The Rothley Rose

This special service departs from Rothley Station on selected Wednesdays throughout the year.

Your four course dinner is served aboard our First Class Restaurant Cars as one of our historic main line steam locomotives takes you on a leisurely journey through the Leicestershire countryside.

The train departs from Rothley Station, our Edwardian-themed station with original gas lights at 7:30pm, returning at approximately 9:30pm and your meal is served during the journey.

Tickets are £48.00 per adult. The price includes the full cost of the train ticket.

The Rothley Rose runs on the following Wednesday evenings.


(last update 22nd July 2020):Please note that all on-train dining services are currently suspended.

Please be assured that we will be happy to transfer existing bookings to a future date to be agreed when services resume. We are grateful for the patience and understanding of our customers during this difficult time for us all.

We are regularly reviewing the situation and look forward to bringing news of a return of our dining services in the future as the situation continues to improve.


8th April, 27th May, 3rd/17th June, 8th/22nd/29th July, 5th/19th August, 16th September.


Choice of:

Cheddar, Onion and Sage Soup Garlic Slice (v)

Atlantic Prawn Cocktail, Marie Rose Sauce & Brown Bread


Choice of:

Slow Roasted Pork Belly Apple Fritter & Cider Velouté

Seared Tuna Steak with Mango Salsa

Pan Fried Chicken Breast Wrapped in smoked Bacon, Garlic & Thyme Butter

Butter Bean & Vegetable Cassoulet (v)

Served with chef ’s selection of vegetables


Choice of:

Mango & Coconut Brulee Cheese Cake

Pot au Chocolate

all served with raspberry coulis


Coffee served with chocolate mints

Vegetarian Choices

Stuffed peppers
Mediterranean Caserole
Nut roast

Please note. Menu choices must be pre-booked


To check availability and to book your tickets call 01509 632323.


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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