It was just announced that the very popular restaurant in Magic Kingdom that offers a character meal with Cinderella will be closed for refurbishment from January 5th, 2015 through early March. Cinderella's Royal Table is expected to reopen March 7th, 2015.
Below are two great alternatives. (Disney just added a third temporary option. More info below.)
(If you are on a Disney Dining Plan that offers sit down tables services, you can theoretically dine at both alternatives for the same price as 1 meal at Cinderella's Royal Table since CRT is 2 table service credits and Akershus and 1900 Park Fare are only 1 table service each!)
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Guest looking for a princess character meal for their young ones may want to book Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in Epcot. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered daily with varying menus. At lunch and dinner Akershus offers a sit down service that includes items off a menu and a small cold buffet called "Taste of Norway" that offers meats, cheeses, cold salads, fruit and more. (Taste of Norway is included with your meal at no additional charge). Breakfast is a buffet that includes both American and Norwegian breakfast favorites. Dining is 1 table service credit on the dining plan. You also receive a free family photo package with a princess.
Princesses currently at Akershus include: Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, Aroura and Belle.
For more information, menus and reviews please refer to the Disney Food Blog.
To make reservations for Akershus, CLICK HERE, or call 407-939-5277.
These pictures were taken during a dinner at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall. We have plans to return for breakfast this year as well.
1900 Park Fare
If you cannot get into Akershus, will not be visiting Epcot, or don't like the menu options offered at Akershus, another good option is dinner at 1900 Park Fare in The Grand Floridian Resort just outside Magic Kingdom (and on the monoraill route). For 1 table service credit on the dining plan, guest can enjoy and all you care to eat buffet featuring popular American foods.
PLEASE NOTE: Cinderella and Prince Charming are only present for dinner, NOT breakfast. Lunch is not offered.
For For more information, menus and reviews please refer to the Disney Food Blog.
Disney has added a temporary Breakfast or Brunch with Royalty at Citricos in The Grand Floridian. For more info and a review, please check out this post from the Disney Parks Blog: http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2015/01/enjoy-breakfast-or-brunch-with-royalty-at-citricos-at-disneys-grand-floridian-resort-spa/
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