Changes to table service dining cancellation policy as Disney expands the requirement of credit card guarantees

Oct 11, 2011 in "Walt Disney World Resorts"

Posted: Tuesday October 11, 2011 9:44pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff
Disney are making a significant change to the reservation cancellation policy for some of the most popular restaurants at Walt Disney World.  It has been a frequent complaint with guests that they are unable to dine at restaurants due to unavailability, that is in many cases caused by other guests making reservations and then not attending. 

Starting on October 26 2011, guests will be required to provide a credit card in order to make a reservation for signature dining restaurants across the Walt Disney World property.  In the event that a cancellation is not made at least one day in advance, the credit card on the reservation will be charged $10 per person.

Signature restaurants requiring the credit card guarantee:
• 1900 Park Fare
• Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
• Artist Point
• California Grill
• Cape May Café
• Chef Mickey’s
• Cítricos
• The Crystal Palace
• Flying Fish Café
• The Garden Grill
• Hollywood & Vine
• Jiko – The Cooking Place
• Le Cellier Steakhouse
• Narcoossee’s
• ‘Ohana
• Tusker House Restaurant
• The Hollywood Brown Derby
• Victoria & Albert’s - $25 per person
• Yachtsman Steakhouse

Some restaurants are pre-paid lcoations, and these will continue to hold the full pre-paid amount in the event of failing to cancel within one day in advance.  These restaurants are:
• Cinderella’s Royal Table
• Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show
• Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue
• Mickey’s Backyard BBQ

Reservations can be cancelled at any table service restaurant podium, at a special number of 407-WDW-CNCL, at, or at any guest relations or resort front desk.

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