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Royal Enclosure Box
Private Boxes

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  • 81 / 100
    Hospitality Critic
    Review Score

There a number of private boxes available which can be reserved, the most exclusive of course being in the Royal Enclosure.

The Royal Enclosure Boxes give the ultimate exclusive VIP experience, with great service and outstanding views of the racecourse.

Various sizes are available from 10 to 108 guests, and each also has a variety of food options to suit, from a simple buffet right up to a premium sit-down menu.




Rating: Superb

Plus

  • Great Views of the Racing
  • Private & Prestigious Facility
  • Bespoke Package Options
  • Royal Enclosure Badge

Minus

  • No Guest Tipster

Key Points

Location Royal Enclosure
Catering
  • Range of Menus to Suit
  • Royal Ascot Afternoon Tea Served with Rosé Champagne
Admission Royal Enclosure Guest Badge
Drinks
  • Champagne Reception
  • Complimentary Bar – Includes Fine Wines & Champagne (Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)
Parking 1 per 2 Guests
Price Guide
  • £1,510 - £2,177
  • Depending on Box Location & Menu Choice
Price Rating £££££

Package Content

Location

Royal Enclosure

Viewing

Balcony Viewing

Tickets

Royal Enclosure Guest Badge

Car Parking

1 per 2 Guests

Private Table/Facility Size

10 to 108 Guests

Reception Drink

Champagne Reception

Bar Inclusions

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

Main Meal

Range of Menus to Suit

Additional Catering

Royal Ascot Afternoon Tea Served with Rosé Champagne

Audio Visual

TV Racing Coverage

Programme

Official Racecard

Extra Inclusions

  • Racing Paper
  • Nearby Betting Facilities
  • Valet Parking on Request

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Royal Enclosure Boxes Hospitality Critic Review

Introduction

The superb grandstand at Ascot has more private boxes than other comparable events. These exclusive facilities are generally let on an annual basis to private companies, however, a select number can be reserved for Royal Ascot, which are generally sold as fully-inclusive packages. Depending on their location in the grandstand, the boxes have access either to the Royal Enclosure or the Queen Anne Enclosure. The boxes closest to the Winning Post are those within the designated Royal Enclosure. Boxes are located on Floors 2, 3, 5 & 6 of the grandstand and range in capacities from as few as 10 guests to as many as 108 guests.

Box Locations (Royal Enclosure & Queen Anne Enclosure)

Level 6:         Boxes for 10 guests (14-buffet).

Levels 2 & 5:  Boxes for 12 guests (18-buffet). The majority of boxes are this size.

Double & Triple 10 or 12-seater boxes are available.

Levels 3 & 5:  Boxes for 48 guests (72-buffet).

Level 2:          The Long Box for 72 guests (108-buffet).

Facility/Décor

Many boxes have been decorated to a very high standard by annual box holders, whereas others are more basic. Each box has a private bar together with a dining area and a large TV monitor. Each box has a private balcony with fabulous views of the racecourse and the Berkshire countryside. A few fixed folding chairs are included for use on the balcony in most boxes. Betting facilities are within easy access to all private boxes.

Private Tables

There is a private dining table in each box unless you choose to have a more relaxed and casual buffet dining.

Admission Tickets

Royal Enclosure boxes come 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 are two ways to hire a Private Box at Royal Ascot; an all-inclusive package basis with a set menu option or alternatively simply hire the Private Box and select from the bespoke catering menu and drinks options to have a more tailored experience. Most boxes are only available as an inclusive package.

Table setting within the boxes

Service

Service is left to the waiting-staff, there is not a hostess service, however, the caterers allocate some of their best staff to this facility to ensure a high service level is maintained.

Entertainment

There is no racing tipster included in this package.

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
81 / 100
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Admission
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Service
Entertainment
Car Parking
Audio-Visual
Extras
Total 81/100
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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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