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Windsor Forest
Royal Enclosure

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  • 90 / 100
    Hospitality Critic
    Review Score

The Windsor Forest facility is one of the most exclusive suites on course, thanks largely to its impressive position overlooking the winning post and its limited space of just 45 guests a day maximum.

The package provides a unique free-flowing culinary experience including canapés, modern tapas dishes and an innovative à la carte lunch menu with interactive chefs dessert stations.

This warm and elegant room allows guests the opportunity to enjoy the day in a way that thousands cannot, with the best view, unique food and sommelier chosen wines to complement the days' food and spectacle.




Rating: Outstanding

Plus

  • Royal Enclosure Badge
  • Innovative à la Carte Menu
  • Outside Balcony Viewing Overlooking the Winning Post
  • Upgraded Drinks Package Including Vintage Champagne

Key Points

Location Grandstand (Level 2)
Capacity 45 Guests
Catering
  • Welcome Canapés
  • Free Flowing Culinary Experience Incorporating Modern Tapas Dishes, an Innovative à la Carte Lunch Menu with Interactive Chef’s Dessert Stations, All Served at a Time of One’s Choosing
  • Royal Ascot Afternoon Tea Served with Rosé Champagne & Savoury Snacks Menu
Admission Royal Enclosure Guest Badge
Drinks
  • Vintage Champagne Reception
  • Complimentary Bar – Includes Vintage Champagne & Cocktails (Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)
Parking 1 per 2 Guests
Price Guide £1,602 to £2,404
Price Rating £££££

Package Content

Location

Grandstand (Level 2)

Viewing

Private Balcony Seating (Winning Line)

Tickets

Royal Enclosure Guest Badge

Car Parking

1 per 2 Guests

Private Table/Facility Size

2 to 6 Guests

Reception Catering

Welcome Canapés

Reception Drink

Vintage Champagne Reception

Bar Inclusions

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

Main Meal

Free Flowing Culinary Experience Incorporating Modern Tapas Dishes, an Innovative à la Carte Lunch Menu with Interactive Chef’s Dessert Stations, All Served at a Time of One’s Choosing

Additional Catering

Royal Ascot Afternoon Tea Served with Rosé Champagne & Savoury Snacks Menu

Guest Speakers

Tipster

Audio Visual

TV Racing Coverage

Programme

Official Racecard

Extra Inclusions

  • Racing Paper
  • Betting Facilities
  • Valet Parking on Request

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Windsor Forest Hospitality Critic Review

Introduction

The Windsor Forest Restaurant is the most intimate of the vast range of fine dining experiences at Royal Ascot, with a capacity of only 45 guests. It is ideally located directly overlooking the racecourse and the package inclusions are extensive. The small number of guests might make the atmosphere feel a little subdued, however, it would be ideal for a company taking the space exclusively.

Location

Situated in an elevated position on Level 2 of the Grandstand, just past the Winning Post. It enjoys prime views of the Winning Post from its private balcony. This is a Royal Enclosure facility.

Facility/Décor

The Windsor Forest Restaurant is a sophisticated and luxurious setting with floor-to-ceiling windows giving great views of the racecourse and surrounding countryside.

Private Tables

Private tables are available for groups of 2-12 guests.

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

You can expect a free-flowing culinary experience, which includes canapés, modern tapas dishes and an innovative à la carte lunch menu, as well as an interactive Chef’s dessert stations. Savoury snacks are served throughout the afternoon as well as Ascot’s prestigious Afternoon Tea.

 

Guests enjoying hospitality

Drinks

The drinks package is also of a high standard. The bar is complimentary and includes unlimited Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Champagne, sommelier-selected fine wines and Champagne pairings, as well as a selection of cocktails. Vintage Rosé Champagne is also served with Afternoon Tea.

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 and a high degree of personalised service is maintained.

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
90 / 100
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Total 90/100
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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.

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