Cream Teas

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Cream Teas on the train!
What better way to spend the afternoon than indulging in a Cream Tea on a heritage train between Tunbridge Wells West & Eridge and return!

Travel on the 15:20 service from Tunbridge Wells West to Eridge on selected Green timetable days of the year and watch the glorious High Weald countryside go by from the comfort of our beautifully decorated Bar Car 'Kate' whilst enjoying a wonderful Cream Tea.

Arrive at Tunbridge Wells West for 15:00 and take a look inside our Victorian Engine Shed. Board the train shortly before departure and travel to Eridge hauled by a heritage diesel, your Cream Tea being served upon departure from Tunbridge Wells.

Upon arrival at Eridge you'll have the opportunity to alight briefly and see our Steam Locomotive. Rejoin the train ready for the Steam Locomotive to haul you back up the hill to Tunbridge Wells, arriving back there for approximately 16:40.

What a fabulous way to spend and afternoon!

What’s included in the ticket price?
• One return journey from Tunbridge Wells West to Eridge with Steam and/or Heritage Diesel.
• A traditional Cream Tea served on board one of our heritage carriages
• 2x scones, clotted cream, jam and pot of tea.

Cream Tea Prices:
• Adult – £18
• Child – £12

Our popular Cream Tea service operates on selected 15:20 departures on selected Green timetable days throughout the year.

Mothers Day Cream Tea – Spring Diesel Gala
Why not treat mum this Mother's Day as part of our Spring Diesel Gala which is taking place on Sunday 11th March. Enjoy a wonderful Cream Tea on board our 15:00 service from Tunbridge Wells West. As this train is part of our Spring Diesel Gala it will be hauled in both directions by one of our histroic 1960s diesel locomotives.

We're offering a discount too on this train service with Adults being just £15 and Children just £9

What’s included in the ticket price?
• One return journey from Tunbridge Wells West to Eridge with Steam and/or Heritage Diesel.
• A traditional Cream Tea served on board one of our heritage carriages
• 2x scones, clotted cream, jam and pot of tea.

Cream Tea Prices:
• Adult – £15
• Child – £9

Our popular Cream Tea service operates on selected 15:20 departures on selected Green timetable days throughout the year.

Full details of our Spring Diesel Gala can be found here.

Reluctantly we are unable to cater for the following dietary requirements, diabetic, vegan, dairy free and nut allergies or other allergies on our Cream Tea services. 


Wine List
All of our White, Red and Rosé wine is sold at £17 per bottle. It is also available at £5.00 per glass.

White
Mondelli Pinot Grigio – 12%

This classic Pinot Grigio shows enticing aromas of citrus fruit and pear drops.
Hardys Varietial Chardonnay – 13%
A delicious dry Chardonnay with rich varietal melon and peach fllavours.
Mc Guingan Estate Sauvignon Blanc – 11%
A fine Sauvignon Blanc wine of delightful fresh and bright aromas with bold fruit flavours of zesty citrus and gooseberry.

Red
Mc Guingan Estate Merlot 12.5%

A wine with rich fruit flavours of plum and red berry, balanced by subtle oak.
Campo Viejo Rioja Tempranillo - 13.5%
A cherry red colour, its rich aromas have a pronounced intensity with an initial scent of ripe red fruit followed by gentle sweet notes of vanilla and spices.

Rosé

Blossom Hill White Zinfandel Rosé - 10%

A medium bodied wine filled with delightful aromas of strawberries and the flavour of red, ripe watermelon.

Sparkling
Vino Spumante Prosecco - 10.5%

75cl – £20.00 per bottle, 20cl – £7.50 per bottle 
This elegant Prosecco Spumante has delicate lemon fruit notes and a refreshing lively style.

You can download our Drinks & Wine Lists below, these are subject to change dependent on stock availability.
• Wine List
• Drinks Menu

Please note that only drinks purchased on board from our waiting staff may be consumed on any Spa Valley Railway dining trains. Diners who wish to bring their own wine (including sparkling) or champagne will be charged corkage per bottle at: £17 wine, £20 champagne and £25 wine box. 


Private hire Cream Teas
Our Cream Teas may be available for private hire on certain days we're already operating our Green timetable. This must be pre-booked at least two months in advance, and is dependent on our own services.

We can cater for up to 48 guests for a Cream Tea in one of our dining cars. We can even take you from either Tunbridge Wells, Groombridge or Eridge stations to a destination on our line of your choice! This is the perfect way to celebrate that all important anniversary, birthday or for business/corporate functions.

Prices for private hire Cream Teas start at just £18 per adult and £9 per child. 

To get a firm quote and discuss your requirements for a private hire Cream Tea please contact our Administrator here. The prices quoted above may vary depedent on your own requirements and what services we are already operating.

Terms & Conditions for all dining trains can be found by clicking this link

Booking information

Note that a £10 admin fee applies to all booking alterations.

For our full refund, cancellations and alterations please see here.

Reluctantly we are unable to cater for the following dietary requirements, diabetic, vegan, dairy free and nut allergies or other allergies on our Cream Tea services. 

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