One of the activities we enjoy at Disney World is character dining.  Away from the hustle and bustle of the parks these dining experiences are a chance to relax and create magic memories.  They are a great way to meet the most popular character’s without queuing or fast passes.   An activity the whole family can enjoy together.  There are a number of different options available throughout Walt Disney World, we rank our top 5.

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When you’re at Disney and it’s hot, and trust me it can get very, very hot, you’ll need a cool refreshing snack to keep you going.  One of my favourites in all of Disney World can be found at Sunshine Tree Terrace.  If you’ve done any research at all on Disney World then you’ve probably read about Dole Whip.  This pineapple soft serve is legendary amongst Disney fans.  The Dole Whip has its own merchandise, even a plush! But there’s another fruit flavoured soft serve at Disney World and for my money it’s even more delicious than the legendary Dole Whip itself, the Citrus Swirl.

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Satu’li Canteen

The opening of Pandora: World of Avatar has been a game changer.  Both the quality of the attractions and the overall realisation of the theme is spectacular. DIsney invested time, expertise and money, lots of money, to get Pandora right. Satu’li Canteen, a quick service restaurant, and Pongu Pongu, a counter service kiosk, was the chance to deliver an elevated food experience.

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Marimoto Asia is a Pan Asian fusion restaurant headed up by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto located in Disney Springs.  There seems to be a lot of prestige given to the Iron Chef title, earned on a cookery programme aired stateside.  For those of us who aren’t familiar with the TV show suffice to say that Chef Marimoto is what we would term a Celebrity Chef.  One who has a great pedigree having been Head Chef at the famous Nobu restaurant in New York.   Not all celebrity Chef restaurants are good.  It’s not a given that having a great name associated with an eatery ensures a great dining experience.  On food, atmosphere, service and decor how would Marimoto Asia stack up? Continue Reading

If you take on board, and I would always recommend it, that you are going to be at the Disney World and Universal Studio’s parks for rope drop.  That means getting up super early, making the most of early magic hours, beating the crowds, and getting breakfast beforehand?  Well, that might just be too early a start for most mortals who are on holiday!  So what do you do, skip breakfast? Continue Reading

It’s Sunday morning and time for a leisurely family breakfast.  What better way to celebrate the end of the week than with a Mickey pancake or six. Continue Reading