There are several experiences throughout the Walt Disney World Resort that offer Guests the chance to feel like royalty and rub elbows with the Disney Princesses, but none is as popular as a table service restaurant found in the heart of the Magic Kingdom. Cinderella’s Royal Table is an opulent Disney dining experience found inside of Cinderella Castle that serves up a royal feast in an unforgettable setting for breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day.
The royal experience begins before Guests even enter into Cinderella’s Royal Table, as they first have to pass through the stunning breezeway of Cinderella Castle, where intricate mosaic murals brings classic moments from Cinderella to life. After moving through the breezeway, Guests can spot a beautifully carved sign that welcomes them to the restaurant, complete with an image of the pumpkin that magically transformed into Cinderella’s enchanted carriage.
Guests then ascend a beautiful spiral staircase that leads up into Cinderella Castle and get their first glimpse of the opulent and royal setting within. Beautiful stone arches and soaring vaulted ceilings are adorned with intricate carvings and woodwork, bright pops of red and blue can be found on the patterned carpet and chairs, colorful medieval flags proudly hang above, and massive stained-glass windows let in stunning natural light.
These massive windows not only function as a source of light throughout the daylight hours, but also showcase some of the most unique and beautiful views of Fantasyland. Guests who peer out can spot nearby attractions like Prince Charming Regal Carrousel and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and at night the twinkling lights of the Disney Park add an air of romance to the experience.
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The overall effect of Cinderella’s Royal Table is a regal and elegant atmosphere that is furthered by amazing details that Guests absolutely should pause to take note of. Shiny suits of armor lines the hallways, thick velvet accents can be found in the entry, ornate chandeliers dangle from above, and the Disney family crest can even be spotted above a fireplace.
In addition to the general theming, Guests can also spot a nod to some of the most beloved animal characters from any Disney animated film. Jaq and Gus from Cinderella can be found on a ledge above, looking down at Guests and welcoming them to their home!
Cinderella’s Royal Table is a stunning location that typically operates as a character dining experience with the opportunity to meet Disney Princesses including Cinderella, Ariel, and Sleeping Beauty. Unfortunately, the table service restaurant is currently not offering character interactions, but Guests can still enjoy the delicious menu options and beautiful atmosphere.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, each meal at Cinderella’s Royal Table is a prix-fixe experience, offering Guests the opportunity to select one appetizer, entrée, and dessert, all of which feature regal names and delicious flavors.
Since Cinderella’s Royal Table is a table service restaurant, it is one of the only locations in the Magic Kingdom where Guests can order and enjoy alcoholic beverages, and there is a selection of beer, wine, and champagne to choose from. Guests who are looking to truly indulge can also enjoy special wine flights with whimsical names such as the Step Sisters Flight, Royal Breakfast Flight, Belle of the Ball Flight, and The Castle Flight.
Breakfast begins with a basket of assorted pastries for the table to share and classic egg entrée options include Baked Quiché and the Traditional Breakfast with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and potatoes. An indulgent combination of steak and egg can be enjoyed with the Beef Tenderloin and Egg which pairs a large portion of meat with a potato and cheese frittata, broccolini, Boursin cheese sauce, and chive oil.
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Seafood lovers can begin their mornings with the decadent Shrimp and Grits which tops a creamy bed of smoked Gouda cheese grits with tomato jam, a fried egg, buttered shrimp, and garlic baguette. Also very popular is the plant-based Royal Avocado Toast which tops multigrain toast with plant-based eggs and cheese, radish, and jalapeños for a little bit of heat.
By far the most indulgent and sweet breakfast item on the menu at Cinderella’s Royal Table is the Caramel Apple-stuffed French Toast which stuffs a large portion of toast with cream cheese and spiced apples, and drizzles it with caramel sauce, and pairs it with a side of bacon.
The lunch and dinner menus at Cinderella’s Royal Table are identical and feature three courses for Guests to choose from, beginning with the Appetizers of the Court. Guests can enjoy a light Castle Salad or Soup of the Day as well as more indulgent options like the Charcuterie and Steamed Mussels which are paired with a white wine-coconut curry, tomatoes, cilantro, and garlic toast.
The Entrées Royale are the true highlight of the lunch and dinner menus at Cinderella’s Royal Table and meat lovers can dig into the Tenderloin of Beef which is grilled to juicy perfection and accompanied by whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables, and bordelaise sauce.
Guests who are more interested in white meat options can enjoy the Magic Carpet Ride, which pairs a duo of spice-crusted pork tenderloin and pork belly with curry couscous, glazed rainbow carrots, and a decorative peppercorn flying carpet. Also available is the When Will My Life Begin Chicken and Pasta which features braised chicken, forest and moss flowers, and a pine nut pesto served atop a bed of pasta in a frying pan to honor Rapunzel.
Seafood lovers can order the Sustainable Catch En Papillote, which is very allergy-friendly and is served with marbled potatoes, chimichurri, and seasonal vegetables. The final Entrées Royale option on the menu at Cinderella’s Royal Table is the plant-based Chickpea Panisse, which is served with tomato jam, roasted carrots, chermoula-spiced garbanzos, and chive powder.
The final course offered for lunch and dinner at Cinderella’s Royal Table is the Finales, which offers Guests three delicate and delicious desserts to choose from. The Jaq & Gus is a flavorful cheesecake that changes seasonally, The Clock Strikes Twelve is an opulent dark chocolate mousse with caramel, crunchy pralines, and hazelnut gelato, and the plant-based Coffee Pots de Crème features a coffee-infused coconut custard, passion fruit gelée, and chocolate-espresso beans.
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Cinderella’s Royal Table is an unforgettable Disney dining experience in the heart of the Magic Kingdom that offers Guests the chance to dine inside Cinderella Castle in one of the most opulent and regal settings in all of Walt Disney World. With stunning theming, beautiful views of Fantasyland, and a menu of delicious options, Cinderella’s Royal Table is a must-enjoy meal on any Disney vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort!