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 Koningsdam 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. Rudi's Sel de Mer's menu items are priced a la carte.

Hors d’Oeuvres

Fruits De Mer
(Serves two) King crab legs, langoustine, crab claws, jumbo shrimp, mussels, clams, oysters
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

Les Plats

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

Poisson du Jour

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

Les Entrées

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

Plats du Jour

Duck Cassoulet
duck confit, roasted duck breast, pork and garlic sausage braised with cannellini beans
Coq Au Vin
chicken, red wine sauce,root vegetables, mushrooms, smoked bacon, roasted celeriac purée
Daube De Boeuf
braised beef, vegetables, red wine sauce, herbed polenta
Rack De Veau
mélange of vegetables, veal jus
Coquilles St. Jacques
parsnip purée, asparagus, sun-dried tomato
Souris D'Agneau Braisée
braised lamb shank, cannellini beans
Salt Crust Baked Branzino
sea bass, herbes de Provence, tarragon beurre-fondue


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