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Chester Racecourse

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Good day out

Been to Chester races a number of times now, cracking little course , plenty of places to eat and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
TOM G
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Day at the Gee-Gees!

The Chester Racecourse is a good day out with the lads / friends / partner. The cheaper tickets... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
mjgbee
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Stockport, 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing night out with colleagues Our 2nd year and it was fab again Great atmosphere Really lovely meal, great entertainment especially the group they were amazing Really pleasant hardworking staff Brilliant night thanks !!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ahickman6
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, have a great Christmas.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great venue for a big party of friends or colleagues. Lovely setting below the Roman walls. Recommend Concourse tickets giving access to all areas, Variety of food and drink outlets.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David H
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, hopefully next time you will win too!

Reviewed 29 October 2018

great place to be at in city. many good days out here racing polo and many more days out so close in to town centre very easy walk 5-9 mins, restaurants many close by and places to see (Roman remains, river churches etc).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mkmorrissey
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you back to Chester in future.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Sorry to the purists here but I’m writing this review with regard to the very excellent and hugely welcome dog walking facility that the racecourse open space provides. Yes, I make sure I ALWAYS pick up! 👍🏻 Thank you for allowing us to use it!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chrissie K
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review!

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Been to Chester races a number of times now, cracking little course , plenty of places to eat and drink , bit on the pricey side

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TOM G
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your response.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Chester Racecourse is a good day out with the lads / friends / partner. The cheaper tickets that we had (approx £15 each) still gave a decent view of the race, and the usual food / ice cream / bars. There's good cover for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mjgbee
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your response!

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Can be seen whilst circumnavigating the City Walls. Looks good for what it is intended and is well maintained. Horse racing has absolutely no interest for me whatsoever but for those that do like it, it looks reasonably good.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 29 September 2018

Really enjoyed my day at the races. Only down side - food options are limited and poor. Queued for a very long time to be told the veggie option had sold out and there was a half an hour wait. Couldn't be bothered to queue...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leelandla
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your review, we have passed your feedback on and hope to welcome you again soon.

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Had a fabulous day here attending an event. Packed full of places to eat and drink, amazing racecourse. You could play bowls on the course. Amazing day and packed with well dressed people all enjoying them selves. Looking forward to returning soon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan W
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review - we hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your lovely review - we hope to see you here again soon!

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Response from KatrinaT230 | 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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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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