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Akershus Royal Banquet Hall[edit]

Restaurant Akershus is a character dining location in the Norway pavilion.

History[edit]

The restaurant that is currently known as Akershus Royal Banquet Hall opened on May 6, 1988 as Restaurant Akershus [1]. The restaurant originally served a koldtbord, a Norwegian buffet with both hot and cold dishes. Restaurant Akershus remained essentially the same until July 28, 2002, when the dining location began offering a Princess Storybook character breakfast [1]. This change corresponded with end of the government of Norway's sponsorship of the pavilion [2]. Subsequently on April 10, 2005, Restaurant Akershus began offering character dining for lunch and dinner [1]. To reflect the new dining experience, in August 2005 the name of the restaurant was changed to Akershus Royal Banquet Hall [3]. While the lunch and dinner menu's continue to feature Norwegian flavors, the breakfast menu is predominantly American.

Current Menu[edit]

Click below to see Akershus Royal Banquet Hall's current menu:

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/epcot/akershus-royal-banquet-hall/menus/

Characters[edit]

Akershus Royal Bandquet Hall features rotating characters. Possible character interactions include:

Fun Facts and Trivia[edit]

  • Restaurant Akershus is modeled after a medieval fortress found in Oslo and built in 1290 [1] [4]
  • Restaurant Akershus features three distinct dining rooms [4]. One room is designed to look like a church, a second like a royal dining room, and the third like a village inn [4].

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 https://d23.com/a-to-z/restaurant-akershus/
  2. https://www.mouseplanet.com/11423/The_Story_of_the_Norway_Pavilion_Before_Frozen
  3. http://allears.net/din/restnews05.htm
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 http://land.allears.net/blogs/jackspence/2012/01/norway_pavilion_part_one_1.html
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Akershus Royal Banquet Hall[edit]

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
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The entrance sign for Akershus Royal Banquet Hall. Photo by HarshLight
Epcot
Land World Showcase
Opening date May 6, 1988
Restaurant Type Character Dining
Menu Type Norwegian
Formally Known As Restaurant Akershus

Restaurant Akershus is a character dining location in the Norway pavilion.

History[edit]

The restaurant that is currently known as Akershus Royal Banquet Hall opened on May 6, 1988 as Restaurant Akershus [1]. The restaurant originally served a koldtbord, a Norwegian buffet with both hot and cold dishes. Restaurant Akershus remained essentially the same until July 28, 2002, when the dining location began offering a Princess Storybook character breakfast [1]. This change corresponded with end of the government of Norway's sponsorship of the pavilion [2]. Subsequently on April 10, 2005, Restaurant Akershus began offering character dining for lunch and dinner [1]. To reflect the new dining experience, in August 2005 the name of the restaurant was changed to Akershus Royal Banquet Hall [3]. While the lunch and dinner menu's continue to feature Norwegian flavors, the breakfast menu is predominantly American.

Current Menu[edit]

Click below to see Akershus Royal Banquet Hall's current menu:

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/epcot/akershus-royal-banquet-hall/menus/

Characters[edit]

Akershus Royal Bandquet Hall features rotating characters. Possible character interactions include:

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Aurora Ariel Jasmine Mulan

Fun Facts and Trivia[edit]

  • Restaurant Akershus is modeled after a medieval fortress found in Oslo and built in 1290 [1] [4]
  • Restaurant Akershus features three distinct dining rooms [4]. One room is designed to look like a church, a second like a royal dining room, and the third like a village inn [4].

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 https://d23.com/a-to-z/restaurant-akershus/
  2. https://www.mouseplanet.com/11423/The_Story_of_the_Norway_Pavilion_Before_Frozen
  3. http://allears.net/din/restnews05.htm
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 http://land.allears.net/blogs/jackspence/2012/01/norway_pavilion_part_one_1.html
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