Cream Teas

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Cream Teas on the train!
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!

Tickets are valid for travel all day which means you can arrive and travel on trains prior to your Cream Tea on the 15:20 from Tunbridge Wells West, however to ensure that you return to Tunbridge Wells West after your Cream Tea you will need to start from there or make alternative arrangements back to our other stations. The Cream Tea service arriving back for 16:40 is the final arrival of the day. If you are travelling on our trains or visiting other locations along the line during the day please make sure you arrive back at Tunbridge Wells West in time to board for the Cream Tea service, we can't wait for latecomers! 
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What’s included in the ticket price?
• Cream service on the 15:20 departure from Tunbridge Wells West.
• All day travel on the Spa Valley Railway after your 'Cream Tea'.
• A traditional Cream Tea served on board one of our heritage carriages
• 2x scones, clotted cream, jam and pot of tea.
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Cream Tea Prices:
• Adult – £18
• Child – £12

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

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. 
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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.

Photos are for illustrative purposes only, actual product may vary.

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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