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venice simplon orient express Dinner

For the last 30 years, dinner on board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has been carefully thought out by Executive Head Chef Christian Bodiguel and his team. Using fresh ingredients, many sourced along the route, Christian creates dishes that combine classic French cuisine with innovative twists. This sublime cuisine will surely become part of your unforgettable journey. Specific dietary requirements can be catered for with notice at time of booking.

Recline as you take in the atmosphere of the three beautifully restored restaurant cars, all uniquely different. The Côte d’Azur showcases lalique glass, L'Oriental, decorated in black lacquer and Etoile du Nord with its impressive marquetry.

At the heart of the train is the Bar Car '3674', its stylish interiors offers a welcoming and glamorous setting for coffee, aperitifs and nightcaps before or after dinner. As well as the buzz of happy guests chatting you can also listen to the resident pianist on the baby grand.


On board the Belmond British Pullman passengers departing from London are served brunch at their table on the train together with a complimentary Bellini. Passengers ending their journey in London will be served afternoon tea aboard the Belmond British Pullman.

When travelling on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, all table d’hôte meals are included in your fare and beverages are at an additional cost. Water, tea and coffee are complimentary in the restaurants and in your cabin. For a supplement there is an à la carte menu for lunch and dinner and a 24-hour cabin service for light snacks, refreshments and alcoholic drinks whilst the Bar Car ‘3674’ is open.

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