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Vintage Menus of the Cunard Line

Third Class Dining Room - RMS Laconia and Franconia - 1911

Third Class Dining Room - RMS Laconia and Franconia - 1911

The rule was always enforced to sacrifice speed to safety, and never to run any avoidable risk. Even now, though newspapers often speak of "racing" and "making a record," it is believed that the Cunard ships are never allowed to practice either.

Breakfast Menus

Breakfast Menu, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria 1927

RMS Berengaria - 5 August 1927

Elegant Vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare from 5 August 1927 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured an extensive array of offerings including Calf's Liver - Piquante Sauce, Boneless Codfish—Cream Sauce, Mutton Chops, and a wide variety of cereals, fruits, eggs and omelettes, cakes, breads, and beverages.

RMS Berengaria Breakfast Bill of Fare 18 July 1929

RMS Berengaria - 18 July 1929

An expansive vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare from 18 July 1929 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured Grilled Spanish Mackerel—Fines Herbes, Omelettes, Hashed Turkey -- Creole style and American and Wiltshire Smoked and Pale Bacon.

RMS Campania Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 10 September 1898

RMS Campania - 10 September 1898

Nineteenth Century Bill of Fare Card with a Liquor by the Drink List on the reverse side, served on board the RMS Campania of the Cunard Line. Breakfast Bill of Fare featured Fried Plaice, Broiled Finnan Haddin and Smoked Wiltshire Bacon.

SS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 18 October 1931

RMS Franconia - 18 October 1931

1931 Bill of Fare Card from the Cunard Line RMS Franconia II offered an extensive array of the typical American breakfast fare including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast and preserves.

RMS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 13 June 1955

RMS Franconia - 13 June 1955

This 1955 Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from the Cunard Franconia II offered passengers typical American breakfast fare including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacaon, toast and marmalade.

RMS Laconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 8 September 1914

RMS Laconia - 8 September 1914

Breakfast Bill of Fare card from the RMS Laconia on a Westbound voyage from Liverpool to Boston, arriving in Boston on 9 September 1914 featuring Grilled Cod Steaks and Yarmouth Bloaters

RMS Queen Elizabeth Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 19 June 1952

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 19 June 1952

Vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from 19 June 1952 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured a large selection of breakfast fare including Fried Lemon Sole au Citron, Eggs en Cocotte à la Crème, and Broiled American and Danish Bacon.

Breakfast Bill of Fare Card, RMS Queen Mary, Cunard Line, June 1952

RMS Queen Mary - 16 June 1952

1952 Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line offered standard American breakfast fare and treasures like Sauté of Kidney and Finnan Haddie in Milk.

RMS Queen Mary Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 31 March 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 31 March 1953

Vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from Tuesday, 31 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Scotch Minced Collops, Buckwheat and Griddle Cakes, and Fried, Turned, and Poached Eggs.

Another Breakfast Bill of Fare from This Voyage:

  • 2 April 1953
    Vintage Breakfast Bill of Fare Card from 2 April 1953 featured Finnam Haddie in Milk, Broiled Breakfast Bacon and Chipped Beef in Cream, and Buckwheat and Griddle Cakes.
Front Cover, RMS Scythia Breakfast Bill of Fare 24 September 1930

RMS Scythia - 24 September 1930

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Breakfast Bill of Fare from 24 September 1930 on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line featured Broiled Wiltshire, Danish and American Bacon, Bonny Boy Toasted Oats, and Buckwheat Cakes.

Dinner Menus

Menu Cover, Dinner Menu, Cunard Line RMS Andania - 1924

RMS Andania - 6 August 1924

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from 6 August 1924 on board the RMS Andania of the Cunard Line featured Fillets of Brill—Cardinal, Salmi of Duckling -- Green Peas, and Prime Ribs and Sirloin of Beef -- Horseradish.

Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Dinner Bill of Fare - 7 November 1933

RMS Aquitania - 7 November 1933

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 7 November 1933 on board the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line featured Boiled Codfish -- Oyster Sauce, Croquettes of Veal and Ham, and Plum Pudding for dessert. Two Pages of autographs accompanied this menu.

Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 23 September 1935

RMS Aquitania - 23 September 1935

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 23 September 1935 on board the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line featured Supreme of Brill - Vin Blanc, Veal Pöjarskies, and Plum Pudding -- Brandy Sauce for dessert. The Bill of Fare included autographs and great graphics and lyrics for the song "Auld Lang Syne."

Front Cover, RMS Ascania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 19 July 1930

RMS Ascania - 19 July 1930

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from Saturday, 19 July 1930 on board the RMS Ascania of the Cunard Line featured Boiled Salmon, Sauce Hollandaise, Roast Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Victoria Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, SS Aurania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 June 1929

SS Aurania - 28 June 1929

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 28 June 1929 on board the SS Aurania of the Cunard Line featured Suprême of Brett, Cardinal, Fillets of Lake Trout, Meunière, and Petits Fours for dessert. Many autographs were included with this menu.

Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Berengaria 1926

RMS Berengaria - 26 August 1926

Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Thursday, August 26, 1926 the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line on a westbound voyage that arrived at New York the following day Photograph of the RMS Berengaria adorned the top Border.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Dinner Bill of Fare - 17 July 1929

RMS Berengaria - 17 July 1929

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 17 July 1929 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured Tournedos—Mascotte, Croquette of Chicken—Maréchale, and Soufflé Pudding Suchard for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Dinner Bill of Fare - 16 August 1930

RMS Berengaria - 16 August 1930

Vintage Tourist Class Dinner Bill of Fare from Saturday, 16 August 1930 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured Boiled Halibut—Sauce Duglere, Roast Haunch of Mutton—Onion Sauce, and Diplomat Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 3 September 1927

RMS Caronia - 3 September 1927

Vintage Tourist Third Class Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare Card from 3 September 1927 on board the RMS Caronia of the Cunard Line featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Horseradish Sauce, Fried Fillet of Lemon Sole, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

Menu Cover, Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, August 1933, Cunard Line

RMS Franconia - 9 August 1933

Exceptional cover graphics define this Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from 9 August 1933 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line that featured Hot and Cold Consomme, Roast Turkey, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert. While the Bill of Fare selections were limited, the variety show featured artists from Ziegfield Follies, R.K.O. Vauderville and Beaux Arts Club.

Front Cover, Pirate Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, Cunard Line, September 1933

RMS Franconia - 6 September 1933

The "Pirate" Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from the Depression Era Cunard Line Franconia featured Tournedos -- Tourangelle, Calf's Head, Prime Sirloin & Ribs of Beef, and Roast Quail.

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

RMS Franconia - 22 August 1938

Vintage "Get Together" Dinner Bill of Fare from Monday, 22 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Poached Halibut, Sauce Crevette, Paupiette of Beef, Portugaise, and Vanilla and Strawberry Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 24 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 24 August 1938

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Wednesday, 24 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard White Star featured Duckling Cutlets, Clamart, Roast Quarters of Lamb, Mint Sauce, and Neapolitan and Vanilla Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

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

RMS Franconia - 25 August 1938

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Thursday, 25 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Fillet of Flounder, Meunière, Prime Sirloin and Ribs of Beef, Horseradish, and Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 26 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 26 August 1938

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Friday, 26 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Poached Halibut, Ménagère, Entrecote Steak, Crisp Onions, and Seville Pudding for dessert.

RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 27 August 1938

RMS Franconia - 27 August 1938

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare Card from 27 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Poached Salmon, Lobster Sauce, Fried Filet of Sole au Citron, and Bavarois à la Russe for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 June 1955

RMS Franconia - 8 June 1955

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 8 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Hominy Fritters, Horseradish Cream, Poached Fresh Gaspe Salmon, Cucumber, Parsley Sauce, and Printanière Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 10 June 1955

RMS Franconia - 10 June 1955

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Friday, 10 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, Maintenon, Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce, and Coupe Edna May for dessert.

