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A great value two course lunch on board luxury dining carriages
Hearty, homecooked local dishes
Break up a days shopping with a delightful steam train hauled lunch

Looking to do lunch with style? Our Mid-week Luncheons offer an informal lunch in elegant surrounds, with a great value simple yet delicious two course traditional menu, perfect for breaking up a day browsing the world famous Bury Market or perusing high street favourites at The Rock shopping promenade.

Don't take our word for it ...

We are really proud of the first class service we deliver and so are our passengers. From the red carpet entrance to the personal welcome from our Dining Manager, these little touches add to the overall ambience of the evening and keep customers coming back time and time again. Read our TripAdvisor reviews to discover more about our dining experiences.


Dates, Times and Prices

Mid-week Luncheons run on selected Wednesday between January and November, coinciding with Bury Market open days. For a full list of 2016 dining dates download the Dining with Distinction Brochure below. Menus for vegetarians are available. If you need to make provisions for other dietary requirements please ensure you contact us on 0161 764 7790 when booking your seats.

Our Mid-week Luncheons are family favourites and are priced at £27.00 for adults and £20.00 for children.

The Mid-week Luncheons depart Bury Bolton Street Station at 1:00pm and return at approximately 2:35pm.

Menu 1

17 Feb, 30 Mar, 27 Jul, 23 Sep & 26 Oct 2016

Lancashire Hotpot
with red cabbage and mushy peas

Apple & Berry Crumble
with proper custard

Menu 2

6 Apr, 25 May, 22 Jun, 13 Jul, 10 Aug & 7 Sep 2016

Aberdeen Angus Cracked Pepper Sausage
with creamy chive mash and a rich onion gravy

Cherry Bakewell Tart
with proper custard

Menu 3

20 Apr, 3 Jun, 29 Jun, 22 Jul, 26 Aug & 14 Sep 2016

Chicken, Ham & Leek Pie
with a creamy white wine sauce and baby roast potatoes

White Chocolate & Raspberry Cheesecake
with fresh cream

Menu 4

18 May, 8 Jun, 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 31 Aug & 28 Sep 2016

Sautéed Steak in Rich Gravy
with beef tomato and mushrooms

Morello Cherry Pie
with Bavarian cream

Mains served with seasonal local market vegetables and potatoes. Prices include return train travel. Drinks from the bar are not included. Vegetarian options are available and must be pre-ordered when booking. We also cater for any special dietary requirements. For full details including how to pre-order please see our Terms and Conditions page.

Our visitors say…

  • Just come back after a fantastic meal on the train! A lovely time with family and exceptional meal! Staff are fantastic and the service was excellent! Such a unique experience and food was delicious! Would highly recommend!

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    Pre-booking is essential and early booking is recommended. To make a booking simply select one of the following options:

    Telephone: 0161 764 7790
    (daily 10am - 4pm)

    Pop into our Information Office
    Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EY (daily 10am - 4pm)

    See our Terms and Conditions. Online booking fees apply. Payment can be made by credit or debit card or cash. Cash payments can be made at Bury Bolton Street Station only.

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