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Jiko - The Cooking Place

Disney's Animal Kingdom® Resort Area

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

African Cuisine

Reservations Accepted, Fine/Signature Dining

$$$ ($35 to $59.99 per adult) More Information

Some Dining Plans Accepted

When you book a Disney vacation, you may opt to purchase a Magic Your Way Vacation Package that includes one of our Disney Dining Plans. Each dining plan provides a set of entitlements you can redeem at select Walt Disney World dining locations.

Refer to your specific dining plan for the numbers of entitlements required per person for this location. Ranges mean that entitlements vary based on factors including seating location, season or time of day. Please call us, visit the location or check availability to learn the specific number of entitlements.


Dining Plan Type
2016 Entitlements Required
Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining PlanN/A
Disney Dining Plan2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan2
Disney Premium Plan1
Disney Platinum Plan1

Dining Plan Type
2017 Entitlements Required
Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining PlanN/A
Disney Dining Plan2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan2
Disney Premium PlanN/A
Disney Platinum PlanN/A

Vibrant spices, crackling wood-burning ovens and boutique South African wines transport you to the heart of Africa.


Grilled wild boar tenderloin with mealie pap, Chakalaka relish and white truffle oil

African Cuisine

Discover a delicious blend of traditional African, Indian and Mediterranean cuisine.

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Bar area of Jiko – The Cooking Place

Savannah Sunset

Twin wood-burning ovens roar as subtly changing light mimics the warm red, orange and gold tones of an African sunset.

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Reflections of elegance glimmering from a wine bottle and glass inside a classy dining space

Jiko Wine Tasting

Take off on a charming tour destined to please your palate as you travel through the wine regions of South Africa.

Smiling couples eating dinner in the booths at Jiko – The Cooking Place

Dress Code

At this Signature Dining experience, Guests are asked to adhere to the dress code.

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Excited Guests watching while a giant eland cross paths with their vehicle during the Wanyama Safari

Wanyama Safari and Dinner

Exclusive to Guests at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Resort, set out for private animal encounters and a multi-course meal at Jiko – The Cooking Place.

Thanksgiving Holiday Meal at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts

Disney Dining on Thanksgiving Day

Discover a world of enticing options for an unforgettable holiday feast.

This Thanksgiving, 28 Walt Disney World dining locations look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family for sumptuous meals that are sensational experiences all their own. Whether you’re craving traditional turkey or exotic international cuisines, on Thursday, November 24, take time out from the theme park fun for holiday dining with a side of magic.

Availability is limited, so book your reservation at this or one of our locations today!

Please note: Dining events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

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Jiko - The Cooking Place

Dinner
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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