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Old 18 Feb 17, 05:53 PM  
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Saratoga Springs, Sun, Sand & Sea ~ stomach report ~ **COMPLETE**

Hello again!

Welcome along to our 3rd (will hopefully be live again) trip report.


Previous reports can be found here:

August 2016
Bongos, Buffalo and Bobs! #offsitebudget

Christmas/New Year 2016/17
A Very Merry Munching Christmouse!


Saratoga Springs, Sun, Sand & Sea
~ stomach report ~

August 2017
Pre Trip Report

Mini Update - May 2017


Pre-Travel Day
Premier Inn, Bath Road, Heathrow
The Pheasant Inn

Travel - Day 1
EAT, Terminal 3, Heathrow
Plane Food - AA LHR-MIA
Snacks at MIA
Artist's Pallette, SSR - Supper

Day 2
The Wave, Contemporary - Breakfast
Contempo Cafe, Contemporary - Snack
The Lunching Pad, Magic Kingdom - Snack
The Turf Club, SSR - Dinner

Day 3
Artist's Palette, SSR - Breakfast
Senses Spa, SSR - Complimentary Snacks
Taste Track, Epcot - Snack
Kabuki Cafe, Epcot - Snack
Katsura Grill, Epcot - Lunch
Chefs de France, Epcot - Dinner
Drinks - World Showcase

Day 4
The Paddock Grill, SSR - Breakfast
Chef Art Smith's Homecoming Florida Kitchen, Disney Springs - Lunch
Rosie's All American Cafe, Hollywood Studios - Supper


Day 5 - One day 4 parks!
Be Our Guest, Magic Kingdom - Breakfast
Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe, Epcot - Snack
Karamel Kuche, Epcot - Snack
Les Halles Boulangerie, Epcot - Snack
L'Artisan des Glaces, Epcot - Drink
Trolley Car Cafe, Hollywood Studios - Snack
Hollywood Scoops, Hollywood Studios - Snack
Yak & Yeti, Animal Kingdom - Dinner
Warung Outpost, Animal Kingdom - Drink

Day 6
Satu'li Canteen, Animal Kingdom - Snack & Brunch
Pongu Pongu, Animal Kingdom - Drink
The Smiling Crocodile, Animal Kingdom - Snack
Flame Tree Barbecue, Animal Kingdom - Snack
Artist's Palette, SSR - Lunch
Paradiso 37, Disney Springs - Dinner

Day 7
Earl of Sandwich, Disney Springs - Breakfast
Main Street Bakery, Magic Kingdom - Snack
Aloha Isle, Magic Kingdom - Snack
Geyser Point, Wilderness Lodge - Lunch
Big Top Treats, Magic Kingdom - Snack
'Ohana, The Polynesian - Dinner

Day 8
Wolfgang Puck Express, Disney Springs - Breakfast
Coca Cola Rooftop Bar, Disney Springs - Drinks
Goofy's Candy Co, Disney Springs - using up leftover DDP credits!


St Pete Beach

Day 8
Madfish - Dinner

Day 9
The Frog Pond - Breakfast
Twistee Treat - Ice Cream
Level 11 rooftop bar - Drinks
Bongo's on the Beach - Dinner

Day 10
IHOP - Breakfast


Cape Coral, Fort Myers & Sanibel

Day 10
Publix & Target - Villa Supplies
Ford's Garage - Dinner

Day 11
Dairy Queen - Ice Cream
Edison Mall Foodcourt - Lunch
Mel's Diner - Dinner

Day 12
The Boathouse Tiki Bar & Grill - Breakfast
The Island Cow - Dinner
Dunkin' Donuts - Supper

Day 13
Sweet Tomatoes - Lunch

Day 14
Golden Corral - Breakfast
Fins Seafood and Dive Bar - Dinner


Surprise morning in MK & journey home

Day 15
Gaston's Tavern - Breakfast
Main Street Bakery, Magic Kingdom - Drinks
Buffalo Wild Wings - Dinner
Plane Food - BA MCO-LGW



Page 36

Non food photos - Saratoga Springs Resort

Food merchandise!


Mrs P


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Pre-trip Report

We are...




I am Mrs P (I hijack/share my husbands account!) also known as Melissa. Married to Pumba75 aka Graeme. Our two girls are now 10 years+ so adults in relation to Disney tickets & the Disney Dining Plan (DDP).

We love Florida, food & family time - in no particular order!

We are very fortunate that this will be our 7/8th time across the pond. My family are used to pushing their plates towards me so I can take a photo before they take their first bite!


The plan so far.

We are returning again in August.
Premier Inn booked for the night before at Heathrow.
Dinner at The Pheasant Inn.
Flying with BA to Orlando via Miami. Direct on the way home to Gatwick.


Onsite.

We have booked Saratoga Springs for 7 nights with free DDP. First time staying here. Previously stayed at OKW & Polynesian.




ADRs (Advance Dining Reservations).

ADR's are now all booked and we have opted for restaurants that are new to us.

The Wave (breakfast)
Turf Club (dinner)
Chef de France (dinner)
Chef Arts Smiths Florida Homecoming Kitchen (dinner)
Yak & Yeti (dinner)
Paradiso 37 (dinner)
O'hanas (dinner)

We are also going to Be Our Guest (quick service) for breakfast with Kim (Leyfy) & Phil (Graeme's brother). Double celebrations as it will be my birthday that day and their honeymoon! We have previously had dinner there and loved it.

Also looking forward to meeting up with Stupet11 & family for drinks in EPCOT.


Offsite.

Then returning to The Grand Plaza Hotel for 2nights. Definitely returning to Bongos for dinner.




Then 5 nights in Cape Coral.





We are really looking forward to exploring a totally new area and trying new restaurants. We have booked a dibb villa (Capecoralfl). The owners have been friendly, helpful and prompt which has made it a lovely smooth process.

Can't. Wait.


Finally.

Saw this and it made me smile.
Will certainly try but can't promise!




For the moment, that's everything.

Mrs P

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Looking forward to this, really enjoyed your Christmas fun
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Sounds fab! I'm in.

Hope you like Saratoga Springs as much as we do
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Oh looking forward to this, off to read your others now
Welcome along!


Originally Posted by Goldia View Post
Looking forward to this, really enjoyed your Christmas fun
Ahh thank you.


Originally Posted by MissFortune View Post
Sounds fab! I'm in.

Hope you like Saratoga Springs as much as we do
Thanks. We have previously stayed at OKW (loved it!) and the Polynesian so keen to try somewhere new this time. Can't wait to check in!

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Note to self and Pumbas - remember to take Disney transport to Epoct for drinkypoos.

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