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“A fun day out”

Sandown Park Racecourse
Ranked #3 of 17 things to do in Esher
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Owner description: Get your heart racing at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher. Situated in the picturesque Surrey countryside, yet just 30 minutes from Central London, Sandown Park Racecourse is the versatile venue offering the best of both worlds. Whether you’re in the midst of the action in our Grandstand and Premier enclosures, or receiving some VIP hospitality treatment in our boxes and restaurant- Sandown Park’s race days are an ever-exciting pastime. Watching the Action. Sandown Park's spacious, modern Grandstand has been designed to get you as close to the racing champions as possible, whilst taking in the stunning Surrey scenery. Don’t forget to take a trip down to the Parade Ring to have look at the thoroughbreds and choose your favourite to win before cheering them on with the crowds. The Premier Enclosure. Sandown Park’s Premier Enclosure enjoys unparalleled views of the finish line, and access to a wider range of catering facilities including the Moet and Chandon Bar. Dress code for the racecourse's Premier Enclosure is smart casual. Collared shirts on men (including polo shirts and polo necked jumpers) are preferred and jeans are acceptable as long as they're not torn. Sandown Park doesn't allow trainers, non-tailored shorts, vests, rugby or football tops in its first class enclosure.
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

5 of us went racing and had a great day. The selection of food and drink is reasonable. The view of the course is good and the pre race parade ring and stables were good to see. The worst bit was the big queues to get out of the car park.

Thank SteMar247
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We do this every year and we love it. Early December gets you right in the festive spirit. With the complimentary mince pies on arrival beautiful carols being sung by local schools betfred giving out free scarfs the little indoor market the racing mulled the mulled wine. Perfect way to get you in the mood for Christmas

Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Sandown Park is our local racecourse so over the years we've been many times: to racing, concerts and other entertainment.
This time there was racing followed by a Tom Jones concert.
The concert was great, he is such an accomplished entertainer. However as we we were leaving one of our party went to the Ladies - it was disgusting. Sure the clientele is not what it used to be but if that is now the norm I would think that the Ladies could be cleaned whilst everybody was watching the concert.
Sandown Park management please take note!

Thank Ashsaw
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

I have been to 'The Tingle' meeting on many occasions, you could always tell the time of year, Xmas trees, mince pies, carols, it's always been a great occasion, not this year! It might just have well of been a very cold Easter with an German band. It was far too crowded, 20 minutes wait for a beer (£5.40) was scandalous! 15 minute wait for the loo on a cold day was no fun either. Sadly it's the last time I will be at 'The Tingle' to the owners of this course, enjoy your Christmas counting your money, after all that really is all you're concerned about!!!

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I've been to The Tingle Creek Race Meeting and to be honest, it will be the last time. It was obvious from the outset they had sold far too many tickets and the staff and facilities couldn't cope with the numbers. As always the racing was great but at £5.20p per pint of 4% Carling served in a plastic glass you would expect it to be served cold, quickly and with some bubbles, no not according to The Sandown Beverages People. The queues at the bars were ridiculous and at one point we were told to go and find glasses otherwise we couldn't be served as this bar had run out. The queue for the gents was 20 minutes, really?
In a Premier Enclosure at a premium Racecourse you expect far better, the Management at Sandown should hang their head's in shame instead of counting the takings. Unfortunately I like many other's will not be returning, it was a disgrace and a fine example of how not to do it.

Thank Andy B
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