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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review

The Freedom of the Seas received a bundle of upgrades in 2011, including a 3D movie theater, and a nursery.

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Overview

An English pub in the middle of the rush on the Royal Promenade.


The Bear & Bull Pub is your typical English pub, with dark wood panels and furniture. For decoration it has a fake book shelf and a variety of fake skulls ranging from the first Australopithecus to Homo Sapiens. Two high benches are located inside the pub and there are some tables scattered outside as well (great for people watching on the Royal Promenade). The pub is a fun place to grab a beer, and more often than not you'll find the Bear & Bull packed with beer aficionados.

Drinks

As one might expect given its the ship's pub, the Bear & Bull has the largest beer selection on the ship. The bar offers international beers from England, Germany, and the USA, just to name a few. For those who want a more Irish feel, the bar even carries Guinness. All beers cost between $4 and $6 dollars.

Activities

Bear & Bull opens in the late afternoon and stays open late into the night. At night, a live musician plays classic rock music for you to sing along with—or just listen to and enjoy.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Cabins
  3. Inside Stateroom
  4. Royal Suite
  5. Owner's Suite
  6. Grand Suite
  7. Junior Suite
  8. Superior Oceanview Stateroom
  9. Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom
  10. Large Oceanview Stateroom
  11. Interior Stateroom
  12. Family Oceanview Stateroom
  13. Royal Family Suite
  14. Oceanview Stateroom
  15. Promenade Family Stateroom
  16. Promenade Stateroom
  17. Presidential Family Suite
  18. Family Interior Stateroom
  19. Cabin Amenities
  20. Dining
  21. Main Dining Room
  22. Chop's Steakhouse
  23. Portofino
  24. Windjammer
  25. Jade
  26. Johnny Rockets
  27. Sorrento's
  28. In-Room Dining
  29. Drinks
  30. Pools & Decks
  31. Pool Areas
  32. Sun Decks & Open Areas
  33. Deck Plans
  34. Recreation
  35. Lounges & Public Spaces
  36. Freedom Day Spa
  37. Fitness
  38. Retail
  39. Other Activities
  40. Nightlife & Shows
  41. Bear & Bull Pub
  42. Olive & Twist
  43. Pharaoh's Palace
  44. Schooner
  45. Boleros
  46. The Crypt
  47. Vintages
  48. On Air
  49. Champagne Bar
  50. Studio B
  51. Pool Bar
  52. Sky Bar
  53. Solarium Bar
  54. Casino
  55. Shows & Other Entertainment
  56. Service & Staff
  57. Staff & Ship Policies
  58. Health & Safety
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  61. vs Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Dawn
  62. Conclusion
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