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Leicester Racecourse

#33 of 110 things to do in Leicester Features Animals
Leicester Race Course Leicester Road, Leicester LE2 4AL, England
+44 116 271 6515
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Offered to sell a bottle of wine in two plastic pint glasses!!

Brilliant ladies day. Loved every minute bar one gripe. Why when I wanted to purchase a bottle of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
phuntoonraider
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warrington,cheshire
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Great Ladies Day

This is the 2nd year we've been to ladies day and it was much better than last year. More food... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Christian B
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Leicester
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Just 2 miles from the City Centre, 200 Acres of beautiful green fields with our own Golf Club. We race 32 times a year and hold Ladies Day and the King Richard III stakes.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Leicester Race Course Leicester Road, Leicester LE2 4AL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant ladies day. Loved every minute bar one gripe. Why when I wanted to purchase a bottle of rose wine. I was told by the bar staff that they were not allowed by the course management to sell a bottle over the bar, but offered...More

Thank phuntoonraider
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the 2nd year we've been to ladies day and it was much better than last year. More food vendors and drinks stands, the one issue I did have was that we purchased the prosecco vouchers before, thinking there'd be a separate bar for...More

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous day on ladies day for a friends hen do, There was lots of space outside and inside. They definitely need more ladies loos! We queued for 30mins each time. There was plenty of parking At the end of the racing we went...More

Thank katiepursglove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing day. Paid extra for "Music Marque" tickets in central enclosure? On arrival no-one seemed to know where Gate 1 was so directed all over the place. on arrival at Gate 1 told it was too late and we had to go back to...More

Thank Jane107hb
Lobsterlover354, Guest Relations Manager at Leicester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jane I am sorry that you had a poor experience of Ladies Day at Leicester Racecourse. You joining instructions will have advised as to accessing the centre course through gate one, in addition we had a twenty foot banner pointing the centre course guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant day out , we did the package in the Nelson Suite , we were so well looked after, nothing was too much trouble , one of our party is gluten free and they were very pleased with food provided, beautiful set tables , well...More

Thank Yvonne m
Lobsterlover354, Guest Relations Manager at Leicester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Yvonne we are delighted you enjoyed Ladies Day it's our biggest day of the year and we enjoy it too. Thank you again for your comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday 8th July was ladies day at Leicester races, which I have to say is a day not to be missed in the yearly calendar. Plenty of places to get drinks, which is good as the ques have been very large before, only probably 5...More

Thank Louise D
Lobsterlover354, Guest Relations Manager at Leicester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Louise we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us on Ladies Day. You make a good point and we look at this for next year. Watch this space for the acts.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an awful day at ladies day, it felt like the event had been over sold as there were people literally packed in everywhere. We were all hearded into an area which had beer tents running alongside it and literally couldn't even see the racing....More

Thank Kirsty G
Lobsterlover354, Guest Relations Manager at Leicester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kirsty I'm sorry you felt the need to leave such a poor review, Ladies Day at Leicester Racecourse is the courses busiest day and has become a well supported meeting. Your comment about a drink for £9.50 is flabbergasting and totally not true. There...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day made perfect by the beautiful weather. I love going to this racecourse as it is so friendly and well run. There is always so much going on. The music was great before and after the races. The food amazing and plenty...More

Thank Melanie231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time on Saturday at the Racecourse Del Mar Plus, and the weather was great which was a bonus! The bottles of prosecco in bags at a separate bar was a brilliant idea and I'm hoping they do this at Ladies Day!!! It...More

1  Thank LucyEllie22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was the hottest day of the year & had been well reported that this would be the case & yet we queued for almost an hour in the unbearable heat in order to buy a drink!!!!! It was a horrendous experience and one that...More

Thank emkeavo
Lobsterlover354, Owner at Leicester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

A very harsh review and totally unfair. We had sufficient bars for the tickets that had been sold. For information we ave over 20 bars for ladies day and we are sorry you won't be coming. A day at the races is exceptional value for...More

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CHERYL D
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Response from Robertbracken | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, many thanks for your email, if you could kindly let me know your email address I will happily email you with all our different packages we have on offer for our evening racing fixture on Saturday 13th June... More
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