Princess Storybook Dining Review at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall is one of the most popular character meals at Walt Disney World. Located in Norway and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Belle is your host who you meet on arrival. In addition, you will see a selection from Ariel, Aurora, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Mary Poppins and Snow White. We have updated our guide to this ever popular Epcot Character Dining Experience & have added our highlights video.
The Royal Banquet Hall is a stunning venue and you will be met on arrival by your host Belle. On arrival everyone queues to have a photograph taken with Belle before being taken to your table. This is the only photo opportunity which will have Disney Photopass photographers present.
In addition to your meal, you will meet a selection from Ariel, Aurora, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Mary Poppins and Snow White. Why Mary Poppins is considered a Princess remains a mystery but she does make appearances on occasions. Although the Frozen characters now meet in Norway they are not part of this dining experience. Characters appear on a rotating basis and there are no guarantees in advance who will be present.
Princess Storybook Dining is one of the best value meals with your Disney Dining Plan, especially for dinner. The meal costs just 1 credit with the Disney Dining Plan. In contrast, the more popular Cinderella’s Royal Table at the Magic Kingdom costs 2 credits. Although this is a popular venue we have seen late reservations available on occasions. However, we do recommend booking as soon as your Advanced Dining Reservation slots open up.
Princess Storybook Dining is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food is better than many of the other Disney World Character Meals but might not be popular with picky eaters. Picky eaters may find breakfast more to their liking.
For breakfast, you will first access a buffet and then be served at your table hot items Family Style. For those unfamiliar with Family Style, your food is served on large platters which the whole family share & is common at many Disney Dining venues.
For lunch and dinner, you will get access to a cold buffet followed by a choice of waiter served entrees and desserts served family style. Entrees include meatballs, chicken, salmon and pork all served with traditional Norwegian accompaniments. We are fairly adventurous eaters and have found dinner to be much more exciting than breakfast items.
In our opinion, Princess Storybook Dining is a fantastic experience for all little princesses and probably a meal to add to your Walt Disney World Bucket List.
The are plenty of other Character meals at Walt Disney World where you can meet Characters including Pooh, Tigger, Chip, Dale, Mickey Mouse and many more. Read our guide to Walt Disney World Character Meals here.
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