British tradition and heritage trains!
We at the Spa Valley have been operating Fish and Chip Supper trains since the early 2000s and they now have an extremely popular reputation amongst the local population and also from afar, some of these evenings are also combined with our Murder Mystery trains, click here for further details.
Join the train from 18:45* at Tunbridge Wells West and be shown to your seats. At 19:00 the train will set off for Groombridge and complete two return journeys. Whilst on your journey you will enjoy a freshly prepared Fish and Chip supper followed by an ice cream dessert. You will return to Tunbridge Wells West for approximately 21:15*.
Our on train bar car 'Kate' will be open throughout the evening selling a large range of real ales, cider, wines (including sparkling!) and also hot & cold soft drinks.
- Cod & Chips, Gluten free cod & chips (battered or grilled), Sausage (battered or non-battered) & Chips, Spring Roll & Chips
- Ice Cream
If you have any special dietary requirements we must be made aware at the time of booking, menu options must be chosen during the booking process which does include gluten free or a vegetarian option.
If you have any wheelchair passengers please also mention this when booking, we have a special carriage with capacity for a maximum of two wheelchairs.
Please note that on some special events the format of our Fish & Chip specials vary, please see below.
Our prices are just £20 per adult and £15 per child, a very affordable evening out with heritage trains!
Also included is an optional quiz night during the journey at £2.00 per person which can be paid for on the evening, our next quiz night is the 26th August.
Special event Fish & Chip Suppers:
*Saturday 1st July - Summer Steam Festival (18.10 FULLY BOOKED)
In a change to our standard format, during our Summer Steam Festival your ticket will entitle you to travel on the 18:10 train from Tunbridge Wells West to Eridge, upon arrival at Eridge you will be able to collect your supper from the catering outlet in the station carpark. This will also be the ideal time to grab yourselves a drink and enjoy the magnificent array of road steam engines on display! Due to the popularity of this event, a second fish and chip train has been arranged for departure at 18.35.
It is planned to operate our Fish & Chip train on this occasion with steam hauling in both directions, visiting locomotive 'RING HAW' should be one of the locomotives hauling the train.
You may remain at Eridge to enjoy the real ale bar or a tub of ice cream, alternatively you can return to the train for a ride up the line to Tunbridge Wells West, your ticket is valid for travel and entry to the steam festival throughout the evening so you can break your journey at anytime, just remember not to miss the last train up the line!
Saturday 5th August - Summer Diesel Gala
In line with our standard format but using some incredibly powerful diesel locomotives! Iconic Deltic No.55019 will be hauling the trains with other visiting locomotive Class 50 50026.
Combined Diesel Gala Day Rover & Fish & Chip Supper tickets can be chosen as an option via this page for just £35.00 for adults and £25.00 for children!
If you select an e-ticket please ensure you print it off and bring it with you on the day!