Dining Options Onboard

1st Class Dining Options Onboard The Shakespeare Express

Birmingham to Stratford to Birmingham:

Departing Birmingham Stations for Stratford on Train A at 10:00, we offer the Shakespeare Breakfast (choice of Full English or Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Egg) in our Pullman Dining Coaches. The breakfast includes Tea/Coffee, Toast, Croissants and condimentshttp://www.vintagetrains.co.uk

On the 16:13 Afternoon departure on Train D from Stratford back to Birmingham, we offer an Afternoon Cream Tea.

The return fare from Birmingham to Stratford in 1st Class / Premier Dining is £45 per Adult.

The Shakespeare Breakfast is £19.00 per person.

The Afternoon Cream Tea is £22.00 per person

Please note: at least one meal must be purchased per 1st Class / Premier Dining passenger.


Stratford to Birmingham to Stratford - The Sunday Roast Lunch!

Departing Stratford at 12:40 for the round-trip to Birmimngham, we offer a traditional Sunday Roast - back in 2020 by popular demand!

The Sunday Roast Lunch is £75.00 per person including the round-trip fare.

Premier Dining passengers will be seated in our Pullman coaches with seats at both Tables for 2 and Tables for 4. To guarantee a seat at a Table for 2, we charge a supplement of £7.50 per person (£15 per table).


Special Occasions:

We are excited that you would choose the Shakespeare Express to celebrate your birthday, anniversary or just that special day. If you so choose, we can provide Champagne, Celebration Cakes, Flowers, Chocolates, Table Decorations or just about anything else you can think of. Please see our ‘Special Occasion’ choices when booking.

If you do not see exactly what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to telephone or email the Vintage Trains Booking Office and we will do all we can to provide you with the most memorable of days.


Champagne, Wine, Beer, Spirits & Soft Drinks:

A choice of tea or coffee is offered with all meals on-board the train. We also have an extensive stock of champagne, wine, beer, spirits and soft-drinks available for purchase. Click to view the Sample Drinks Menu.

As is customary with most restaurants, we request that you no not bring your own drinks on-board when dining.


Special Dietary Requirements:

The menus are offered as a sample menu only. Hamper contents may change to include seasonal dishes.

If there is a food item that you know you will not be able to eat for dietary reasons or you simply don’t like the taste, please make a note under ‘Dietary Requirements’ when booking. We will do our utmost to accommodate you.


Standard Class Dining Options

Click to view our hamper options and sample menus.

A buffet car is available on all journeys, service wine / beer, tea / coffee, sandwiches, snacks, cakes, etc.

Journey A from Birmingham to Stratford, freshly made Bacon Rolls are available for pre-order or purchase on the day (subject to availability) for £2.75.

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