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Be Our Guest Restaurant Reservations Update 8/22/12

UPDATE: August 21st; 8am: Walt Disney World Reports:

Disney Dining is still experiencing heavy call volume today. Expect longer than average wait times. Except for Be Our Guest, which opens online booking 8/22, you can make ressies online to save time.

If you made a reservation on Monday, August 20 for Be Our Guest, Disney is staying as long as you have a reservation number, it is a valid reservation. If you dd not leave a credit card on August 20th, your reservation will NOT be cancelled

If you tried to call and cancel a different dining reservation yesterday so you wouldn't be charged the no show fee, you will not be charged. This applies to dining reservations through 8/22.

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UPDATE: 8/21 afternoon: We’re being told by readers that at this point, reservations made for Be Our Guest via the automated system that do not have a credit card guarantee will not be cancelled

IMPORTANT: If you booked a Be Our Guest Reservation today via the automated system and did not provide a credit card, your reservation may be in danger of cancellation.

Our friends at the DISNEY FOOD BLOG Report:

.... those who booked reservations for Be Our Guest Restaurant through the automated booking service this morning (i.e. you did NOT speak to an actual human being), these reservations have not been held with a credit card guarantee and may be cancelled today due to a glitch in the system. You will need to call back on the dining line today and modify your reservation, adding a credit card number guarantee.

If you do this, continue to confirm your reservations today and tomorrow as a precaution.

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Be Our Guest Restaurant


Reservations for the brand new Be Our Guest Restaurant began at 7am August 20 at 407-WDW-DINE.

There will be three themed dining rooms: the mysterious West Wing with the “enchanted rose”; the Rose Gallery with twirling, larger-than-life figures of Belle and Beast; and the elegant Ballroom with domed ceiling, twinkling chandeliers and glimpses of softly falling snow outside.

Chef Deardorff has been at the helm in Disney kitchens for 25 years, most recently as part of the opening of the restaurants at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai’i. Now he’s back to open Be Our Guest, inspired by “Beauty and the Beast,” with three dining rooms and seats for over 500 guests.

“Lunch is quick service, but not traditional counter service,” says Deardorff. Guest-activated terminals make ordering a snap (there also will be traditional cashiers for cash orders and special dietary requests). You order, take a seat and lunch is delivered to your table " on china, not paper.

Dinner is table service, with diverse starters such as a charcuterie plate with cured meats and sausages, mussels steamed in white wine, French onion or potato leek soup, and a salad with champagne vinaigrette. We’re intrigued by the salad trio with three mini tastes of roasted beet, raisins and orange; green beans, tomatoes and roasted shallots; and watermelon, radish and mint.


For more on the menu click HERE!


Two of these minotaur sculptures will welcome guests at the front entrance of the restaurant. Their design was inspired by animated footage from the “Beauty and The Beast” film, specifically the scene in which Belle enters the castle for the first time.

Be Our Guest Restaurant

You can make reservations up to 180 days out " the very first seating will be for dinner on November 19 by calling 407-WDW-DINE (3463), or visiting any Guest Relations theme park location or Guest Services desk at a resort. Online reservations will be available August 22 by visiting www.disneyworld.com/dine.

Menus: http://allears.net/menu/menus.htm#mk

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