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Leicester Racecourse

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Leicester Race Course Leicester Road, Leicester LE2 4AL, England
+44 116 271 6515
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Gentlemans Day! A Great Day Out

Despite the wet weather this was a great day out. From entry into the course there were plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
H4PPYTR4V3L5
Racing day disaster

We went as a group to what was advertised as Gentleman day with live music . Admittedly the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cdavo123
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Just 2 miles from the City Centre, 200 Acres of beautiful green fields with our own Golf Club. We race 32 times a year and hold Ladies Day and the King Richard III stakes.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“parade ring” (6 reviews)
“race course” (6 reviews)
“food stalls” (3 reviews)
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Leicester Race Course Leicester Road, Leicester LE2 4AL, England
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+44 116 271 6515
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"real ale"
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"great fun"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the wet weather this was a great day out. From entry into the course there were plenty of bars and food outlets and the prices were very reasonable. Plenty of on course bookmakers meant placing a bet was also no problem what so ever....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a group to what was advertised as Gentleman day with live music . Admittedly the weather did not help but the whole place was poor , from the indoor tent for the entertainment witch was like a paddy field, food and drinks...More

Thank cdavo123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always have a great day at the races but the extra entertainment and great atmosphere was brilliant this Saturday when I attended Gentleman’s Day with a group friends. Despite the bad weather we made the best of it and the marquee was a welcome place...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as part of a 30th birthday party with a group of friends. It was a wet day however the covered bar area was like a mud path and this was only at around 2pm! It was quite difficult to get the bars...More

1  Thank Elle H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One star is not for the race course, but for the pathetic , half hearted attempt that was supposed to be 'Gentlemans Day' there was nothing different from an ordinary day , except for a huge tent/marquee, cavernous , dim, empty, muddy, and impossible to...More

2  Thank Steve H
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Good value for money and always plenty of seating. Drinks are a bit pricey though but to be expected at an event with a captive audience. Planning on a few more trips here in 2018.

1  Thank MrCDT
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Reviewed February 3, 2018

This was mine and my friends first time at the Leicester Races Ladies Day Event. We arrived early and the sun was beating down which made for a very nice hot day. As you can imagine that made us thirsty and getting served was never...More

Thank JsunLG
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

There is now only one place to get a hot drink or something to eat unless you have booked a table in the restaurant. Very few seats so you have to stand with your coffee,Racing Post,binoculars etc. Not ideal on a freezing cold day. It...More

1  Thank KateOB2015
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

nice place to go.... need to save ya pennies... beer tents do a good job of trying to keep up with the drinkers... just hassle getting in and out the car park..

Thank kevin h
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Went here last week for a friends birthday with some friends. Tickets were booked online and collected at the gate no problems. I'd never been to the races before so didn't have a clue! It was clean and well laid out and we had some...More

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CHERYL D
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Response from Robertbracken | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, many thanks for your email, if you could kindly let me know your email address I will happily email you with all our different packages we have on offer for our evening racing fixture on Saturday 13th June... More
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