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Holyroodhouse
Royal Enclosure

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  • 83 / 100
    Hospitality Critic
    Review Score

Holyroodhouse is named for the beautiful residence of the Queen in Edinburgh, with touches of its botanical influence shown throughout the beautiful marquee facility.

This fine-dining experience is heightened by its enviable position trackside, offering an unmatched view of the horses as they thunder down the finishing straight.

Michelin starred chef Ollie Dabbous creates a wonderful à la carte dining menu with 4-courses of pure, delivered alongside a bespoke afternoon tea and a full complimentary bar throughout the day.




Rating: Superb

Plus

  • Royal Enclosure Badge
  • Catering by Michelin-Starred Ollie Dabbous
  • Outside Terrace Overlooking the Racing
  • Champagne Included throughout the Day

Key Points

Location Marquee Past Winning Post (Level 2)
Capacity 120 Guests plus Chalet for 60 Guests
Catering
  • 4-Course à la Carte Menu by Michelin-Starred Chef Ollie Dabbous
  • Ollie Dabbous Afternoon Tea Served with Rosé Champagne
Admission Royal Enclosure Guest Badge
Drinks
  • Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Champagne Reception
  • Complimentary Bar – Includes Champagne (Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)
Parking 1 per 2 Guests
Price Guide £906 to £1,289
Price Rating ££££

Package Content

Location

Marquee Past Winning Post (Level 2)

Viewing

Viewing Balcony (Head-on-Views)

Tickets

Royal Enclosure Guest Badge

Car Parking

1 per 2 Guests

Private Table/Facility Size

  • 2 to 10 Guests
  • Private Chalet – 60 Guests

Reception Drink

Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Champagne Reception

Bar Inclusions

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

Main Meal

4-Course à la Carte Menu by Michelin-Starred Chef Ollie Dabbous

Additional Catering

Ollie Dabbous Afternoon Tea Served with Rosé Champagne

Guest Speakers

Tipster

Audio Visual

TV Racing Coverage

Programme

Official Racecard

Extra Inclusions

  • Racing Paper
  • Betting Facilities
  • Valet Parking on Request
  • Feature Gin Bar

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Holyroodhouse Hospitality Critic Review

Introduction

Holyroodhouse, by Ollie Dabbous, is a new hospitality facility for Royal Ascot 2021. Paying homage to the beautiful gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Queen's official residence in Edinburgh, this new restaurant promises botanical influences, applied with a deftness of touch throughout, from décor to cuisine. It has a capacity of 120 guests in the main restaurant.

Location

This luxurious marquee is situated in a prime Trackside location past the Winning Post, in an elevated location with dramatic head-on views down the finishing straight. It also features an ample viewing deck outside the marquee. The facility is adjacent to the Royal Enclosure Gardens and is a Royal Enclosure facility.

Facility/Décor

Holyroodhouse occupies the Upper level of a 2-storey state-of-the-art marquee past the winning post, the Balmoral Restaurant occupies Level 1. The marquee is light & airy with glazed windows providing views of the racecourse.

Private Tables

Private tables are available for groups of 2-10 guests. There is also a separate private chalet for 60 guests for exclusive use.

Admission

This facility comes with a prestigious Royal Enclosure guest badge, for which you will need to observe the iconic dress-code requirements, synonymous with sartorial elegance.

Catering

There is a 4-course Luncheon prepared by Michelin-starred chef Ollie Dabbous, owner of “Hide” in Piccadilly, followed by Ascot Afternoon Tea.

 

Views of the racecourse

Drinks

There is a Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Champagne reception. The bar is complimentary and includes unlimited Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut Champagne. Moët & Chandon Rosé Imperial Champagne is also served with Afternoon Tea.

Service

Service throughout is left to the waiting-staff, there is not a hostess service.

Entertainment

There is a racing tipster included with this package, who gives his recommendations during lunch.

Audio-Visual

There are ample TV screens for guests to enjoy the proceedings from the comfort of their table.

Car Parking

Car park passes are allocated on a 1:2 basis, in one of the car parks conveniently located for this facility.

Extras

A Racecard & Racing Paper is included and there are Tote betting facilities available.

Ratings Understand our scoring
83 / 100
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Total 83/100
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Hospitality Facilities Location Map

Getting There

If travelling by car and using Sat Nav for your journey, the Postcode is SL5 7LX. If by rail South Western Railway runs services to Ascot from both Reading, Guildford and London Waterloo. The railway station is a seven-minute walk from the racecourse.

Where to Buy Package

  • Ascot Racecourse

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