RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 25 August 1938

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 25 August 1938

Front Cover of a Vintage Luncheon Menu from Thursday, 25 August 1938 on board the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Sirloin Steak, Maître d’hôtel, and Plum Pie for dessert.

Menu Items

  • Tomato Juke Cocktails
  • Seville Olives
  • Smoked Brislings
  • Bismarck Herrings
  • Tunny Fish and Onions
  • Sweet and Sour Gherkins
  • Courgette, Orientale
  • Eggs, Rémoulade
  • Herrings à la Sardine
  • Consommé Célestine  
  • Split Pea Soup
  • Poached Cod, Espagnole
  • Grey Mullet, Grenobloise
  • Potted Shrimps
  • Omelettes—Plain and Tomato (to order)
  • Macaroni à la Borghese
  • Chef’s Suggestion—Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs
  • Braised Round of Beef, Jardinière
  • Brussels Sprouts Broad Beans
  • Buttered Beetroot
  • Baked, Mashed and French-Fried Potatoes


From the Grills

  • Sirloin Steak, Maître d’hôtel
  • Calf’s Liver, Bacon and Onions


  • Roast Sirloin of Beef
  • Boiled Ham
  • Luncheon Sausage
  • Pressed Beef    
  • Veal and Ham Pie
  • Ox Tongue        
  • Roast Lamb


  • Lettuce, Tomato, Emma, Potato
  • Mayonnaise and Lemon Dressings
  • Tapioca Pudding         
  • Plum Pie
  • Ice Cream and Wafers


  • Gorgonzola, Roquefort, Chilvern, Cottage, Cheshire, Gruyère, American, Kraft
  • Biscuits   
  • Coffee

Passengers on Special  Diet are especially invited to make known their requirements to the Head Waiter.

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu - 25 August 1938

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