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

RMS Franconia - 11 June 1955

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Saturday, 11 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Roast Leg, Loin and Shoulder of Lamb. Mint Sauce and Jelly, Roast Young Tom Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Meringue Glace Chantilly for dessert.

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

RMS Franconia - 12 June 1955

Colorful Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Sunday, 12 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Pied de veau Vinaigrette, Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière, and Coupe aux Fraises for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Tete de Veau, Américaine, Creamed Chicken on Waffle Cake, and Cardinal Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert. The cover is a painting of the Cunard Building in Liverpool.

Menu Card - Dinner Menu, Cunard Line RMS Ivernia 30 June 1902

RMS Ivernia - 30 June 1902

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Monday, 30 June 1902 on board the RMS Ivernia of the Cunard Line featured Beef Steak & Oyster Pie, Roast Pork – Stuffing -- Apple Sauce, and Sago Pudding for dessert. Reverse Side of Dinner Bill of Fare contains a Wine, Liqeur and Spirits Menu.

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare RMS Laconia 8 September 1914

RMS Laconia - 8 September 1914

This is a dinner Bill of Fare card from the steamship Laconia on a Westbound voyage from Liverpool to Boston, arriving in Boston on 8 September 1914. Although not specifically stated, this would have been the Farewell Dinner.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 May 1952

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 11 May 1952

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 11 May 1952 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Poached Halibut, Marguery, Braised American Ham, Madeire, and Pears Belle Hélène for dessert. Autographs from felow passengers were included.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Bill of Fare - 18 June 1952

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 18 June 1952

Extensive Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 18 June 1952 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Bitock à la Russe , Rack of Lamb. Mascotte, and Soufflé Mercédès for dessert.

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

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 14 June 1953

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Sunday, 14 June 1953 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Risotto à la Grecque, Calf’s Feet en Tortue, and Blueberry Sundae for dessert.

Front Cover - RMS Queen Elizabeth Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 15 June 1953

RMS Queen Elizabeth - 15 June 1953

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 15 June 1953 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Vol au Vent à la Reine, Baked Cloved Ham, Marsala, and Pineapple Royale for dessert. Autographs of fellow passengers accompany this menu.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 August 1937

RMS Queen Mary - 8 August 1937

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare Card from 8 August 1937 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Fillets of Sole Chesterfield, Chicken Halibut, Sauce Victoria, and Régence Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover - RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 August 1952

RMS Queen Mary - 11 August 1952

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 11 August 1952 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Baked Bradenham Ham, Florentine, Roast Stuffed Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Orange Pudding for dessert. This Bill of Fare included "Yearbook" style autographs and well wishies from fellow passengers.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 15 March 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 15 March 1953

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Sunday, 15 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Sirloin Steak, Sauce Choron, Ham Slice, Glazed Pineapple, and Soufflé Printanier for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 March 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 28 March 1953

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Saturday, 28 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Poached Turbot. Sauce Riche, Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, St. Cloud, and Charlotte Russe for dessert.

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

RMS Queen Mary - 29 March 1953

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Sunday, 29 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Poached Fillet of Plaice, Sauce Vin Blanc, Veal and Ham Croquettes. Périgourdine, and Almond Sponge Pudding for dessert.

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

RMS Queen Mary - 30 March 1953

Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare from Monday, 30 March 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Fried Fillet of Flounder and Lemon, Calf's Head, Vinaigrette, and Peach Shortcake for dessert.

Front Cover - RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 1 April 1953

RMS Queen Mary - 1 April 1953

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 1 April 1953 on board the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured Suprême of Turbot, Arlequin, Velouté Agnès Sorel, and Peach Melba for dessert. A page of autographs from fellow passengers was included.

Front Cover, RMS Scythia Dinner Bill of Fare - 20 May 1930

RMS Scythia - 20 May 1930

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Dinner Bill of Fare from Tuesday, 20 May 1930 on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line featured Poached Sea Bass Capetienne, Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce, and Vanilla Bavaroise for dessert. Original Owner inserted photograph of the RMS Scythia on cover of menu.

