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Curry Nights on the Bistro

Date: 24th May - 13th Sep

The Bistro offers an enjoyable and relaxing dining experience. The service hauled by one of our heritage diesels, operates mostly on Friday evenings. Passengers board at Swanage station at 1900 for a 1930 departure. You will enjoy two leisurely return trips through the stunning Purbeck Countryside before arriving back at Swanage at 2230.

Menu choices and payment are required at the time of booking, due to the popularity of this service, advance booking is essential.

2019 PRICING  -  Including food and travel
Table for Two Persons £74.00
Table for Four Persons £148.00
Friday, 12th July Bookings Closed 
Friday, 13th September. Bookings Open
Pappadoms with Chutneys, Pickles and Onion Salad
Main Courses
Beef Madras
Lamb Rogan Josh
Chicken Korma
Vegetable Balti.Beach
Belgian Apple Pie .Beach
Chocolate Fudge CakeBeach
Baked Vanilla CheesecakeBeach
Fruit Salad
Allergens: Although every effort is made to avoid cross contamination, the food on these menus is prepared in an atmosphere that uses: Nuts, Gluten, Dairy, Mustard, Soys, Celery, Sesame, Sulphur Dioxide, Fish and Shellfish. We regret that we cannot cater for Vegan on the Bistro.

Beach = Vegetarian suitable.
Dress Code

We want dining on the Wessex Belle to be a memorable occasion for you. 

As such, we kindly request that guests dress smartly so the experience feels  special for everybody. We run a variety of dining trains, some with slightly different requirements, so we will try to break down the dress code for you as clearly as possible.

For the Saturday Wessex Belle: The Wessex Belle offers the chance to dress up and we invite guests to dress in a manner appropriate to a smart/formal occasion.

For men, shirts and jackets are required and ties preferred. For women, we encourage formal evening attire.

For Friday Night Bistro, Dorsetman Luncheon and Cream Teas: Smart casual attire is required.

For ALL Dining Experiences: Dark jeans are permitted but not any other colour or style. They must not be ripped or frayed. Trainers and leisurewear are not permitted on dining trains at all