Tapas and Gin Evening

Saturday 13th June 2020 – This event is now cancelled

We are hoping to reschedule this event for later in the year.

gin and tapas eveningJoin us for an evening of gin tasting with tapas! We’ve teamed up with Project Dinner Party to bring you a tasty tapas menu designed to complement the carefully selected gins.

Your steam hauled train will depart from Rowsley South Station at 7.00pm on Saturday 13th June 2020.

Once on board, sit back and enjoy a wonderful Tapas menu along with a selection of different gins, while travelling through the beautiful Derbyshire Countryside.


Marinated artichokes, olives and peppers

Selection of fresh breads with oils

Cured meats

Cured beetroot and salmon

Steak with goat cheese on toast

Pea, asparagus & goats cheese tarts

Chorizo and cheese quesadilla

Prawn & guacamole quesadilla

Pan-fried cauliflower

Chicken pate sough dough croute


A selection of other alcoholic drinks will also be available to purchase during your dining experience.

Customers on the Gin Train must be 18+ years old.

Prices are: £39.95 for Adults, Senior Citizens, Seat reservation price is inclusive of the meal, train fare and VAT, but excludes alcoholic or soft drinks (unless specified above)

If you would like to book which is essential, or you are unsure as to the services we can offer; please do not hesitate to contact us. Gift Vouchers valid for one year are also available to purchase for use on any of our dining trains.

For further details please telephone 01629 580381 or email peakrail@peakrail.co.uk

Tapas and Gin Evening

Advanced Booking Essential!

Telephone 01629 580381

Email: peakrail@peakrail.co.uk


Palatine Booking Information 2020/2021

Seating Plan – LMS COACH

Table-For-Two- Guarantee All our tables seat 4 people but we offer a limited “Table-For-Two” guarantee on all our advertised dining services, available on a First-Come-First-served basis at the cost of a third meal ticket for the respective train. This must be booked at the same time as the initial reservation. We are happy to accept a non-guaranteed booking for 2 people on the understanding that you may have to share a table of 4 with another couple.

Seating Plan – Kitchen Coach

Seating in this coach consists of a table for 3 people, tables for 4 and tables for 2 and is not subject to the table for two guarantee.

PLEASE NOTE: that if you are paying your deposit by cheque then this will not be cashed until the day and the amount will be taken off your final bill. If paying your deposit by credit or debit card, then no transaction will have been made from your account prior to the date of dining.

General Notes

Menu & dietary requirements: All our dining trains have a fixed menu and food must be pre ordered at least 7 workings days prior to the date of travel (please download the booking and menu form and either return to Peak Rail plc, Matlock Station, Matlock, Derbyshire. DE4 3NA or Telephone: 01629 580381 Email peakrail@peakrail.co.uk with your choices).

To avoid embarrassment on the day, please give details on the booking form if any member of your party has any special dietary requirements or allergies that require a different meal to be provided e.g. 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.

Allergies: Note: we take extra care to avoid cross-contamination when preparing allergen free meals, however, preparation is done in an environment where allergenic ingredients are processed, and we do not have an allergen free zone.

Dogs: No dogs except assistance dogs are allowed in the dining coach.

Children: Our dining carriages are designed for adults and we regret that children under 5 years of age cannot be accommodated. Children must always be supervised and remain seated during the service.

Cancellations: If for any reason you are unable to keep your booked reservation and you are not able to give us 7 days cancellation notice then the deposit for the number of people booked will be either debited from your credit/debit card or the cheque will be cashed.

Wheelchair access: We regret that owing to historic design of the dining coaches wheelchairs cannot be accommodated. Please note that passengers with mobility difficulties will need to climb up or down one step. (A ramp is available, please state if required at the time of booking).

Looking for an extra special present?

gift vouchers Peak Rail

Gift Vouchers Now Available from Peak Rail

Drive and Fire a Steam Locomotive

  • 1 hour course for £130.00
  • 2 hour course fo £225.00

Restaurant Car

  • Sunday Lunch on the train = £30 per person
  • Afternoon Tea  on the train = £19.50
  • Cream Tea on the train = £15.50

Call 01629 580381

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Palatine Restaurant Car Operating Dates

The Palatine Restaurant Car ONLY operates on the coloured dates (as shown)

Steam Experience Operating Calendar


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Peak Rail Operating Calendar

In attempt to help contain the Coronavirus outbreak Peak Rail have suspended all services until further notice.

Please note Peak Rail is only open on the event dates shown.  If a date is blank then Peak Rail is closed and there will be no trains on that day.