Rudi's Sel de Mer

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Named for Master Chef Rudi Sodamin, Rudi’s Sel de Mer is an intimate brasserie featuring classic French dishes reimagined with contemporary flair. Menu selections include whole Dover sole meunière with shaved pink Himalayan sea salt, oysters on the half shell, fruits de mer, and salt-crust baked branzino, as well as favorites such as steak frites, duck cassoulet and coq au vin. Conclude your dinner with a classic dessert and fine French cheeses.  

Meals at Sel de Mer are half price for kids 12 years old or under, or free when they order from the kids’ menu.


Rudi’s Sel de Mer restaurant is available on RotterdamKoningsdam and Nieuw Statendam, but on other ships, the Rudi’s Sel de Mer menu is available on select evenings in Pinnacle Grill.

Sel de Mer

At this intimate seafood brasserie, classic French dishes are reimagined with contemporary flair. Feast on such delicacies as Dover sole meunière with shaved pink Himalayan sea salt, oysters on the half shell, and salt-crust baked branzino.

Rudi's Sel de Mer Sample Menu

This sample menu for Rudi's Sel de Mer may not reflect recent changes or substitutions on board.


Fruits De Mer
(Serves two) King crab legs, langoustine, crab claws, jumbo shrimp, mussels, clams, oysters ($25 supplement)
Trio of Seafood Salad
King crab meat, bay shrimp, tuna
Hot Smoked Salmon
cucumber-apple tzatziki
Marinated Lobster
micro lettuce, lemon olive oil, grapefruit segments, potato confit
Classic Baked Escargots
garlic, parsley, Pernod butter
Foie Gras De Canard Au Cassis
duck liver, cassis, crusty brioche
Prime Beef Steak Tartare
prepared in the classic style
French Onion Soup
Gruyère cheese
Tuna Salade Niçoise
tomato, Mediterranean olives, potatoes, green beans, red onions
Fried Calamari Persillade
roasted garlic mayonnaise
Traditional Cured Smoked Scottish Salmon
blinis, sour cream, chives
Ossetra Malossol Caviar
(Serves two) crème fraîche, buckwheat blini ($25 supplement)


Grilled Shrimp Provençale
saffron rice pilaf
Bouillabaisse Marseillaise
red mullet, lobster claw, sole, shrimp, snapper, clams, mussels, tomatoes, saffron, potato, fennel, orange zest, baguette and rouille
Clams Au Beurre
Pouilly Fuissé, garlic, sausage Toulouse, cream
Grilled Seafood Platter
scallops, jumbo shrimp, salmon
Whole Dover Sole Meunière
butter, parsley
12 oz Broiled Maine Lobster Tail
brown lemon butter
Steak Frites
broiled tenderloin steak, pepper sauce, crispy onions
Whole Rack of Lamb
pommery mustard brioche crust, potato vegetable gratin, rosemary jus
Duck À L'Orange
(serves two) braised cippolini onions, rissolé potatoes, petite legumes, orange glace
Soufflé Au Fromage
double baked goat cheese soufflé, mixed salad

Seafood of the Day

Fresh Fish Served Your Way
prepared grilled, steamed or pan fried — Market Price
served with your choice of house-made sauce: tapenade, sauce vierge, tartare sauce, lemon butter, basil-walnut pesto, or green tomato salsa


Apple Tarte Tatin
cinnamon gelato
Rudi's Face to Face Chocolate
fruit creation
hot chocolate sauce, Chantilly cream
Crêpes Suzette
vanilla gelato
Salzburger Nockerl
(serves 2 or more) Austrian-style berry soufflé
Artisanal French Cheeses
dried fruits, nuts, artisan crackers

Ships Featuring Rudi’s Sel de Mer

Dine at Sel de Mer on the following ships
Nieuw Statendam

Onboard Activities

Each day on board offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.