22nd February 2017

Ascot Provenance for 2017

Ascot will be presenting a gastronomical experience that will showcase the very best of British. The menu’s will celebrate the accolades of our local suppliers freshest and most sustainable produce.

The Ascot private boxes menu will feature the finest rainbow trout from the world famous; ‘gin-clear’ Hampshire Chalk Stream. The Chalk Stream gives the trout a distinct flavour with this species known to be the richest and tastiest in the UK due to the fish’s unusual habitat.

The Parade Ring Restaurant will bestow a selection of British seafood including the most magnificent Scottish langoustines from the seas of the north-west highlands. Following this we have sourced; hand dived Orkney Island Scallops, renowned for their beautiful, melt in the mouth white flesh. Scottish Atlantic Halibut will complete the seafood trifecta. The Halibut is native of The Highland Isle of Gigha, where they are hand reared on an organic diet. Halibut growing in this way have no adverse effects on the surrounding marine environment and place no pressure on global fisheries.

We use Wagu Beef to promote agriculture for the public benefit by encouraging, promoting and improving the breeding of Wagyu cattle in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Republic of Ireland.’

The finale of the Parade Ring Restaurant menu will conclude with classic British cakes each holding an element of surprise this will include the retro classic Black Forrest Gateau, a delicious past-time of rich chocolate sponge layered with lashings of whipped cream, fresh cherries and then laced with Kirsch.

Guests will be able to taste our very own Ascot crafted cheese ‘Duttamore’. Duttamore has paired a Somerset artisan style production method using the finest ewe’s milk to create a sweet and nutty flavour. The cheese is washed with rind and then aged for three months and has medium mellow flavour. This product is exclusive of Ascot.

The Royal Estate produce our succulent pork sausages where pigs are reared outside during the summer months giving them increased immunity which is then passed on to their piglets. Our tender lamb is also of the same origin which proved an excellent quality piece of meat.

Highgrove Estate is our chosen condiment supplier, neighbouring Highgrove House near Tetbury in Gloucestershire which is The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall’s family home, the Estate produces the sweetest British jams.

Ascot are proud to represent Assured Food Standards, a British organisation that promotes and regulates food quality. It licenses the Red Tractor quality mark, a product certification programme that comprises a number of farm assurance schemes for food products, animal feed and fertilizer.

Find out more about the Royal Ascot Fine Dining options here