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Epsom Downs Racecourse

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Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom Downs | Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LQ, England
+44 1372 726311
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Great atmosphere & great views

Recently discovered Epsom Downs Racecourse - with evening racing followed by 80's and 90's themed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andreas D
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Epsom, United Kingdom
80’s Night

What a fun evening! Drinks were a bit pricey £5/can of cider, £7 for a plastic glass of pimms but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alison J
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  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
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Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom Downs | Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LQ, England
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+44 1372 726311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently discovered Epsom Downs Racecourse - with evening racing followed by 80's and 90's themed music nights. The grandstand has a great location with spectacular views over the course and the Downs. Great atmosphere with everyone having fun and the racing brings an extra buzz....More

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Mark E, Marketing Team at Epsom Downs Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we're pleased you had a great time with us at Epsom Downs. We do ensure there are extra concessions on busier nights so apologise you experienced long queues - we take your feedback on board to improve for future fixtures. Thanks,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun evening! Drinks were a bit pricey £5/can of cider, £7 for a plastic glass of pimms but to be honest it didn’t matter that much as we weren’t there for the drinking anyway! Had a flutter on the gee gee’s and then...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Been down for the derby weekend for the last 8 years, it’s almost perfect, two bad points and they are very bad. Drug taking in the toilets get worst every year the urinals are empty yet each cubicle has a queue of coke snorting morons,...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Our first visit to Epsom racecourse. It is a spectacular course. Lots of immaculate facilities and friendly staff. The horse racing was poor due to few runners, but still had a great night (and found acouple of winners!) would definitely return if in local area...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

so we booked the 60s evening race event and whilst it was ok it could of been better to be honest, the stage area was cramped and small and there surprisingly no screens so you could not see any of the races in the stage...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The Racecourse is amazing but the food on offer is a con. For £9 a small fish and chips or burger and chips, I would expect a gourmet experience and something special. I already paid a £20 fee for entrance and would not expect to...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

As a local resident i have visited this place many times. The mass catering food is usually average at best although on my last experience the food was superb so a vast inprovement. The main reason for the poor review is the venue relies on...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Epsom Downs which incorporates the Race Course is still a beautiful place to visit and to live and as it is my home I know all the walks and events that take place. Every year we used to feel great excitement as the fun fair...More

1  Thank Gillian A
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Not a great day, too many people drunk, beer sellers with beer back packs blocking door ways or really anywhere selling beer , loos queue once again too long , not worth the money , horse racing part amazing as usual , security excellent

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent day out with the family on the Downs - families together with picnics, racing & fun fair - something for all! Always well organised plenty of facilities on offer & no entry fee into the downs makes it as affordable as you want it...More

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