The Train des Mouettes opens up to gastronomy by welcoming you aboard its restaurant train, the “Seudre Océan Express”. An unusual journey highlighting gastronomy and regional know-how.
Climb aboard the restaurant train, the Seudre Océan Express, and relive the myth of rail travel over the course of a refined meal. During the trip, discover the landscapes of the Seudre Estuary on a railway line opened in 1876 and formerly dedicated to the transport of oysters.

A unique experience: in a train car with a chic modern decor and equipped with every comfort, you will have the pleasure of tasting quality dishes concocted by the Chef, Henri Lhermite, to combine visual and gustatory delight.

Gastronomy and regional know-how: chef Henri Lhermite, 4th generation of cooks, offers you a seasonal menu composed of products from short circuits in Little Aquitaine. This enthusiast of local products offers you high quality dishes thanks in particular to his “local gems”, exceptional producers from the Charentais maritime region.

– Traveling with an infant is not possible: strollers, prams or shell seats are not permitted.
– Duration of the trip: 3 hours round trip (no getting off the train is allowed during the trip).
– The departure station may be different depending on the traffic period.
– The price is different during special meals such as Valentine's Day and end-of-year celebrations.
- Mandatory reservation.
Special menu for the holidays

A special menu can be offered on the occasion of Valentine's Day and the end-of-year celebrations (specific price)

We speak: English, French

Location details

  • Public transport stop within 500 m
  • Bus stop within 500 m


Chef Henry Lhermite welcomes you.

Culinary specialties

  • Gastronomic cooking

Rankings and labels

  • Preparation with local products


Maximum number of place settings: 84
Number of room(s): 2


  • Groups welcome
  • Business / incentive groups welcome


Temporarily closed.


Adult menu: €85 (Excluding special menus such as Valentine's Day, end-of-year holidays, etc.)
Children's menu (12 years): €37,50 (Up to 12 years (excluding special menus such as Valentine's Day, end-of-year celebrations)).

The price differs during special menus (Valentine's Day, end-of-year holidays, etc.).

Payment method

  • Bank / credit card
  • Classic Holiday Vouchers
  • Cash



  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking lot


  • Mandatory reservation

Home animals

Pets are not accepted

Room rentals


Maximum capacity: 80 people


  • Seminar / Meeting



  • Wheelchair accessible with assistance
  • WC + grab bar + circulation space
From 85 € / menu


3 Chemin Vert
Tourist Station
17600 Saujon
How do I get there?
From 85 €  / menu

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