Christmas Forester 2021

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, during which a five course seasonal meal with all the trimmings will be served by stewards.

Tickets cost £59 per person which includes first class rail travel.  The train runs on the following dates in 2021:

  • Saturday 27th November
  • Fridays 3rd and 17th December
  • Saturdays 4th, 11th, and 18th 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


Traditional English Cheeseboard served with Celery and Grapes


Tea, Coffee & Mince Pies

Vegetarian Choices

Vegetarian options are also available, please contact us for details.



To book your ticket please call our Booking Office on 01509 632323 (currently open for telephone calls between 10am and 4pm Monday-Friday).


Please note menu choices must be pre-booked when making your reservation.

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