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Friday Night Belle

Friday night dining on board the Watercress Belle




Demand for some services is high so enter a range of dates and the system will show you available services for each day

Step back in time to 1950's ocean liner glamour and enjoy supper on board our elegant boat train carriages. Enjoy a delicious three course silver service meal whilst you meander through stunning Hampshire countryside on a trip to savour.

This dining experience will be hauled by one of our heritage diesel locomotives.

First Class train fare and meal price for this experience on board The Watercress Belle is £49.50 per person booked per table of two or four. Departs Alresford Station at 7.15pm sharp returning to Alresford Station approximately 10.40pm. There is a minimum age of 16 and a smart dress code.

Booking Information

All of our dining trains are advance booking only. As these trains are immensely popular we recommend that you book early to avoid disappointment.
Due to the fixed seating layout bookings are made per complete table of two or table of four.
Bookings can only be made with full payment.

Prices include train fare and meal but exclude drinks. Wines, spirits, beer and soft drinks are available from the wine waiting staff at extra cost. There is an on-board cash bar available immediately prior to the first departure from Alresford station. 

To assist our staff in making the most of your visit, please indicate at the end of the booking if there is a special celebration and provide us with the name of the person or persons for whom this is a special occasion.

Menus and Dietary Requirements
All of our dining trains have a fixed menu which will be available on the website for each particular date. If you require the vegetarian option this must be ordered in advance. To avoid embarrassment on the day, please give details on the booking form or at least two weeks before if any member of your party has any special dietary requirements or allergies that require a different meal to be provided, eg: vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, no nuts, no red meat, no mushrooms, no shellfish, etc. Please note that it is impossible for us to provide an alternative to the fixed menu if we are only advised on the day.

Departure Times
This train will depart Alresford Station at 7.15pm sharp returning to Alresford Station approximately 10.40pm.

Please allow good time to park and arrive at Alresford station prior to your departure.

Dress Code
Smart dress code - shirts and jackets for the gentlemen and dresses or smart trousers for the ladies. Many of our guests like to wear formal evening dress - lounge suits and cocktail dresses. Strictly no jeans, trainers, shorts or flip-flops.

We regret that there can be no refund for ‘no show’ customers. Cancellations notified in writing, at least four weeks before the booked date will be refunded less a £10 admin fee; shorter notice cancellations are not entitled to a refund but the company will try to re-sell the tickets. If a purchaser is found then the cost, less an administration charge of £10, will be refunded.

Customers with limited mobility can use their wheelchair to board the service but, due to the internal dimensions of our dining carriages, wheelchairs cannot then be used for access to seats or for mobility once on board.

There are four toilets on board, two in each coach.

On Watercress Belle dining trains we have a minimum age of 16.

Please Note

No smoking or vaping is allowed anywhere on the Watercress Belle.