Fun Facts about Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest Restaurant
Be Our Guest Restaurant - Photo by Steps to Magic

When the New Fantasyland project was announced at the D23 Expo in 2009, the excitement hit a complete boiling point when Be Our Guest was introduced.

The opportunity to dine in the Beast’s Castle was a dream that so many fans of the films had imagined would never come true…and yet it was right there on the big screen.

Now that the restaurant is in it’s 6th year of operation, it’s time to revisit a few of the fun facts that make us marvel at the impressive restaurant that is Be Our Guest!

Fun Facts about Be Our Guest


Frank – The Statue(s)

Be Our Guest with Dustin
Be Our Guest with Dustin – Steps to Magic

The six stone figures on the bridge leading to the Be Our Guest Restaurant were all named “Frank” during the design phase and the name stuck.


Roses are Red, Violets are Blue…keep your rose on your table and the food will find you

Be Our Guest RFID Roses
Be Our Guest RFID Roses – Photo by Steps to Magic

“Magic Roses” are just another hidden secret of the functionality of Be Our Guest. When you place your during Lunch, a cast member will give you a rose. This rose attaches to your order via RFID, which is an electronic signal similar to that of your MagicBands, and allows for the servers to locate you in the dining room.


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The Golions

Be Our Guest Restaurant
Be Our Guest Restaurant – Photo by Steps to Magic

The lion-like figures flanking the door at the entrance to Be Our Guest Restaurant were called “golions” by the design team because of the combination of goat and lion.


Music Box

Be Our Guest Rose Gallery
Be Our Guest Rose Gallery – Photo by Steps to Magic

At Be Our Guest Restaurant, the Rose Gallery is centered by a music box nearly 7 feet tall with a twirling Belle and the Beast.


The Chandelier

Be Our Guest Dining Room
Be Our Guest Dining Room – Photo by Steps to Magic

The Centrepiece chandelier at Be Our Guest Restaurant measures more than 12 feet tall and 11 feet wide. It boasts more than 84 candles and more than 100 jewels that hang down.


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Number of Windows

Be Our Guest West Wing Rose
Be Our Guest West Wing Rose – Photo by Steps to Magic

There are 115 windows in the Beast’s Castle.


Hidden Imagineers

Be Our Guest Cherubs
Be Our Guest Cherubs – Photo by Steps to Magic

In the Ballroom’s ceiling mural, you’ll find a number of “cherubs”. The faces of these baby angels are actually baby photos of Imagineers who worked on the project.


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Remember to explore the restaurant and enjoy the entire experience! If you’re like me, you woke up months in advance to get the reservation, so spend your time wisely and take it all in! 🙂

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Written by Dustin Fuhs

I’m Dustin Fuhs, a theme park fanatic that has created this platform to showcase my passion, tools and opinions to create a fun and interactive experience for everyone who visits. My goal is to help you and your family have the most magical experience at Walt Disney World. In reading my articles and ideas, I hope that you can find some fantastic ways to bring your dreams into reality! If you want more Theme Park fun - listen to the We Like Theme Parks Podcast at https://welikethemeparks.podbean.com/

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