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eeyore#1fan
07-15-2008, 11:43 AM
We leave in 5 longs days for a week at WL. Please take a look at our final ADR's and let me know what you think:

Sunday:
Dinner - Victoria and Alberts

Monday:
Lunch - Chef De France
Dinner - Le Celier

Tuesday:
Breakfast - 1900 Park Fare

Wednesday:
Dinner - 50's Prime Time Cafe

Thursday:
Breakfast - Chef Mickey
Dinner - Whispering Canyon

Friday:
Dinner - Ohana

Saturday:
Lunch - Rose and Crown
Dinner - Bistro De Paris

Sunday
Going Home:sad2:

Any suggestions or changes you would make. It's probably a little late now anyways, but you never know.

ROEDISNEY
07-15-2008, 11:54 AM
Everything looks great :thumbsup2 except Sunday:mad: lol.
Have a great trip! :cool1:

shannon47142
07-15-2008, 01:13 PM
We still have 16 days before we get to WL!!!:upsidedow
Your ADRS look great:thumbsup2 We are also trying some of the same places--have fun and you should write a dining review when you get back:thumbsup2

PrincessDisney96
07-15-2008, 01:20 PM
Your ADRS look good. I am so excited we are leaving in only 2 days!!! Have a magical trip! :wizard:

disneystacy
07-15-2008, 01:23 PM
I wish I could do some of your adr's, but with 3 kids I can only dream of V&A

eeyore#1fan
07-15-2008, 09:40 PM
We still have 16 days before we get to WL!!!:upsidedow
Your ADRS look great:thumbsup2 We are also trying some of the same places--have fun and you should write a dining review when you get back:thumbsup2

Thanks. I'll will definitely try to right up a review when we get back.

eeyore#1fan
07-15-2008, 09:43 PM
I wish I could do some of your adr's, but with 3 kids I can only dream of V&A

We're going to be traveling with our 11 month old son for the first time and we are using kids nite out for babysitting. It's a little pricey but on top of celebrating his 1st birthday this trip, my wife and I are also celebrating our 5 year anniversary so that gives us a reason to splurge a little. As if a trip to DW wasn't enough. :lmao:

TheTXTaylors5
07-15-2008, 10:00 PM
We're going to be traveling with our 11 month old son for the first time and we are using kids nite out for babysitting. It's a little pricey but on top of celebrating his 1st birthday this trip, my wife and I are also celebrating our 5 year anniversary so that gives us a reason to splurge a little. As if a trip to DW wasn't enough. :lmao:


:thumbsup2 We used Kids Nite Out this past May during our WDW trip. We LOVED the service. We are using them again for our upcoming September trip. We had Andrea. She was great with our kids. I just thought I would throw out her name as she was fantastic. :woohoo: DH and I not only had a nice "childless" dinner, we even went to DHS and rode RNR and ToT TOGETHER for the first time. It was the best night of the vacation by far.

Have a magical trip! :wizard:

- Jennifer

marvali
07-16-2008, 06:47 AM
We leave in 5 longs days for a week at WL. Please take a look at our final ADR's and let me know what you think:

Monday:
Lunch - Chef De France
Dinner - Le Celier

Thursday:
Breakfast - Chef Mickey
Dinner - Whispering Canyon

Friday:
Dinner - Ohana

Saturday:
Lunch - Rose and Crown
Dinner - Bistro De Paris

Sunday
Going Home:sad2:

Any suggestions or changes you would make. It's probably a little late now anyways, but you never know.

The only one's I don't personally like are Monday (Chefs de France for lunch and then LeCellier for dinner....I would be miserably, happily stuffed):rotfl2: and Thursday would be the same way unless we had the Chef Mickey buffet very early, and Whipering Canyon (skillets) very late, otherwise that same feeling would come over me.

:thumbsup2 We used Kids Nite Out this past May during our WDW trip. We LOVED the service. We are using them again for our upcoming September trip. We had Andrea. She was great with our kids. I just thought I would throw out her name as she was fantastic. :woohoo: DH and I not only had a nice "childless" dinner, we even went to DHS and rode RNR and ToT TOGETHER for the first time. It was the best night of the vacation by far.

