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Northern Belle

#118 of 787 Tours in London
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Sunday Lunch

We booked a Sunday lunch round trip for five people. The station had to be changed from Victoria to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DavidS23564
Fantastic day trip to padstow

We had a fabulous trip to Padstow. The train was beautiful and comfortable, although the seats were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michelle M
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Evoking the opulent "Belles" of the 1930s, this luxurious yet intimate train explores Britain's most beautiful countryside. The superb on-board cuisine is created using locally sourced specialities, all paired with fine wines and Champagnes. The...more
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London SE1 2HP, England
Southwark
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked a Sunday lunch round trip for five people. The station had to be changed from Victoria to Paddington and this was notified to us about two weeks in advance and was no problem for us. The trip was excellent. The food was good...More

Thank DavidS23564
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had planned to visit the Eden Project for some years, so to be able to combine a relaxed train journey down to Cornwall in the elegant Northern Belle with our fascinating visit to Eden made great sense. Timings - amazingly, ran like a Swiss...More

Thank jonathanbliss55
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a fabulous trip to Padstow. The train was beautiful and comfortable, although the seats were a `tight fit`. The food was gorgeous and the staff were very courteous and friendly. We would definitely recommend you take a trip on this train

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A client who has LD and is in her seventies wanted a red letter day...this definitely lived up to expectations. Tables and chairs 'tight fit' but this wasnt going to stop us. Staff went above and beyond to help us get off the train which...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a surprise afternoon tea for my husband's 60th. It was brilliant, can't say enough about the staff and service,chef did a great job and let's not forget the train driver for a smooth journey. Already checking for a trip next year. Worth every penny...More

Thank Norma D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the atmosphere the music and the train the staff where very attentive. But.... The food was awful chicken for the main was bland and for the amount you are paying they need to up there food game !

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a 70th birthday present bought for my husband by the family. We boarded the train at Manchester at 7am and from that moment on it proved to be an experience to remember for many years to come! On the way up to Edinburgh...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought the afternoon tea for my parents,they had a lovely time,from start to finish the service was excellent.They loved the food,service,decour and entertainment.They said they had more than enough to eat and drink.They went to the shop on board which was nice.They thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank kouraNottingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been on both The British Pullman and Northern Belle before, but this was the first time we went for the full day - The Blists Hill Victorian Town The day started with meeting the superb staff that would look after us for the...More

Thank Bradley D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this for my husbands 60th birthday as something to remember - we will certainly not forget this experience. Truly fantastic and felt like royalty. Food was delicious and the musicians and magician really entertaining. We boarded around 12.20 and got back around 4.30pm....More

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Michele1106
8 August 2018|
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Response from SukyH | Reviewed this property |
Hi, some men were wearing suits or jacket and tie but not many. Smart trousers and a shirt and jacket seemed the most popular. Most women wore smart casual but some less so. The trick is to look smart enough on the train but... More
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Katty03
2 August 2018|
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Response from harry B | Reviewed this property |
AS above not sure but would be surprised if this is allowed. You do get free drinks as everyone has stated. It is still a great trip , enjoy.
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Stuart L
2 August 2018|
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Response from JeanetteS1745 | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, The train has tables of two with tables of four across the aisle. We only have a limited number of tables of two and in order to guarantee a private table a £60 supplement per booking is requested. Many... More
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