Valentines Day Luncheon 2021

Sunday 14th February 2021 (Cancelled for 2021)

Your meal is served aboard our luxury First Class restaurant cars as one of our historic main line steam locomotives takes you on a leisurely journey through the Leicestershire countryside. There's complimentary pink prosecco and canapés on arrival.  The train departs from Loughborough Central and your meal is served during the journey.

There will be an interlude at the delightfully atmospheric Rothley station complete with original Edwardian gas lights. The train departs from Loughborough Central at 1.00pm, returning at approximately 3.00 p.m. Tickets are £75.00 per adult.

Includes a complimentary rose and canapes on arrival



Choice of:

Tuna Red Pepper and Smoked Mackerel Crostini with Salad Garnish


Tomatoes and Lentil Soup with Bread Roll (v)


Choice of:

Chicken Jambonette


Tournedos Rossini


Haddock with Lemon, Onion and Garlic Sauce

all served with Chef ’s selection of Vegetables


Choice of:

Chocolate and Orange Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream


Blueberry and Frangipane Tart with Double Cream


Coffee and Petit Fours

Vegetarian Choices

Brie and Beetroot Tart (V) or Mushroom Risotto (V) or Cumin, Butternut Squash and Lentil Wellington (Ve)


Please note that menu choices must be pre-booked. 



To check availability and book your tickets call 01509 632323

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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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