The Elizabethan 2021

Sunday Luncheon 2021 - "The Elizabethan"

This train runs on most Sundays through the year, except at certain special events.

Your three-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 1.00 p.m, returning at approximately 2.45pm. Tickets are £47.00 per adult or £37.00 per child. The price includes the full cost of the train ticket. At weekends, rail travel is normally unlimited on the date of dining, however due to the current Covid situation, this is not possible until further notice.

 

Dates this service runs

The Elizabethan runs on Sundays on the following dates:

May: 23rd, 30th.
June: 13th, 20th (Fathers Day), 27th.
July: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th.
August: 1st,8th,15th,22nd,29th.
September: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th.
October: 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st.
November: 7th, 14th, 21st.

MENU

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

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Roast Ribeye of Beef with Caramelised Shallots and Red Wine Gravy served with all the trimmings

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Sticky Toffee Pudding with Ice Cream

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Coffee and Chocolate Mints 

Vegetarian Choices 

Cumin Butternut Squash & Lentil Wellington OR Moroccan Style Cauliflower Roulade with Chickpea Chutney OR Sweet Potato, Cashew & Apricot Chutney Tart

Please note: Menu choices must be pre-booked

Booking

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

Our next running day

Passenger trains have now returned to the GCR, running every Saturday and Sunday, and on selected weekdays.

Pre-booking is required at present, to ensure social distancing onboard trains.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the railway as we progressively return to normal operation, as the national situation improves.

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