The Curry Bistro offers an enjoyable and relaxing dining experience. The service hauled by one of our heritage diesels, operates on selected 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.


Per Person - £43.00 (including meal and travel)

Dates for Curry Nights on the Bistro

20th Aug 2022 Book Tickets
3rd Sep 2022 Book Tickets
2022 Curry Night Menu

2022 Curry Night Menu


Poppadoms with a selection of Chutneys, Pickles and Onion Salad Veg Mark

Main Courses

Beef Madras
Lamb Rogan Josh
Chicken Korma
Vegatable BaltiVeg Mark

All served with fragrant rice and Naan Bread


Belgian Apple Pie Veg Mark
Chocolate Fudge Cake Veg Mark
Fruit Salad Veg Mark
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Coffee & Mint

Veg Mark = 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.


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, Soya, Celery, Sesame, Sulphur Dioxide, Fish and Shellfish.