EXPERIENCE A DELICIOUS FIVE-COURSE EVENING MEAL, COOKED AND SERVED ON BOARD OUR FIRST CLASS DINING TRAIN, AS YOU TRAVEL THROUGH THE SPECTACULAR ISLE OF PURBECK COUNTRYSIDE.

Our carefully selected menu gives you a choice of different starters, main courses and desserts - allowing you to choose your favourite.

The dedicated catering team, led by the Train Manager, will be on hand throughout your journey. 

Our fully stocked bar coach - which is part of your dining train - offers a table service for drinks and aperitifs from our wide selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

The Wessex Belle departs Swanage station at 1930 returning at 2230.

Please note: Bookings close on the Wednesday prior to the date of travel.

Pricing

Per Person - £55.00 (including meal and heritage train travel).

Dates for Wessex Belle

23rd Jul 2022 SOLD OUT
13th Aug 2022 SOLD OUT
2022 WESSEX BELLE MENU

2022 WESSEX BELLE MENU

Starters

Roasted Vine Tomato Soup Veg Mark
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Caesar Salad
Smoked Salmon with Oat Blinis and Remoulade
Melon, Mango and Citrus Cocktail with Toasted Coconut Veg Mark
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)

Main Courses

Slow Roasted Lamb Shank with a Red Wine and Shallot Jus
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Chicken Supreme with a Wild Mushroom Cream
(Gluten Free version is available)
Roast Salmon with a Herb Crumb
(Lactose Free version is available)
Roasted Vegetable Tart Tatin with Goats Cheese Veg Mark

All served with a selecton of seasonal vegetables and potatoes

Desserts

Seasonal Fruit Crumble Veg Mark
Indulgent Chocolate Fudge Cake Veg Mark
Baked Vanilla Cheesecake Veg Mark
Fresh 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.

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.