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Guide To Dining On Disney Cruise Line

Are you considering a Disney Cruise and wondering how the dining works? It looks like a bit of a minefield doesn’t it? So we have created this Guide To Dining On Disney Cruise Line to help you understand what dining is included on your Disney Cruise, are there extras and what are they?

Disney cruise line offers a more unique experience for cruisers, dining is animated and entertaining. Thus drawing in your favourite characters and making them part of the cruise experience. Whether it’s the excitement of watching your doodles come to life in the Animator’s Palate or become part of an adventure with Ant Man.

When we first started looking at the Disney Dining Concept, it was confusing, however its actually a simple system which allows you to get the best of all worlds.

Disney Cruise Line Dining Guide

Guide To Dining On Disney Cruise Line

You Will Find three types of dining on Disney Cruise Line, plus additional snacks and treats, we have broken this guide down by ship. Simple find your sailing and we have listed all the free dining, free snack bars and those that cost extra to help you decided on the best Disney Cruise Ship for your family cruise.

  • Rotational Dining
  • Adult Exclusive Speciality Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Snacks, Some Included Some At An Extra Cost
Speciality Dining on A Disney Cruise

What Is Rotational Dining?

Rotation dining allows you to enjoy all of the included themed restaurants without the worry of having to book. Disney cruise line arranges passengers and serving staff into groups so they are able to rotate around the Disney dining venues together.

Each evening you will rotate to a different restaurant, however your servers will rotate with you. This enables you to build that relationship with a server, who knows what you and your kiddies like. Plus also get to enjoy all the fun the Disney rotational dining experience has to offer.

There are 2 dinner seatings each night, generally 5:45 PM and 8:15 PM, if you have a prefered dining time it is advised you request this when booking.

Can You Dine In The Rotational Venues During The Day?

Yes, you can during the day at least one dining venue on each ship, some 2. There will be available for open table service breakfast and lunch if you want to enjoy a sit down breakfast or lunch, or some offer traditional buffet style breakfast and lunch service. See below for more info on which venues offer this.

Marvel Dining On Disney Wish

Dining On Disney Wish

The highly anticipated Disney Wish launches in summer 2022 for her maiden season, offering new and exciting dining experiences such as Arendelle, A Frozen Dining Adventure, Avengers Quantum Encounter and 1923.

Disney Wish is the first Disney Ship to launch since Disney Fantasy in 2012 and as such she promises to bring even more innovation the the disney fleet.

What we know about Dining on Disney Wish so far.

Rotational Dining Included In You Cruise Fare On Disney Wish

  • Arendelle, A Frozen Dining Adventure. Theatrical Dining Experience, Deck 5
  • Avengers, Quantum Encounter with Ant-Man and the Wasp. Leap into your own heroic role using an interactive Quantum Core at your table to shrink and grow objects at the push of a button, Deck 4
  • 1923, Hollywood Themed Restaurant, Named after the year the Walt Disney Company was founded, Deck 3

Free Casual Dining On Disney Wish

  • Marceline Market Food Hall
  • Wheezy’s Freezies, Deck 12

Speciality Dining And Snacks At An Extra Cost

  • Palo adult-exclusive fine dining, Deck 12
  • Enchanté By Chef Arnaud Lallament, Deck 12
Frozen Dining On Disney Wish

Dining On Disney Fantasy

Rotational Dining Included In You Cruise Fare On Disney Fantasy

  • Enchanted Garden main dining, Deck 2, Inspired by the gardens of Versailles, when you dine at the Enchanted Garden you can expect this beautiful restaurant to change colours, for flower to bloom and twinkling stars to appear throughout your dinner. (Also offering buffet breakfast and lunch)
  • Animator’s Palate main dining, Deck 3 offering you the chance to see animations come to life, or indeed enjoy Nemo and Friends as they come to life and pop by your table for a chat, it’s a magical experience that evolves from the drawing pad to movie over the space of your meal.
  • Royal Court main dining, Deck 3, design is modeled after classic Disney animated films, including Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast. (Also offering table service breakfast and lunch)

Free Casual Dining In Disney Fantasy

  • Cabanas casual dining, Deck 11
  • Flo’s Café: Luigi’s Pizza, Deck 11
  • Eye Scream ice cream, Deck 11
  • Frozone Treats smoothies, Deck 11
  • Sweet on You ice cream shop , Deck 11

Speciality Dining And Snacks At An Extra Cost On Disney Fantasy

  • Palo adult-exclusive fine dining, Deck 12
  • Palo Be Our Chef Cooking Lessons, $279 per guest
  • Remy adult-exclusive fine dining, Deck 12
  • Royal Court Afternoon Tea With Princesses (Cost, Children: $220 Adults: $69
  • Vanellope’s Sweets & Treats, Deck 11
  • Senses Juice Bar
  • Preludes Theatre Snack Bar, Deck 4
The Ultimate Disney Cruise Dining Guide

