Solent Dinners

Join Us for an Unforgettable Evening of Nostalgia and Fine Dining

Book Your Reservation Today!

This two-hour evening experience is truly unique and offers guests an immersion into the luxury of food and service provided during the Golden Age of travel.


    This two-hour evening experience is from 6pm to 8pm

  • Tickets - $125.00 per guest, minimum of 2 guests per booking 

  • Reservations on a first-come basis.

  • Minimum of eight guests to hold the dinner on the selected date, tell your friends! 

All dinner reservations must be made and paid for 3 weeks in advance to guarantee your requested date. If not purchasing online, the Solent dinner reservations is a two-step process. Once you have completed and submitted the Reservation Form, please contact OAM with your payment information.

To purchase by check or through the OAM office - complete the online reservation form and then call the Museum and provide us with your credit card number or mail a check.

Call the Museum to pay by credit card: 510-638-7100

Mail your check to:   Oakland Aviation Museum, 8252 Earhart Rd, Oakland, CA  94621


The gourmet food is the same as that served originally by British Overseas Air Company on the Southampton to Johannesburg schedule the museum's Solent "City of Cardiff" made between 1949 and 1951.

Poached Fresh Salmon
(layered with Dill & Baby Leek wrapped in Smoked Salmon
served with a Fresh and Peppery Watercress Sauce)

~ or ~

Roasted Marinated Chicken Breast
(with Garlic and Herbs) 

~ accompanied by ~ 

Panache of Seasonal Vegetables 

Whole Minted Baby New Potatoes

Traditional Apple and Blackberry Crumble
with Sauce Anglais

Coffee & Mints

Selection of Continental Breads and Butter


To further enhance your dining experience, we now proudly pour our own label wines.  Our custom "Fly Back in History" wines are expertly crafted by Four Fools Winery, Rodeo, California.