A beautifully remodeled vintage railroad car halfway along the Camel Trail bike path is an unexpected and popular spot for fine dining this summer.
The guests are clamoring for this exciting new experience and can’t wait to be among the few to experience it.
The Atlantic Coast Express (known as ACE and formerly known as Treats on Trikes) has been serving ice cream, pancakes, coffee and cakes to walkers and cyclists since 2009, but has launched the addition of gourmet restaurants Summer Night Supper Clubs that are already proving their worth. extremely popular.
David Sharland – who worked at The Savoy, The Vineyard and Harvey Nichols before becoming Executive Chef Rick Stein – and talented Chef Eric Taylor will create imaginative dishes that celebrate the best of local produce with exclusive wine pairings from the independent wine from Padstow. BinTwo merchant.
With appetizing local products, imaginative menus and the possibility of experiencing it all immersed in nature, it promised to be an unforgettable experience.
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There will only be five Camel Trail exclusive summer nights throughout the summer and places should fill up quickly. They take place on June 26, July 24, August 21 and September 11.
These special events will be on ticket only and reservation is essential. The take-out menu will celebrate local produce, including local lobster and samphire collected along the estuary.
Guests can arrive by bike, on foot, by boat or on horseback to enjoy the gastronomic delights on offer.
ACE has partnered up with WaveHunters Water Taxi so that those who wish to arrive to their dinner by boat from Padstow or Rock can do so. Pull up a picnic blanket, bring your own cutlery / glasses and sit back watching river life go by while enjoying gourmet food.
Kelly Littlejohns, one of the owners of ACE, said: âThe Camel Estuary at night is a magical and peaceful place. The light dances on the water at sunset and the enchanting call of birdsong is truly wonderful. Enjoying delicious fine dining to take away to this special place is magical and we can’t wait to share it with you. â
The sympathetically converted vintage train car is named after the train that once ran from Waterloo to Padstow between 1926 and 1967. The last ACE left Padstow on September 5, 1964.