This popular cafe will soon be re-opening from 26th April

The platform at Dufftown Station plays host to the popular Sidings Cafe which is housed in two former 1950 Railways Carriages and offers a warm welcome to all, whether you are enjoying a scenic train ride or simply passing by.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK: From 26th April 2021

 10AM  – 4PM  

Come aboard for light lunches, delicious home-bakes.
All products are freshly prepared sourcing local products.
42 Internal Covers

with further outside seating (weather permitting)

Wheelchair accessible

Sorry we can only accept assistance dogs in our Café
Cash / Cards
Booking strongly advised on train running days and during the period of pandemic restrictions 
BEAT THE QUEUES – on Train running days reserve your table and pre-order from the menu.

GROUPS / CLUBS are most welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact us so that your specific needs can be catered for.

SPECIAL OCCASIONS  – The Sidings would love to be part of making your day even more enjoyable with a

” Special Afternoon Tea ” at £15 per head …bring your own Prosecco ! (48 hours advance notice required)

As well as the Sidings we also operate The Spirit of Dufftown Carriage where we host
Private Charters / Groups for Light Lunches . We regret no disabled access. Fixed Tables of 4

Catering for up to 48 persons
or as circumstances allow during periods of pandemic restrictions.

For all Sidings enquiries contact
Karen Vidler – 07774245071
Lisa Davies – 07585979618
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Trip Adviser Recommended Certificates of

Excellence 2017 / 2018 /2019


This page last updated: 21/04/21