African, Asian, Latin
The Animal Kingdom has recently opened it's brand new Signature 'Tiffins' Restaurant. It is a welcome addition to the park, currently nestled in a quiet area, it will sit in a bustling area when Avatar Land opens. It currently serves the same menu for Lunch and Dinner and is open from 11.30am to 3.30pm and 4pm to 9.30pm. It also now offers a Light Bites Lunch menu which is available from 11.30am-3.30pm.
Imagined with the intrepid traveller in mind, this upscale restaurant fits in perfectly with the surroundings of the Animal Kingdom. It in fact has re-housed artefacts from area's within the park that have closed to make way for the upcoming changes. It offers a warming welcome to those who are ready for a rest and some high-end food after a lengthy trek.
The restaurant is divided into three elegant dining rooms with an adjacent lounge bar, they have been decorated to reflect the influences of Africa, Asia and exotic animals. The theme of travel can be seen everywhere, with lavish artwork and sculptures. There's the 'Grand Gallery' which is the largest and main dining room, the 'Safari Gallery' influenced by east and Southern Africa, the 'Trek Gallery' which is dedicated to Asia, and is accessed through the 'Nomad Lounge'.
The food here is not typical of theme parks and as such is not a cheap option if you just want a quick bite to eat. Savour delightful appetisers such as Charred Octopus, Thai Curry Mussels, Pumpkin Soup and not to be missed is the 'Tiffins Signature Bread Service' served with Red Pepper Hummus, Spicy Coriander Yoghurt and Ginger-Pear Chutney. Entrees consist of Butter Chicken served with a Chick-pea Rice Croquette, Peas, Cauliflower and Pickled Onion, Tamarind Braised Short-Rib with Parsnip potato puree, Cauliflower, Cipollini Onion, Medjool date vinaigrette, Braised Lamb Shank with Couscous, Piquillo peppers, Eggplant kottu , Baharat, and Pan-roasted vegetables. The very popular mouth-watering desserts include Passion Fruit Tapioca Creme, Lime Cheesecake and Calamansi Mousse, made with Mango lava and Swiss meringue!
After being open for a few months, Tiffins now offers guests Small Plates allowing you to sample smaller portions from the main menu such as, Nomad Bowls, Smoked Pork Ribs, Fish Tacos, Poutine, Nomad Sliders or Charcuterie.They also have Lunch Plates of Fattoush Salad or the Nasi Goreng Indonesian Fried Rice.
The Nomad Lounge is located next to Tiffins and offers explorers a refreshing oasis to discover scrumptious appetisers from around the world and chill out with exotic cocktails. Enjoy mouth-watering small plates along with a selection of wine, beer and mixed drinks.