Sunday Luncheon 2020 – The Elizabethan

Sunday Luncheon 2020 - "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 unlimited on the date of dining.

 

Coronavirus
(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.

 

Dates this service runs

The Elizabethan runs on Sundays on the following dates:

January: 12th and 19th.
February: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd.
March: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.
April: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th.
May: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st.
June: 14th, 28th.
July: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th.
August: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th.
September: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.
October: 11th, 18th, 25th.
November: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd.

MENU

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

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Roast ribeye of beef with caramelised shallot 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 

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

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

Nut Roast

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

During December this service runs as the Christmas Jubilee with revised menus and prices

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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