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Old August 30th, 2008, 12:20 AM
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Default No more Midnight buffets?

Say it isn't so. I used to look foward to them. First time cruisers have lost something very special in not being able to enjoy this very special event.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 02:21 AM
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Who said they were over? RCI does them but not every night. On a 7 day cruise they usually have two.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 04:56 AM
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Make sure to bring your camera to the midnight buffet. We usually get there early to get great pictures. Bob
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Old August 30th, 2008, 11:27 AM
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My brother just got off the Enchantment and they DID have the mid-night buffet! I don't think they will get rid of that!
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Old August 30th, 2008, 07:48 PM
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Most 7-day cruises have one midnight or GALA buffet. Sometimes they will have something very late on Lido deck as well.

It really is a waste to have more than that.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 08:14 PM
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They had a midnight buffet on my 4 night cruise in July.
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Old August 31st, 2008, 12:29 AM
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Default no more midnight buffet

Hi guys,
I'm on the serenade of the seas in 2 weeks to alaska, is there a gala midnight buffet on the ship? I sure hope there is. Does anybody know?
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Old August 31st, 2008, 01:48 AM
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I've heard rummblings that the Gala Buffet is going by the wayside. My last cruise was 14 day and had only one Gala Buffet. There was also a Chocolate Buffet on another night. Yummy!
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Old September 3rd, 2008, 02:14 PM
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just off Majesty last month. 4 night cruise. We had a midnight buffet one night!
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Old September 3rd, 2008, 07:24 PM
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their is only one true midnight buffet on a 7 day cruise, but there is so much to do that you won't miss them on the other nights.
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Old September 3rd, 2008, 07:57 PM
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Have spent many months at sea altogether, and have only been to one or tow midnight buffets, probably because we always take late seating, and usually sit and chat with table-mates till 9:30 or 10. After the first couple of cruises, eating is not the main thing.
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