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Reviewed 23 April 2020

A big fan that I am for trains and old stories, this cosy restaurant gave us great memories. Very nice for a romantic like me!

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 15 October 2019

We stopped here after visiting the viaduct, walking in felt like stepping back in time, the ladies working on there were friendly and after talking to her I chose the broth, my friend had the mushroom soup and my other friend had a sandwich, all...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 6 October 2019

I first reviewed this restaurant in 2016 and have to say I still love it. We were on our way to Arisaig so stopped for lunch and chose the cheese, smoked ham and pickle sandwich on brown with side salad and coleslaw. Knowing the size...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 20 September 2019

Great wee place to eat. The mushroom soup we had was delicious 😋 and the staff were very friendly & helpful. I would definitely recommend going there.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 17 September 2019 via mobile

Chanced upon this little place after a walk up to the viaduct. So cosy and warm and the staff are very helpful and friendly. We arrived with only 5mins until stopped selling food but they fit us in and we had one of the nicest...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 12 September 2019

What a fun experience! We had a great time having sandwiches and hot cocao, hiding from the rain before visiting the viaduct. Such friendly staff as well!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 September 2019

Arriving only 15 minutes before the Jacobite train we found that almost all the parking was gone. I dropped off my wife and grandson near the viewpoint and gratefully was allowed to park in the last spot in the lot below the station museum dining...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 18 August 2019

Stopped for breakfast - before the viaduct walk. Really pleasant and friendly staff - good food. Look out for the hand-carved wands!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for a drink with friends, looked a bit shabby from the outside, once inside we decided to have a spot of lunch as well. great service, simple, but great food and all for a reasonable price. We wanted to try, and share, the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 15 August 2019

Eating in an old train is a fun experience, specially with kids. The food is actually excellent, the salmon salad was very well prepared, so were the toasties and the soup, (tomato soup, great taste, very aromatic). There are also plenty of choices for dessert,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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21 October 2018|
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Response from traveler55112017 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there would be an easy way. There are only about 3 or 4 steps to get in. The aisle is also quite narrow. Not sure it would be easy, but again, not many steps.
Mark M
24 March 2018|
Response from Maddyruth |
Delayed but they do!
5 January 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
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    Glenfinnan Station Museum Dining Car is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 5