Akerhaus, located at EPCOT in the Norway Pavilion of World Showcase, is an impeccable Princess dining experience. Today, I want to share with you why it’s the PERFECT Experience for Your Princess when visiting Walt Disney World. The moment our family was announced and entered the dining hall, we knew we were in for a magical treat!
Belle was our hostess princess. This means that when we entered, she greeted our family. We had our autograph books ready, and we had several photo opportunities with her. My daughter was dressed as Snow White and was so thrilled to have a little one on one time with Belle. As part of your dining experience, you get a photo package that includes an 8×10 and a few 4×6 prints. These ended up making great souvenirs-and we even had enough to give to the grandparents. The PhotoPass photographer was gracious enough to use my camera to take a few full family shots, which I really appreciated. Since Belle was our hostess, she didn’t move from table to table during our meal, like the others did.
After we were seated, our waiter came and took our drink orders and directed us to the cold buffet. Since we were here for breakfast, we had bagels, fruit, pastries, etc at the buffet. When we returned to our table, our waiter had our drinks and brought us some hot dishes-eggs, breakfast meats, potatoes. This is all you care to eat, and the server will fill your plate as often as you’d like. Then, the magical, princess fun began.
Cinderella arrived first. We had brought Natalie’s Little Golden Books about the princesses to use for autographs. The princesses loved signing their “storybooks”. They also signed her autograph book as well. It was so super cute! She posed with each princess, and the princesses hugged and chatted with Natalie. Next was Aurora, then Snow, and finally Ariel. Each one had big smiles and hugs for Natalie, and it was so wonderful! After the princesses had made their way to each room, they lined the little princesses up for a Princess Parade throughout the dining hall. So cute! It was ADORABLE!
Akerhaus was so regally decorated, and you really feel like you are in a royal banquet hall. We chose Akerhaus over Cinderella’s Royal Table for several reasons. The menu appeared to be something that all of our family would enjoy. Also, they had more times available, and it was an excellent way to see the princesses up close and personal. It was also priced slightly less than Cinderella’s Royal Table.
I think that Akerhaus is the PERFECT experience for your princess! It was for ours! With Akerhaus and Cinderella’s Royal Table being the options for “princess meals”, I don’t think you can go wrong with either one. But, if you can’t get into Cinderella’s Royal Table, or you’re paying out of pocket for meals and want to choose a slightly lesser expensive option, Akerhaus is wonderful.
Have you dined at Akerhaus? What did you think?