EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to some of the absolute best dining options at the Walt Disney World Resort, with countless table service and quick service locations to choose from throughout the eleven different pavilions. Each pavilion brings the cuisine and cooking styles from their home countries to life, and Guests who take the time to sample something in each location can feel as though they have taken a culinary tour of the world.
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The UK Pavilion — located near the International Gateway — evokes the charm and proper elegance of the region, with cobblestone streets that wind through neat storefronts and homes, vibrant gardens with a hedge maze and bright blooms, and several very popular dining locations. From a lively lounge to grab-and-go options and traditional British pub fare, let’s check out all there is to eat in the UK Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase.
Rose & Crown Dining Room
The only table service restaurant found in EPCOT’s UK Pavilion is the Rose & Crown Dining Room, which is situated right on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon Rose & Crown invites Guests to dine on authentic British pub fare in a welcoming atmosphere. Open for lunch and dinner each day, the Rose & Crown Dining Room is always very popular with Guests and typically requires a reservation to dine.
The interior of Rose & Crown Dining Room truly feels like a British pub with several separate dining rooms featuring intricately molded ceilings, cozy fireplaces, dark wooden accents and paneling, and vintage china and flatware lining shelves near the tops of certain walls. While the inside is absolutely cozy, Rose & Crown Dining Room also features an open-air patio that offers up stunning views of and great breezes from World Showcase Lagoon. Guests who time it right can even enjoy unique views of Harmonious each evening.
The lunch and dinner menus at Rose & Crown Dining Room are identical, and Guests can begin their meals with appetizer selections including the Soup of the Day, Coronation Salad with Madras dressing and a crunchy grain cracker, or a Scotch Egg wrapped in sausage, perfectly fried and served with a mustard dipping sauce. Also very popular is the United Kingdom Cheese Platter, which features some traditional British cheeses and various accompaniments, allowing for a sampling of different flavor combinations.
The entrées at Rose & Crown Dining Room feature some absolute British pub classics like Fish and Chips served with tartar sauce, Shepherd’s Pie topped with McCall’s Irish Cheddar, Bangers and Mash, and Chicken Masala Curry. Guests can also indulge in the Welsh Pub Burger which is topped with beer cheese sauce, bacon, beer-battered leeks, and Branston Mayonnaise, or the plant-based Savory Impossible Hot Pie which combines seasonal vegetables and plant-based meat and tops them with mashed potatoes.
Guests looking to add to their meals can also order sides of Mushy Peas or Bubble and Squeak, which is a mix of potatoes and cabbage. No meal at Rose & Crown Dining Room is complete without enjoying a delicious dessert, and Guests can choose between the English Trifle with strawberries, vanilla custard, graham crackers, and whipped cream or the Sticky Toffee Pudding with warm vanilla custard and hot butter-rum sauce.
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Rose & Crown Pub
Guests who are looking to enjoy the charm and lively atmosphere of a traditional British pub without committing to a full table service meal at Rose & Crown Dining Room can instead opt for the Rose & Crown Pub. Located inside the same building, the Rose & Crown Pub features a large dark wood bar, traditional etched glass windows, charming molding and details, and even occasional live music to make Guests feel as though they are in the heart of London toasting new friends.
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Rose & Crown Pub offers up a lengthy menu of specialty cocktails like the Welsh Dragon and Leaping Leprechaun in addition to wine, sangria, drafts, and special pub blends which feature different combinations of popular drafts. Guests love trying new combinations like the Half & Half Imperial Pint which blends Harp ad Guinness, the Black Velvet Imperial Pint featuring Cider and Guinness, or the Golden Imperial Pint with Harp and Bass Ale.
In addition to the beverage menus, Guests who stop by Rose & Crown Pub can also order from a very limited menu of food options, including the classic Fish and Chips which are prepared in the same style as at the Rose & Crown Dining Room. Also on the food menu at Rose & Crown Pub is the Sausage Roll and Chips which fills a flaky pastry shell with ground pork, apples, and herbs and serves it with chips and pickled onions.
Yorkshire County Fish Shop
The final dining option in EPCOT’s UK Pavilion is a quick service stand found next door to the Rose & Crown Dining Room on the shores of World Showcase Lagoon. Yorkshire County Fish Shop is a quick-service location housed inside of a charming building that features one ordering counter where Guests can order up the perfect bite to eat while wandering through the UK Pavilion or enjoying a nightly showing of Harmonious.
Yorkshire County Fish Shop serves up a very limited menu and Guests can order up traditional Fish and Chips, a side of Chips, or a 3 pack of Cuties Mandarins. In addition to the food, the quick service location also offers assorted soft drinks, Joffrey’s Coffee, Twining’s of London Breakfast Tea, Bass Ale, and Harp Lager. Yorkshire County Fish Shop is the perfect dining option for Guests who are looking to grab a bite and beverage to enjoy while wandering and soaking up the wonderful atmosphere of the UK Pavilion!