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DCL - Rotational Dining Basics on the Disney Wish


Disney Cruise Line sets itself apart from the competition with their unique "rotational dining" set up. What exactly is rotational dining? I'm glad you asked! Rotational dining is DCL's way to make sure that all guests get to enjoy each of the three themed dining venues on board. Each night of your cruise itinerary your party, tablemates and service team will rotate to one of the three main dining rooms. This gives guests a chance to try multiple restaurants on board while having the same wait staff.

Guests will receive their restaurant schedule and table number upon arrival at the cruise terminal through the Disney Cruise Line Navigator App. Each evening, you'll be assigned one of the three restaurants but you'll stay at the same table number each night which makes it easy to remember where you're sitting! You'll also have the same tablemates and servers so you'll start to get familiar with everyone. It's not unheard for guests to build some real friendships with fellow guests and servers from their rotational dining tables!

In addition to rotational dining, there are also two dinner seatings each night of your cruise. Although specific times vary based on itinerary, Main Seating is around 5:45 PM and Second Seating is around 8:15 PM. Your assigned seating time will be available in the app along with your restaurant schedule and table number. 

Each ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet has slightly different restaurants in their rotational dining line-up. This post will cover the specifics for the Disney Wish. On each ship, you can expect each restaurant to have a different vibe and theme. 

1923 (Upscale Atmosphere)
Named for the year The Walt Disney Company was founded, 1923 celebrates the legendary animation studio that was founded in Southern California. 1923 is a vintage Disney fan's dream as its filled with over one thousand drawings and props from classic Disney animated films. The restaurant is split into two dining rooms, fittingly named Walt and Roy, after the two brothers behind the world's oldest-running animation studio.
Arendelle (Themed Character Dining)
For the first time in forever you can enjoy a Frozen-themed dining experience! Arendelle: A Frozen Dining Adventure is a must-do experience for Frozen fans. Not only will you enjoy a dinner worth melting for but you'll also enjoy enchanting musical performances and get to see some of your favorite Frozen friends. 
Worlds of Marvel (Magical Atmosphere)
Marvel Cinematic Universe fans assemble! The Worlds of Marvel menu includes dishes from around the globe, inspired by your favorite Marvel characters and iconic locations. Worlds of Marvel is not just a dining experience. It's also a showcase of revolutionary quantum technology with an interactive show filled with fun surprises and appearances from some of the Avengers.
Rotational dining on Disney Cruise Line is a great way for guests to experience all of the main dining restaurants onboard a Disney ship while building relationships with Cast Members and fellow tablemates. 

Looking for a full review of each restaurant on the Disney Wish? Click on the restaurant name above for our full reviews.

Do you have a favorite restaurant on the Disney Wish? Let us know in the comments. 

Contact Kingdom Konsultant Travel today to start planning your dream Disney Cruise Line vacation so you can try all of these restaurants for yourself!

Ashley is a Gold Castaway Club Member and has sailed on all of the Disney Cruise Line ships. You can email Ashley at ashley@kingdomkonsultant.com.

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