Friday, 15 may 2015

Candle Light Express – Gastronomical roaming from Paris to Istanbul

Dear Guests!

All seats are booked on the the 100 years old Orient Express dining car.

Candle Light Express – Gastronomical roaming from Paris to Istanbul

The menu of our Spring Candle Light Express was inspired by the well known Orient Express luxury train. Join us and take a journey at the world of gastronomy.

A romantic journey back in time with delicious food and musical delights.The luxurious carriages of the Candle-light Express comprise a saloon car, a bar, and a dining car offering three hours of gastronomic delight to those who wish to take part in this special journey and want to evoke the ambience of the past. The three-course candle-lit dinner is served in the dining car along with fine Hungarian wines offered by a sommelier. You can choose a regular menu or a vegetarian one.

Up to par music program will be waiting for you in the Royal Waiting Hall of Gödöllő .

Departure of the Valentine’s Day Candle-light Express to Gödöllő:
19:00 Budapest Nyugati Train Station, platform number 9.



At a table in a standard dining car 16.990 HUF/person
At a table in the 100 years old Orient Express Dining Car 21.990 HUF/person

The nostalgic journey, the welcome drink, the chosen menu plus the drinks that go with the menu, and a surprise program are included in the price.

The ticket of the Candle-light Express valid only if you pay the fee of the nostalgia train journey and the dinner as well. The price of the program includes the following services; nostalgia train journey, welcome drink, the chosen menu plus the drinks that go with the menu, and a surprise program.Menus to choose from

Menus to choose from:

Menu 1.

• Freshly baked French bread slices with spiced butter
• Pate in flaky paztry with roquefort sauce
• Deer stew with forest mushroom, potato doughnut with braised pear
• Baklava

Menu 2.

• Freshly baked French bread slices with spiced butter
• Cevapcici on salat bed
• Chicken paprika with buttery noodles and cracked vegatables in Gundel style
• Ginger and vanilia creme brulee

Vegetarian Menu

• Freshly baked French bread slices with spiced butter
• Green salad with apple and chestnut
• Grilled tofu in mustard sauce with steamed vegetables and roasted potatoes
• Coeur a la creme berry fruit sauce


• Welcome drink - Törley Sec dry sparkling wine
• Quality white- and red wines
• Szeremley Riesling (dry white wine)
• Bodri Cilvilis QV (dry red wine)

• Soft drinks: Coca-Cola / Coca-Cola Light / Fanta / Sprite
• Juices: Orange / Peach / Apple
• Mineral water: Natur Aqua gas / without gas
• Coffee: Espresso / Long

Candle-lit Express Boy Service

Make your journey on Candle-lit Express even more unforgettable. Surprise your loved-ones with some delicacy. We are at your disposal in providing a bottle of birthday champagne, a bottle of good wine, a bunch of flowers or a birthday cake.
Bunches of flowers

Small bunch: 3.000 Huf
Medium-sized bunch: 5.000 Huf
Big bunch: 7.000 Huf


Hungária Extra Dry (0,7l): 5000 Huf
Hungária Rosé (0,7l): 5000 Huf
Hungária Irsai Olivér Sweet (0,7l) 5000 Huf


The following cakes are available:

Eszterházy walnut cake
Dobos cake
Chocolate cake
Sacher cake
4-slice cake: 3.000 Huf
8-slice cake: 5.000 Huf
The price of candles are included in the cake price.

If you want to use the Boy Service, please, let us know about it when you buy the ticket.

Candle-lit Express just for you!

The luxury train of the Candle-lit Express which includes saloon and dining cars, can be ordered during the whole year. Our train is a great venue for gala dinners, corporate events or family celebrations.
We ensures tailor made solution in our Candle-lit Express to you. Our Chef creates the menu and the drink choice as per the request of the customer. We can arrange a brandy or wine tasting, music or an illusionist show.
Further information:

• Viktor Belák:
• Péter Nagy:
• Tel: (+36 1) 238-0558

Tickets are available:

For online reservation registration is a must.

MÁV Nosztalgia Ticket Office - Nyugati salespoint
H-1067 Budapest, Teréz krt. 55.
Nyugati Railway Station next to platform 10.
Telefon/Fax: (+36 1) 269-5242

Opening hours from 12 January 2015:

    Monday: 11 am.- 7 pm.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm.
    Friday: 9 am. - 15:30
    Saturday, Sunday: closedTel./Fax: (+36 1) 269-5242

MÁV Nosztalgia Kft.
Headquarter H-1142 Budapest, Tatai út 93/A
Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 17:00
Tel: (+36 1) 238-0558
Fax: (+36 1)238-0559

Schedule (proposed)

Budapest Nyugati Train Station – Gödöllő
Departure: 19:00 Budapest Nyugati Train Station
Gödöllő - Budapest-Nyugati Railway Station
Arrival: 22:00 Budapest Nyugati Train Station
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