James Bond food Thunderball menu

What’s on the menu in Thunderball?

We occasionally see James Bond pick up a restaurant menu in the films, but we are almost never permitted to see what's on it. An exception is Thunderball (1965), where, at the Café Martinique in Nassau, the camera lingers on the menu as Bond orders Beluga caviar.

James Bond food conch chowder

Conch chowder

James Bond knows a thing or two about conchs. For one thing, they're reputed to be an aphrodisiac. For another, island people have conch chowder on their wedding night.

James Bond food vegetable soup

Vegetable soup

James Bond's diet at Shrublands health farm, as described in Thunderball, includes a mug of vegetable soup. The soup may be something like the potassium broth that Bond learns about while reading Nature Cure Explained by Alan Moyle.