Join our Summer Seaside Wine tasting train for a very special trip aboard our beautifully restored dining train. Be treated to a prestigious five course meal, made using locally sourced ingredients and created especially for you by our chef, paired together with personally picked wines from our sommelier whom will be aboard with us during the trip to talk you through each wine served with your meal.

Treat a loved one to a very special one off evening with us aboard a steam train passing through the wonderful Purbeck hills whilst being treated to a wonderful memorable meal. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase your favourite bottle of wine or two at the end of the evening.

Pricing 

Per Person - £65.00 (including meal and travel)

Dates for Wine Tasting Evening on the Wessex Belle

16th Jun 2022 Book Tickets
Fixed Menu

Fixed Menu

Summer Garden Soup
(Served with a glass of  Langham Estate Classic Cuvee, an award winning Sparkling dry Dorset Wine)

Beetroot Cured Salmon Gravlax
(Served with Picpoul de Pinet, a light refreshing wine from the Le Sud region, cheeky and full of fun)

Boeuf Bordelaise, slow cooked beef in a rich red wine and shallot sauce served with Parmentier potatoes and seasonal garden vegetables
(Served with a glass of Goyenchea Malbec, a deep red wine of some complexity with a subtle integration of oak and a silky finish)

Tart au Citron, served with Chantilly cream
(Served with a glass of Sauternes dessert wine, a full bodied sweet wine with notes of apricot, honey and peaches)
 
A Selection of Local Cheeses and biscuits
Coastal Cheddar, a rugged and mature cheese rich and intensr flavour with a sweet top note.
Dorset Red, mellow smoky flavour cold smoked over oak
Dorset Blue Vinny, a crumbly cheese veined with blue, creamy in flavour with a mellow blue taste
(Served with a glass of rich fruity Krohn Port)

 

 

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.

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