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Glenfinnan Station Museum Dining Car

Station Cottage, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
+44 1397 722300
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“lunch” (78 reviews)
“toasties” (32 reviews)
“scones” (29 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Diner, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Cottage, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great breakfast for hungry bike packers. Great music from Hendix too. Good service from friendly people.

Thank Hamish O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Glenfinnan Dining Car is an excellent place to eat after/before visiting the viaduct. They have such tasty sandwiches, soups, and cakes. Coffee, tea, soft drinks are available as well. The atmosphere here is warm, friendly and inviting; not to mention how cool the aesthetic of...More

Thank riGEAUX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The railway dining car is located at glenfinnan station. It has a great atmosphere. Old suit cases and the original interior give it a nostalgic feeling. We sat outside and enjoyed the view towards loch shiel. Staff is very friendly and efficiënt. The menu is...More

Thank Cora B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the well presented sandwiches followed by tea and amazing scones. Friendly and prompt service. A train restroom at the back of the car. Situated just in front of the trail head to walk the full viaduct trail that includes the loch views before...More

Thank RangerDanger78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first had a cup of tea in this dining car and, as the setting was pleasant and the staff really friendly, we decided to come back for lunch. We were not disappointed: the food was fresh and tasty!

Thank Justine V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch on a grey Scottish day. Lovely service, great food and good view. Parking is tight at the top of the hill so if you can walk up the hill the bottom car park is easier. A trip to the museum gives...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in the interior of a dining car at Glenfinnan station, this is a very atmospheric venue for lunch. The portion size was generous, and the menu had a good deal of variety for such a small place. The staff were friendly, and gave us...More

Thank StuartEx W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky cafe in old buffet car at station, very friendly staff, scrummy cakes and visit made even better by steam train passing through. If you use the cafe you can request free tickets to visit the station museum which is also well worth a visit.

Thank Timbo3765
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Went here as a last minute decision. Best decision all holiday! A cafe in an old restored railway carriage it has great charm. The menu is definitely light bites, so don’t expect a three course dining experience. What you do get is superb food, served...More

Thank JonG371
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Managed to get seated in the railway carriage dining area Lovely friendly knowledgeable staff Beautiful views from the carriage window Good menu for lunch time Also home made soup Food came very quickly Well presented Reasonably priced

Thank Janet O
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Moira H
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Frank J | Reviewed this property |
Dogs not allowed in dining car but allowed in station area and around
March 7, 2016|
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Response from Lasbareilles C | Reviewed this property |
Only upon request, and normally if you are enough customers to make the opening worth !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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