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Dining at Walt’s – Disneyland Paris

When you think of what Disney’s theme parks are known for, fine dining is not normally near the top of the list, but for a park located just outside Paris, France an elevated dining experience is required. Walt’s is arguably the nicest restaurant inside Disneyland Paris; you can think of it as equivalent of Club 33, but without the costly yearly membership.

The Disney Blog had the opportunity to tour and experiencing a meal at a recent media event and came away very impressed. Walt’s is a unique experience for many Disney theme park fans. There’s something special just dining on the second floor of Main Street USA. Add to that, the restaurant decorations that tell the the story of the life and work of Walt Disney himself, and you have a must-do for any Disney fan visiting Paris Disneyland.

The experience begins in the ground floor lobby where the story of Walt and Lillian is retold through decor and photographs. Like the iconic private Club 33 at Disneyland, guests at Walt’s then ascend to the dining room via a beautiful staircase.

Each of the six dining rooms represent a different theme: Fantasyland, Adventureland, Discoveryland, Disneyland Hotel, Grand Canyon, and Frontierland. The walls of each room are lined with concept art from some of Disney’s most iconic attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean and Big Thunder Mountain. (click to embiggen, as always)

As you might expect in a themepark located in France, the food at Walt’s is another attraction. Some of the dishes were inspired by Walt’s favorite food, but there’s also a desire to innovate and provide guests a unique dining experience.

In addition to a regular menu, Walt’s offers a Premium Menu where you have a choice of 3 courses for about 60 euros. Our our visit as invited media, we were treated to a selection of dishes from this menu. As you can see from the gallery below they all looked amazing and tasted great as well. (click to embiggen, as always)

Walt’s is one of the most popular restaurants inside Disneyland Paris, so advanced reservations are recommended and can be made up to 2 months prior to your arrival date.

2 thoughts on “Dining at Walt’s – Disneyland Paris”

  1. Walt’s is quite good, even for an American who is well-acquainted with fine American cuisine. What makes the restaurant outstanding is two-fold: first, that you get to dine upstairs on Main Street. That, in and of itself, is cool beyond description for a Disney nerd. The second thing is the decor; it’s simply phenomenal.

    There’s a lot of great dining at DLP, but Walt’s is right at the top of the list.

  2. Had a fabulous time here last year. Everything was perfect. This year with my friends we booked for my 40th and it was a completely different experience. Staff hiding in the wi W chiller in plain view checking their mobile phones. We booked on the meal plan with x1 soft drink per person included. We paid an extra €35 each to get wine with each course. At the end of the meal we were to be charged an extra €35 for x5 soft drinks! We explained on the meal plan you get x1 soft drink per person. X15 minute heated argument began as we refused to pay. We had paid €175 extra for wine which apparently discounts the free meal plan soft drink. The staff were clueless. Spoke to the manageress who was vile. We said we wouldn’t be paying extra for the soft drinks. She blamed it on a communication barrier – we asked her to come with us to guest services to continue the conversation and complaint. The manager raised her voice, caused a scene and was rude. Her staff were also swearing in the restaurant. Pretty poor – we visited at the end of July and put a complaint in….. were told it would be up to x6?weeks for a response. X9/10 weeks on we are yet to receive a reply. EXTREMELY POOR DLP

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