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Glenfinnan Station Museum Dining Car

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, British, Diner, Soups, Scottish
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Station Cottage, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
+44 1397 722300
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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151 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After exploring the Glenfinnan viaduct trail we took a short break in here. It has a beautiful interior and a few choices of meal. We took mushroom soup and did not regrest. It is memorable place with charm. Children should like it. Prices are reasonable. I offer to take seat in the side of panoramic view, because in the other... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, this is a real railway station, where some historical equipment, dining car etc. Notice that also one steam train (Jacobite Line) will stop during it's timetables from May to October. Other operators (Scottish Rail) use diesel trains, so this railway do not have any electrical power to use. The best in restaurant was very friendy service, good food available,... More 

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Essex
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We came upon this dining car by chance. Lovely warm welcome and quirky unusual venue within the carriage. Gorgeous home made cakes. Would recommend the ginger cake!

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Thank Jaynesue
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Loved the idea of lunch in the old fashioned dining car. Great location with lovely views and right next to station which is also pretty for photos. Food was nice and good portions but a bit overpriced. If it was a bit less expensive I would possibly visit every time in area but as it is will probably return just... More 

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Surat Thani, Thailand
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend this sweet little "restaurant", it is quite a special place for having some lunch / afternoon tea. The food was well seasoned, really tasty actually and beautifully presented. Gorgeous pear chutney! The waitress was lovely too!

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Thank Rupert H
Scotland
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149 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had lunch there with my daughter and grandchildren. Nothing was too much trouble for them and service was excellent. The prices at first seem above average but when you see and taste the quality of all of their food and also the portion size then you realise that they actually give you excellent value for money. Wonderful setting and... More 

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Sheringham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A great experience - lunch in a beautifully restored railway dining car. Table service and a good varied menu. The museum at the railway station is well worth a visit afterwards.

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Thank David H
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Call in at the dining car for a highland treat. Very friendly staff, quirky period rail dining car, and really good food. If you like railways you will enjoy the authentic location, if you like good views, you will be thrilled, but if you just like good food your taste buds will be tickled. We 4 visited twice in a... More 

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Thank Bob H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Excellent sandwiches and soups in an old-fashioned railway car. Good setting, good food, cute place well worth a stop.

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Thank Arnie R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

An old train dinning carriage used as café/restaurant, with great views from the "balcony" fitted outside it, makes for a very different, quirky, and fun setting for eating. We only had snacks (including really delicious home made fresh scones, normal & gluten free) but everything was simple, well made, and reasonably priced - well worth a visit in it's own... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Diner, Soups, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Cottage, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochaber  >  Glenfinnan
  • Phone Number: +44 1397 722300

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?