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The Boathouse at Disney Springs

On a recent trip over to our villa, we decided on a trip to The Boathouse at Disney Springs. It was a beautiful sunny December day and we chose a table at the Dockside Bar, overlooking the lake and the views were just wonderful. There are over 200 se...
Viewed 55 times since 17 December 2018.

Island Grove Wine Company – Formosa Gardens, Kissimmee Fl 34747

I suppose by saying it was like a Phoenix rising from the ashes sounds a bit dramatic but. . . . . where once stood an old shed on a neglected, overgrown piece of land, we watched it all flattened and cleared and slowly but surely it began to emerge ...
Viewed 109 times since 20 October 2018.

The Melting Pot

Our recent visit to Orlando was during the annual Magical Dining Month where over 100 local restaurants offered a 3-course prix fixe menu for $35. The 3-course dinner includes the choice of appetiser, entrée and dessert. Drinks, tax and gratuity are ...
Viewed 114 times since 16 October 2018.

First Watch - Champions Gate

The Champions Gate Area has been calling out for more restaurants for some time now and I am pleased to say that we now have a First Watch restaurant. First Watch serves Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch opening at 7am and closes at 2.30pm....
Viewed 119 times since 7 October 2018.

Orlando Magical Dining Month

Why didn’t I know about this annual event? We have owned our own villa for over 15 years now and it wasn’t until I was planning this year’s holiday that I started to read about Orlando Magical Dining Month. I soon realised we had been missing out on ...
Viewed 103 times since 7 October 2018.

Bonefish Grill 2017

We were sad it was our last night with my niece and her husband who live in Chicago and had joined us for a holiday at our villa on Highlands Reserve and we wanted to go somewhere special. We had remembered Bonefish Grill on the 192 in Kissimmee from...
Viewed 704 times since 31 October 2017.

Bubba Gump’s

Well we have eaten at many places in Orlando on our many holidays but have never eaten in the Citiwalk area of Universal Studios main due to the fact that it tends to get very busy in the evening with people out for the evening going to the bars and ...
Viewed 654 times since 9 October 2017.

The Red Lobster Restaurant

On a recent trip to our villa on Highlands Reserve, we were looking for somewhere for our final evening meal before returning home. We looked on line and found the Red Lobster Restaurant which is located just off the 192 pas Four Corners, travelling ...
Viewed 1149 times since 1 November 2016.

Lakeside Bar & Grill, Celebration

During a recent trip to our villa on Highlands Reserve, it was my nieces 20th birthday. We researched restaurants for a nice meal and, after discussing several options we decided to book the Lakeside Bar and Grill at the Bohemia Hotel in Celebration....
Viewed 1015 times since 18 October 2016.

Chuys - Mexican Restaurant

We always try to visit a new restaurant on each of our Florida trips and this holiday we decided it should be Chuys (pronounced Chew-ees). We had not heard of this Mexican restaurant before but the online reviews were excellent, so we thought we woul...
Viewed 1322 times since 6 July 2016.

Drinking in Florida

The UK and the USA may speak the same language but there are many differences in our terminology, laws and their interpretation, particularly in relation to drinks of the alcoholic and non-alcoholic varieties! Most importantly the min...
Viewed 1392 times since 16 June 2016.

Ragland Road Irish Pub at Disney Springs

I recently decided to try out the Ragland Road Irish pub and restaurant in Disney Springs which used to be known as Downtown Disney. I am reliably informed that it is well known for its authentic atmosphere and delicious, modern twist on Irish food. ...
Viewed 1409 times since 27 December 2015.

Urbain 40 American Brasserie and Lounge

This amazing restaurant is located on Sand Lake Road. Visitors looking for great dining in Orlando will find high style meshed with a diverse menu at Urbain 40, you also have live music which enhances a rich atmosphere nightly, and the food - contine...
Viewed 1120 times since 25 December 2015.

Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Narcoossee’s is a signature restaurant at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and is one of Walt Disney World’s best restaurants. It’s certainly one of the resorts most expensive re...
Viewed 1236 times since 5 October 2015.

Grand Floridian Cafe - Atmosphere and location

When we are in Florida we always make at least one stop at the Grand Floridian Resort. It’s a great place to just wander around but we always try to dine at one of Disney World’s most underrated restaurants. It’s a real hidden gem and just does not g...
Viewed 1576 times since 9 June 2015.

Eating Out for a Special Occasion

We often get asked to recommend a restaurant when guests are staying at our home and during their vacation they will be celebrating a Special Occasion. It is sometimes a difficult question as everyone has different tastes and what I like someone else...
Viewed 1384 times since 25 March 2015.

The Davenport Ale House

The newest kid on the block at Posner Park Retail Park is Davenport Ale House which opened in Dec 2014 and which we checked out for dinner last night. This is a typical sports bar for drinking, dining or indeed a combination of the tw...
Viewed 2043 times since 14 February 2015.

The Carry Out Experience.

When self catering in the villa you might choose the Takeaway option. Okay so you mean the chip shop the Chinese or an Indian? Wrong . . . . . . . this is the US we' re talking about and whilst the Chinese and Indian takeaways are certainly available...
Viewed 1679 times since 11 January 2015.

Sarah's Mediterean Restaurant

If you travel along the 192 to the 27 junction and head north towards the Walmart traffic lights on the left hand side is the Cagan’s Crossing shopping centre. Here you will find some little gems tucked away. Sarah’s Mediterranean res...
Viewed 1417 times since 9 January 2015.

Logan's Roadhouse

On our recent trip we have experimented with a number of restaurants just for a change and tried the Logan’s Roadhouse tucked away at the Rolling Oaks junction of the 192 and the 429. It is easily missed but on the same side of the road as Millers bu...
Viewed 1644 times since 9 July 2014.

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