Front Cover - RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 21 July 1955

RMS Scythia - 21 July 1955

Vintage Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare from 21 July 1955 on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line featured Contre Filet of Beef, Demi-Glace, Poached Turbot, Hollandaise, and Gateau Au Revoir for dessert.

Luncheon Menus

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, 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, 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.

Private Party Menus

Special Bill of Fare - E. D. Jordon and Party aboard the Laconia 1913

RMS Laconia Private Dinner Party - 6 October 1913

This is a very rare personalized special embossed Bill of Fare for E. D. Jordon and Dinner guests aboard the Cunard Line Laconia (I) in October of 1913.

Private Dinner Bill of Fare - RMS Berengaria, 1927

RMS Berengaria Private Dinner Party - 21 June 1927

This is a private dinner Bill of Fare for passengers on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line on a 1927 westbound voyage that originated from Southampton destined for New York. Bill of Fare selections were written in French.

Special Occasion Menus

Easter Dinner Menu, RMS Mauretania, Cunard Line, 1934

RMS Mauretania Easter Dinner - 1 April 1934

Beautiful graphic cover provides an entryway to an exceptional and extensive Bill of Fare for this Au Revoir Easter Dinner onboard the Mauretania. Entrées included Fresh Turtle Steaks, Sirloin Steaks Chasseur and Roast Quarter of Lamb.

Front Cover, Valentine's Day Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, Cunard Line, 14 February 1930

RMS Franconia Valentine's Day Dinner - 14 February 1930

A very elegant Valentine's Day Dinner Bill of Fare prepared onboard the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Fillets of Sole, Boiled Salmon, Mousse de Volaille and Tournedos on this Thos. Cook & Son World Cruise in 1930.

Specialty Menus

Children's Party Menu, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania, 1924

RMS Aquitania Children's Party - 1 October 1924

Very rare Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 1 October 1924, for a Children's Party on board the Steamship Aquitania. Although it didn't state the class, we suspect that it was for Cabin Class passengers.

Menu Cover - Kosher Dinner Menu, RMS Queen Mary, Cunard Line, 8 June 1936

RMS Queen Mary Kosher Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 June 1936

Strictly Kosher Dinner Bill of Fare from Monday, 8 June 1936 onboard the RMS Queen Mary, featured Boiled Fresh Salmon, Fried Haddock and Corn on the Cob.

Kosher Luncheon Menu, RMS Aquitania, Cunard Line, 8 July 1936

RMS Aquitania Kosher Luncheon Bill of Fare - 8 July 1936

Strictly Kosher Lunch Bill of Fare from the RMS Aquitania for Wednesday, 8 July 1936. Bill of Fare featured Baked Fresh Haddock, Omelette Portugaise and Frankfurters with Sauerkraut.

Wine, Liquor, Other Beverages and Tobacco Menu

Vintage Wine, Liquors, and Tobacco - February 1898

Vintage Wine List Bill of Fare Card from the Cunard Line included other items such as liquor, beverages and tobacco. Printed on the reverse side of an 1898 Bill of Fare card.

Wine, Spirits and Tobacco Selections from 1902

Vintage Wine Spirits, and Liqueurs - 1902

April 1902 Wine, Liqueur and Spirits Bill of Fare Card from the Cunard Line printed on the reverse side of a Bill of Fare card form the RMS Ivernia, 30 June 1902.

Front Cover, Cunard Wine List from April 1927

Cunard Line Wine, Spirits, and Tobacco - April 1927

Superb expansive Wine List for the Cunard Line from April 1927 features an extensive Bill of Fare of Champagnes, French Sparkling Wines, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhine Still Wines, Moselle Still Wines, Italian Wines, Port Sherry Vermouth, Liqueurs, Cognac, Whisky, Gin, Rum, Cocktails, Cider, Ale, Stout, Beer, Mineral and Medicinal Waters along with the finest tobacco products and Playing Cards... Everything you could possibly want or desire during your meal or after a meal in the Smoking Room or Ladies Lounge.

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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