Disney’s Animal Kingdom to offer flavors of the world at new dining location — Tiffins

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Due to visible construction progress, it’s been obvious that Disney’s Animal Kingdom was adding a new restaurant for some time now, it just wasn’t officially announced until today. The name of the location is “Tiffins” and it will focus on aspects of world travel. The location will offer ‘waterfront views’ from both indoor and outdoor seating.

While specific menu items have yet to be announced. Its cuisine will feature items from the places and countries that you see represented throughout Disney’s Animal Kingdom. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a few favorite items from Sanaa sneak their way onto the menu either.

With Disney’s Animal Kingdom soon expanding to include more night time fun (Safari, Rivers of Light and Discovery Island entertainment) and Avatar-land, it makes sense that they’ll have to increase their dining capacity to handle the additional crowds.

If wasn’t officially announced, but presumably, this is the new table-service restaurant going in behind Pizzafari on the path to Avatar – Land.

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More photos of the construction in our Disney’s Animal Kingdom construction update from earlier this month.

What’s a Tiffin you ask? It’s an anglicized Indian word for a container used to carry food and lately has become to also stand in for midday meal. Here’s a photo of some. If you’ve been on the Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you’re familiar with the style of serving a meal via tiffins.

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What do you think of this restaurant idea for Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Are you looking for more table-service dining at the park? What would you like to see on the menu?

Tiffin photo courtesy cc-by-nc-nd-2 license from Flickr user: petithiboux

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One thought on “Disney’s Animal Kingdom to offer flavors of the world at new dining location — Tiffins

  1. Patricia

    I like the idea of adding table service, considering the upcoming expansion. Although some of our favorite restaurants are in the hotels (yachtsman, Ohana, Sanaa, etc) we do enjoy some table service offerings in the parks (50s prime time, crystal palace, pretty much all of EPCOT). It’ll be nice to have an animal kingdom option now as well.

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