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The Q Train

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A terrific treat of a birthday present for my 50th was a first class degustation experience on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terri L
Melbourne, Australia
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he Q-Train is simply a gastronomic gem

The Q-Train is simply a gastronomic gem. It will be very hard to find a train with such fine dining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Canberra, Australia
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Dining on board The Q Train is a unique culinary experience. A restaurant on board a train, departing from the historic Drysdale Train Station, and travelling along the picturesque Bellarine Railway. Showcasing food, wine, beer and cider from the...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Drysdale Railway Station, Drysdale, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3222, Australia
+61 474 968 309
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a degustation dinner with matching wines. We were greeted on arrival and given a quick tour of the train, then shown to our “private dining compartment for 2”. This was fine dining at its best. Service was friendly and accommodating and nothing was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A terrific treat of a birthday present for my 50th was a first class degustation experience on board the Q Train. We were welcomed beautifully and settled in to our compartment for two as the Queenslander train slowly chuffed out of the Station. The six...More

1  Thank Terri L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Q-Train is simply a gastronomic gem. It will be very hard to find a train with such fine dining on it and certainly not in Australia. The Q-Train is a slow trip on carriages from the old Sunlander train from Queensland over three hours...More

1  Thank Furbal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 6 course Spring degustation menu is peefectly balanced and delicately flavoured to showcase local hugh quality produce. Presentation is faultless and so pleasing to the eye. Service and ambience quite unique. Excellent local wine list. Would recommend the lunch trip for a changing view...More

1  Thank cathie f
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Last Thursday a group of 8 friends along with my wife & I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with a fabulous trip from Docklands to the Q train .Everything was great, from the staff to the food & it was just a great day out...More

3  Thank jazza34
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We did the Saturday afternoon degustation and the food was absolutely sensational. Great array of fine dinning dishes with plenty of local content, good range of craft beers, relaxing train journey in very comfortable carriages. Highly recommend this experience

1  Thank Rodney_R_90
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A perfect birthday experience with my husband. We were made to feel special as soon as we walked through the gate when we were asked if we'd like a photo together. We started with cocktails in the bar carriage and followed this with a delicious...More

3  Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Greeted and made to feel special is your initial experience on entering the station platform. We were a party of 12 celebrating a special birthday and looking for a different experience and we certainly found it. We couldn't fault anything, our GF guest was catered...More

2  Thank freddodog
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We went with another couple to enjoy this experience. The little beetroot starter was small but nicely refreshing. The beef tatarick (tartare) was a taste sensation, (even though we think it was better last time we went. Then came the shredded duck which was beautiful...More

2  Thank Lodloaf
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Delicious degustation lunch as we cruised from Queenscliff to Drysdale along the spine of the Bellarine. Sunshine and views made it extra lovely.

1  Thank judith b
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7 January 2018|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
The first class is more romantic and wine to match each course!
11 December 2017|
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Response from cathie f | Reviewed this property |
Drysdale House is a lovely B&B just across the street from Drysdale Station which may suit.