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Wincanton Racecourse

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Address: The Race Course, Wincanton BA9 8BJ, England
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Best racecourse restaurant

We attended the course as part of a hospitality day hosted by elite racing. We have visited other courses and their restaurants on similar events over the past few years, however... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Clive P
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Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Wincanton racecourse as a family regularly and we all love it! There are enough races throughout the afternoon, each one about half an hour apart which gives enough time to look at the horses in the parade ring, each pick out one you like, place your bet and get up to the stands to watch them come in!... More 

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Thank Jennie B
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We attended the course as part of a hospitality day hosted by elite racing. We have visited other courses and their restaurants on similar events over the past few years, however we have never had such great catering which was well organised. The staff were great. Wincantons in house caterers are to be applauded for their high standard.

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Thank Clive P
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The five of us had a great day.A good welcome on arriving , attentive staff and an excellent meal with good betting facilities,we will definitely be back next year

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I hired a private box for 10 people as it was my friends stag do, the day could not if went better, had a brilliant view of the finish line and staff where extremely helpful. Food was better then expected as I was expecting sandwiches but got a full on hot meal of veg meat potatoes and other snacks. I... More 

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Thank Nick C
Brent Knoll, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We had our work outing to this great venue, had a three course meal at the Kingwell restaurant which was superb. Highly recommended!

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Thank Toffee70
Rainham, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We arrived at Wincanton on a cold crispy morning leaving our over night bags at the hotel. We decided to walk the 20 minutes to the course which was quit hilly but invigorating. We had booked a meal and was very pleased as the out buildings were very cold. The whole day was extrememly enjoyable a lot of punters but... More 

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Thank Pat H
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great day. Clean and easily accessed all facilities. Good selection of different refreshments. Staff helpful and friendly

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Thank Sarah B
Zurich, Switzerland
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253 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Been there on Boxing Day with family. Really had great time cheering and betting on our favourite horses and jockeys. Nice selection of food stalls and good overall organisation.

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Thank DMLDML
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went to Boxing Day Races for the first time for several years. The overall experience was good but the building was cold. We bought a sample pack of betting slips for £10 each didn't understand them because they turned out to be different courses and were accumulators which meant they were all written off. We enjoyed the basic betting... More 

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Thank Mike N
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Visited Boxing Day with our family ranging from 7 years old to 72 years young. We booked the Boxing Day package in the Paddock Pavilion. Food was sausages, bubble and squeak and veg, which for mass catering was served hot and tasty. We had 1 member who is gluten free, not a problem,they were served a pork loin steak,again very... More 

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