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Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse

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Luddington Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9SE, England
+44 1789 267949
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Gallery restaurant and racing.

We attended a Saturday evening race meet and had the package with dinner in the restaurant. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Erylthinks
via mobile
Big improvement

We come to this racecourse quite frequently and always enjoy ourselves. We do feel it could do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Off their P
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Manchester
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“parade ring” (11 reviews)
“race course” (9 reviews)
“winning post” (5 reviews)
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Luddington Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9SE, England
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+44 1789 267949
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We attended a Saturday evening race meet and had the package with dinner in the restaurant. The food was very good, starters and desserts are pre plated but the main course is a buffet. I cheated and had two main courses, a cold one and...More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the gallery we are delighted you enjoyed your day and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to this racecourse quite frequently and always enjoy ourselves. We do feel it could do better though sometimes as it can take ages to get a drink and it’s very difficult to get a seat. I’m pleased to say things had been improved...More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for reviewing our course we are constantly looking at ways to improve the experience for our visitors. We hope you come again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated Father's 60th birthday, the carvery was absolutely yummy, the restaurant staff were very friendly and helpful. Two children under 7 enjoyed the fairground rides and five adults had a few winners and memorable day. Well done to all of the racecourse staff involved in...More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for reviewing our course and providing such encouraging positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

There are some racecourses we have visited over the years that just don’t seem friendly. However Stratford has a wonderful ambience about it and it starts right from the gate staff who invited us in and guided us to where we need to be. The...More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your review we are delighted you had a great day and we hope to see you again over the summer.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Spur of the moment decision to visit Stratford Races last night for their Saturday meeting - Was going to watch on TV but nothing else planned so hopped in the car to go and recommended same to friends in Banbury who met us on site....More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give such an excellent comprehensive review. I totally agree with you about taxis and the exit, I am however chastised understandably by the local residents if we get taxis to pick up a little further away from the...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I came to the races on a Sunday in May 2018 beautiful weather so decided on a picnic.. we drove into the picnic area of the course which is a good size and you can park close to the action..we had a...More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for reviewing our course we are delighted you had a great day. I will check the process for charging people after the first race, I am sure they would have paid but at a different position closer to the entrance. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

We came on a badge reciprocal from Carlisle and from the moment we arrived at the entrance we were made welcome. The gate staff chatted away about the distance we had travelled. Once in the bar the barstaff were really friendly and offered advice on...More

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you for reviewing out course we are delighted you had a great day and look forward to welcoming you next year. I hope to visit your course soon.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to the race course, we found all the staff polite and very helpful, the course was kept clean by staff continually picking up any rubbish, all in all a great day out for anyone who likes racing

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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you we are delighted you had a great day and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I am a regular at various racecourse but this was my first visit to Stratford. On arrival I was instructed to park in a very wet field (behind some caravans). When I tried to leave I had to get a helpful coach driver to help...More

Thank Fenform
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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for submitting a review it is obviously disappointing that you didn't find our food and drink provisions satisfactory. We have external as well as several new internal eateries all of which are displayed in the race card and have ample seating and available...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Nice and compact,this exceptional National Hunt racecourse is in my top five in the UK,and I have visited them all,except Wincanton,Taunton and Plumpton. I always go in club,as the views from the restaurant are outstanding! Can't wait for my next visit!

Thank freddiedoncaster
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Ilona B, Manager at Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

We are delighted you had a great day we love our course and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

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Sunshinegirl2016
18 June 2018|
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Response from Ilona B | Property representative |
Hi, There is a bus which stops near the course its the Evesham bus. It would be about 1 mile.
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Charlotte M
5 June 2018|
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Response from Ilona B | Property representative |
Hi, people do dress up if they are in the Club enclosure where we say smart casual no ripped jeans / trainers / beach wear. Its is more casual in the other enclosures. Ladies day everyone tends to dress up. I hope this... More
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Anthony H
9 November 2017|
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Response from Ilona B | Property representative |
Hi ticket prices are staying the same but we are in the process of reviewing our catering so hospitality and restaurant package prices will be confirmed as soon as possible. Tickets will be available to buy for January... More
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