Is Tiffins in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Worth Two Disney Dining Plan Credits?

If you are looking for an eclectic meal in the heart of Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom, Tiffins could be the right choice. Open just under two years, Tiffins is a Signature Dining experience — which means it requires two Disney Dining Plan table service credits (or quite an investment from your wallet).

But guests agree that dining in Tiffins is as much about the atmosphere as it is the food. The restaurant is inspired by travel and the wonderful adventures that take place when one steps out of one’s comfort zone. You’ll see nods to travel quite literally everywhere — from wall to wall. You’ll also find love for animals and conservation in the artwork at Tiffins, in keeping with the Park’s theme.

The food at Tiffins is an interesting blend of flavors and ingredients from around the globe, and it’s generally enjoyed by guests who yearn for something adventurous in their dining. Tiffins, and her sister Nomad Lounge, adjust their menus with some regularity (particularly on the Small Plates menus), so if you plan on dining here, you’ll want to keep an eye on the menus.

Tiffins Sign, with tiffins on top

Tiffins Sign, with tiffins on top

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Get Your Green On!! St. Patrick’s Day Events at Downtown Disney’s Raglan Road

I had an AWESOME time when I headed to Raglan Road in Downtown Disney for St. Paddy’s Day a couple of years ago, and since then the celebration has only gotten bigger and better!!

THIS year, Raglan Road is making plans for their four-day (!!!!) festival from March 14 – 17, featuring music, dancing, awesome food, and Irish traditions.

Festival Details

Get your green on! Guests can participate in festivities March 14 and 15 from 6 p.m. until 1:15 a.m. and March 16 and 17 from noon until 1:15 a.m.

On Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, St. Patrick’s Day guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Saturday, a cover charge of $5 will apply to each guest 18 and over; on Sunday, the cover charge is $10. Reservations can be booked on March 14 by 407-938-0300.

Top musicians and dancers will be performing on multiple stages creating a fun festival atmosphere, and there will be PLENTY of eats and suds to make your week even better! Let’s start with the good stuff…

Food and Beverages

With a selection of beers and authentic cuisine by Irish celebrity chef Kevin Dundon, the “Mighty Festival” is not-to-be-missed!

Lunch Demonstration

In a mighty culinary experience, Master Chef Kevin Dundon and Michelin star Chef Derry Clarke will showcase a lunch demonstration on Wednesday, March 13th, at 1PM. Cost is $55 per person with wine pairings; $45 without wine pairings, plus tax and gratuity. Tables in Wonderland Members will receive a 20% off discount!

Lunch Demo!

I can’t wait to see how that Poached Pear is!!

Poached Pear with Creme Brulee Foam and Beetroot Macaroon

A Tale Of Two Chefs: Signature Dining Experience

And on Thursday, March 14th, at 6:30PM, Chefs Kevin Dundon and Derry Clarke will present a culinary extravaganza! Cost is $105 per person plus tax and gratuity. Tables in Wonderland Members will receive a 20% discount!

A Tale Of Two Chefs!

Check out the goodies — Rack of Spring Lamb and Braised Cottage Lamb Pie, Farm Fresh Vegetables with Twice-Cooked Roast Potato!

Rack of Spring Lamb and Braised Cottage Lamb Pie, Farm Fresh Vegetables with Twice-Cooked Roast Potato

Call 407-938-0800 to book culinary events. Check out www.raglanroad.com for upcoming details.

Music and Dance

Each day over 35 musicians and dancers will perform! Headliners include the most successful U2 tribute show in the world, Elevation!

Elevation Lead Singer on stage at Raglan Road

Plus The Willis Clan, Girsa, Three Dollar Band, Creel, Johnny Snags Norton, and Justin Murphy.

The line-up of Irish band performances will begin with a festival preview March 8-10 by The Willis Clan. Mark your calendars for these performances:

  • The seven full-time champion Raglan Road Dancers will perform daily.
  • Renowned Irish dancer and choreographer Ronan McCormack of the original Riverdance cast, will lead Irish Dance Workshops Friday through Sunday.
  • Distinguished Dublin-born multi-instrumentalist Declan Masterson, recent touring musical director of Riverdance, will lead Irish Music Workshops.
  • Ceili (kay-lee) traditional music and structured set-dancing event on Saturday, including guest participation.
  • “The Electric Ceili,” will bring a host of Irish musicians and dancers on the Waterfront Stage on Sunday evening.
  • Performances by Raglan Road house band Creel, The Willis Clan, Girsa, Three Dollar Band, and Johnny & Justin.
  • World-famous U2 tribute band Elevation will be playing Saturday and Sunday.

Other Activities

Guests can also enjoy face painting, stilt walkers, competitions, giveaways and St. Patrick’s Day memorabilia.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Raglan Road!

It’s truly an incredible atmosphere and a fun experience for everyone, young and old!! Head out to RR for a rockin’ St. Paddy’s day!

Have you attended an event at Raglan Road? Let us know in the comments below!