We appreciate that ‘Dining Out’ is very much a big part of a day at the Ripon Races. For private hospitality we offer a variety of Private rooms with our Rowels Boxes, Hornblower Room and Claro Suites. These are perfect for a corporate event on a raceday, a celebration or for a group of friends wanting to share experiences with a wonderful days racing.
Our rooms cater for between 16 – 120 guests and our caterers CGC Event Caterers can offer a variety of options to suit your needs.
You can now book your table with CGC Event Caterers directly
For information on our Hospitality options please visit our dedicated area by clicking here
For those who wish to simply enjoy a meal at the races, we have a few different options to choose from.
Club Dining RoomA popular dining choice for guests of smaller parties , the Club Dining Room offers the perfect setting for a top quality meal offering a stunning a la carte menu using Yorkshire’s finest produce. Overlooking the Parade Ring and Bandstand, the room also has easy access to our main grandstand for convienent viewing of the races to not miss a moment on the action.
The Dining Room also offers racegoers the chance to reserve their table for the day at a cost of £5 per person. Prices vary depending on the days choice of menu, with a three course meal costing around £30 per head.
Due to popularity, we do advise booking your table in advance by calling our caters directly.
For bookings please contact Becky Peter on 0113 2876387 quoting ‘Ripon’. Please be aware that this reservation is for dining and parties will be expected to order food. If guests just wish to drink please use our wide range of bar facilities.
Champagne & Seafood Bar
Our Champagne & Seafood Bar offers a variety of light seafood options, the perfect accompaniment to a glass of fizz on a summers day. In addition to a range of champagnes and fine wines, we also offer the perfect terraced area to enjoy an afternoons racing.
The area is particulary popular on Ladies’ Day and with owners and trainers.
Silks and Saddles Bar
Offering what we believe is the perfect summers meal…
Located in the Club Enclosure, the Silks & Saddles Bar offers a delicious meat & seafood buffet – simply select your meat compliments that includes everything from smoked salmon to the finest Yorkshire beef, before helping yourself to a our array of delicatessen salads, hot new potatoes and freshly baked breads.
The bar itself gives our racegoers an insight into the world of flat racing, decorated with racing memorabilia throughout the ages. The silks & tack used in the bar have been kindly donated by our local trainers & well known owners, with items coming from the local yards of Ann Duffield, Micky Hammond and Southern based Godolphin.
The bar is also complimented by a Parade Ring side & rear patio area, allowing close access to watch the horses in the parade ring and on the track.
Interested in trying our new menu? Why not try our Platinum Package at your next visit, but make sure you pre-book.
*The Silks & Saddles Bar will be reserved for parties booked on the Platinum package from when the gates open up until the first race, after this period the bar and dining option is then open to the public.
The Fountains Cafe offers a wide range of hot and cold meals in our self-service cafe. Located in the Paddock Enclosure opposite the bandstand, the Cafe offers the perfect place for a quick bite to eat using Yorkshire’s finest seasonal produce.
With daily specials available, you will be able to enjoy everything from salads to a curry to a hot steak pie, mash and veg. The Cafe is also the perfect place to take cover and enjoy a cup of tea on a rainy raceday!
Both our Gold and Silver Package meals can be redeemed from the this area or our traditional fish and chip shop located next door.