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The Loose Cannon

The Loose Cannon on Virgin Voyages cruise ships
The Loose Cannon on Virgin Voyages cruise ships © Photo by Virgin Voyages®

The Loose Cannon: A Small Nautical-Themed Pub

The Loose Cannon, a nautical-inspired bar on Virgin Voyages®, is an embodiment of nautical charm and conviviality. Nestled within the larger ‘Social Club‘ area, this cozy venue is a delightful spot to sip on an array of beers, wines, and basic cocktails. A hallmark feature of The Loose Cannon is its signature beverage, the ‘Sh-oct-a-pus’ – a shot tower designed for five sailors to share, presented in a fun metal octopus sculpture.

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A Compact, Vibrant Spot

Despite its relatively small size, The Loose Cannon exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere. While there is some seating available, the primary focus of this venue is its bustling bar. This lends to its vibrant, sociable energy, making it an ideal spot for those looking for a lively pub experience.

Host to Fun Trivia Games

Adding to its appeal, The Loose Cannon occasionally hosts smaller trivia games throughout the voyage. These engaging activities infuse an extra dash of fun and camaraderie into the atmosphere, bringing sailors together in a spirited exchange of knowledge and laughs.

Digital Jukebox

Music enthusiasts will appreciate the digital jukebox housed within The Loose Cannon. With a digital library boasting thousands of songs, you can select your favorite tunes and add a personalized soundtrack to your pub experience.

Group Activity Beverages

The Loose Cannon takes the concept of group drinks to an all-new level. These beverages are perfect for sharing and enhancing the sense of camaraderie among sailors.

  1. ‘Sh-oct-a-pus’ – Serving 5 – A blend of three different rums, lime, pineapple, grenadine, ginger, and Angostura bitters
  2. ‘Shell Game’ – Serving four – the ‘Shell Game’ features a refreshing mix of gin, Campari, orgeat, pineapple, lemon, and lime.

Our Thoughts

The Loose Cannon is a vibrant, pub-inspired venue where sailors can enjoy a range of beverages, participate in trivia games, and enjoy a rich collection of music. With its group activity beverages and lively atmosphere, it’s an ideal place to share a drink and create lasting memories on your Virgin Voyages® journey.

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Co-Founder and Director. David has a background in web design and development and writes travel content, vacation guides and tips about Virgin Voyages.

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