Be Our Guest. It is arguably one of the most popular restaurants in all of Disney World, and you will always see guests trying to sneak a peek inside the castle without a reservation.

My daughter and I arrived slightly early for our dinner reservation, and they were quick to accommodate us. We were greeted outside the castle by a Cast Member carrying Lumiere. She gave us a brief tour of the castle as we were led to the West Wing, much to my daughter's delight. The ambience inside was perfect - dimly lit, the magic rose glowing softly in its glass case in the corner, beautiful tapestries that had been shredded in the Beast's rage, and a portrait that if you looked long enough, transitioned between the Beast and his true human form.

Service was fast, but dinner was not rushed. Several guests were walking around the different dining rooms to take a look, and the Beast entered each room to have fun with the guests and get everyone excited to be there.

Lunch and dinner are served with a prix-fixe, 3-course meal featuring French-inspired dishes. Choose your appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Appetizers include soups, escargot, or a duck and port terrine. Entrees include pork chops, short ribs, filet mignon (my daughter’s favorite), trout, chicken or pan-roasted squash. For dessert, you may opt for the dessert trio or vanilla cake.

After dinner, we were invited into the library to meet the Beast. He does not sign autographs, but he is playful and ready for photos. The Beast truly was having fun with all the guests which made it that much more fun for all of us. As good as the food was, the visit with the Beast was the highlight of the evening.

Be Our Guest is not advertised as Character Dining; however, the Beast is often available after dinner to greet guests to his castle.

It was a very magical experience, and I would gladly return to dine here again, perhaps for a quick-service breakfast next time!
If you have the Disney Dining Plan, both lunch and dinner require 2 dining credits per person.