The Italian Dining Experience!

This event will consist of a First Class service, including complimentary wine on arrival.

We’re running this event in conjunction with Oakleys Grill and Pizzeria of Skipton and so you can be assured of excellent quality, authentic Italian cuisine!

Prices include first class return ticket and a 3-course meal.




Garlic Bruschetta with Tomato & Basil
Grilled ciabatta rubbed with olive oil and garlic, topped with refreshing tomato, red onions and basil. Finished with fresh rocket and balsamic glaze.

Chicken, Cheese & Chorizo Penne
sliced chicken breast, Spanish chorizo, diced tomatoes, bocconcino mozzarella, red wine, fresh basil


Tossed Veggies Rigatoni
roasted red peppers, olives, onions, mushrooms, spinach, cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil, basil pesto
(vegetarian and gluten-free option)


Vanilla Ice Cream 
(vegetarian and gluten-free option)


2019 Dates & Times

Cucina – Italian Dining Experience departs Embsay Station at 6.30PM on

Saturdays 29th June & 20th July 2019

There is ample free parking in Embsay Station car park.

Adults: £27 each. Children: £21 each. Prices include first class return ticket and a 3-course meal. Advance booking is essential.

For tickets, click through to our ticketing system and choose ‘Cucina – Italian Dining Experience’.



We do our best to cater for individuals with specialist dietary requirements.  The information below summarises which of our Dales Dining events are suitable for vegans, vegetarians and coeliacs.  If you require more information regarding any aspect of our Dales Dining trains, you can speak to our Catering Manager Ryan Whittaker direct on 07885 986717 between 9am and 6pm.


Vegetarian suitability: The Curry Express, Murder Mystery, Fish & Chips Specials, Breakfast Train, Ploughman's Lunch, Afternoon Teas, Wine & Cheese tastingFaulty Towers - The Dining Experience, Winter Warmers and Cream Teas.  These events are either vegetarian or have an alternative vegetarian option.  Select vegetarian tickets in the checkout (if available).  The Wine & Cheese, Winter Warmers and Cream Teas are all meat-free products and thus for these events specifically vegetarian tickets are not available.

Vegan suitability: The Curry Express.  The vegetarian option of vegetable ginger curry is also suitable for vegans.  Select the vegetarian tickets in the checkout.

Gluten Free: We are not able to cater for coeliacs as we do not have a suitable separate food preparation area on our train. However, we may be able to cater for some gluten free diets on The Curry ExpressCucina - The Italian Dining Experience, Cream TeasThe Ploughman's Lunch, and Winter Warmers. Please contact the catering manager (Ryan Whittaker, 07885 986717) with your requirements in advance of any ticket purchases.

Dogs: Whilst we are a dog friendly Railway we regret (with the exception of guide dogs) we do not allow dogs in our dining carriages.


Cream Teas on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
The Curry Express - Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Fish & Chip Specials on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Wine & Cheese - Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Strawberry Specials on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Afternoon Tea on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!



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