WRITTEN BY: Paul Little, DVC Rental Store Founder | October 28, 2014
The Disney Company has announced a new dining concept to be located in the Landing Section (formerly Pleasure Island) of Disney Springs. The BOATHOUSE will be an upscale, waterfront dining experience featuring spectacular floating artwork: dream boats from the ’30s, ’40s and ’50s. The expansive restaurant will have three distinctive bars including The Captain’s Raw Bar, The Admiral’s Club Bar and The Dock Bar, built over the water. There will also be themed rooms like The Runabout, Twin Transoms, and The Lake House and two private dining rooms for special events, conventions and presentations: The Regatta and The Trophy Room. There will also be guided tours aboard the Captain’s piloted 40-foot Italian Water Taxi with champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries and guided Amphicar rides that launch from land, enter the water, and take guests on a 20-minute tour of the landmarks of Disney Springs.
Disney Springs is will be the name of the newly re-imagined Downtown Disney. It is an extensive multi-year transformation into a high-energy destination that will double the retail space and offer many new innovative dining options.
Morimoto Asia’s will including open terraces, a grand hall, private rooms, long bar, cocktail lounge, waterside seating and more within the extraordinary, 36-foot tall, two-story layout. This Disney Springs dining destination will include unique exhibition kitchens showcase the continent’s traditions like street food stalls, Peking duck carving, and dim sum.
“We are very excited that the BOATHOUSE is joining the Walt Disney World family at Disney Springs,” says creator Steven Schussler. “Walt Disney Imagineering has created a wonderful, interactive, culinary and entertainment experience at Disney Springs. We are proud to be part of this magical experience.”
The BOATHOUSE will open in the Spring of 2015 in Disney Springs. The restaurant’s gourmet menu (served daily until 2 a.m.) will feature steaks, chops, seafood and a raw bar. The BOATHOUSE is the latest project of Schussler Creative, the creators of Rainforest Cafe, T-Rex and Yak & Yeti at the Walt Disney World Resort.
For dining reservations and more information about The BOATHOUSE, guests will be able to visit Disneyworld.com in the future.