Christmas Forester

THE CHRISTMAS FORESTER, Saturday Evening Dining Train

Join us for a wonderful Christmas celebration, perfect for getting together with friends, family or colleagues before the big day. Our first class dining train will transport you on a round trip between Loughborough and Leicester, departing at 7pm, during which a six course seasonal meal with all the trimmings will be served by stewards.

Tickets cost £58 per person which includes first class rail travel.  The train runs on Saturday evening from 7th to 21st December, and also on Friday 20th December.




Choice of:

Charcuterie selection of continental meats with dressed leaves, olives and sun dried tomatoes

Tiger prawn cocktail served with crostini


Roasted carrot & cumin soup served with crusty bread


Choice of:

Traditional roast turkey served with bacon wrapped chipolatas, stuffing balls and Madeira and cranberry sauce

Slow roast pork belly served with black pudding in a red wine and glazed fig sauce

All served with traditional roast potatoes, wholegrain mustard mash, carrots, peas and a green bean medley


Choice of:

Christmas pudding in brandy sauce

Clementine cheesecake served with double cream


Cheese & biscuits


Coffee & mince pies

 Vegetarian Choices

Butternut squash half, filled with cannellini beans, mozzarella cheese, peppers & tomatoes, topped with pumpkin & sunflower seed crumb

Mushroom, Brie, rocket & redcurrant filo bundle

Mediterranean casserole with peppers, courgettes, lentils, sweet smoked paprika and thyme – suitable for vegans


7/14/20/21 December

To book your ticket please call 01509 632323. Please note menu choices must be prebooked when making your reservation.

Our next running day

We are operating steam-hauled passenger trains this weekend 15th and 16th August 2020 (pre-booking is essential).

Our on-train dining services remain suspended at present, but we are reviewing this situation regularly and will be pleased to transfer existing bookings to a future date when dining services resume...
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