Dining And Snacks On Disney Dream

Rotational Dining Included In You Cruise On Disney Dream

  • Enchanted Garden main dining, Deck 2, Inspired by the gardens of Versailles the Enchanted Garden you can expect the restaurant to change colours, for flowers to bloom and twinkling stars to appear throughout your time there. (Also offering buffet breakfast and lunch)
  • Animator’s Palate main dining, Deck 3 offering you the chance to see animations come to life, or indeed enjoy Nemo and Friends as they come to life and pop by your table for a chat, it’s a magical experience that evolves from the drawing pad to movie over the space of your meal.
  • Royal Palace main dining, Deck 3, the design is created around classic Disney animated films, including Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast. (Also offering table service breakfast and lunch)

Free Casual Dining In Disney Dream

  • Cabanas casual dining buffet restaurant, Deck 11
  • Flo’s Café: Luigi’s Pizza, Deck 11
  • Eye Scream ice cream, Deck 11
  • Frozone Treats, frozen smoothies , Deck 11

Speciality Dining And Snacks At An Extra Cost On Disney Dream

  • Remy adult-exclusive fine dining, Deck 12
  • Palo adult-exclusive fine dining, Deck 12
  • Royal Court Afternoon Tea With Princesses (Cost, Children: $220 Adults: $69
  • Vanellope’s Sweets & Treats, Deck 11
  • Senses Juice Bar
  • Preludes Theatre Snack Bar, Deck 4
Cocktails  and Alcohol on DCL are not included however soft drinks , tea, coffee and water are included at the pool area and Cabana restaurant

Check out our guide to Disney Cruise ships by age and size here

Dining On Disney Wonder

Rotational Dining Included In Your Fare

  • Tiana’s Place main dining – Deck 3, This New Orleans, style family gala, complete with live jazz music that brings the Princess and the Frog and all its Southern charm to life.
  • Animator’s Palate main dining, Deck 4 offering you the chance to see animations come to life, or indeed enjoy Nemo and Friends as they come to life and pop by your table for a chat, it’s a magical experience that evolves from the drawing pad to movie over the space of your meal.
  • Triton’s main dining, Deck 3 The Little Mermaid, underwater art deco themed restaurant offers delicious flavours of the ocean. (Also offering table service breakfast and lunch)

Casual Dining Included In The Price

  • Cabanas casual dining, Buffet style restaurant – Deck 9
  • Pete’s Boiler Bites, Pinocchio’s Pizzeria, Daisy De-Lites quick service, Deck 9
  • Eye Scream Treats, Ice Cream Bar, Deck 9

Speciality Dining And Snack At An Extra Cost

  • Palo adult-exclusive fine dining – Deck 10
  • Royal Court Afternoon Tea With Princesses (Cost, Children: $220 Adults: $69
  • Preludes Theatre Snack Bar, Deck 4
Speciality restaurants on DCL

Dining On Disney Magic

Rotational Dining Included In Your Cruise

  • Rapunzel’s Royal Table main dining, Deck 3, this is a musically themed dinner to celebrate Rapunzel’s, expect singing, dancing and a parade.
  • Animator’s Palate main dining, Deck 3 offering you the chance to see animations come to life, or indeed enjoy Nemo and Friends as they come to life and pop by your table for a chat, it’s a magical experience that evolves from the drawing pad to movie over the space of your meal.
  • Lumiere’s main dining, Deck 3, an art deco Beauty and the Beast themed restaurant filled with murals to celebrate this glorious movie. (Also offers table service breakfast and lunch)

Casual Dining And Snacks Included In The Price

  • Duck-In Diner, Pinocchio’s Pizzeria, and Daisy’s De-Lites quick service, Deck 9
  • Cabanas casual dining buffet style restaurant, Deck 9
  • Eye Scream Treats, Ice Cream Bar, Deck 9
  • Frozone Treats, Frozen Smoothie Bar, Deck 9

Speciality Dining And Snacks At An Extra Cost

  • Palo adult-exclusive specialty dining, Deck 10
  • Royal Court Afternoon Tea With Princesses (Cost, Children: $220 Adults: $69)
  • Preludes Theatre Snack Bar, Deck 4

Are Drinks Included On A Disney Cruise?

Soft drinks,tea, coffee and water are free at drink stations in Cabanas and on the pool deck all day, this also included frozen smoothies as the Frozone.  

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