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Glenfinnan Station Museum Dining Car

Station Cottage, Glenfinnan PH37 4LT, Scotland
+44 1397 722300
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (82 reviews)
“toasties” (34 reviews)
“scones” (30 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 weeks ago

We came across this place by accident when looking for somewhere for lunch. What a friendly pleasant experience. We had soup and a sandwich which was served quickly and a lovely place to have it. Great.

Thank Beryl S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really unusual location on Glenfinnan Station. Simple food of the highest quality and very generous portions. Sandwiches and soups are superb.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this accidentally, and it was a nice surprise. It is VERY small with seating for maybe 25 people tops, but the people were very friendly, and the food was very good for a nice price. Highly recommended. It is right next to the...More

Thank traveler55112017
Reviewed 9 October 2018

What a great little find. Such a unique little setting in the Highlands. This old railway carriage is the best. I ordered a small lunch which was so tasty and served with a smile. The staff here are very warm and friendly and make you...More

Thank Morag Ann W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Old railway carriages have a certain charm. This one is no exception ! Lady who served us tea and scones was lovely.food and drink was good. I imagine this gets busy in the summer but we dropped lucky as it was pouring when we went...More

Thank 160antonw
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a break from the rain and were verly pleasantly surprised with this place. Lovely afternoon treat and staff were very attentive and friendly. Definetly pop in.

Thank ciaral882
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We absolutely loved this cozy cafe with delicious soup and toasties. The restaurant where we were planning to eat near the Glenfinnan Viaduct was closed for lunch today, but they suggested we try the dining car. I was not expecting much, but the food was...More

Thank LizNewsie
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely lunch here. The soup tasted fresh and wholesome. The sandwiches were made of chunky fresh bread with loads of filling. I liked the fact that you could reserve a table, so you can go for a walk and know there will...More

Thank Tilly105
Reviewed 9 September 2018

After a long hike or just got off the car, this hidden gem is the perfect place to stop. Lovely lovely food (black pudding and cheese toastie is my treat), well cooked and very clean (this is one of the rare places where I eat...More

Thank DianaBertoldi
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for lunch, the dining car is a lovely setting to enjoy lunch. Everyone was exceptionally friendly and the cheese and ham toastie is one of the best every, my wife had the soup that was also excellent.

Thank Richard A
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Questions & Answers
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.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
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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