Details on 2 New Spots to Open at Downtown Disney/Disney Springs
More and more information has been emerging via the Disney Parks Blog about new restaurants and retail spots that will be part of the new Disney Springs. The list is growing and each new announcement brings with it an additional great choice for dining or entertainment. Over the last few weeks details about Sprinkles Disney, the NBA Experience and Vivoli Gelateria were announced and added to the previous list that includes:
- Tommy Bahama
- Lilly Pulitzer
- L’Occitaine en Provence
- Edward Beiner
- Blaze Pizza
- Tea Traders by Joffrey’s Tea
Today Disney announced details regarding The Edison, a lavish “Industrial Gothic”-style restaurant, bar and nighttime destination that will feature exceptional classic American food, artisanal craft cocktails and unparalleled live entertainment. The Edison will open in 2016.
Similar to its sister location on the west coast, The Edison at Disney Springs will be dedicated to a resurgence of old-world style, sophistication and romance. Themed to a 1920s-period electric company, the space will recall an exuberant era of invention and imagination. With 35-foot ceilings and a range of themed areas to explore, The Edison will feature nightly entertainment including contortionists, palm readers, DJs and more.
Limited information has been released on STK Orlando other than it will offer the only rooftop dining, offer a gorgeous lounge setting and is slated to open in late 2015. STK is a modern steakhouse mixed with the ambiance of a sleek lounge and will be located in The Landing area of Disney Springs. It will be one of the largest STK locations in the world, occupying 14,000 square feet in a two-story building.
When work is completed in 2016, Disney Springs will have expanded to more than 150 shopping, dining and entertainment venues. The area will include four distinct, outdoor neighborhoods with a high-quality, diverse mix of retailers – including premium, affordable luxury and fast fashion options – and sophisticated restaurants.