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Modify Disney Dining Reservations Online: You are now able to modify Disney dining reservations at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts right from your computer. Previously, you had to call to make any changes to existing Disney dining reservations, such as seating time and number of Guests. This new “Change Reservation” feature is available now and allows you to make modifications to reservations up to 20 minutes prior to the reserved seating time. This feature is not currently available on MyDisneyExperience, but on a mobile device, you can visit http://www.disneyworld.com/dining to make, modify or cancel a dining reservation.
Here is some more Disney dining news and more out of Walt Disney World this week:
- Nine Dragons Restaurant at China Pavilion Celebrates Chinese New Year: In celebration of the Chinese “Year of the Monkey,” Nine Dragons is offering some special menu items and a new prix fixe lunch menu. The lunch special (3 courses for $17.98) starts with spring rolls or pot stickers. There is a choice of three entrees: Happily Family, with sliced chicken breast, beef and shrimp stir fry; Moo Goo Gai Pan with stir-fried chicken breast, mushrooms and snow peas; and General Tso’s Chicken Buns Lunch Box with three steamed buns and hot-and-sour soup. Dessert is strawberry-red bean ice cream or ginger-caramel ice cream. Another addition to the menu, just for Year of the Monkey are three steamed buns: braised pork belly served with chili aioli; sweet-and-sour, batter-fried fish buns topped with pork floss; and General Tso’s Chicken buns with batter-fried chicken breast. (Pork floss is dry, fluffy shredded pork seasoned with soy sauce and sugar.) The menu specials run through January 27, 2017.
- New! Afternoon Tea Coming to Disney’s Beach Club: Beginning Feb. 11, Disney’s Beach Club Resort will begin offering Afternoon Tea at the Crescent Solarium during the following select dates: Feb. 11-14, Feb. 18-21, March 24-29, May 5-8, June 16-19 and Sept. 1-5. The tranquil, comfortable solarium overlooking Crescent Gardens provides an elegant setting for Guests to enjoy classic afternoon tea, savories and sweets, such as house-made scones, petite sandwiches and pastries. A variety of alcoholic beverages will also be available. Afternoon Tea will be served from 1-5 p.m. and Guests can make Disney dining reservations for the afternoon tea at waltdisneyworld.com or by calling 407-WDW-DINE beginning Wednesday, Jan. 27.
- New! Disney Golf Discount Offer: Disney Golf recently launched a new promotional deal called “Play Around the World” that offers golfers special rates on a four-round package. Here’s how it works: If you play a round of golf on each of our four Disney courses (Magnolia, Palm, Lake Buena Vista and Oak Trail), you can save up to 30 percent on your green fees. And you’ll get a souvenir “Disney Golf Passport” booklet. Just swing by any Disney golf course and be sure to play all four rounds within 30 days of your first round to qualify for the “Play Around the World” deal. To sign up for a clinic or the “Play Around the World” deal, visit www.golfwdw.com or call (407) 939-4653. Or stop by the pro shop at any of the Disney courses.
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