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Cafés & Picnic Areas

Cornish Rail Coffee Co.

Our café at Bodmin General Station is open on all train operating days, serving a good variety of hot and cold drinks, Cornish pasties, sausage rolls, freshly cut sandwiches, cakes, snacks and sweets. There is seating available outside the café for customers.


The Buffet at Bodmin Parkway

At Bodmin Parkway Station, the old signal box on the Down platform has been converted to a Buffet, which is operated by the Bodmin Railway under the Cornish Rail Coffee Co. franchise. This provides a valuable service to main line travellers, walkers and our own passengers. The Buffet serves a range of hot and cold food, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

Opening Hours:

Monday: 07:00 – 14:00

Tuesday: 07:00 – 14:00

Wednesday: 07:00 – 14:00

Thursday: 07:00 – 14:00

Friday: 07:00 – 14:00

Saturday: 07:00 – 14:00

Sunday: 10:00 – 14:00

Liskeard Station

The Cornish Rail Coffee Co is also positioned at the main line train station Liskeard. The café serves a range of hot and cold drinks, warm and cold food, cakes and often has special meal deals. Located in the heart of the train station, the Cornish Rail Coffee Co provides a treasured service to many commuters and tourists.

Opening Hours:

Monday: 7:30 – 14:00

Tuesday: 7:30 – 14:00

Wednesday: 7:30 – 14:00

Thursday: 7:30 – 14:00

Friday: 7:30 – 14:00

Saturday: 8:30 – 14:00

Sunday: Closed

Penzance Station

The latest branch of the Cornish Rail Coffee Co. cafes is positioned just outside of Penzance mainline station. The container transformed café offers a selection of speciality teas and coffee’s, hot and cold food options, perfect for the start of end of any journey.  Open 7 days a week, from 7am to 4pm (winter season).


Picnic Areas

There are a number of picnic benches on the platform at Bodmin General, which you are welcome to use should you choose to bring your own food and drink with you during your visit. Boscarne Junction Station also has a picnic area, situated beside the Camel Trail.  Please note, there are no catering facilities at Colesloggett Halt.

On-board Catering

At the moment we do not have the facilities to provide onboard the trains. There is the coffee shop at Bodmin General selling a variety of hot and cold foods, which can be taken on-board the train. Food can also be purchased in advance when booking your tickets.

Gift Shop

Visit the charming gift shop on our 1950’s platform and discover a treasure trove of delightful items to suit all tastes and budgets. You’ll find an excellent range of gifts and souvenirs, ideally situated on the platform just a few steps away from the Cornish Rail Coffee Co. The gift shop is open between 10am and 4pm every day that trains are operating.

Staff on the Station Platform at Bodmin General Station