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Festival of Food & Wine Racing Weekend

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Friday 8th – Saturday 9th September 2017

Festival of Food & Wine Racing Weekend

The Festival of Food & Wine will begin on Thursday 7th September and end on Sunday 10th September, with racing on Friday and Saturday only. 

Enjoy mouth-watering action, on and off the track, at one of summer’s most popular racing weekends combined with a fabulous food and wine festival, in association with delicious. magazine, making it a four-day feasting extravaganza.

With Flat racing on Friday and Saturday only, you can also savour and sip top-quality food and drink from over 100 stalls on the Food Avenue with live chef demonstrations and tastings across all four days.

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The Experience

Enjoy mouth-watering action on and off the track as racegoers indulge in fabulous food and wine and learn from the experts at a four-day culinary celebration, run in partnership with delicious. magazine, alongside some of the final days of Ascot’s Flat season. 

oVer 100 Food and Wine stalls

Embark on a flavour journey as over 100 food and drink producers offer the chance to taste and buy gastronomic delights from around the world, featuring artisan gins, British cheese and much more. Located on the concourse of the Grandstand and in the dedicated Cooking Theatre, be sure to visit all areas to discover the latest foodie products and culinary trends.

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Cooking Theatre in the Furlong Club

the furlong club cooking theatre

Ascot has teamed up with delicious. magazine to transform The Furlong Club into a live Cooking Theatre where celebrity chefs, including two-Michelin star chef Raymond Blanc, will reveal their top tips. Numerous bars and food and drink stalls sit alongside the stage with a spacious viewing balcony to watch the racing from.

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BBQ Masterclass

With three masterclasses each day, racegoers and guests will enjoy expert tuition on making the most of your BBQ. Using the latest Broil King BBQ technology, classes are designed for all skill levels, from inexperienced beginners to expert grillers, and offer tips and advice on creating the perfect al fresco feast.

Enclosures

There are several experiences to choose from. Each offers a truly unique experience at our historic racecourse.

The Queen Anne Enclosure

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS THE GRANDSTAND ENCLOSURE

Put yourself at the centre of the raceday, at the very heart of the action. Racegoers in the Queen Anne Enclosure can view the horses in the Parade Ring before heading trackside to watch the top-class racing. You will find plenty of delicious options for food and drink, or you may choose to bring your own to enjoy a relaxed picnic on the lawns.

King Edward VII Enclosure

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS PREMIER ADMISSION

With seated balconies overlooking both the Parade Ring and track, racegoers have unsurpassed views of the action before, during, and after each race.  Guests will enjoy a selection of elegant bars and dining options on this private fourth-floor and can also access all of the facilities available to customers in the Queen Anne Enclosure.

Fine Dining

From £170.50 per person

The Fesitval of Food and Wine Racing Weekend offers special offers for both the Friday and Saturday racedays in the Parade Ring Restaurant and On5.

Style Guide

Plan Your Day

THE ASCOT SHOP

Selling a brand-new range of products inspired by the heritage, tradition and fashions of Ascot and Royal Ascot. Shop vouchers can be purchased in denominations of £10, £25 and £50.

Wines from around the world

Whet your appetite as you sample delicious fine wine from connoisseurs at Bibendum. Wine vouchers cost £6 for 5 wines. Wine vouchers are avilable for purchase on the day from the Wine Festival.

Delicious Food Stalls

Located towards the East End of the Grandstand will be more than 100 food and wine stalls. A free shop-and-drop facility will be available so you can collect your purchases at the end of the day.

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Food and Drink

There is plenty of delicious on-the-go and casual food options available to racegoers throughout the Racecourse.

Free Wi-Fi

We are delighted to be able offer all visitors access to free wi-fi during your visit to Ascot. Use it to share your experience with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook

Racecourse Tour

Enjoy a free guided tour from one of our iconic Bowler Hat Stewards including a visit to the weighing room and jockey’s changing rooms. For times and location please refer to the Racecard on the day.

Plan Your Journey

Situated in the heart of the Berkshire countryside, located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and reached in just under one hour by train from London, Ascot offers easy access for all visitors wherever their departure point.

Picnic Policy

Racegoers are welcome to bring their own picnics as long as they abide by our Picnic Policy. Picnics must be brought in at the time of entry to the enclosure and not on re-entry. 

Ascot Racecourse Parking & Facilities Map

Parking Prices for Festival of Food & Wine Racing Weekend

Car Park 1 Cars £ 8.00
Car Park 5 Cars £ 6.00
Car Park 6 Cars FREE
Car Park 6 Cars, Coaches, Minibuses & Limos FREE

Car parks open at 9:00am
Car parks close at 9:00pm

The best available car park spaces for each admission level will be sold first, so book early for the most convenient location.

Booked a Package?

Car park labels are included with all restaurant packages. Additional labels should be purchased in advance by calling +44 (0)844 346 0346. 

A £1 booking fee now applies to all orders placed online (excluding print at home tickets). This charge will be applied at the payment stage or is included in any additional charge for special postage methods. Orders placed by telephone will incur a £3 booking fee. 

Forward Parking

Dedicated parking facilities are available for disabled customers displaying a Blue Badge. Customers are advised to pre-book their car parking space. For more information, please email [email protected] or call

+44 (0)844 346 3000

BY TAXI

Book a taxi, quickly and easily and take out the stress out of travel

Coach Drivers

Coach drivers can obtain a free Queen Anne Enclsoure Admission ticket on production of their PCV or PSV licence and their work docket to any Ticket Office on all Ascot Racedays excluding Royal Ascot, King George VI Weekend, The Shergar Cup and British Champions Day. 

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