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Dining out with your Valentine

Tables in a restaurant with afternoon tea

Take a train to a top restaurant with Great Northern for a luxurious and memorable experience. Explore different cuisines just a train ride away and make it  a weekend getaway with friends or that someone special. Check our top picks for fancy restaurants on the Great Northern network.

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Visit Hitchin for its charming blend of historic charm, picturesque streets, and of course, great food.

Head to The Fox during your visit. With a menu that marries traditional and contemporary elements, it’s unsurprisingly a local favourite. The Fox prides itself on serving dishes crafted with precision and a commitment to quality, making it a go-to destination for those seeking a memorable dining experience in Hitchin.


Embark on a culinary journey in Cambridge and explore some of the city's most enchanting dining destinations.

Start with the magic of Midsummer House, a two-star Michelin restaurant nestled in a beautifully restored Victorian building. Enjoy its captivating view over the River Cam as you tuck in. Each dish is a masterpiece meticulously crafted with seasonal ingredients, showcasing a perfect blend of precision and passion.

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Make your way to Restaurant 22, a hidden gem dedicated to using locally sourced ingredients. With a modern and inviting atmosphere, it offers a memorable dining experience, featuring a range of innovative dishes and classic favourites. Whether it's a romantic evening or a gathering with friends, Restaurant 22 provides the ideal setting.

In the heart of Cambridge, discover Fancett's, a charming French-influenced bistro that holds a prestigious Michelin award, a true testament to its culinary excellence. A must-visit for those who appreciate fine dining in the heart of the city.

For more Michelin-star dining, head to Vanderlyle restaurant, where a chic yet inviting ambiance sets the stage for an exquisite culinary adventure. Vanderlyle stands out as a culinary gem in the vibrant Cambridge food scene, offering a contemporary and memorable dining experience.

If you're seeking a lively atmosphere and a fun night out, Mercado Central is the place to be. Adorned with cheerful tiled kitchens and a fresh fish display, this eatery exudes energy. With a hearty menu featuring sustainable British and Spanish ingredients inspired by Galicia and the Basque Country, Mercado Central invites you to start with sharing plates and then savour grilled meat or fish. Experience the diverse and delightful flavours that Cambridge has to offer at these unique dining establishments.


In Peterborough, head to the Chubby Castor, a lovely restaurant known for its inventive menu and warm ambiance. The Chubby Castor promises a memorable experience, blending exquisite flavours and inviting surroundings for patrons seeking a unique culinary adventure in Peterborough.

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