GCH Craftsman Bar Set to Open Soon at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel

The walls are down at the GCH Craftsman Bar and it appears that we could see a soft-opening in the next day or two for the new poolside eatery at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.


The bar features a small food menu, plus a full bar menu that includes several signature cocktails. Here is what they’ll be serving:

  • Craftsman’s Garden – Ilegal Mezcal Joven, lemon juice, and agave nectar [$15]
  • Pineapple Ginger Margarita – Patron Silver Tequila, nostrum pineapple turmeric ginger shrub, Cointreau, and lime juice (frozen or on the rocks) [$16]
  • Tamarind Margarita – El Jimador Silver Tequila, Cointreau Noir, lime juice, and liquid alchemist tamarindo (frozen or on the rocks) [$16]
  • Prickly Pear Rosé – Rosé wine, prickly pear puree, and lemon juice [$14]
  • Kombucha Cocktail – Tito’s Handmade Vodka, St. George Americano, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Suja Organic Pineapple Passionfruit Kombucha [$15]
  • Matcha Maker – St. George Botanivore Gin, Domaine de Conton Ginger Liqueur, lemon juice, cream, Aquafaba, and matcha [$16]
  • Bloody Mary – Grey Goose Vodka, Bloody Mary mix, muddled cucumber, and celery bitters [$15]
  • Cucumber Spritz – St-Germaine Elderflower Liqueur, Lillet Blanc, Maschio Prosecco Brut, lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda [$14]
  • Paradisi Punch – Bacardi Grapefruit Rum, lime juice, orgeat (almond), and Combier Pamplermousse Rose Liqueur [$14]
  • Coco de Agua – Bacardi Superior Rum with Pineapple and Lime Juices, and Zico Coconut Water [$13]
  • Vanilla Mango Mule – Grey Goose La Vanilla Vodka, mango puree, lime juice, agave nectar, and ginger beer [$14]
  • Yuzu Daiquiri – Bacardi Superior Rum, Yuzuri Yuzu Liqueur, lime juice, and simple syrup [$16]
  • Banana Daiquiri – Flor de Caña Extra Seco 4 Yr Aged Rum, Giffard Banana Du Brésil Liqueur, and lime juice [$14]
  • Grand Mai Tai – Bacardi 8 Yr Aged Rum, Myer’s Original Dark Rum, Orange Curacao, orgeat (almond), and lime juice [$15]
  • Passion Fruit Mojito – Flor de Caña Extra Seco 4 Yr Aged Rum, Crème de Fruits de la Passion Liqueur, passion fruit syrup, lime juice, and club soda [$14.50]

There is also a selection of coffee cocktails and non-alcoholic specialty drinks.



The food menu features:

  • Avocado Toast – Soft burrata, pomegranate seeds, pomegranate drizzle, fried parsley, spiced rice paper, and grilled ciabatta bread [$16]
  • Cali Sliders – American Wagyu patty, oven-roasted tomato, vegetable relish, spiced hollandaise, Swiss, artichoke aioli, and pickled vegetables [$21]
  • Double-Baked Beef Nachos – Tortilla chips, melted cheese, bacon lardons, black beans, scallions, slivered jalapeño pepper, cilantro, queso fresco, guacamole, and crema [$21]
  • Maine Lobster Quesadilla – Flour tortilla, monterey jack, queso fresco, caramelized onions, roasted corn relish, sour cream, and spicy mayo [$23]
  • Shawarma Chicken Skewer – Arugula-fennel salad with radishes, roasted tomatoes, pita bread, lemon wedges, and tzatziki dip [$19]
  • Kimchee-Marinated Ahi Tuna Lettuce Cup – Tomatoes, onion, edamame, lime, lettuce leaves, and chile threads [$22]
  • Garlic-Soy-Glazed Chicken Wings – Fresno chile, togarashi spice, furikake, parlsey, carrot, and celery ribbons [$16]



We are also hearing that once the Craftsman Bar opens, White Water Snacks will introduce a new menu and undergo a name change to GCH Craftsman Grill.

The GCH Craftsman Bar & Grill are located on the east side of the pool, near the hotel’s entrance to Disney California Adventure.