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Derby Day Birthday

Having never been horse racing, yet living in Surrey surrounded by racecourses, I decided to... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Nicki P
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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Derby Day

I won a competition to go to Derby day and stay in the Downview Suite. From our arrival we could... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
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24 Jun 2017
“So sad it's not a pub anymore!”
22 Jun 2017
“Quick drink ”
A truly British event, the Epsom Derby is known as ‘the greatest flat race in the world'. Having taken place each June since 1779, it has an old world feel, which is probably why hundreds still put on their finest fascinators, all to watch the...more
Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LQ, England
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The food is the derby arms is lovely- it always has been! However, as my local pub- I feel it's lost is derby- pub vibe. It is portrayed as a high class restaurant with expensive dining which I feel is a shame because the odd...More

3  Thank Elsa N
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst out and about we stopped for a drink on Epsom Downs. There's a great cafe which serves really nice food and drinks. Fantastic views over the capital city.

Thank Kev G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Having previously been here 2 weeks ago and had a fillet steak which was really nice I thought I'd try my luck again. So I decided to take my date here service was ok problem I had we both ordered a peri peri spit roast...More

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Having never been horse racing, yet living in Surrey surrounded by racecourses, I decided to celebrate my 50th birthday on 4th June at the Investec Epsom Derby. My husband, 2 daughters in their twenties and I had a lovely day. Travelled to Epsom by train...More

Thank Nicki P
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I won a competition to go to Derby day and stay in the Downview Suite. From our arrival we could not have been made to feel more special. Champagne and Pimms on arrival or any other beverage. The food flowed nonstop. The staff worked so...More

Thank Franbrad
Reviewed 13 February 2016

standing on the hill the whole event has been overtaken by the commercial commitments of this race overpriced food and drunken people ruining the event, better view from the tv

Thank snaggygecko
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I first visited the Derby Week in 1948 with my father when the Sunday prior to the Wednesday DERBY to see the fair, watch the Gypsy boxers take on all comers for 10 bob and Prince Honolulu selling tips with his cry of "I've got...More

1  Thank dws1950
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Great venue! Fantastic service. Derby still the greatest flat race in the world. Defiantly worth a visit, for racing and events!!

Thank Me_events
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Loved every minute of it.... top atmosphere, top racing and top venue! We would definately go here again no matter how pricey it was!

Thank caddymart
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Drive up either hill out of Epsom toward the downs and there is the racecourse infront of you. Quite an imposing place, the stands show up on the horizon. Park the car in many selected areas and your off. The large stand houses al your...More

Thank Taffyby
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