Have a magical trip! :wizard:

- Jennifer\

I guess the good thing about having older kids, DW and I always get to ride together. It would be uncool for any of our kids to have to ride with Mom or Dad.:rolleyes1

TheTXTaylors5
07-16-2008, 02:51 PM
It would be uncool for any of our kids to have to ride with Mom or Dad.:rolleyes1

:scared: I know that day is fast approaching. DD is five going on fifteen. :faint:

- Jennifer

mplsmom1
07-16-2008, 07:25 PM
Doing the happy dance for you as your trip is SO close. :cool1: Your ADRs sound fabulous - I wish I had your budget :lmao: Have a magical time!!

DisneySweetheart
07-16-2008, 08:03 PM
They sound good! Have a wonderful time!:goodvibes

avamadison
07-16-2008, 08:36 PM
Sounds like you are going to enjoy lots of wonderful foods! Have a great time at V&A. I would love to see a thread when you return about how it goes. Enjoy!

TheTXTaylors5
07-16-2008, 10:02 PM
When I first saw your restaurants, all I could think was . . .

Yummy! Yummy! Yummy! Yummy! (in Stacy's voice of course!;) )

Today, I moved around some of our ADRs for our September and November/December trips. So, we now have some of the same restaurants to anticipate . . .

Chef de France (lunch w/CP Package)
Ohana (dinner)

We've eaten at the following on your list and quick review:

50's Prime Time Cafe (dinner) - After hearing positive and negative reviews on this restaurant, we decided to give it a try. DH had the meatloaf and I had the fried chicken. DH said his meal was edible, but not spectacular. Personally, I was very underwhelmed with the chicken. It didn't taste fresh. Then again, we live in Texas and have an amazing fried chicken restaurant nearby. So, I had high expectations for the chicken. Our waitress didn't play around with us too much. We may try it again. But, I'll have something different.

Whispering Canyon (dinner) - DH and I both shared the all-you-can-eat skillet. It was YUMMY! The only thing we really didn't care for was the sausage. It was very dry and underseasoned. Our kids love this restaurant too. We are eating here for dinner AND breakfast on our upcoming trips (The breakfast is really yummy too!).

Chef Mickey (breakfast) - This is a staple for us on the morning before we attend MVMCP. It is "normal" breakfast buffet food. Our kids would have been happy to eat just the donuts they were so yummy. But, the main reason we keep going back is the amazing character interaction. DS2 tried to feed Pluto his Mickey waffle last year. It was priceless. This is a GREAT choice for a character breakfast.

I plan on surprising DH with the Chef's Table at V&A for his 40th Birthday next year. Can't wait!:woohoo:

:wizard: Have a magical trip and if possible could you give me your opinion on Chef de France and Ohana when you get back? Have a safe trip and say "Hi" to Mickey for us. ;)

- Jennifer

Redbudlover
07-16-2008, 10:37 PM
The only thing I would change is the Rose and Crown. The food I find is mediocre to bad: cold or over done or not done or cold. I have tried several times as the menu always looks good. The last time there - and it will be my last time - I ordered the fish and chips because it is one of my favorite things at their CS window. Could not believe it! It was awful - fries soggy and fish not crisp. Never again - I would save your money and go to the fish and chips window...

TheTXTaylors5
07-16-2008, 11:21 PM
The only thing I would change is the Rose and Crown. The food I find is mediocre to bad: cold or over done or not done or cold. I have tried several times as the menu always looks good. The last time there - and it will be my last time - I ordered the fish and chips because it is one of my favorite things at their CS window. Could not believe it! It was awful - fries soggy and fish not crisp. Never again - I would save your money and go to the fish and chips window...

