A great way to relax and unwind on any vacation is by sipping on a delicious cocktail, and the Walt Disney World Resort has some amazing options that can be found at dining locations and lounges throughout property. While there are plenty of typical cocktails to be had, there are also a handful of very pricey options that feature unique ingredients and high-end liquors. While these indulgent sips are absolutely delicious, it’s up to Guests to decide whether they are worth the very expensive prices or not! Here are some of the most indulgent and expensive cocktails available at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Tambu Lounge – Lapu Lapu – $19
Guests who spend time at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort can feel transported to the serene and tropical white sand beaches in the South Seas, and a very popular lounge continues that theme with unique cocktails. Tambu Lounge can be found on the second level of the Great Ceremonial House right next to the main entrance to ‘Ohana and features a tropical tiki bar theme with comfortable seating and beautiful views of the grounds below. The Lapu Lapu is a beloved cocktail at Tambu Lounge that costs $19 and combines Plantation Original Dark Rum and tropical fruit juices in a fresh, cored pineapple with a splash of Gosling’s 151 Rum on top.
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Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar – Hail Marty – $24.00
The Landing in Disney Springs is a very popular destination for Guests to head to when looking for unique dining and lounge options. Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar is an immersive lounge owned by the pilot friend of Indiana Jones and the interior features an industrial feel that is packed with quirky props and many nods to the famous film franchise. Each specialty cocktail on the menu features a name that pays homage to a character or location from the Indiana Jones films, and there is one option that is a true splurge at a cost of $24. The Hail Marty blends Colonel E.H. Taylor and Jr. Small Batch Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whisky Bottled in Bond, served in a slightly tilted glass with an elegant ice sphere.
Enchanted Rose – Seasonal Old Fashioned – $25.00
There are several popular locations for dining at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, but the main lounge option available to Guests is Enchanted Rose Café, where upscale, Victorian theming and subtle nods to Beauty and the Beast come together to form an elegant atmosphere. The cocktails crafted at Enchanted Rose are all unique and indulgent, but the Seasonal Old Fashioned is absolutely a splurge at $25. The delicious cocktail combines Widow Jane 10yr Straight Bourbon Whiskey with a house-made seasonal syrup and bitters, and Guests can enjoy different variations throughout the year depending on what flavors are in season and fresh at the moment.
Enchanted Rose – Kir Royale – $27.00
Another expensive, yet delicious, cocktail option at Enchanted Rose features a decadent champagne base that makes every sip a celebration. The Kir Royale costs $27 and combines Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne with pomegranate pearls, creating a light and bubbly sip with a deep maroon color.
Splitsville Dining Room – The Tsunami – $28.00
The West Side of Disney Springs is home to Splitsville Dining Room where Guests can step back in time to enjoy a retro, yet upscale, bowling alley and restaurant. Splitsville Dining Room takes classic American and international favorites and elevates them with bold ingredients and flavors, and the cocktails are no exception. The ultimate indulgence is The Tsunami, which serves up three separate drinks alongside a shot of signature dark rum. Guests can sip on the Cadillac Margarita which is a classic margarita with a floater of Grand Marnier, the Big Wave Dave which combines vodka, grain alcohol, and raspberry, and the Miami Vice which is marketed as a combination of a piña colada and rum runner. With so many strong sips plus the additional shot, The Tsunami at Splitsville Dining Room is actually a great value at $28.
Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto – Uh-Oa – $25.00
In addition to Tambu Lounge, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is home to a second lounge area that immerses Guests in quirky, tropical theming. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto features a small lounge area where Guests can trigger special effects by ordering certain drinks and even watch the weather do some pretty wacky things out ‘windows’ that are actually screens. The Uh’Oa is a pricey specialty cocktail on the menu that is priced at $25 and made to serve two or more Guests. Named after the tiki god formally seen in Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, the Uh’Oa combines Plantation Original Dark Rum, Bacardi Superior Rum, a blend of orange, passion fruit, guava, pineapple, and grapefruit juices, Falernum, and organic agave nectar. Guests also love a brief flash of lights and message from Uh’Oa when the drink is ordered that momentarily grabs the attention of everyone inside.
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Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto – Nautilus – $35.00
The most expensive cocktail on the menu at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto references 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, an 1872 novel by Jules Verne that was adapted into a 1954 live-action film and finally an attraction in the Magic Kingdom that closed in 1994. The Nautilus was the name of Captain Nemo’s submarine in the story and Guests who enjoy time at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto can order a specialty cocktail of the same name for $35, featuring a blend of Barbancourt Pango Rhum, Appleton Estate Reserve Rum, Combier Crème de Peche de Vigne Liqueur, tropical juices, and Falernum. When ordered, the Nautilus plunges the entire lounge underwater with special effects and lighting, and Guests even have the option of ordering the cocktail in a souvenir mug for $61.
The Edison – Gilgamesh – $32.00
The Edison in The Landing area of Disney Springs invites Guests to step back in time to an interactive and immersive restaurant themed to feel like a gothic electric company from the 1930s. Guests can enjoy an array of live entertainment as well as a menu of delicious American favorites for lunch and dinner each day, all of which pair perfectly with a specialty cocktail. Guests looking for a true splurge can enjoy several options from the High Roller Cocktail menu including the Gilgamesh which costs $32 and combines Cincoro Resposado’s baking spices toasted oak from when it was bourbon barrel-aged and notes of ancho, habanero, and a finishing sweetness. With layers of flavors and a truly unique sip, the Gilgamesh is definitely worth the costly price!
Oga’s Cantina – Yub Nub – $45.00
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge fully immerses Guests in the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu with otherworldly architecture, adventure around every corner, familiar characters on stealth missions, attractions, shopping, and so much more. One location that absolutely cannot be missed in Batuu is Oga’s Cantina, where Guests can find some of the most unique sips in the galaxy while listening to music from DJ Rex, and debating whether to join the Resistance or First Order. The Yub Nub is the most expensive cocktail on the menu at Oga’s Cantina and combines Malibu Pineapple Rum, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, citrus juices, and passion fruit and is served in a souvenir Endor Mug with beautiful details. While it’s definitely expensive, the Yub Nub is delicious and offers Guests a souvenir to bring home to remember their time in Batuu.
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California Grill – California Grill Signature Cocktail – $137.00
The most expensive and indulgent beverage at the Walt Disney World Resort can be found at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in a very popular restaurant. The California Grill is situated at the very top of the Disney Resort and welcomes Guests to dine on flavors and ingredients from the Pacific Northwest while enjoying a modern interior design and sweeping views of the Magic Kingdom and Seven Seas Lagoon. Guests looking to absolutely splurge can order the California Grill Signature Cocktail with their dinners, which pairs a champagne cocktail with decadent Remy Martin Louis XIII that takes four generations of cellar masters to create and costs close to two hundred dollars an ounce. The California Grill Signature Cocktail is definitely not an every-night drink, but it is a wonderful option to enjoy when celebrating or simply looking to splurge!