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Praised by Condé Nast Traveler for cuisine “that rivals the top restaurants on land,” Tamarind is the perfect place to explore the culinary traditions of Southeast Asia, China and Japan. The menu, which honors the elements of water, wood, fire and earth, features such exotic fare as wok-seared lobster, barramundi (Asian sea bass) in banana leaf and sushi, accompanied by chilled or heated sake. And, try our specialty sushi created in collaboration with Culinary Council member and Master Sushi Chef, Andy Matsuda.


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


The sensuous flavors of the Far East await at Tamarind. In this serenely elegant setting, dine on such exotic fare as wok-seared lobster and sushi, created from the highest-quality seafood and inspired by Culinary Council® member Chef Andy Matsuda.

Tamarind Sample Menu

This sample menu for Tamarind may not reflect recent changes or substitutions on board.


Satay Sampler
Malaysian lamb, Chinese beef, Thai chicken, Indonesian pork, Vietnamese shrimp, green mango, yuzu kosho, black bean powder
Chicken Lollipops
chicken wings, honey, sesame, tamarind
Shrimp Tempura
watermelon, radish, pomegranate, sweet miso, white soy ponzu
Thai Beef Salad
rare-seared beef, cilantro, scallions, cucumbers, fresh mint, toasted peanuts, kaffir lime dressing
Chinese Five Spice Baby Back Ribs
masago, pineapple, red chili, scallions
Andy Matsuda's Tempura Fig & Arugula Salad
apple vinegar dressing
Thai Citrus Scallops
cilantro, palm sugar, shallots
Jewels of the Sea
shrimp wontons, baby bok choy, lemongrass-sesame broth
Crispy Duck with Steamed Bao Bun
cucumber, carrot, daikon, hoisin sauce
Tom Khakai
sweet and sour soup, coconut chicken, bean sprouts, chili oil
Lobster & Shrimp Gyoza
smoked shoyu, pickled ginger
Vegetarian Ramen Noodle Soup
mushroom, quail egg, kombu, tofu, sesame, ginger
Shiitake & Tofu Spring Rolls
kimchi, vermicelli noodles, carrots, green onions, fermented red pepper dipping sauce


Caramalized Hamachi Clay Pot
coconut juice, green onions, tamarind, tamari, chili
Panang Red Curry Coconut Chicken
crispy lotus, wok-seared vegetables, roasted peanuts
Wok-Seared Lobster & Shrimp
asian greens, ginger, sweet chili, soy
Mongolian Barbecue Lamb Chops
baby bok choy, toasted sesame seeds, marin plum sauce
Cashew Barramundi, Red Thai Curry
japanese eggplant, zucchini, thai basil, snow peas
Braised Eggplant Massaman
sweet potatoes, green beans, peppers, coconut, peanuts
Wasabi & Soy Crusted Beef Tenderloin
tempura of onion rings, tom katsu sauce
Dan Dan Noodles
stir-fried tofu, celery, mushrooms, choy sum, sesame chili sauce
Roasted Pork Belly Char Siu
pickled radish, yu choy, fermented black beans
Sweet and Sour Vegetable Tempura
scallion pancake, tamarind glaze
Crispy Duck, Ginger-Chili Glaze
drunken udon, grilled scallions, bean sprouts
Fire Prawns, Thai-Chili Jam
shishito peppers, shimeji mushrooms, asparagus


Yuzu Cheesecake
honey tuile, white chocolate
Mango Posset
coconut macaroon, passion fruit jelly, mango sorbet
Exotic Fruits
green tea-lemongrass syrup, mandarin sorbet
Matcha Cake
chocolate-ginger mousse, toasted sesame nougatine
Fortune Cookie
vanilla gelato, candied ginger
Selection of House-made Sorbets
lemon-basil, yuzu, lychee

Ships Featuring Tamarind

Dine at Tamarind on the following ships
Nieuw Amsterdam

*Tamarind menu available in Pinnacle Grill on Westerdam Asia itineraries and Zuiderdam Grand World Voyage itineraries.

Onboard Activities

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