• On Mar 10, 2019
    Emily from VA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Does the Beast still appear for greetings and pictures at the Be Our Guest dinner? I just booked there for June but the policies said characters are not available.

    Hi, Emily!  Thanks for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    At Be Our Guest Restaurant, you can sit back, relax and pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents... your dinner!

    While this enchantingly immersive restaurant is not technically considered a character dining experience, the Beast has been known to greet his guests from time to time.  During breakfast and lunch, the Beast lurks somewhere in the West Wing, remaining hidden from guests.  However, the master of the castle often will make an appearance during dinner hours to mingle with visitors to his home. 

    Due to the Beast's moody and brooding nature, his appearances are subject to change and are not guaranteed.  However, I can tell you that each time I have had dinner at Be Our Guest Restaurant, I have been able to visit with the Beast after enjoying my meal.  There was even a Disney's PhotoPass Service photographer there to take our picture.

    While you are enjoying your dinner at Be Our Guest Restaurant, be sure to save room for dessert.  You really must try the grey stuff; it's delicious! Don't believe me, ask the dishes!

    After your meal, stop over to Enchanted Tales with Belle to visit with the princess herself.  You just might be invited to become a part of a tale as old as time.

    Have a magical day!
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Hello! I'm Samantha, a wife and mom of two from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  There is nothing I love more than making magical vacation memories with my family, and Walt Disney World Resort is our home away from home.  For years, I have helped my friends and family plan their Walt Disney World Resort vacations, and now I have the opportunity to help even more people as a planDisney panelist.  I cannot wait to help you plan the vacation of your dreams! Learn More About Samantha

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