The Gerald of Wales: Three course fine dining on a train that runs from Holyhead to Cardiff

Discussion in 'transport' started by editor, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. editor

    editor Forked with electrons

    I've never heard of this before and now I want to go on it.

  2. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

    Wait for the better weather in 2019 - trust me there is no finer thing in railway life for that price - but to have dinner between say Cardiff and Shrewsbury on this train. I believe you can get the dinner service on a standard class ticket (they will quote you for the meal)

    We did it about 5 years ago - it was an excellent 3 course meal , with the joy of a bottle of wine and the superb Borders scenery. Not to mention semaphore signalling. Good news is that the plans are for 3 daily journeys in the new franchise , giving even more options for dining with a luncheon train.

    I am told the breakfasts are superlative - friend had one between Hereford and Cardiff.
    Bahnhof Strasse, kebabking and editor like this.
  3. Poi E

    Poi E Pessimism: a valuable protection against quackery.

    Awesome tip. On the list for spring.

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