We’re just 10 days, at least as of this writing, away from the wide opening of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. If you’re on the fence about buying tickets, Disney hopes two new teaser trailers will tempt you to be their guest The first new… Read More »Two new Beauty and the Beast trailers
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Guests were evacuated from the Beauty and the Beast themed Be Our Guest restaurant at the Magic Kingdom earlier tonight. Twitter user Brian Carey captured the moment on video: https://twitter.com/BrianCarey_/status/765316899525816320 Although some reported smelling smoke, it turns out it was just a false alarm and… Read More »Be Our Guest evacuated after smoke reported, possible fire
In all the hub-bub of the Star Wars and Toy Story Land announcements this weekend, this little item of news from the D23 Expo may have passed under your radar. The official name and theme for the new restaurant coming to Adventureland at the Magic… Read More »Skipper Canteen is name of new restaurant coming to Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom
Testing for a prix fix breakfast service at New Fantasyland’s Be Our Guest restaurant began in late March and has been very popular with guests. Disney just announced that it will make the AM service a permanent offering. Reservations can be made now for dates… Read More »Be Our Guest restaurant breakfast now a regular offering at Magic Kingdom
The rumors of a new restaurant opening in the old Adventureland Veranda have been going on for half a decade (if not longer). It hosted the occasional quick service test, was remodeled to host character meet and greets, including most recently Tinker Bell and her… Read More »Adventureland Veranda Restaurant at Magic Kingdom to Reopen with New Theme
If you’re planning a Magical Disney vacation, chances are you’ve been salivating over what dining reservations to make to complete the experience. Food Network host Jeff Mauro and his family recently picked a few of their favorites and journeyed to Walt Disney World for a… Read More »Food Network Magical Disney Vacation Special Debuts January 24
The Be Our Guest Dining room features two rooms out of the movie and a third inspired by great moments from the film. The two rooms from the movie, the ballroom and west wing, will be open for both lunch and dinner service, while the… Read More »Be Our Guest restaurant – Video Tour of All Three Dining Rooms
Over the weekend a few guests were allowed in among the cast member previews of New Fantasyland and I managed to grab this video of the magical transformation that occurs in the mysterious West Wing of the Beauty & The Beast themed Be Our Guest restaurant. The time to pay attention is when a thunderstorm rolls in, first the rose drops a petal, then the prince’s portrait flashes to include the beast during a a bolt of lightning.
Sorry for the shakey bits there. Neither effect is all that special technology wise, but when placed within the room straight out of the movie, albeit set up for dining, the feeling is magical.
A few more photos of The West Wing below the jump: