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Raglan Road Disney Springs review: For the authentic taste of Ireland, EPCOT isn't where Walt Disney World travelers will find soda bread, shepherd's pie, and authentic Irish food. Visitors must head to Raglan Road Irish Pub in Disney Springs for food and entertainment with a Celtic twist. The long-time crowd-favorite Irish restaurant has been dishing up drinks, dining, and dancing for almost 20 years, and if you're looking for Irish fare, it doesn't disappoint.
While in the heart of Florida, this Irish pub is authentic as many of the bars dot the Irish landscape. From the food, the staff, and even the bar itself – Ireland remains the basis of Raglan Road.
Come for the food and the drink, and stay for the fun atmosphere, entertainment, and dancing. Raglan Road Irish Pub is sure to serve the Irish experience you're craving, all under the usually sunny Florida sky.
An authentic Irish experience
It doesn't matter if you're taking in the atmosphere inside this authentic Irish bar or if you're enjoying the electric environment of Disney Springs by sitting in Raglan Road's outdoor seating. This bar is a taste of Ireland all over.
For one, the bar was made in Ireland. Additionally, the Irish owners wanted to bring the most authentic Irish experience to Walt Disney World. From the chefs, many have come from the Emerald Isle to the live entertainment and authentic Irish food. Ireland has seeped through Raglan Road Irish Pub, bringing the land of Erin a little closer to home.
Indoor and outdoor seating
Set in the middle of Disney Springs, Raglan Road is often seen with a packed patio and people enjoying the entertainment and food inside and out. Table service is available for both the inside dining room and the outdoor patio, letting visitors choose what kind of experience they have. There is always a lively group of people enjoying their time at Ragland Road, even if they're just for a drink or scarfing down a chicken pot pie. Raglan Road Irish Pub is a must-visit in Disney Springs.
Irish fare at Walt Disney World
Let's talk about why everyone stops by Raglan Road Irish Pub, and that's authentic Irish food. From traditional bread pudding to shepherd's pie, the food at Raglan Road is your place for Celtic fare at Walt Disney World.
Make sure to get your hands on the “OMG Burger,” a short rib and brisket beef burger with Irish bacon, Dubliner Irish cheddar, and crispy potato straws during lunch and dinner with Jameson Irish whiskey BBQ sauce. Or if you're looking for a more authentic dish to Ireland, look no further than the “Bangers + Mash = Yum,” which has an Irish pork banger, champ mashed potato, rich red wine jus, and fried leeks.
There's something for everyone on the menu, including the wee little lads. It wouldn't be Walt Disney World without a kid's menu, and this one does have your usual chicken breasts and mac and cheese but also a kid's version of fish and chips!
Raglan Road also has a weekend brunch menu, serving appetizers like the “Scallop Forest” — all-natural scallops with citrus lime dipping sauce and sweet chili jam. The weekend brunch at Raglan Road Irish Pub also features an Irish breakfast plate called the “Full Irish,” which features Irish pork bangers, black and white pudding, bacon, and fried eggs, which is a perfect meal to start your weekend brunch plans.
According to official Disney information, reservations for Raglan Road are highly recommended and can be made before your Disney trip! As of writing, Ragland Road isn't accepting the Disney dining plan.
Live entertainment and a fun atmosphere
Besides the fantastic modern Irish cooking, Raglan Road Irish Pub also packs in the entertainment! Walt Disney World visitors can catch live entertainment every night of the week with Irish dancers and live Irish bands playing on their main indoor stage and outdoor patio stage!
Monday through Friday, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and starting at noon on Saturdays and Sundays, exciting house bands entertain guests throughout the afternoon and into the night. You won't have to move far, as the entertainment is packed at Raglan Road.
Come for the Irish soda bread and stay for the Raglan Road dancers! These award-winning dancers have been a part of the infamous dance trope Riverdance, and they put on a show. If you've ever wanted to catch an Irish step dancing show, what better place to see it than Walt Disney World?
While enjoying the live entertainment, your kids can even be a part of the festivities by joining the dancers on stage, and they can even earn a certificate for their achievements in participating!
This Disney Springs restaurant is the only one that will bring you Irish electric music across all of Walt Disney World, making Ragland Road the place to be most nights!
Raglan Road Disney Springs review: Recap
This authentic Irish pub has something for every member of your family. Suppose it's just taking a break from the Florida heat by enjoying the live entertainment indoors or scarfing down some soda bread while listening to one of the amazing bands. In that case, this is a fun atmosphere and environment for everyone. It's a great stop if you're visiting Disney Springs and Ragland Road is the perfect place to get your Irish fix while at Walt Disney World.
So next time you visit Disney Springs, take some time and enjoy a taste of Ireland.
Hopefully, luck will be on your side at Raglan Road Irish Pub, and you'll have a great night with some fun entertainment.