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Chester Racecourse

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Watergate Square, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304600
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great day out

lovely day out (even better if you get a winner) in the centre of Chester within walking distance... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
mahonydavis
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Dee Stand honest review

I booked the Dee stand for the autumn festival race day 16 September, months back as a cheaper way... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
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Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. We have 15 race days a year and host numerous other events throughout the year. The company is responsible for two racecourses and all catering and conference facilities at Bangor on Dee and Chester, along with an on course hotel - the Holiday Inn Express, restaurants 1539 and The White Horse on site and Commonhall Social in the city of Chester. The company also provide external catering services for third party events.
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Watergate Square, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

lovely day out (even better if you get a winner) in the centre of Chester within walking distance of bars restaurants etc.

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I booked the Dee stand for the autumn festival race day 16 September, months back as a cheaper way to go to the races as we were travelling from the isle of man for a concert on the Sunday - we thought we would fill...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We look forward to welcoming you and your little one next seasom.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Went on the 16/09, bloody brilliant day, the champagne bar is excellent, no queues for the betting or alcohol, so close to the horses in the paddock all in all a great top notch day 🙂🙂🙂

Thank Rob W
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We hope you had a very Happy Birthday!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Hospitality box 16, annual trip. Horseradish - excellent food, great and attentive service. The lamb was sensational! Thank you for the ramp from the box to the balcony, enabled me to go on the balcony in my mobility scooter and see the horses in action....More

Thank Andrea D
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the day. See you back here next year!

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Went with a group of friends and had a super time. Good service all round at restaurants and bars. Weather helped us enjoy the day but there is plenty of cover if the weather turns bad. No luck in racing though so will look forward...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your review, we hope you won't leave it another 30 years before you return again!

Reviewed 14 September 2017

This race course had a fantastic atmosphere, with many a punter looking over the city wall down on to the race track. To save any hassle, we parked in the middle of the course for a small charge. Good value if 4 of you. We...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 12 September 2017

A super day out with the wife in hospitality, ok food, too much to drink and great racing. The marquee was warm and dry

Thank JohnDCh
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Hope to see you here again soon and this time with a winner!

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Chester is the oldest racecourse in england. Walking distance from city centre. Great facilities. Attracts some great horses and there are some wonderful meetings here.

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you, we are so pleased to read such a lovely review.

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Chester's answer to Ascot. If you are going to do it, do it posh. Dress up and people watch. If you dont like betting, then dont bet. Chester races is so much more than betting. The horses are just as magnificent as the dresses! If...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely venue and luckily the sun was shining for Ladies day.It was my daughter and Mothers first time at the races and the thoroughly enjoyed the whole event from dressing up to having a flutter and a small win.Lovely staff lovely Racecourse in gorgeous city.Only...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your review, we have taken your feedback on board. Hope to see you here again soon!

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Leigh W
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Response from Neil C | Reviewed this property |
Greig got it spot on - obviously Grandstand area by winning line is very popular for viewing the racing but the tunnel at the winning line leads over to the centre of the track - very buzzy loads of food and drink outlets... More
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Nathan R
13 July 2017|
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£4.50 a pint
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Kayleigh T
7 July 2017|
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Response from GreigB28 | Reviewed this property |
Beer and cider around £5 a pint for plastic tumblers and wine roughly the same.
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