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Back to The Festival™ presented by Magners
  • Overall Rating 6 /10
  • Value for Money 10 /10
Back to The Festival™ presented by Magners

Platinum Suite
Non-Viewing (Courtyard Area)

  • 6 / 10
    Hospitality Critic
    Overall Rating
  • 10 / 10
    Hospitality Critic
    Value for Money

Package Overview

The Platinum Suite is a luxuriously appointed marquee structure situated in the heart of The Courtyard, adjacent to the Guinness Village. Focusing on a VIP experience, a delicious 4-course lunch and guest celebrity tipsters to create a premium package at a fraction of the cost.

The Parade Ring and main viewing Grandstand are just minutes away and help deliver an unmatched Cheltenham experience that will impress your guests.

Platinum Suite comes with the club admission badge, granting your guests access to the best parts of the course, including the main viewing grandstand and tattersalls viewing.

  • Ideal Location for a Non-Viewing Facility
  • Hostess Drinks Service
  • Entertaining Guest Tipster
  • No Views of Racing from the Hospitality Facility
  • Champagne is an Extra Cost

Key Points

Location Tented Village (The Courtyard)
  • Morning Coffee and biscuits
  • 4-Course Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
Admission Club Admission
  • Bucks Fizz Reception
  • Complimentary Bar (Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks)
Parking 1 per 2 Guests
Price Guide £365 to £439
Price Rating £££

Package Content


Tented Village (The Courtyard)


Walk to Rails or Grandstands


Club Admission

Car Parking

1 per 2 Guests

Private Table/Facility Size

8 to 12 guests

Reception Catering

Morning Coffee & Biscuits

Reception Drink

Bucks Fizz Reception

Bar Inclusions

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

Main Meal

4-Course Lunch

Additional Catering

Afternoon Tea

Guest Speakers

Celebrity Tipster

Audio Visual

TV Racing Coverage


Official Racecard

Hostess Service

VIP Hostess Service

Extra Inclusions

  • Racing Post
  • Tote Betting Facilities

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


Platinum Suite Hospitality Critic Review


There are two Platinum Suite marquees, Platinum Suite 1 & 2. They are situated opposite each other in the hospitality area known as The Courtyard. These two marquees are probably the best-valued hospitality packages available at The Festival. Platinum Suite 1 has a capacity of close to 500 guests and is the largest restaurant at The Festival. A buzzing atmosphere can be assured.


The Courtyard is an exclusive hospitality village about a 5-minute walk from the Parade Ring area. It is an attractive, spacious area accessed through Cheltenham’s new experience area, The Orchard™, an area full of luxury brands.


The restaurant has a pleasant interior with round tables. The Courtyard has some striking statues and floral enhancements.

Private Tables

Private Tables are available for 8-12 guests, smaller groups will be asked to share.


A Club Admission ticket is included, which is the premier enclosure at Cheltenham. Please note that the racing cannot be viewed directly from this facility. To view the racing, you need to walk to the rails or make your way to the tiered steps in the Grandstand.


The catering supplied in this facility is Cheltenham’s standard catering package, that being morning coffee & biscuits, a 4-course set Luncheon and Afternoon Tea.

Inside the Platinum Suite


You will enjoy a Bucks Fizz reception, and the bar is complimentary including wines, beers, spirits, and soft drinks. Please note, however, that Champagne is an extra charge.


In addition to the waiting staff, the boxes come with hostess service, which enhances the drink service.


You will be entertained by a well-known racing personality who will share his betting recommendations with you. The Courtyard also features a Jazz Band.


There are ample TV monitors throughout the facility, as well as a PA system for the tipster.

Car Parking

Car park passes are allocated on a 1:2 basis, car parking is situated in the general public areas.


A Racecard is included, and there are Tote betting facilities available.

Ratings Understand our scoring
60 / 100
Car Parking
Total 60/100
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Dress Code

Officially there is no dress code at Cheltenham, the course recommends dressing for the weather. However, in hospitality areas, gentlemen usually wear a suit or similar, and many ladies choose to wear county-style hats.

Getting There

The racecourse postcode is GL50 4SH for use with GPS equipment. However, on a race day, customers are strongly advised to follow temporary signs when entering Cheltenham and the local area and not the brown permanent signs.

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