::yes:: I've heard that before about the fish 'n chips inside the Rose and Crown Pub too. If I dined there, I would try something new/different. :thumbsup2 The menu looks interesting. Yorkshire County Fish Shop is our favorite counter service in World Showcase (& cheaper than the R&C). We can't walk by that stand and not walk away with a portion. The smell is tantalizing and the taste is addictive. Okay you've got me hungry now! I want some Harry Ramsden's fish 'n chips!!!!!! ;)

- Jennifer

marvali
07-17-2008, 06:22 AM
We've eaten at the following on your list and quick review:

50's Prime Time Cafe (dinner) - After hearing positive and negative reviews on this restaurant, we decided to give it a try. DH had the meatloaf and I had the fried chicken. DH said his meal was edible, but not spectacular. Personally, I was very underwhelmed with the chicken. It didn't taste fresh. Then again, we live in Texas and have an amazing fried chicken restaurant nearby. So, I had high expectations for the chicken. Our waitress didn't play around with us too much. We may try it again. But, I'll have something different.

Whispering Canyon (dinner) - DH and I both shared the all-you-can-eat skillet. It was YUMMY! The only thing we really didn't care for was the sausage. It was very dry and underseasoned. Our kids love this restaurant too. We are eating here for dinner AND breakfast on our upcoming trips (The breakfast is really yummy too!).

I plan on surprising DH with the Chef's Table at V&A for his 40th Birthday next year. Can't wait!:woohoo:

- Jennifer

Thanks for the reviews. I was considering adding 50's Prime Time and Whispering Canyon for our upcoming trip. We are doing the character breakfast at Ohana so I can comment on that soon.

BTW, hopefully DH never reads this board or you may have just spoiled his 40th BD surprise.:scared1:

The only thing I would change is the Rose and Crown. The food I find is mediocre to bad: cold or over done or not done or cold. I have tried several times as the menu always looks good. The last time there - and it will be my last time - I ordered the fish and chips because it is one of my favorite things at their CS window. Could not believe it! It was awful - fries soggy and fish not crisp. Never again - I would save your money and go to the fish and chips window...

Thanks for the heads up. I was looking for another CS in Epcot. Sounds like we definitely need to give this a try.:thumbsup2

disneystacy
07-17-2008, 07:07 AM
We're going to be traveling with our 11 month old son for the first time and we are using kids nite out for babysitting. It's a little pricey but on top of celebrating his 1st birthday this trip, my wife and I are also celebrating our 5 year anniversary so that gives us a reason to splurge a little. As if a trip to DW wasn't enough. :lmao:

We used Kid's Night Out on our last trip and did not have a good experience, so I won't leave my kids until my son is older. I did end up booking Chef's for lunch while we are in Epcot, but the kids will be with us.

eeyore#1fan
07-17-2008, 09:07 AM
The only thing I would change is the Rose and Crown. The food I find is mediocre to bad: cold or over done or not done or cold. I have tried several times as the menu always looks good. The last time there - and it will be my last time - I ordered the fish and chips because it is one of my favorite things at their CS window. Could not believe it! It was awful - fries soggy and fish not crisp. Never again - I would save your money and go to the fish and chips window...

We actually did just change this ADR. We are now going to Tony's Town Square on Tuesday instead. We figured since we were eating at Bistro De Paris the same day as Rose and Crown that it might be a little overkill. We ate at Rose and Crown in 2006 and thought the food was decent, but I go there more for the Black and Tans so I'll probably just swing by the bar on our way through.

eeyore#1fan
07-17-2008, 09:08 AM
We used Kid's Night Out on our last trip and did not have a good experience, so I won't leave my kids until my son is older. I did end up booking Chef's for lunch while we are in Epcot, but the kids will be with us.

What was the problem?

TheTXTaylors5
07-17-2008, 09:59 AM
We used Kid's Night Out on our last trip and did not have a good experience, so I won't leave my kids until my son is older. I did end up booking Chef's for lunch while we are in Epcot, but the kids will be with us.

:confused: What was the problem? I am curious because we have successfully used their service. Also, we have three kids and I was sooooooooo amazed when we got back she had them all dressed and in bed asleep. Our caregiver was a miracle worker. ;) She wore out the kids. I even drilled the kids the next morning on how the night went. They said she played games with them and even had DS8 do a scavenger hunt around our room. So, I am curious about your experience.

