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Pie and Mash

Pie & Mash Saturday Evening Special - £30.00

Saturday evenings are made for wining and dining, and there is no better place to dine this summer than the Churnet Valley Railway. Back by popular demand, returning after 10 years, are our famous Pie and Mash Saturday’s.  

Dine Aboard our Elegant Dining Train 

Step on board our elegant dining train and be treated to some of the finest quality food in the area, sourced from local farmers. Our showstopper pies are prepared at Ash Butchers in Leek, and come in a variety of options for you to choose from including meat; chicken and mushroom, along with vegetarian options. Our comforting meal comes with hearty gravy and creamy, smooth mashed potato and peas.  

Top your meal off with delicious desserts while enjoying the stunning sunset over the hills of the Churnet Valley. Our fully stocked bar has a range of local ales, lagers and wines that you can preorder before climbing aboard so that all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.  

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Pie and Mash Timetable 

Our Pie and Mash Saturday evening special runs on a number of days in 2022: 

Saturday 25th June  

Saturday 13th August  

Saturday 3rd September  

Our journey departs at 6 pm, allowing you to experience the stunning Staffordshire countryside as the evening draws in. Starting and ending at Froghall Station, it couldn’t be easier to get here, with easy taxi links from Leek, Cheadle and surrounding areas. While enjoying your meal, sit back and relax over our 22 mile journey, as you tuck into locally sourced food. Summer nights couldn’t be better! 

Due to the nature of the heritage kitchen coach we are only able to accommodate a gluten free and vegetarian option.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer vegan, dairy free, nut free products, halal meat and any other dietary requirements.

Please make sure to list if there are any gluten free or vegetarian passengers in your party in the special instructions.

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Due to the nature of our coaches you may be sat with other people at a table of 4 . Only those with the correct exclusive voucher will be guaranteed a table of 2

Vouchers can be bought from

(Excluding Breakfast Trains and Murder Mystery)

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We offer a full bar on board where you can buy a range of drinks or if you prefer you can pre-order drinks and these will be ready and waiting at your table on arrival.

Drinks are priced individually and not included in the ticket price.

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We are immensely proud of our home county of Staffordshire, from its impressive industrial history, to its captivating landscapes and, of course, its award-winning produce.

The pride we have for our area is evident in our menus, which have been carefully designed to encompass our passion for seasonal and where possible locally sourced, quality ingredients.

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All of our dining trains operate a smart casual dress code.

No tracksuits, walking shoes, trainers, hats or sweatshirts are allowed.

Dining Train passengers can wear lounge suits or black-tie if they wish to do so however this is not compulsory.

We would like to remind all passengers that this can be a once in a lifetime experience for some of our guests and that some passengers maybe celebrating special occasions.

We politely ask that all guests remain mindful of others during their visit.

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There are customer toilets on board the dining train.

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We welcome well behaved children over the age of 12 years old on our lunch or cream tea trains & 8 years old on our breakfast train.

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Dogs are NOT permitted on the dining coach with the exception of Service Dogs.

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There is free parking at Froghall Station with limited Disabled Parking.

We advise that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure.

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If you are in possession of a voucher then please call the booking office to book your table. If you would like to purchase one please go to

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Yes if you visit they have a selection of table for two guarantees available

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