Notices
Reports and Reviews for Dining and Restaurants Trip Reports

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 13 Aug 19, 02:24 AM  
Link to this Post
#1
ashilda
Relaxing at the Grand Floridian
 
ashilda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 14
4 people, 2 weeks, 1 room! Offsite trip report, Saturday 10th pool day.

Kids wanted a pool day and have been so tired that we thought they needed a lie in. We have black out curtains so we slept until 8.15ish, got ready and woke kids up. It was too late for the hotel breakfast and nobody was hungry enough to eat out so kids had a cup of dry lucky charms... we have no bowls and the fridge had frozen the milk! Cecil & I had cereal bars that I bought from home.
We relaxed around the pool and snacked on mint m&ms

The boys got peckish so Cecil popped to arby's for mini sliders, there was beef, ham, sf chicken & bbq chicken, think most of them had cheese on too. They were 4 for $5


Mid afternoon we had showers and were going to the car show at old town and wanted to eat at Longhorns first. The rain was horrendous, it was a struggle to see to drive so we decided to stop at closest restaurant instead to see if it would die down as if it continued we would have given the car show a miss. We went to Romanos. I had a delicious frozen cocktail (ultimate bellini)and they bought out 3 lots of bread with oil which was really nice.




To start Cecil had lobster bisque which was lovely and I had corn chowder which was a bit too spicy for me.


The kids had pizzas and we shared the trio which was chicken parmesan, alfredo pasta and lasagne. It was all so creamy and rich but lacking flavour. It wasnt for us. I had a side of balsamic glazed fried brussel sprouts but they were hard and not as nice as us hoped. The restaurant had a leak in the roof so maybe that affected the food somehow! We wouldn't go back. Kids had ice cream for dessert and we left for the car show.

Car show was really good. We all had triple ice creams which was a mistake, of course most of it was wasted! Cecil did his best and definitely had some of everyone's!
I had cake batter which was my fave, butter pecan which was ok and walnut which was grainy and not nice. Everyone else had fudge brownie, snickers, mint, twix.

Saturday was a nice chilled day but not much eating again!

Edited at 02:26 AM.
ashilda is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 13 Aug 19, 09:47 AM  
Link to this Post
#2
mick
VIP Dibber
 
mick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 04
Location: Warwickshire

mick's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 1
Shame about your meal, but a nice relaxing day

Joan
__________________
mick is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 13 Aug 19, 01:29 PM  
Link to this Post
#3
darbs
Imagineer
 
Join Date: Mar 12
Mobile

Yum mint m&ms!
Great value at Arbys and sliders look nice. I think the heat and humidity makes you less hungry. Ice creams look good!
darbs is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 13 Aug 19, 08:25 PM  
Link to this Post
#4
Disney Planning
Very Serious Dibber
 
Join Date: Feb 18

Disney Planning's Reviews
DIBB Villa Reviews: 2
Good day. If you have any information on the car show or any pictures you can post I'd be grateful as thinking of taking my nephew who's 5.
Disney Planning is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 14 Aug 19, 01:42 AM  
Link to this Post
#5
ashilda
Thread Starter
Relaxing at the Grand Floridian
 
ashilda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 14
Mobile

Originally Posted by Disney Planning View Post
Good day. If you have any information on the car show or any pictures you can post I'd be grateful as thinking of taking my nephew who's 5.
Hi, I didn't take any pics and hubby took a video which is about 10mins! Theres lots of little unusual shops like one selling all kinds of jerky, theres a few rides and then you all line up along roadside and the cars drive past, it doesn't take long. Its every Saturday at 8pm, they do another one with muscle cars midweek too. Lots to keep a 5 year old entertained, definitely worth going x
ashilda is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Old 14 Aug 19, 07:33 PM  
Link to this Post
#6
Disney Planning
Very Serious Dibber
 
Join Date: Feb 18

Disney Planning's Reviews
DIBB Villa Reviews: 2
Originally Posted by ashilda View Post
Hi, I didn't take any pics and hubby took a video which is about 10mins! Theres lots of little unusual shops like one selling all kinds of jerky, theres a few rides and then you all line up along roadside and the cars drive past, it doesn't take long. Its every Saturday at 8pm, they do another one with muscle cars midweek too. Lots to keep a 5 year old entertained, definitely worth going x
Thanks I will add to the plans x
Disney Planning is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Trip Plans Add Member to Ignore List
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin - Copyright © 2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Latest News
Posted in Disneyland News
On 21st October 8:51am
Disneyland California is the only major Disney theme park to not reopen after all the... Read More »
Posted in Disney Shopping
On 18th October 9:02am
Disney has reduced the price of its large soft toys by up to 50%. Bargains... Read More »
Posted in Disney Offers
On 13th October 10:56am
Disney has released details of their UK & Ireland Early Booker promotion for Spring and... Read More »

theDIBB Menu


Exchange Rates
US Dollar Rates
ASDA  $1.2730
CaxtonFX  $1.2709
Covent Garden FX  $1.2839
FAIRFX  $1.2790
John Lewis  $1.2776
M&S  $1.2548
Post Office  $1.2528
Sainsburys  $1.2703
TESCO  $1.2726
Travelex  $1.2673
Updated: 04:00 27/10/2020
Euro Rates
ASDA  €1.0759
CaxtonFX  €1.0751
Covent Garden FX  €1.0884
FAIRFX  €1.0815
John Lewis  €1.0792
M&S  €1.0606
Post Office  €1.0583
Sainsburys  €1.0737
TESCO  €1.0759
Travelex  €1.0709
Updated: 04:00 27/10/2020

DIBB Premium Membership
Did you know you can help support theDIBB with Premium Membership?

Check out this link for more information and benefits, such as...

"No adverts on theDIBB Forums"

Upgrade Now