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Princess Royal Suite
Viewing Facility (Winning Post Area)

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  • 84 / 100
    Hospitality Critic
    Review Score

The Princess Royal Suite situated on the fourth floor of the prestigious Princess Royal Stand is one of the most exclusive hospitality packages on course.

Thanks to its unmatched location, guests can expect to enjoy panoramic views of the racecourse as well as the all-important finishing post.

Guests can expect to receive wonderful service and be treated to Champagne on arrival, followed by a sumptuous four-course á la crate meal and deluxe afternoon tea. The package is further enhanced with the inclusion of a Jockey Club Tipster and executive gift for all.




Rating: Superb

Plus

  • Excellent Balcony Viewing from an Elevated Location
  • Upgraded Catering
  • Guest Tipster

Minus

  • Champagne is an Extra Cost after the Reception

Key Points

Location Princess Royal Stand (4th Floor)
Capacity 300 Guests
Catering
  • Exquisite 4-Course à la Carte Lunch
  • Deluxe Afternoon Tea with Liqueurs
Admission Premier Course Admission
Drinks
  • Champagne Reception
  • Complimentary Bar (Beers, Fine Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)
Parking
  • 1 per 4 Guests
  • Chauffeur Service
Price Guide £495 to £715
Price Rating £££

Package Content

Location

Princess Royal Stand (4th Floor)

Viewing

Balcony Viewing (Finishing Post)

Tickets

Premier Course Admission

Car Parking

  • 1 per 4 Guests
  • Chauffeur Service

Private Table/Facility Size

10 to 12 Guests

Reception Drink

Champagne Reception

Bar Inclusions

  • Complimentary Bar
  • (Beers, Fine Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)

Main Meal

Exquisite 4-Course à la Carte Lunch

Additional Catering

Deluxe Afternoon Tea with Liqueurs

Guest Speakers

  • Jockey Club Host Experience
  • Jockey Club Tipster

Audio Visual

TV Racing Coverage

Programme

Official Racecard

Souvenir Gift

Executive Gift

Extra Inclusions

  • Racing Newspaper
  • Private Tote Betting

Our in-depth article will tell you everything you need to know.

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Princess Royal Suite Hospitality Critic Review

Introduction

The Princess Royal Suite is one of the premium restaurant facilities at Aintree Racecourse, nominated by the Jockey Club as one of its Diamond Marque facilities. The Princess Royal Stand was opened on the eve of the 1998 Grand National by HRH The Princess Royal. It has a capacity for 300 guests and enjoys many returning customers. Please note that this facility is not available on Grand National Day.

Location

The Princess Royal Suite is situated in an elevated location on the Fourth Floor of the Princess Royal Stand, with a private viewing balcony. From this location, you have great views of the finishing straight of the Grand National.

Facility/Décor

It is an attractive facility, having been recently refurbished. It is glass-fronted with views across the racecourse. The viewing balcony is stepped, 4 steps lead down to the front of the balcony. Step viewing does allow more guests to have uninterrupted views, however, they can be a little precarious. 

Private Tables

Private tables are available for 10-12 guests, smaller groups will need to share a table.

Admission

Premier Course Admission is included.

Catering

You can expect upgraded catering by way of an exquisite 4-course à la carte luncheon followed by a deluxe Afternoon Tea.

Table setting within the restaurant

Drinks

There is a Champagne Reception and a complimentary bar, including beers, wine, spirits, and soft drinks. Liqueurs are served with Afternoon Tea. Please note that Champagne is an extra cost after the reception.

Service

Service throughout is left to the waiting staff. There is not a hostess service.

Entertainment

There is a Guest Tipster included in this facility.

Audio-Visual

There are ample TV monitors (if rather small) positioned in an elevated location around the suite.

Car Parking

Car parking close to the Aintree Grandstands is extremely limited, so for the Princess Royal Suite Aintree has included car parking with chauffeur transfers to get closer to the Grandstands, which is a nice touch.

Extras

A Racecard is included, and there are Tote betting facilities available. An Executive Gift is included for each guest.

Ratings Understand our scoring
84 / 100
Location
Catering
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Entertainment
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Audio-Visual
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Total 84/100
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Dress Code

There is no official dress code at Aintree Racecourse, although smart is preferable. Hats are optional but frequently worn. Sports clothes and fancy dresses are not permitted for the Grand National meeting.

Getting There

GPS users can get to Aintree Racecourse using the postcode L9 5AS, then follow signs for parking. If arriving by train, the closest station is Aintree Station, directly opposite the racecourse.

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