Saturday Luncheon 2017

The South Yorkshireman - Our Saturday Luncheon Train

This train runs on Saturday lunchtimes through the year, except during certain special events.

Your four-course lunch is served aboard our First Class Restaurant Cars as a steam locomotive takes you on a leisurely journey through Charnwood's glorious countryside. Your meal is served during the journey and there will normally be a pause on Swithland viaduct with its magnificent views across the reservoir to Charnwood Forest.

The train departs from Loughborough Central at 1.00p.m, returning at approximately 2.45pm. Tickets are £42.00 per adult/£32.00 per child. The price includes the full cost of the train ticket. At weekends, rail travel is unlimited on the date of dining.

train over reservoir

The South Yorkshireman runs on Saturdays between the following dates:

7th to 21st Jan, 4th Feb to 27th May, 10th & 24th June, 1st July to 30th Sept, 14th Oct to 11th Nov

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Chef’s soup of the day served with a warm bread roll
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Choice of 

Mediterranean chicken supreme cooked in garlic and tarragon served on a bed of rich tomato ragout with chorizo and butter beans

Bacon wrapped loin of lamb with a red wine and rosemary gravy

Served with chef’s selection of vegetables
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Vanilla custard tart served with double cream and seasonal fruits
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Coffee served with chocolate mints

Vegetarian Choices 

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

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

Roast pepper stuffed with courgette, sun dried tomato cous cous and topped with feta cheese

Please note: Menu choices must be pre-booked

Availability

(for the next eight weeks)

Saturday 22nd July - Fully Booked

Saturday 29th July - Fully Booked

Saturday 5th August - Tables available (tables of 4)

Saturday 12th August - Tables available (tables of 4)

Saturday 19th August - Limited availability

Saturday 26th August - Tables available

Saturday 2nd September - Tables available

Saturday 9th September - Limited availability

September and beyond: Tables available - please call for details

Booking

To check dates and book your tickets call 01509 632323 or buy a dining voucher from our online shop

From late November and through December, this service runs as the Christmas Jubilee with revised menus and prices

Our next running day

This Weekend
Three steam locomotives and one diesel loco are in service on our main line as our diesel railcar also operates the first services from our main line to Mountsorrel from Quorn & Woodhouse.

9F 92214 "Leicester City" King Arthur Class 777 "Sir Lamiel"
Ivatt Class 2 46521 BRCW Type 3 (Class 33) D6535
Metro Cammell Class 101 Diesel Railcar

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