East Midlands Trains Announce New Summer Menu

27 May 2015

Avoid The Prosecco Shortage With East Midlands Trains
· New First Class on-board summer menu launched offers Prosecco for the first time
· Summer time deal priced at just £7 for a glass of fizz and a traditional afternoon cream tea
· Other new menu items include Bubble and Squeak and Harissa Chicken Burger

With the news of a global Prosecco shortfall currently causing concern around the country, East Midlands Trains has announced the launch of its new First Class menu guaranteeing customers will be able to enjoy a glass of Prosecco this summer.

East Midlands Trains will be offering its First Class customers the opportunity to enjoy a glass of Prosecco for the first time ever for just £5, or enjoy a special Summer time deal with a traditional afternoon cream tea and a glass of sparkling Prosecco priced at just £7.

The new summer menu, which has been re-designed following extensive feedback from customers and East Midlands Trains’ staff, is available in First Class on all services to/from London.    It offers tasty new breakfast treats such as Bubble and Squeak with two fried eggs or lighter options including ‘Rachel’s Greek Yoghurt with Granola and Honey’ and a warm toasted bagel with cream cheese.  The Great British Breakfast, one of the most popular dishes amongst East Midlands Trains' customers, will stay on the menu along with another customer favourite of smoked salmon and scrambled egg and a wide range of other breakfast items.

Throughout the day, customers will have a choice of new dishes including a Chicken Fajita Wrap or a Harissa Chicken Burger.  Popular dishes including the East Midlands Burger and Chicken Tikka will remain on the menu.

The new menu features a range of options to suit different dietary requirements which are clearly highlighted on the menu, including vegetarian, gluten free and healthy options (under 500 calories).

Andrew Conroy, Head of On Train Service for East Midlands Trains, said:  “We’re really excited to be launching Prosecco on our on-board menu for the first time.  We’ll be one of just a few train operators in the country to offer this, and with the global Prosecco shortage now causing concern, it’s good that our customers will be guaranteed a glass of sparkle whilst travelling with East Midlands Trains. We’ve got plenty of bottles ready and waiting and we’re sure it will be a big hit with our customers!

“Our new menu is based on extensive feedback from our customers and staff and we believe it is one of our best ever menus, offering a huge range of options to suit everybody’s taste buds and dietary requirements.

“We’re certain that our customers will love the new food choices and we look forward to seeing their reaction to our great new menu.”

The new summer menu is available in First Class on all East Midlands Trains’ services to/from London and breakfast will remain free of charge for First Class customers on all services arriving into London before 10.00 on weekdays.    In addition, customers can now enjoy a light complimentary breakfast in any of East Midlands Trains’ station First Class Lounges every weekday until 0900.

For more information, click here SUMMER MENU or tweet @EMTrains #EMTmenu.