Disney World Honeymoon – Drinking Around the ‘World’

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world
My husband James enjoys a beer and pretzel from Germany

One of my favorite things to do during a Walt Disney World vacation is to “drink around the world.” Indeed, we can’t think of a WDW honeymoon without a lengthy trip around Epcot’s World Showcase, stopping by each of the 11 pavilions to enjoy a signature cocktail, brew and/or snack from the country in question.

So join my husband James and I on a pair of our trips “around the world.” We always go counterclockwise, starting in Mexico and ending in Canada because … actually, I have no idea why. That’s just what James insists upon. Note, we wouldn’t imbibe in everything you read here in a single trip, but here are your options nevertheless.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Mexico

Drink of choice: Tequila tasting at La Cava del Tequila Cantina

Snack of choice: Churro

Activity of choice: Anything but the Grand Fiesta Tour ride. It’s an insult to Mexico … and ducks. Instead, like us, take a picture that makes it look like you’re about to be sacrificed, yet oddly happy about it.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Norway

Drink of choice: Carlsberg Beer. Yes, it’s from Denmark, but it’s still Scandinavia.

Snack of choice: Any dessert from Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe.

Activity of choice: Maelstrom ride. Stick around for the movie afterward. It’s polite … and the movie’s super ’80s.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

China

Drink of choice: Green tea from the tea kiosk. With all that alcohol, some antioxidants will do you good.

Snack of choice: Pot stickers from Lotus Blossom Cafe

Activity of choice: “Reflections of China” Circle-Vision 360 Movie

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Germany

Drink of choice: You’re in Germany. You’re getting a beer.

Snack of choice: Authentic Bavarian pretzel.

Activity of choice: Unlike me in this picture, do not answer a call from your mother. Otherwise, you’re in Germany. Drink beer, eat pretzels. You could also make dinner reservations at the Biergarten so that you can return later to drink more beer, eat more pretzels.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Italy

Drink of choice: Chianti at Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar

Snack of choice: Gelatto from Gelatti

Activity of choice: Watch one of the many street shows performed in San Marcos Square.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

The American Adventure

Drink of choice: Water. Hydration’s important and sadly America’s craft brewing scene hasn’t caught on at Epcot.

Snack of choice: Mmmmm, funnel cake.

Activity of choice: Take a nap during the American Adventure show. Sorry, we’ve never been able to stay awake. Maybe it was all that beer in Germany.

 

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Japan

Drink of choice: Sake

Snack of choice: Sushi from Katsura Grill (if you have more time, it’s better at the sit-down Tokyo Dining)

Activity of choice: Take a stroll through the Japanese garden while the Taiko drummers perform.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Morocco

Drink of choice: Tangerine slushy

Snack of choice: Anything from the Tangierine Cafe. It’s my husband James’ favorite World Showcase lunch spot.

Activity of choice: Enjoy the peace and (relative) quiet of the alley that leads to Morocco’s superb Restaurant Marrakesh.

 

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

France

Drink of choice: Grand Marnier slushy (pictured). Champagne works too.

Snack of choice: Pastry from Les Halles Boulangerie & Patisserie

Activity of choice: Watch “Impressions de France” movie. The visuals and music are beautiful — at least that’s what James says. I always seem to fall asleep.

 

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

United Kingdom

Drink of choice: Pint of ale at Rose & Crown Pub

Snack of choice: Bag of crisps. Or, if you haven’t eaten quite enough yet, fish & chips from the Yorkshire County Fish Shop

Activity of choice: Enjoy that pint and those crisps in the Rose & Crown. That’s pretty much the most authentically British thing you could do.

 

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world

Canada

Drink of choice: Labatt Blue

Snack of choice: Sadly, they no longer seem to sell beavertails at the Canada pavilion (a pastry covered in sauces such as maple and/or chocolate). Let’s go with some maple candy in the Northwest mercantile shop, then.

Activity of choice: Watch the “O Canada!” Circle-Vision 360 movie starring Martin Short. It gets a round of applause every time.

So there you have it, that’s our little drinking trip around the world. Now all you need to do now is head over to Spaceship Earth and have a rest while listening to the soothing vocal tones of Dame Judi Dench.

Walt Disney World, Epcot, World Showcase, Honeymoon, Drinking around the world
Finishing off the trip with a Labatt Blue in Canada – Photo by James Riswick

Want more advice on eating and drinking in Walt Disney World (plus lots of other great tips)? Read our 42 tips for a Walt Disney World honeymoon.

Want more destination wedding and honeymoon inspiration in your inbox? Plus exclusive tips and deals you can only get here? Sign up for our newsletter!

3

3 thoughts on “Disney World Honeymoon – Drinking Around the ‘World’

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Cart

loader