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Old 07-04-2013, 03:40 PM   #1021
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What exactly is butterbeer? Everyone talks about it. What does it taste like?

Also, any recommendations for where to eat in the parks? Counter or sit-down doesn't matter as long as it's decent food.
It tastes like Butterscotch and Cream soda...the frozen is very good but very sweet. Think diabetic coma.

We have a food sticky you should read through. There's a lot of information but its worth it.

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2681315
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:50 AM   #1022
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Is it customary to leave a tip at 3 Broomsticks? Since it's CS I hadn't really considered it but then when looking around the DISign boards I noticed that someone had created a tip envelope for meals there. I understand that your food is brought to the table after ordering at the counter, correct? So, the tip is for the person who brings the food to the table? Do they also bus the tables? If not where/when is the tip given?

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Is it customary to leave a tip at 3 Broomsticks? Since it's CS I hadn't really considered it but then when looking around the DISign boards I noticed that someone had created a tip envelope for meals there. I understand that your food is brought to the table after ordering at counter, correct? So, the tip is for the person who brings the food to the table? Do they also bus the tables? If not where/when is the tip given?

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Unless something's changed, you get your food yourself and no tips are involved.
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:54 AM   #1024
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when did the TM's stop carrying the trays or lead you to the table?

i've read some posts where the TM does carry your tray and some that they haven't.
but they all lead you to a table so you don't have to wander around finding one on your own.
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Old 07-05-2013, 10:05 AM   #1025
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Great, thanks! I thought it seemed a bit odd for a CS meal but after spotting the tip envelope I wanted to double check.
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Old 07-08-2013, 02:13 AM   #1027
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Old 07-09-2013, 02:53 PM   #1028
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when did the TM's stop carrying the trays or lead you to the table?

i've read some posts where the TM does carry your tray and some that they haven't.
but they all lead you to a table so you don't have to wander around finding one on your own.
We've been there 3 times. When it's busy they've directed us to a table. When it wasn't we got to choose. The only time they carried our tray was when we had a lot of food. We ordered the family feast( I think it was called) and it filled 3 trays between food and drinks. They helped then. Fabulous experience.
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Old 07-13-2013, 10:34 AM   #1029
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My daughter has saved all of her money for the Dumbledore's Army wand set, but we won't be back to WWOHP for a while. Does anyone know if the same wand set manufactured by Noble Collection is identical to the one sold by Universal? I can get it $5 cheaper and with free shipping from Barnes and Noble (or other sellers). The shipping through Universal is $16! Thank you!
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Do anybody know if the WWOHP expansion will be open by my birthday next year July 19th so I can know exactly when to book the BOG restaurant in Magic Kingdom.
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Do anybody know if the WWOHP expansion will be open by my birthday next year July 19th so I can know exactly when to book the BOG restaurant in Magic Kingdom.
I believe they've only said "summer". It would be short-sighted for UO to announce a specific date since construction schedules can change.
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Old 07-14-2013, 03:03 PM   #1032
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Do anybody know if the WWOHP expansion will be open by my birthday next year July 19th so I can know exactly when to book the BOG restaurant in Magic Kingdom.
We'll need to wait until after hurricane season this year to make sure there are no construction delays to get a better idea of the timeline. Universal will not announce an official opening date this far in advance.
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:18 PM   #1033
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We'll need to wait until after hurricane season this year to make sure there are no construction delays to get a better idea of the timeline. Universal will not announce an official opening date this far in advance.
Thanks, I was really hoping to go for my birthday but I guess I will have to wait if they announce it after the BOG restaurant reservation fills up because I want to eat there but I do not want to go until the expansion is complete. Then I will have my Springfield and Diagon Alley and a little extra minions (I just love those little yellow people) to fill my luggage with.
Also get to eat at the Leaky Cauldron but hope they have different food from three broomsticks because I don't want to eat the same thing at different places.
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Is there extensive construction going on there now?

I was hoping to go to FL this fall, but will wait now until this new area is up and running. Seems so long to wait........................................
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Is there a thread that is tracking the expansion? Or is this the one? Thanks!!
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