Dining Trains

Join one of our popular Dining Trains from Buckfastleigh station and enjoy a traditional Sunday Lunch. Plus keep an eye out for new events including Afternoon Teas and themed evenings that will be added throughout the year.

Our Dining Trains are running on the following dates in 2020:

March22nd29th
April5th19th26th
May3rd17th31st
June7th14th21st28th
July12th19th26th
August2nd16th23rd
September6th20th
October4th18th25th

Enjoy a traditional three course Sunday Lunch aboard the 12.10pm train from Buckfastleigh. Passengers will be served a traditional Soup, followed by a Roast Lunch with choice of meat and finished off with a choice of Dessert. Menu options are taken on the day at the table. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options are available. Vegan main option must be pre-booked by contacting us.

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.

To Start

Homemade Tomato and Basil Soup DF GF V

Honeydew Melon with Sugar and Ginger DF GF V

Fruit Juice DF GF V


 

Main Course

A choice of two Roasted Devon Meats DF GF
served with traditional accompaniments

Fillet of Sea Trout
 with fresh Asparagus, Crayfish, Chives and Lemon Cream GF

Courgette Parcel
filled with Spiced Lentils, Mushroom and Spinach DF GF V

(this item must be pre-booked)


 

Dessert

Amoretti and Almond topped Fruit Crumble DF GF

Seasonal Fruit Compote DF GF V

Sharphams Cheese, Biscuits and Chutney


 

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 and a half hours.

Tickets on board the South Devon Limited Restaurant Car for Sunday Lunch are £49 per person. This includes your train fare, first class supplement, all courses of your meal, and unlimited travel on other public SDR services for the whole day of your visit. 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 take their booking confirmation (or reference number) to our booking office when they arrive to obtain their ticket for unlimited travel on SDR public services that day. Passengers should then make themselves known to the Restaurant Car Steward on the platform (opposite the museum) at Buckfastleigh at 11:50 am.

You can book tickets via the link below or by contacting us.

Join the Restaurant Car from Buckfastleigh at 4:05pm for a traditional Afternoon Tea of Sandwiches, Savories, Cakes and a Cream Tea served to your seat. Afternoon Tea has options for Vegetarians (must be pre-booked).

The Experience lasts for 1 hour and 45 minutes and is the ideal way to indulge in traditional West Country delicacies whilst enjoying the beautiful Devon scenery


Hot Drinks

Afternoon Tea

English Breakfast Tea

Coffee

A variety of Fruit & Herbal Teas

Decaffeinated options are also available.


 

To Eat

A selection of Freshly-Made Sandwiches
Devon Ham, Free Range Egg and Cress,
Cucumber and Cream Cheese & Smoked Salmon.


Miniature Savoury Pastries

Homemade Scones
with Strawberry Jam and Devon Clotted Cream

Selection of Sweet Fancies
Bakewell Square, Lemon Meringue and Chocolate Brownie

Gluten Free and other dietary requirements
can be catered for when stated at the time of booking.


 

Cold Drinks

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.

Tickets on board the South Devon Limited Restaurant Car for Afternoon Tea are £39 per person. This includes your train fare, first class supplement, all courses of your meal, and unlimited travel on other public SDR services for the whole day of your visit. 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 take their booking confirmation (or reference number) to an SDR booking office when they arrive to obtain their ticket for unlimited travel on SDR public services that day. Passengers should then make themselves known to the Restaurant Car Steward on the platform (opposite the museum) at Buckfastleigh at 3:50 pm.

Tickets will be available soon.

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