Disney's BoardWalk to be updated with new table service restaurant, bakery, enhancements to the hotel's lobby, and refreshed guest rooms

Mar 11, 2022 in "Disney's BoardWalk Inn"

Posted: Friday March 11, 2022 3:04pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has today announced plans to update Disney's BoardWalk with new enhancements at the hotel and on the BoardWalk itself.

Updates will include a new lobby design at Disney's BoardWalk Inn including a coffee bar, refreshed guest rooms, a new table service restaurant and bakery, and a new sandwich shop.

The Cake Bake Shop by Gwendolyn Rogers, is a new table service restaurant and bakery expected to open in 2023. According to Disney, "this restaurant will offer both savory and dessert menus, along with afternoon tea service, in a whimsical atmosphere that complements the magic of the idyllic charm of Disney’s BoardWalk."

The existing BoardWalk Bakery will become a new sandwich shop, and the ice cream store will remain.

Inside Disney's BoardWalk Inn, light and airy touches will reinvigorate the lobby, lounge and guest rooms, carrying the seaside breeze right inside. Just off the lobby, a new coffee bar with artisanal beverages and quick bites will be available to-go or in newly refreshed seating spaces inside or outdoors.

Disney has not yet offered any details on where the new additions will be located. However, the ESPN Club has not reopened since the COVID-19 shutdown, and would seem a likely candidate to be replaced.

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ToTBellHop40 minutes ago

Four workers!

peter1143544 minutes ago

How long before someone here complains that the purple clashes with the rest of the boardwalk?

DCBaker3 hours ago

Photos from today. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53377900448_c8ba92cb41_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53376798607_0c646ccdef_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53377723346_25ddd70162_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53377900478_b627aa7b43_k.jpg

ToTBellHop6 days ago

Will Moe dress up as Flynn and Manny as Rapunzel? As long as the wig looks good, it doesn’t matter who is portraying her.

mattpeto6 days ago

They are going to move Manny and Moe to Blue Ribbon as soon as they wrap up the Cake Bake Shop. These things take time. Guessing after Blue Ribbon they will stand in as the Bon Voyage characters at Trattoria Al Forno?

ToTBellHop6 days ago

Corn Dog place pushed back to 2024…perhaps there’s a severe succulent shortage.

LSLS8 days ago

I still think that it really suffers from a lack of options to get there and back. There have been times I've been on a solo trip around the area, and thought about going there, but there's just no way to get there and back without using Uber (which I hate using). Give me a bus service, or even some parking if I drove down. Taking a bus/driving to Springs, getting off, waiting for another bus just takes too long for me. 45 minutes of travel each way to get to that place for a couple of drinks isn't worth it, especially now that there is nowhere to like watch a game as well.

ToTBellHop11 days ago

She did, however, sing at the opening of the first Cake Bake Shop in 1957, so there’s that.

TrainsOfDisney11 days ago

That place isn’t good enough for succulents, I’ve never seen one photo of Julie Andrews in or around that place!

MisterPenguin11 days ago

Is "succulents" NJ code for adolescents hanging around and smoking?

ToTBellHop11 days ago

They should add succulents around the outside to give a more authentic Jersey shore feel that will get folks through its doors.

mastromjm12 days ago

No, Atlantic is still only Thursday-Sunday, 8pm-1am. No cover charge, though the atmosphere is usually extremely quiet/awkward. Shame because it is such a beautiful space.

Bullseye196712 days ago

Is ADH still open 7 days a week?

mastromjm13 days ago

Updates from earlier this week: Assuming our favorite rolling planters are here to obscure the work being done to convert this into the corn dog location. And four people working at once on Cake Bake!! Repaving has made it all the way down to Jellyrolls & Atlantic Dance.