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Chester Racecourse

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Nice racecourse

A nice racecourse, on the west side of Chester, you can see from the wall, or from the railway... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
malc1005
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Kettering, United Kingdom
Why only Bud Light on draught

Good day out with boys at the races. Good place for a trip as get great views of the races. Only... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alasdair0169
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to Chester Races is not like visiting any other racecourse. It is quaint as well as a terrific spectacle and whether you dress to the nines or go casual the atmosphere surrounds you in this small circular track as the support builds to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice racecourse, on the west side of Chester, you can see from the wall, or from the railway line. Well worth a visit.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good day out with boys at the races. Good place for a trip as get great views of the races. Only issue only Bud Light on draught and £4.80 a pint. Poor selection at a rip off price!

Thank Alasdair0169
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a corporate event with a private box here for the September meet. The box was relatively small and we had a buffet alongside which consisted of lunch, followed later by afternoon tea and the cheeses and coffee. Service was excellent with plenty...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The GOOD...close to town centre...a dress code...quality racing.....good atmosphere....the BAD....queues at bar...queues for food...poor selection of drinks...the UGLY....the prices...when did it become legitimate to hike prices to £8 for a cheap tin of prosecco or 5 quid for a bottle of Stella...obscene really and other...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we have passed your comments on.Hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A total waste of money, it's nowhere near the winning post! Only spent about 10 minutes in there to eat some overpriced Lebanese street food( rice and dry chicken). Chester is really going to the dumps thought I try this to have a better day...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to read that you didn't have an enjoyable experience here at Chester Races, we have passed your comments onto the relevant departments. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish i had spent our ticket prices (£80) each on a decent day out with the family, expensive drinks long ques and drunken rude people is not what i call fun. Sadly this fantastic setting gets overrun with thousands of drunken people who wouldn't...More

Thank Donesomemiles
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to read that you didn't have an enjoyable experience here at Chester Races. We hope to welcome you here again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible day at the races paid 82 pounds to get into tatterstalls very badly organised queues for a drink servers didn't know what they were doing left you queuing for ever just was not organised you couldn't get into restaurant if you didn't pay even...More

Thank Rose A
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to read that you didn't enjoy your day here at Chester Races, we hope that one day you will join us again for a day at Chester Races.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes Chester races are very entertaining and exciting .However it is a pity that Chesterbet is a complete rip off.The odds they offer are described as racecourse prices.This is a term I have not encountered before and is explained in the small print as starting...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we have passed your comments on.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were invited to the hospitality Final Furlong. Very busy but plenty of staff. Our waiter was Ramos and nothing was too much trouble. Food was amazing. Bit hot in room but then it was a hot day. The only down side was the cheese...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, we have passed this on to the relevant teams. Hope to see you here again soon.

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Climber623328
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Response from Katrina T | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are smart ie no rips and teamed with a smart jacket and blouse combo I think it would be acceptable .
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jp66widnes
13 August 2018|
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Yes, I’ve seen others wearing them!
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Response from Catherine B | Reviewed this property |
I went for the first time this year, and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, in my first race I bet each way, put £5 on and won £4.60, seriously not worth it. Should have followed my Husband’s advise and just bet to win. It... More
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