansive luncheon Bill of Fare selections make this Tourist Cabin Luncheon a feast for the passenges. The Bill of Fare features a chef's special consisting of Home Cured Corned Beef and Steamed Green Cabbage, Boiled New Bermuda Potatoes & Bran Biscuit.

 

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