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First Class Dining on the Cornish Belle

Treat someone special to a meal with a difference on board our First Class steam-hauled dining train

Seasonal menus and excellent food and drink, together with First Class service on the steam hauled Cornish Belle provide an unforgettable experience.

You will be served a two or three course meal, followed by tea or coffee and mint chocolates. A selection of wines, beers, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks may be purchased from the on train bar.

The Cornish Belle Dining Train departs from Bodmin General station, and takes a 13-mile return journey through the Cornish countryside lasting approximately two hours.

Guests are asked to arrive 20-30 minutes before the departure time, to allow for parking, booking in and boarding the train.

Advance booking is essential. We can cater to most dietary requirements including gluten free and vegan, with advance notice. Please let us know in advance of booking. Children’s tickets are available for ages 3-16 years.

Lunchtime Dining

2 Courses | £39.50 / £30 children

April 14th | May 5th & 26th | June 16th | September 8th & 22nd | October 6th & 20th

Luncheon Trains depart at 12.30. Please allow 30 minutes to park, collect your tickets and board, before the departure time.

Evening Dining Trains

3 Courses | £44.50 / £35.00 children

June 7th & 29th | July 12th & 31st | August 14th & 28th

Evening Trains depart at 19.00. Please allow 30 minutes to park, collect your tickets and board, before the departure time.

Festive Luncheon Trains

2 Courses | £39.50 / £30 children

December 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd

Luncheon Trains depart at 12.30.

Our festive luncheon Trains are very popular – book early to avoid disappointment!

2019 Menus

Review the menus for our 2019 lunchtime and evening dining trains

Summer Evening Dining
28th August

Starters
Homemade Smoked Mackerel Pate
Cornish Tomato and Mozzarella Salad
both served with crusty artisan breads and Cornish butter

Main Course
Smoked Cornish Gammon, smoky gammon served with mustard grain sauce
Creamy Pesto Chicken with roasted cherry tomatoes, a homemade pesto and mascarpone stuffed chicken breast in a granary crumb
Cornish Brie and Wild Cranberry Tart
all served with Cornish new potatoes and a spring green vegetable medley

Dessert
Cornish Strawberries, served with hand dipped chocolate shortbread and lashings of Cornish clotted cream
Indulgent Banoffee Pie, on a sweet pastry base with bananas, whipped Cornish dairy cream, sticky caramel sauce and fudge chunks
Cornish Cheese Plate, a selection of crackers and Cornish cheeses and with homemade chutney

To Finish
Tea or filter coffee with mint chocolates

Autumn Lunchtime Dining
8th September & 6th October

Main Course
Cornish Cider Baked Gammon
Braised Chicken Breast with onions and herbs
Roasted Vegetable Stuffed Peppers
all served with roasted potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and a selection of seasonal vegetables

Dessert
Spiced Apple and Rhubarb Crumble served with vanilla and clotted cream custard
Rich Chocolate Torte Served with Rodda’s clotted cream
Cornish Cheese Plate, a selection of crackers and Cornish cheeses with homemade chutney

To Finish
Tea or filter coffee with mint chocolates

Autumn Lunchtime Dining
22nd September & 20th October

Main Course
Roast Topside of Cornish Beef
Slow Roasted Cornish Pork
Garlic Roasted Aubergine with Basil Passata (v)
all served with roasted potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and a selection of seasonal vegetables

Dessert
Sticky Toffee Sponge Pudding, rich toffee sponge with toffee sauce and Cornish clotted cream
Forest Fruits Eton Mess, mixed Forest Fruits in a fusion with fresh whipped Cornish dairy cream and light meringue chunks
Cornish Cheese Plate, a selection of crackers and Cornish cheeses with homemade chutney

To Finish
Tea or filter coffee with mint chocolates

Christmas Lunchtime Dining
1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd December

Main Course
Traditional Roast Buttered Turkey Breast
Roast Topside of Cornish Beef
Goats Cheese, Cranberry and Mushroom Wellington (v)
all served with roasted potatoes, traditional stuffing, kilted sausages, buttered swede, carrots, brussel sprouts with pancetta (plain v), festive spiced red brassica, petit pois and lashings of gravy

Dessert
Traditional Christmas Pudding served with clotted cream and brandy butter
Vanilla Panna Cotta with fresh winter berry compote
Cornish Cheese Plate, a selection of crackers and Cornish cheeses with homemade chutney

To Finish
Tea or filter coffee with mint chocolates

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