Character dining is one of the most loved and unique experiences of visiting Walt Disney World. While many people pine to eat at Cinderellas Royal Table in the Magic Kingdom, one spot that has been increasing in popularity since it opened is Story Book Dining.
Story Book Dining is considered table dining and is themed after Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. You will see characters from Snow White, Disney’s original animated motion picture! You will also experience dining in a beautiful enchanted forest.
What Park is Story Book Dining at Artist Point?
Story Book Dining at Artist Point is located in Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.
The Wilderness Lodge is a Deluxe Disney Resort. You do not have to be a guest staying at this resort in order to eat at Story Book Dining.
What Characters Will I See at Story Book Dining?
You will see Snow White, Dopey, Grumpy, and the Evil Queen at Story Book Dining.
You will be able to interact with all the characters and take photos with them! Currently Story Book is offering each guest a cad with the autographs of the characters on it. Be sure to bring your autograph book with!
It is rare to see any of the Seven Dwarfs or the Evil Queen at the Disney Parks, so this truly is a unique experience! The seven dwarfs typical only show up at special paid events. You may even see Grumpy, Dopey, and Snow White sing the Silly Song together while you are dining at Story Book!
How Much Does Story Book Dining Cost?
Story Book Dining at Artist Point costs $60 per adult and $39 per child, plus tax and gratuity. Story Book Dining is only open for dinner, 4:00pm – 9:00pm.
What is the Menu at Story Book Dining at Artist Point?
Story Book Dining is a prixe fixe menu. This means that your table will share appetizers and desserts but you will be able to choose your own entree.
We love that the food at Artist Point is themed to go along with the classic story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
The shared appetizers are Wild Mushroom Bisque, Hunters Pie, and Wicked Shrimp Cocktail.
There are several options for your main entree. You may choose from beef stroganoff, a vegetable gnocchi dish, two chicken options, prime rib roast, slow braised pork shank, and “Bashful’s butter poached sustainable fish.”
Dessert includes Miners Treasures (chocolate panna cotta), Poison Apple (dark chocolate apple mousse with a sour center), Fairy Tale Gooseberry Tart (meringue and gooseberry) and The Hunters Gift to the Queen (its a surprise!).
There are three kids entree options – grilled chicken, rib roast, and fish.
Alcoholic and Non Alcoholic Drinks
Artist Point has a large selection of themed drinks available to purchase. There are 6 cocktails that cost $13-$14.
- Enchanted Apple – Skyy Infusions Citrus Vodka, DeKuyper Pucker Sour Apple and White Cranberry Juice
- Alchemy – Tanqueray Gin, St~Germain Elderflower Liqueur and Watermelon
- The Smoking Mirror – Johnnie Walker Black, Wildberry, Lime and Rosemary Smoke
- The Antidote – Bacardí Superior Rum, Hickory Smoke, Lime Juice and Ginger Beer
- Evil to the Core – Patrón Silver Tequila, Blackberry Brandy, Habanero and Orange Juice
- A Brew of Peaches – Jim Beam Black Extra-aged Bourbon, Peach, Raspberry and Brûlée Demerara Sugar
The non alcoholic drinks are also themed and cost $4-$5
- In the Clouds – Powerade Mountain Berry Blast, blueberry and cotton candy
- Transformative Potion – Minute Maid lemonade and blue potion
- Through the Forest – Wildberry, lime juice, mint and sparkling water
- Wishing Apple Punch – Crisp apple, white cranberry and Sprite (souvenir glow cube available for an additional $3.79)
A large variety of wine and beer are also on the menu.
Do keep in mind, while the food is good, the main drive for eating at Story Book is to interact with the characters and see the enchanted forest.
Artist Point Atmosphere
Story Book Dining has become a huge hit since it opened in 2018. This is in large part due to the incredible atmosphere. Guests rave about the enchanted forest and how you truly feel like you are in the story.
The lights on the trees glow and sparkle. They will even change colors depending upon who is entering the room!
Story Book is also unique in that it really does a phenomenal job with the theatrics of the characters and the overall presentation. Character dining is one of our top splurge items for Walt Disney World, and Story Book dining is one of the best!
You will need reservations to eat at Story Book Dining at Artist Point. You will be able to get these 60 days out from the day you would like to eat here. Find out more on getting dining reservations here.