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Curry Nights on the Bistro

Date: 15th May - 9th Oct


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.

2020 PRICING  -  Including food and travel
Per Person £37.00
Friday, 15th May Booking open
Friday, 10th July Booking open
Friday, 21st August. Booking open
Friday, 9th October. Booking open
Pappadoms with Chutneys, Pickles and Onion Salad
Main Courses
Brasied Beef Steak Madras
Braised Lamb Steak Rogan Josh
Chicken Supreme Korma
Vegetable Balti.Beach
All served with fragrant rice and a Naan Bread
Belgian Apple Pie .Beach
Chocolate Fudge CakeBeach
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