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 September 2020): First Class dining services have now resumed, and we are continuing to contact all customers who were booked for services which were postponed during the period of temporary closure.Please be assured that we will be happy to transfer existing bookings to a future date to be agreed. We are grateful for the patience and understanding of our customers during this difficult time for us all.

We are currently giving priority to customers who have kindly deferred their bookings, and intend to reopen dining trains for general sale soon.


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

Due to the new national lockdown from 5th November 2020, our train services are currently suspended.

Customers who have booked for services between 5th November and 2nd December are being contacted regarding their booking.

Our Santa and Winter Wonderlights trains after 2nd December are currently unaffected and expected to go ahead as planned.

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