Christmas Dining Trains

Discover a Christmas Dining Experience with a difference on Thursday 12th or Friday 13th December 2019 with the South Devon Railway!

Sit back and enjoy a traditional Christmas Lunch or Evening Meal on-board our heritage dining car as you travel through the beautiful countryside of the Dart Valley.

Enjoy the stunning views during the lunch service or enjoy Carol Singing and a Brass Band throughout the evening service.

It is essential to book in advance for these services.

See below for more details and for information on how to buy your tickets.

Enjoy a three course Christmas Lunch aboard the 12.45pm train from Buckfastleigh. Menu options are taken on the day at the table. 

Tea and Coffee will be served after the meal. A bar service is available on board providing a selection of wines, local beers, ciders and soft drinks.

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options are available. Vegan main option must be pre-booked by contacting us.

To Start

Cream of Mushroom, Chestnut and Thyme Soup V

Traditional Prawn Cocktail V

Fruit Juice DF GF V


 

Main Course

Roast Buttered Turkey, Butchers Sausage & Bacon and Sage & Onion Stuffing

Supreme of Salmon
with Tarragon & Lemon Crumb and White Wine Cream Sauce

Leek Risotto
with Crispy Onions and Parmesan Crisps V
(Must be pre-ordered when booking is made)

All Served with Seasonal Vegetables and Potatoes.


 

Dessert

Traditional Christmas Pudding

Black Cherry and Chocolate Trifle

Cheese and Biscuits


 

Followed by

Coffee and Mints


 

To Drink

We are delighted to offer an at-seat licensed bar service of alcoholic and
non-alcoholic drinks, please place your drinks order with the restaurant car steward.


 

DF = Dairy Free, GF = Gluten Free, V = Vegan

The train journey and meal take around two hours.

Tickets on board the South Devon Limited Restaurant Car for Christmas Lunch are £52 per person. This includes your train fare, first class supplement and all courses of your meal. Drinks are available to purchase from the at-seat bar service. Tickets are available to purchase in ‘tables of two’ or ‘tables of four’ and multiples thereof. We regret that due to the seating layout of the train it is not possible to purchase individual tickets.

Passengers should then make themselves known to the Restaurant Car Steward on the platform (opposite the museum) at Buckfastleigh at 12:30 pm.

You can book tickets by clicking here or by contacting us

Enjoy a three course Christmas Dinner aboard the 7.15pm train from Buckfastleigh. Menu options are taken on the day at the table.

Tea and Coffee will be served after the meal. A bar service is available on board providing a selection of wines, local beers, ciders and soft drinks.

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options are available. Vegan main option must be pre-booked by contacting us.

On Arrival

Canapes and Prosecco served on the Platform


 

To Start

Tian of Local Crab, Crayfish and Avocado
dressed with Lambs Lettuce, Lemon, Olive Oil and Salmon Caviar

Galette of Beetroot, All Butter Puff Pastry, topped with Melted Sharpham Brie and Orchard Apple V

Scrumpy Cider and Onion Soup with Cheese Crouton V


 

Main Course

Roast Buttered Turkey, Butchers Sausage & Bacon and Sage & Onion Stuffing

Seafresh Monkfish and Scallops, Chorizo, Kale and Saffron

Mushroom, Chestnut and Spinach Tower glazed with Spiced Cranberries V
(Must be pre-ordered when booking is made)

All Served with Seasonal Vegetables.


 

Dessert

Christmas Trio
Cinnamon and Orange Cream Crunch, Figgie Pudding, Rhubarb and Ginger ‘Ice’

Devon Cheese Board, Figs, Chutney and Crackers


 

Followed by

Coffee and Mini Mince Pies


 

To Drink

We are delighted to offer an at-seat licensed bar service of alcoholic and
non-alcoholic drinks, please place your drinks order with the restaurant car steward.


DF = Dairy Free, GF = Gluten Free, V = Vegan

The train journey and meal take around three hours.

Tickets on board the South Devon Limited Restaurant Car for Christmas Dinner are £59 per person. This includes your train fare, first class supplement and all courses of your meal. Drinks are available to purchase from the at-seat bar service. Tickets are available to purchase in ‘tables of two’ or ‘tables of four’ and multiples thereof. We regret that due to the seating layout of the train it is not possible to purchase individual tickets.

Passengers should then make themselves known to the Restaurant Car Steward on the platform (opposite the museum) at Buckfastleigh at 7:00 pm.

You can book tickets by clicking here or by contacting us

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