We are eating lunch at Chef de France for lunch as part of the Candlelight Processional Package. :thumbsup2 It is suppose to be kid-friendly. The Bistro upstairs is probably something I will save for just DH and myself. I called yesterday to make an ADR for CdF and told the CM we were going to eat a late lunch and then wait in line for the first CP. That is when she sold me on the CPP. I did the numbers and for what we plan on eating, it was CHEAPER to get the package. Imagine that. This is our first CP. Can't wait! :cool1:


Thanks for the heads up. I was looking for another CS in Epcot. Sounds like we definitely need to give this a try.:thumbsup2

If you like really good and fresh fried fish, try the Yorkshire County Fish Shop in the UK Pavilion. You won't be disappointed. The thick-cut fries are yummy too. DH and I always enjoy this meal with a Bass Ale. He's actually in my signature enjoying a Bass Ale and f&c. Nothing like it.:thumbsup2

- Jennifer

disneystacy
07-17-2008, 10:02 AM
What was the problem?

When we went to Disney last year we used KNO for one evening. It was a company trip and we had to go to a awards ceremony. My kids were 8, 5 and 10 weeks. I didn't want to have a babysitter, but really had no choice. Soooo I called KNO and told them I wanted a experience adult because my son was so young. No problem they told me.
The night of the awards the babysitter showed up and REEKED of cigarette smoke:confused: , but seemed nice. I told the sitter we would be right downstairs in the ballroom and to come and get me if any issues. Ok. We left at 7:00.
We called up to the room at 8:30 and everything was fine.
We arrived back to the room at 10:30 to find my 2 older daughters awake and watching a movie, my 10 week old sleeping in the middle of one of the beds and the "babysitter" out cold, sleeping on the other bed. I literally had to shake the sitter to wake up. :scared1:
After the sitter left my daughter said the sitter had been sleeping for about a hour.
Never again!:sad2: My older 2 girls could have left the room and this "sitter" wouldn't have even known , she was sleeping so soundly. My son could have fallen off the bed.
I would rather miss a nice meal but know my kids are safe. I prefer to stick with people I know or a "daycare setting" or kids club.
Other people on here had great experiences with them, I was not one of them.

TheTXTaylors5
07-17-2008, 10:16 AM
When we went to Disney last year we used KNO for one evening. . .
Other people on here had great experiences with them, I was not one of them.

:sad2: Sorry you had such a bad experience. After that, I probably wouldn't use their service again too. I hope you called them the next day and told them about your experience. Under no circumstance is the person suppose to fall asleep on the job (or reek of smoke especially if caring for an infant). But, not all their caregivers are like that. That is why when we had a positive experience, we requested the same caregiver for our upcoming trip. So, at least I know her work ethic.

:thumbsup2 We've used the Disney clubs too. Our kids love the Sandcastle Club at the Beach Club resort. However, DS2 isn't able to go there for another couple of years. When that happens, we'll just use the Disney clubs (Unless it is a really late night and I want the kids to be bed. Then, we will continue to use KNO).

- Jennifer

Jubilee
07-17-2008, 10:18 AM
When we went to Disney last year we used KNO for one evening. It was a company trip and we had to go to a awards ceremony. My kids were 8, 5 and 10 weeks. I didn't want to have a babysitter, but really had no choice. Soooo I called KNO and told them I wanted a experience adult because my son was so young. No problem they told me.
The night of the awards the babysitter showed up and REEKED of cigarette smoke:confused: , but seemed nice. I told the sitter we would be right downstairs in the ballroom and to come and get me if any issues. Ok. We left at 7:00.
We called up to the room at 8:30 and everything was fine.
We arrived back to the room at 10:30 to find my 2 older daughters awake and watching a movie, my 10 week old sleeping in the middle of one of the beds and the "babysitter" out cold, sleeping on the other bed. I literally had to shake the sitter to wake up. :scared1:
After the sitter left my daughter said the sitter had been sleeping for about a hour.
Never again!:sad2: My older 2 girls could have left the room and this "sitter" wouldn't have even known , she was sleeping so soundly. My son could have fallen off the bed.
I would rather miss a nice meal but know my kids are safe. I prefer to stick with people I know or a "daycare setting" or kids club.
Other people on here had great experiences with them, I was not one of them.
YIKES:scared1: