The “Everything On the Menu!!” Dinner Review of Be Our Guest Restaurant in Disney World

Mystery has surrounded the creation of the Beauty and the Beast-themed Be Our Guest Restaurant — Disney’s newest dining location — since we first saw the Be Our Guest Restaurant concept art!

From the announcement that beer and wine would be served for the first time at a Magic Kingdom restaurant to our most recent Be Our Guest guest review, we’ve explored the Beast’s domain from afar.

Be Our Guest Bridge Entrance

Well, not anymore. I finally was able to dine at the Be Our Guest Restaurant in the New Fantasyland at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom! And over the course of several meals I (and my various dining companions) ordered everything on the menu. (Well, the adult menu anyway.) I know how important it is to know what you’re getting when you’re planning your dining in Disney World, and I wanted to be thorough with this one for you guys.

After months (and months) of speculation about the decor and menu, stepping inside Be Our Guest Restaurant was truly exciting.

Be Out Guest Restaurant Check-In Area

After dining there several times this weekend, I’m anxious to bring to you my take on the food, beverages, and decor. So, let’s get started…

Atmosphere

Guests begin their experience by checking in at the Bridge entrance — a bit like a Gatekeeper’s area. This is where you make your requests for a dining room if you’d like — the Ballroom or West Wing (the Rose Gallery is usually used only for lunch, though some overflow tables are seated there during dinner currently).

Once you’re checked in, you’ll be given a pager and asked to wait on the bridge. Once your page goes off, head toward the large restaurant entrance to be greeted by the Beast’s servant who will take you to your table!

Be Our Guest Restaurant Entry Doors

Beast's Servant Leads Us To Our Table

Once you’re inside the castle, be sure to peek into the Beast’s Study. It’s the room where lunch guests make their orders, and is located right through the hallway where the Knights are all whispering to one another!

In the study, you might see Beast himself greeting his guests!

This was a surprise for those of us dining at the restaurant the first night of reservations. We’d all been told that Beast would not appear, but at 45 minute intervals throughout the evening he walks through the restaurant (with great fanfare and cheering) and then settles in [Read more…]

Disney Food Post Round-Up: November 11, 2012

After much speculation, we now know where the first two Disney World Starbucks locations will be!

In Summer 2013, guests will be able to get their “sbux” at Main Street Bakery in the Magic Kingdom, and Fountain View Cafe in Epcot!

Other big news? We had our first lunch review from Be Our Guest Restaurant in the Magic Kingdom’s New Fantasyland earlier this week. Here’s another informed Be Our Guest Restaurant lunch review, too!

Disney Food News

Interesting food news this week. Read on!

We’ve got additional food news (including Via Napoli Pizza Window opened in Epcot, restaurant closure updates, and LOTS more) on our Disney Food News Pin Board!

DFB Reader Finds

If you find a fun new food in or from Disney, share a photo with us so we can add it to our DFB Reader Finds!

Suzannah DiMarzio from Zannaland shared a unique find – limited edition cupcakes from the Festival of the Masters art festival in Downtown Disney this weekend.

Festival of the Masters Cupcakes

Brett Young sent us this delicious photo collage of eats from Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival!

Food and Wine Festival Pics

Abby Millsaps tweeted this pictures of a holiday dessert she found at Disneyland’s French Quarter. Abby says it has the “texture of a zebra Dome”! Yum!

Holiday Dessert at French Market in Disneyland

 

On to the Round-Up

Walt Disney World for Grown Ups hangs out at the Trout Pass Pool Bar outside the Wilderness Lodge.

Daveland visits Disney California Adventure and heads to Flo’s V-8 Cafe.

Eating (and Drinking) Around the World visits the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.

Main Street Gazette shares the recipe for Pumpkin Mousse Trifle from the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.

The Disney Post interviews a Disney Food Scientist!

Disney by Mark shares Disney Aulani’s Food and Wine Festival details in Hawaii!

Disney Parks Blog makes a pit stop at the Cozy Cone Motel at Disney California Adventure.