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Chelmsford City Racecourse

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Chilled Evening

Easy access, parking close to the stand and venue. Security and door staff very polite and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Treborstreet
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Day at the races

A nice evening visit to Chelmsford City race course with my wife Is a great way to see many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MichaelFinchy
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford City Racecourse is Britain’s newest racecourse offering thrilling all-weather racing under the mesmerizing light of its Champagne fluted floodlights. The venue also highlights its versatility with a huge range of non-raceday events. Now...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Moulsham Hall Lane, Chelmsford CM3 1QP, England
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+44 1245 360300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked the restaurant on the top floor - it was OK. The food was average to good and the restaurant had a good feel to it. The main issue is that you could not see the racing from the table and had to keep...More

Thank paulrdraper2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

brilliant time out with lots of fun having a punt on the horses as well as some great food and drink on offer

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for leaving your review - we are delighted you enjoyed your trip to the course and look forward to seeing you back here again in the near future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy access, parking close to the stand and venue. Security and door staff very polite and welcoming. We had the food and table for the evening, the food was carvery buffet style but filling and good to eat. The staff kept us provided with drinks...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review following your visit to the course. We are delighted you enjoyed your evening and we look forward to welcoming you back to the course in the near future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice evening visit to Chelmsford City race course with my wife Is a great way to see many sporting personalities and Derek (thommo) Thompson It's the first time I've been since it re-opened and one thing that has remained is the grandstand which is...More

Thank MichaelFinchy
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback following your trip to the racecourse. The current Grandstand is actually an award nominated, purpose built facility which was built directly prior to the opening of the course in 2015 and thus provides us with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Invited for a super meal as part of the Royal Mail celebrations of service awards, never even knew this place existed . Has a wonderful meal the service was excellent and hopefully I will visit again and enjoy a day at the races there ....More

Thank jill K
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your comments following the Royal Mail awards. We are delighted you have now discovered the course and look forward to welcoming you back here in the near future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a hospitality deal and in Fairwood Restaurant 3 courses. Starter choice of 3 limited... smoked salmon, watercress soup or goats cheese with beetroot (small portions) a couple in our group ( 10+ )not keen on anything, Mains was carvery Beef, gammon or turkey with...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for leaving such insightful comments following your visit to the course on Saturday night. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you and your guests back again in the near future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing evening. Had such lovely weather for it! I went on this amazing tour before racing with a lovely lady. Would diffiantly be goijg again, enjoyed every moment.More

Thank tylerbatchelor05
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for reviewing your visit to the course. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable evening and will pass your comments on to Jane who did the tour for you - we think she is great too! We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have only been to the races at Chelmsford once, but I have to say a really enjoyable night, very pleasant surroundings, basic hot food for a snacks Burger's chips etc or you can have a full blown meal in restaurant with champagne, and to...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving your feedback following your trip to the course. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope to be able to welcome you back in the near future - perhaps you will try the restaurant next time?!

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our visit as part of a group sponsoring a race for a friends special birthday. Thought whole package was good value and we were made to feel most welcome. We particularly enjoyed the birthday boy being interviewed by Derek Thompson. Great fun...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving your comments following your trip to the course. We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip and the sponsorship and that the birthday was celebrated in style! We look forward to welcoming you back to the course in the near future.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We enjoy going to Chelmsford race course and as season ticket holders we go frequently but are disappointed to find that we are unable to get seats in the Sports Bar because most are usually reserved Frequently the tables and seats remain empty which for...More

1  Thank sallydavey2018
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving your comments about your season ticket membership. We do advise all our customers to arrive at the course early in order to secure a table. As season ticket holders you do have the option to purchase Sports Bar packages at a...More

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Frank F
23 January 2018|
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Response from christopher s | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer the question only trouble with Chelmsford race course it is in the middle of nowhere and your only viable option is a taxi
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Claire P
31 August 2017|
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Response from colinbray1973 | Reviewed this property |
Best to check with the course but if in doubt. Smart casual always goes well.
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