Akershus Royal Banquet Hall | Disney World

Last Updated on: January 21st, 2024

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing Akershus Royal Banquet Hall restaurant at Walt Disney World’s Epcot including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


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What is Akershus Royal Banquet Hall?

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Disney World)
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Akershus Royal Banquet Hall is a dining establishment located in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot, which is another theme park in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The restaurant is designed to resemble a medieval castle and offers a character dining experience with a Norwegian-inspired menu.

The dining experience at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall revolves around a princess character meal. As guests enjoy their meal, various Disney princesses, such as Snow White, Cinderella, Belle, Princess Aurora, Ariel, Mary Poppins and others, visit each table to interact with guests, sign autographs, and pose for pictures.

The menu features a selection of traditional Norwegian cuisine, including dishes like salmon, meatballs, cured meats, and traditional desserts. There are both buffet and plated options available, depending on the time of day.

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall provides a unique opportunity to meet and dine with Disney princesses in a beautiful setting, creating a memorable experience for guests of all ages.


Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Fun Facts

  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall is located in the Norway Pavilion at Epcot’s World Showcase.
  • The restaurant is designed to resemble a medieval castle and provides guests with a royal dining experience.
  • One of the highlights of dining at Akershus is the opportunity to meet Disney Princesses. Many Disney Princesses make appearances during the meal for meet-and-greets and photos.
  • The restaurant offers a traditional Norwegian buffet for breakfast, featuring items like Norwegian smoked salmon, cured meats, and pastries, providing a taste of Norwegian cuisine.
  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall is a great option for families who want to meet Disney Princesses in a more intimate setting compared to character meet-and-greets in the theme parks.


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