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“Scones of heaven!!”

Glenfinnan Station Museum Dining Car
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Glenfinnan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This beautiful little tea room is idyllically set by the station and is the perfect spot for tea and scones! Home made and perfect!

Thank RICHILDIS
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I loved this little place. We stopped here for lunch following a visit to Glenfinnan Monument. The cafe is a carriage of a train that has been modified at the back to hold a kitchen - it's so so cute. I loved it. There were interesting items and knick knacks hanging up - seats were comfortable and it was clean. The toilet is tiny though so if you have trouble maneouvering around you might struggle. I don't think there's wheelchair access either. We visited on the first day of the season so there were some food items not available but this didn't bother us. I had the tomato and courgette soup, it was served with gluten free bread as I requested. It was SO yummy. I had a peppermint tea along with it, which was also lovely. My husband had a cheese toastie and it had some good sides along with it. The service was quick and friendly. It was terrible weather outside and the carriage was warm and cosy. I loved how unique it was. I can see this place being rammed in the summer months.. and possibly hot and stuffy. Who knows but i'll definitely be back next time we're passing through. The museum is next door and the station is right there too so you can literally get a train to the front door of the cafe. Great wee spot. It is quite pricey but I think you're paying for the uniqeness of the cafe too.

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Thank SLBP06
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Classic HIghlands friendly welcome here sitting in a lovingly kept 1950's British rail carriage.
Lovely food and cake in nice surroundings with the stunning Glenfinnan viaduct a short and pleasant walk away as well as the Bonnie Prince Charlie Monument and views down Loch Shiel.

It gets frantically busy when the Jacobite train is running between 1040 and 1120, but the rest of the time its the prefect place to break up a great short walk or call in on the way back from the many amazing Highland views.

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Thank Stokie_on_tour
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

After exploring the Glenfinnan viaduct trail we took a short break in here. It has a beautiful interior and a few choices of meal. We took mushroom soup and did not regrest. It is memorable place with charm. Children should like it. Prices are reasonable. I offer to take seat in the side of panoramic view, because in the other side it is car parking and parked cars little bit ruin the spirit of old train and old station.
Clients of the restaurant gets a free pass to Glenfinnan station museum.
As this dining car is popular but has limited space, it can be hard to get a table.

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Thank Rimga
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Yes, this is a real railway station, where some historical equipment, dining car etc. Notice that also one steam train (Jacobite Line) will stop during it's timetables from May to October. Other operators (Scottish Rail) use diesel trains, so this railway do not have any electrical power to use. The best in restaurant was very friendy service, good food available, also tea / coffe + ice cream. If you are not in hurry, you could also visit a railway museum at area. This station can also be reach By car if you need for walking (wheelchair etc).

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Thank JaakkoTapio
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