It was a large elegant room, with mahogany furniture upholstered in crimson. A piano provided entertainment for the diners.
The long tables and mahogany swivel chairs were bolted to the floors in case of bad weather at sea.
The dinner menu on the evening of April 14th, 1912, the night of the collision, shows that the second class passengers enjoyed a hearty three-course meal, with a consommé to start, then a choice of four main courses: baked haddock, chicken curry, spring lamb and roast turkey, followed by dessert and coffee.
For many of those on board, this would be their last meal.