We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal Randwick Racecourse

Features Animals
77 - 97 Alison Rd, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
+61 2 9663 8400
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Chairman’s Club

On Melbourne Cup day I was lucky enough to be invited for lunch at the Chairman’s Club within... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wayne N
,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
via mobile
Amazing atmosphere

As a great fan of the races, a trip to Royal Randwick was a must whilst in Sydney. I would advise... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
RIKHG1
Read all 92 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Royal Randwick is the jewel in the crown of Sydney racing. A compelling theatre of sport, culture, fashion and cuisine, racing’s premier playground will entertain you with the extraordinary. Situated minutes from the CBD and in close proximity to the airport, Royal Randwick can be found in Sydney’s eastern suburbs where the ‘Sport of Kings’ is celebrated all year round. Particularly coming to life during The Spring and Sydney Carnivals. Royal Randwick is the proud home to the world’s richest 2000m turf race, the $4million Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, and the World’s richest turf race, the $10million The Everest. The venue sets a world-class standard in racing and hospitality, enriched by over 35 bars and restaurants, reserved dining establishments and cutting edge facilities for members and racegoers alike. As Australia’s longest standing racing venue, Royal Randwick has helped shape and been a part of Australian culture for over 150 years.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
77 - 97 Alison Rd, Randwick, New South Wales 2031, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 2 9663 8400
Write a ReviewReviews (92)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On Melbourne Cup day I was lucky enough to be invited for lunch at the Chairman’s Club within Randwick Racecourse. It is situated in the upper levels of the main grand stand with floor to ceiling views of the race course straight. Our position had...More

Thank Wayne N
Isabella B, Marketing Coordinator at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Wayne, Many thanks for your positive review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your day in The Chairman's Club. We think that it is a spectacular spot to dine on a race day. We hope to see you back at Royal Randwick soon....More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

As a great fan of the races, a trip to Royal Randwick was a must whilst in Sydney. I would advise anyone that is a fan of the horses to make sure that they do not miss this fabulous course if in Sydney. The atmosphere...More

Thank RIKHG1
Isabella B, Marketing Coordinator at Royal Randwick Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi RIKHG1, We are so glad you enjoyed your day out at Royal Randwick! Thank you for the positive review and we hope to see you for a day at the track soon! Kindest, Isabella

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Attended the inaugural Everest - totally stunning with the atmosphere to match. My last visit to Royal Randwick was the year Think Big won its second Melbourne Cup - so things have changed - magnificent stands - BUT see photo - this is the view...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I have now visited Randwick Racecourse a few times, each time we have been we have thoroughly enjoyed our time watching the racing. The facilities are excellent, great views of the track and the service is helpful and courteous. If I have one criticism its...More

Thank MARK_CHRISTA
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I had a great day out at the races. The members reserve was fantastic and we booked a table in the sky lounge for only $20 each. The view of the track was the best,and directly opposite the winging post. The meals...More

1  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

It wasn't my first visit to this great race course but I think the organisers of the meeting on 19.08.2017 need to go back to training to learn how to help the people who attend these meetings. We went up the escalators only to find...More

1  Thank Michren
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great day out in the sweltering heat, a first class and historic racecourse at the center of the Southern Hemisphere throroughbred world, highly recommend the trip, and grab an opportunity to see the gallops if you can in the morning but they start at 4.30...

1  Thank BGA70
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Easy to get to by bus Costs to the city $2.50 Level 3 is a great public area right on the finish line.Entry $15.00 Dont miss the pre race parade ring. Great day out dress up enjoy a nice cheese platter and affordable drinks.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 29 July 2017

What's not to love about getting all dressed up for a day at the races? We were lucky enough to have tickets for an event in the Grand Ballroom and decided to make a day of it. The girls all wore their Sunday best, which...More

2  Thank aussiedisney
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First time visitor to Randwick and was really impressed....fantasic layout. Very clean and accessible. Members area was extremely comfortable. Loved the "theatre of horses"

1  Thank 551carmelw
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Pondok Buyung
35 reviews
.50 km away
Stable Talk
14 reviews
.46 km away
Cafe Jack's
12 reviews
.46 km away
Mena Tandoori
5 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
Peter's of Kensington
62 reviews
.48 km away
Parade Theatres at NIDA
9 reviews
.95 km away
Centennial Park
469 reviews
1.41 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Comosapian
5 November 2017|
Answer
Response from Isabella B | Property representative |
Hi Comosapian, I think it would be worthwhile calling our team in sales to clarify exactly what you're after. Here is the number: 1300 729 668. Please ask to be directed to someone in the sales team. Thanks, Isabella
0
Votes
Claire M
3 November 2017|
Answer
Response from Isabella B | Property representative |
Hi Claire, unfortunately thongs are not allowed but sandals are. Thanks, Isabella
0
Votes
Claire M
3 November 2017|
Answer
Response from aussiedisney | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, I've been pregnant 4 times and I know that swollen feeling my dear. I don't think they'd dare approach you. No-one wants to argue with 9 months of heaven & earth moving equipment. Go in your flip flops and have a... More
0
Votes