Thursday, December 6, 2012

Scott And Carol Present - A Peek At The New Fantasyland Pt 3

Just outside of Gaston's Tavern, the stud muffin himself is available for a "meet and greet" at select times.
A legend in his own mind, Gaston has marked the entrance to the Tavern with this bronze statuary tribute to himself.
The inside Gaston’s Tavern has a very manly decor, themed to Gaston's many outdoor exploits. The house speciality, in honor of Gaston's loyal sidekick, will be Lafou's Brew, a no-sugar added frozen apple juice with a hint of toasted marshmallow, plus  the Tavern will sell cinnamon rolls and a few other menu items

High on the hill, the Beast's castle, overlooks Fantasyland and inside the castle is one of the most extravagant and highly immersive attractions of New Fantasyland and it's not a ride or a show, it's a restaurant. The Be Our Guest restaurant transports visitors inside a the classic 1991 Disney animated film, “Beauty and the Beast."
A separate entrance has been set up for guests who just want to take a peek inside this new sit-down restaurant. The waiting time for a reservation was 90 minutes during our visit, so get their early. You won't be getting a quick bite to eat here without a little bit of planning.

The great hallway looks appropriately medieval, yet oddly comforting at the same time. Be Our Guest offers three different dining experiences. Adding to the immerseness of the experience,  very cast member speaks in movie dialect, which makes the little ones giggle.

Here's a look at The Ballroom, with it's elegantly styled domed ceiling, twinkling chandeliers and views of softly falling snow. You can see two of the ornately designed chairs just behind the column. The Rose Gallery, which is only available at lunch time. features twirling, larger-than-life figures of Belle and Beast and the mysterious West Wing, featuring an enchanted rose round out the uniquely themed dining rooms.

Your last look, after some sweets and treats, will leave a lasting memory of this tale as old as time! A wonderful place to grab a snack while waiting for your Fastpass time, Be Our Guest is located right in the middle of New Fantasyland.

Once the Snow White and Seven Dwarfs coaster opens in 2014, the transformation will be complete, and Fantasyland will be the largest land of all!