Akershus Royal Banquet Hall to reopen in early November at EPCOT

Oct 18, 2022 in "Akershus Royal Banquet Hall"

Posted: Tuesday October 18, 2022 10:04am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall at EPCOT's Norway Pavilion will reopen on November 4 2022. 

The family-style dining experience includes Traditional KjØttkaker featuring Norwegian meatballs or the Kylling og Melboller, a Norwegian take on chicken and dumplings. Classic American-cuisine includes Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Grilled Salmon, and Macaroni & Cheese. The meal serves up both a Rice Cream with strawberry sauce and a Chocolate Roulade with lingonberry cream for dessert.

It appears that at least initially, only lunch and dinner will be on offer, with no breakfast service.

The Disney Princesses will also make their return to the Royal Banquet Hall and reservations for Akershus Royal Banquet Hall open on October 24 2022.

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Elizabeth SwannAug 21, 2023

If it comes back like it was before Covid then you would still be able to get in as only half the place was the character breakfast and the other half you could go in and order off the menu.

dreday3Aug 21, 2023

Oh gosh, I hope they don't. Their breakfast menu is so good right now. That breakfast pizza there is one of the best things I've ever had at Disney. I don't want to have to go to a character breakfast to get it.

MisterPenguinAug 21, 2023

The breakfast M&G was great. Good food. Good one-on-one time with the characters. Tho, Eric's a boor.

seabreezept813Aug 21, 2023

It stunk compared to the previous offering. My family enjoyed the steak which I don’t remember if that had been on the old menu.

jpedenAug 21, 2023

Do you think it returns this calendar year? I have a kid that would love the characters they had here previously.

SirwalterraleighAug 21, 2023

Is that really their goal anymore? Doesn’t seem it. They seem to be fine on running part restaurants on reduced staffing

wdwmagicAug 21, 2023

I don't believe it is dead, and expect it to return.

MagicHappens1971Aug 21, 2023

It’s strange that they haven’t brought this back as Trattoria almost always has open reservations for breakfast, this could help remedy that issue. This breakfast was fun, I did it once.

mattpetoAug 21, 2023

Nothing new here, but how long will they leave the webpage up unchanged: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/boardwalk/trattoria-al-forno/ Is this dead? Maybe waiting for the rest of the Boardwalk makeover to be complete (Cake Bake Shop, Blue Ribbon, etc, boardwalk?

John park hopperApr 27, 2023

The question was for people who have eaten at both and remember it

ToTBellHopApr 27, 2023

It was the best wedge salad of John’s life.

James JApr 27, 2023

It's been nearly 30 years since the name changed, so that's an incredibly hard comparison to make in all the time that has passed. I was on my first WDW trip just before the change to Garden Grill - I was two years old 🤣

John park hopperApr 27, 2023

Who remembers the Garden Grill when it was originally The Good Turn Restaurant . If you ate there how does it compare to the Garden Grill Have eaten at both over the years and hands down the Good Turn was much better IMO

ToTBellHopApr 27, 2023

They can keep their loaf of bread.