Dress Codes

Discussion in 'UK Trip Planning Forum' started by garethanders, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. garethanders

    garethanders Earning My Ears

    Jan 19, 2009
    Hi Guys hope you can help.

    With just over a week to go we are now panicing and this is one of the isses we have. We are dining at artist point and Cali grill and i know both of these have dress codes.

    could you please tell me if these are ok.

    Myself, Black Pants / Jeans. Short Sleeve Shirt, Shoes.

    My Wife ( The difficult one) 3/4 Lenght Black Pants, Flip Flops. Short Sleeve top, nice one she goes out in, and Shaul!

    We have read the list but still i little unsure mainly on my DW top and flip flops

    Please can anyone help

  2. wickesy

    wickesy <font color=royalblue>Tomorrow, tomorrow, I love y

    Apr 2, 2006
    You will be fine at both restaurants with those outfits. Artist Point has become our new favourite last night dinner so I'm sure you'll have a great time there. :thumbsup2
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  4. wayneg

    wayneg Moderator Moderator

    Jul 24, 2003
    Below is how we dressed for Cali grill in August. I was suprised to see at least 2 men in shorts, unless you went in swimwear I doubt anything would be said.

  5. penlanspice

    penlanspice Addicted 2 disney

    Mar 3, 2002
    I know if you call about the Cali grill they tell you no flip flops and I'm not to sure about jeans, I would wear trousers, your wife's clothes are fine,I know they are pretty strict at Cali grill, but not sure if they enforce it.
    At Artist point all the clothes would be fine including flip flops, it's just a case of looking tidy and not in park gear.
  6. shaun&miranda

    shaun&miranda Mouseketeer

    Dec 25, 2005
    I have worn black flip flops to the cali grill. I think it's more the impression you make rather than any individual item. If you're wearing stuff that is ripped/torn, or obviously shabby they may politely ask you to re-dress and come back later (a couple of people on the boards have had this happen).

    I wore my flip flops with 3/4 length trousers, a very smart black top, smart cardigan and necklace.

    So long as you look smart you'll (almost certainly) be fine. I have seen people in the Cali Grill in shorts and t-shirts with trainers, but it's up to the front desk folk who check you in. I know I would have felt out of place if I had not worn smart stuff.

    Hope this helps

  7. gemmybear83

    gemmybear83 <font color=royalblue>I would blame it all on Bob<

    Dec 13, 2007
    We went to both in October (fantastic by the way! Make sure you have the cobbler for dessert at Artist Point!). We saw people in shorts in Cali Grill, it kind of annoyed me there is a dress code for a reason!
  8. fuse04

    fuse04 DIS Veteran

    Jul 14, 2006
    Yes, same here when we last went, whilst there is a dress code it is not enforced (sadly)
  9. garethanders

    garethanders Earning My Ears

    Jan 19, 2009
    These comments have been great thanks ever so much!!

    As a few of you have said, i agree if there is a dress code why not enforce it.

    Thanks for your help.
  10. natalielongstaff

    natalielongstaff <font color=deeppink>I need a cup of tea and a big

    Apr 7, 2004
    Could not agree more, shame its not enforced properly
  11. wifey

    wifey DIS Veteran

    May 7, 2005
    We did get told about the dress codes specifically no swimwear, no cut off jeans or trousers, no sleeveless tops NO flip flops etc business casual attire accepted and so on BUT when we got to YSH there were all sorts of people there wearing anything they wanted to
    :confused3 What's the point of having a dress code if you don't stick to it:confused3
    TBH they will say when you book your reservations what's acceptable or not ...and this is just my opinion but... if folks can't be bothered to make the effort they should be refused service just like at restaurants here ;)
  12. disneyholic family

    disneyholic family disney on my mind....

    Jan 31, 2002
    I believe the "no sleeveless tops" is referring to men - as in what are called 'wife beater' shirts...
    women can of course wear sleeveless tops...

    as for flip flops...there are flip flops and there are flop flops...
    again, when men wear them - those beach ones - they're not acceptable..

    on the other hand, there are flip flops for women that are very fancy and very acceptable...

    but in any case, when we were at the cali grill, people were dressed in resort casual- nothing fancy at all...

    women in capri cut trousers, men in khaki trousers and a polo shirt..

    and yes, we also saw men in shorts....

    no one was turned away...
  13. CarolynU

    CarolynU <font color=CC0000>Proud Mum twice over<br><font c

    Feb 28, 2002
    We went to the Cali Grill for my DS and DDIL's ist anniversary in Oct.
    We dressed up, but have no idea why. The whole place was a siege of shorts, T shirts not polos, trainers flip flops I think the night we went even bare feet would have been allowed. Kids were running riot. There was yelling shouting and just about everything in between.
    It was such an anti climax. The wonderful food was lost in this place which was no better than Mc D's.

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