Complimentary drinks are part of the Emerald Cruises river cruising experience with free beer, wine and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner.

Our experienced and friendly team on-board are always more than happy to use their expertise to advise you on your drinks choices.

Allow them to suggest pairings to best suit your cuisine as you take advantage of our complimentary drinks package.

Whether you’ve got an eye for top-notch single malt or a penchant for a particular bottle of fizz, our extensive drinks menu consists of both old favourites and rarer names that will undoubtedly tempt you.

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An Extensive Drinks Menu

Our sommelier carefully handpicks our wine selection each evening, sourced from local and regional vineyards.

Robust reds and delicate whites are served to showcase the best of what the local region has to offer. Our extensive drinks menu also consists of premium favourites and rarer labels to tempt when the mood takes you.

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Hand-Picked Drinks

Our knowledgeable sommeliers and servers are more than happy to guide you through the extensive choice of drinks available aboard the Emerald Cruises river cruise fleet.

From pairing wines with your meal to rustling up that delicious cocktail you can only recall from taste and appearance, the team will go the extra mile to satisfy your palate and quench your thirst.

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Complimentary In-Suite Drinks

For guests staying in the Owner’s One-Bedroom Suites, a complimentary in-suite mini-bar is restocked daily with a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks – perfect for an evening tipple on your private balcony.

And the complimentary Nespresso machine is perfect when you’re having a particularly lazy morning.


Self-Serve Hot Beverages

Our self-serve hot beverages are available to you all day every day.

Wake up with a morning espresso with breakfast or wind down with a specialty tea before bed.

Drinks stations are conveniently located throughout your Star-Ship to ensure you never go thirsty.

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Non-Alcoholic Beverages

We know that alcohol will not always be top of your list, so we have a wide selection of non-alcoholic beverages for you to enjoy, too!

On top of tea and coffee, choose from several refreshing soft drinks, fruit juices and even a choice of mocktails!

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A Generous Cocktail Menu

Our expert bartenders are available throughout your cruise to mix up one of our many delicious cocktails.

Emerald Waterways’ vast bar menu promises something for everyone, whether you’re craving an exotic Mai Thai or a classic Cosmo.


A Beer For Everyone

Is there anything quite like a refreshing sip of a perfectly chilled beer of your choice to toast to your meal ahead?

Whether it be a draught beer or one of our carefully selected bottled beers, we have a choice of beers from all over the world for you to take your pick from.

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Enjoy Branded Spirits

If you're in the spirit, we have an extensive choice of branded ones just for you.

From refreshing, world-renowned Gins such as Gordons and Hendricks; to a vast selection of Scotch, Bourbon and Brandy, you'll always be able to have that perfect drink to watch the sun set on another unforgettable day of discovery with us.